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NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
Blink182 drummer Travis Barker hammers away on his drum kit during the Cadillac Escalade party at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan on Sunday, January 8, 2006. Barker, star of the reality TV show "Meet the Barkers," was playing a set with DJ AM near the new 2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV and Escalade EXT. (UPI Photo/Tom Pidgeon/GM)
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Travis Landon Barker (born November 14, 1975) is an American musician, producer, entrepreneur, and the drummer for the American pop punk band Blink-182, as well as the alternative rock band +44, the rap rock band The Transplants, and the drummer for the alternative rock band Box Car Racer. He was a frequent collaborator with the late DJ AM, and together they formed TRV$DJAM.

After the split of his first band, Feeble, Barker began playing for The Aquabats in 1996 as The Baron Von Tito. He recorded one album with them, The Fury of the Aquabats!, in 1997. His career took off when he joined up with pop punk band Blink-182 in 1998. Barker has since established himself as a versatile drummer, producing and making guest appearances in music projects of numerous music genres including hip-hop, alternative rock, pop and country. He has gained significant acceptance within the hip-hop community in particular and often collaborates with artists to compose rock-tinged remixes to their songs.

He founded clothing company Famous Stars and Straps in 1999 and LaSalle Records in 2004. Companies such as DC Shoes and Zildjian cymbals have co-designed products in his name.

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