August 30, 2006 |
That "indefinite hiatus" announced last year by Blink-182 just got a little more definite. Two members of the Southern California punk-rock trio, Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker, announced Tuesday that their new band, (+44), will release its debut album, "When Your Heart Stops Beating," through Interscope Records on Nov. 14. Blink's other member, singer-guitarist Tom DeLonge, has already found success with his new band, Angels and Airwaves.
September 27, 2008 |
Celebrity disc jockey DJ AM has been released from a Georgia hospital after suffering severe burns in a fiery plane crash a week ago, a spokeswoman for the musician said Friday. DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, and former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker were rushed to a burn hospital in Augusta, Ga., after their Learjet crashed on takeoff from an airport in Columbia, S.C. Two pilots and two other passengers, all from the L.A. area, were killed in the crash just before midnight Sept.
September 25, 2008 |
A South Carolina police officer says he listened in disbelief as two men he saw running from blazing plane wreckage described how they escaped the inferno. Lt. Josh Shumpert said Wednesday he later learned the men were former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and celebrity disc jockey DJ AM. Shumpert had kept the badly burned men talking as they waited for medical help Friday night after the crash in Columbia. The musicians were the only survivors. Two pilots and two passengers -- all from the L.A. area -- were killed.
December 2, 2008 |
Punk musician Travis Barker and celebrity disc jockey DJ AM will perform together for the first time since the duo survived a fiery plane crash in South Carolina. The former Blink-182 drummer and DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, will headline New Year's Nation's Los Angeles New Year's Eve party at the Lot in West Hollywood. The performance will be streamed on the Internet and broadcast at other New Year's Nation parties across the U.S. It will mark the first concert for the pair -- who go by TRVSDJAM -- since they performed at a free concert for about 10,000 people in Columbia, S.C., before boarding a private plane Sept.
September 23, 2008 |
The pilot and co-pilot killed in a Learjet crash in South Carolina on Friday died from smoke inhalation and burns, and two passengers were killed from the impact, officials said Monday. Remarkably, former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and celebrity disc jockey DJ AM survived the Friday night crash with second- and third-degree burns. One of their doctors at a Georgia burn hospital said he expects them to fully recover. Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board said they have not determined what caused the crash.
December 25, 2008 |
A celebrity disc jockey who survived a fiery Learjet crash in South Carolina has sued several companies and the estates of the plane's pilots. Adam Goldstein, known as DJ AM, filed his complaint for negligence and breach of contract this week in Los Angeles Superior Court. Goldstein and punk rocker Travis Barker, who has also sued the companies, were the sole survivors of the Sept. 19 crash. Barker sued on behalf of the family of his bodyguard, Charles Still; the widow of Barker's assistant, Chris Baker, filed her own lawsuit earlier this month.
November 20, 2008 |
The pilot of a private jet warned air traffic controllers that his plane was "going off the end" of a runway before it crashed, killing him and three others and injuring performer DJ AM and former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker. His words are the last captured on newly released cockpit recordings from the Sept. 19 crash, which severely burned Barker and DJ AM, a celebrity disc jockey whose real name is Adam Goldstein. Both are expected to recover. Controllers at the Columbia, S.C., airport can also be heard scrambling to divert other planes and summon emergency personnel.
February 23, 2005 |
The members of Blink-182, the San Diego trio that has sold close to 11 million albums in the U.S. with its pop-punk sound and potty humor, announced Tuesday that they are taking "an indefinite hiatus" from their partnership. The statement from bassist Mark Hoppus, guitarist Tom DeLonge and drummer Travis Barker was issued four days after the band canceled its scheduled set at a tsunami relief benefit at the Arrowhead Pond and amid much fan speculation that the group had broken up.
October 9, 2008 |
Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, who always has been afraid of flying, says he's glad to be alive after suffering severe burns in a fiery plane crash last month. "I hate planes," Barker said in an interview with Us Weekly magazine. "My biggest fear ever is to be involved in a plane crash, so when that happened . . . well, I'm just thankful to be alive! I'm just grateful to be here at all." The 32-year-old musician and celebrity disc jockey DJ AM were the only survivors of the crash just before midnight Sept.
January 2, 2009
Angelenos had no shortage of options when it came to musical ways to ring in 2009. Snoop Dogg celebrated at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip, and, just up the street, legendary reggae band the Wailers played the entirety of the landmark album "Exodus" for crowds at the Roxy. At the Wiltern, Travis Barker and DJ AM reunited their drum-and-DJ project TRV$DJ-AM for its first public performance since the duo survived a tragic plane crash in September.