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Travis Barker Not Touring With Blink-182

The drummer won't be joining the band in Australia because he hasn’t gotten over his fear of flying
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Christopher Polk

Blink-182 is scheduled to perform in Australia this week but Travis Barker won’t be joining his band onstage. Barker released the following statement on his Facebook

"I'm sorry to announce i won't be joining Blink-182 on this Australian tour. I still haven't gotten over the horrific events that took place the last time i flew when my plane crashed and 4 people were killed, two being my best friends. I gave the band my blessing to take another drummer if they still wanted to do the tour without me. I hope to come to Australia again some day perhaps by ship if need be. Unfortunately, there wasn't a boat that worked with the schedule this time around. Once again I'm sorry to all the fans."

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