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De Longe, not wanting to pay for a studio drummer, simply asked Barker to step in and perform on the record, called Box Car Racer.
The experiment became a full-time band and toured in 2002, which led to strained relations between De Longe and Hoppus.
Companies such as DC Shoes and Zildjian cymbals have co-designed products in his name.
He released a memoir, Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, Drums, in 2015. When Barker was four, his mother gave him his first kit, which was the only one he would have until he was fifteen.
He has continued to work with rappers, releasing extended plays with Yelawolf and Asher Roth and Nottz, as well as with Blink-182 and the Transplants.
Aside from drumming, he founded clothing company Famous Stars and Straps in 1999 and La Salle Records in 2004.
The storefront was shut down by the city, but FSAS products began to be carried by other retailers and via the Internet.
Blink-182's next effort, Take Off Your Pants and Jacket (2001), was greeted with immediate success, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 and going triple platinum within three weeks (the record eventually sold in excess of 14 million copies worldwide).
The Kinison, who supported Blink-182 on their tour dates, impressed Barker and were the first group signed to La Salle Records, a record label Barker officially set up in 2004.I could express myself better through my drums than I could anything else." While attending FOHI, he and his best friend Manuel Solorzano decided to enter the school talent show in a drum-off battle between the two of them; Travis won.He gained a lot of experience performing at regional competitions and festivals.He was a frequent collaborator with the late DJ AM, and together they formed TRV$DJAM.Due to his fame, Rolling Stone referred to him as "punk's first superstar drummer." Barker, born in Fontana, California, began drumming at an early age."But now I can buy art, work on old Cadillacs, and live in comfort.I can finally buy a dog and afford to feed him." Barker branched out into retail at this time, opening a store in Riverside called Famous Stars and Straps.Barker began taking drum lessons at age five with a drummer named Michael Mai, who would expose young Barker to many different playing styles.In addition, Barker had non-musical aspirations; he also was interested in becoming a professional surfer and skateboarder.However, Barker states that "I always migrated back to drums, though.That was the one direction that kind of felt like I was connected to and I could kind of understand.