Birth name: Travis Landon Barker
Born: November 14, 1975 (1975-11-14) (age 33)
Origin: Fontana, California,USA
Genre(s): Punk rock, pop punk, ska punk, alternative rock, hip hop, rap rock
Occupation(s):Musician, drummer, songwriter, producer, reality television celebrity, fashion designer
Instrument(s): drums, keyboards, guitar, piano
Years active: 1994–present
Label(s): Interscope, LaSalle/Atlantic, Geffen, Hellcat, MCA, Golden Voice
Associated acts: Blink-182, +44, Expensive Taste, Transplants, Box Car Racer, The Aquabats
Website : TravisBarker.com
Travis Barker is quickly becoming one of the more influential musicians on the Rock scene today. Travis began studying drums and taking lessons at the age of four. He studied with a jazz teacher and was exposed to many different styles of music. While in High School, Travis played in the jazz ensemble and marching band. He subsequently gained much experience performing at regional competitions and festivals. His senior year, Travis passed up drum corps tryouts for touring with a rock band. He gained more experience as a rock drummer in a few early bands such as Feeble, The Suicide Machines, and The Aquabats.
In 1998, Travis replaced Blink 182's first drummer and came to the band’s rescue at one show by learning over twenty songs in just a few hours and performing with them later that evening. Travis quickly became a much respected and popular member of the band and solidified his position as the timekeeper with his professional attitude, rhythmic skills and talent.
Travis gear set
Barker is now sponsored by Orange County Drum and Percussion and Zildjian.
Latest drum kit (2008–2009)
* Drums - Black Acrylic w/50% offset Lugs
o 10x8" Tom
o 12x10" Tom
o 16x14" Floor Tom
o 18x16" Floor Tom
o 24x24" Bass drum
o 14x6.5" Orange County Stainless steel/nickle snare
* Cymbals - Zildjian
o 14" A custom matersound Hi-hats
o 22" zildjian A custom ride
o 21" Aveidus crash/ride
o 10" A custom splash
o 20" K custom crash
o 19" A custom projection crash
Barker uses DW 9000 Series Hardware, Remo Emperor X Snare Heads and Remo weather king emporer Heads on his toms, Roland Electronics and his signature Zildjian sticks.
and drummerworld says he use this set :
and finally,, when i talk about modern punk rock drummer,, it's refer to travis :)
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