Blink 182 is headed to Australia to tour, but drummer and fellow band member Travis Barker will not be going with them. Barker’s fear of flying has left the drummer no choice but to sadly cancel on Australian fans:
“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,
Travis Barker survived a horrific plane crash in September 2008, other survivor DJ AM died a month later from a accidental overdose.
Tenacious D’s Brooks Wackerman will be filling in for the famous drummer, fans will certainly miss Travis on the tour, but understand and have been very supportive.