Drummer for the mega-successful Punk/Rock band Blink-182, Travis Barker has quickly become one of the most 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.