Travis Barker Quotes


36 Travis Barker quotes:



"I used to have friends come on tour and work as my drum tech, but they get bummed out when I have to tell them what to do. This time I'm just going to fly them out and let them hang. It's all good."
"I was a kid, and I wasn't even sure if I wanted to play the drums, you know? All I wanted to do was skateboard, but I was still learning and taking it in, so it was good."
"I was playing with the Aquabats, and then I quit to join a band called Suicide Machine in Detroit."
"I was told once if I kept breaking things on my legs, that I wasn't going to be able to walk soon, you know? I wanted to be a pro skateboarder, but it was too hard. I was trying, but it wasn't going to happen."
"I'm a freak, everything has to be totally flat when I play. Ed Will, my jazz teacher, set up everything completely flat, and then you'd tilt your snare drum away from you, so I do that too. So my snare tilts away from me."
"I'm super serious about that stuff. I mean, it's rare that I sit down at a drum set when I'm not touring, because we tour so much."
"In 1996, I was in was in an acoustic kind of rock band, we were called Feeble. We were just playing locally."
"My chops are still up, even though I'm not still in high school."
"My mom listened to the Beatles and Elvis, a lot of different types of music."
"My mom passed away a day before high school started, and her dream was for me to be a full rock and roll guy, and play drums in a band."
"We just wrote songs that seemed good to us. We wrote the album in like two weeks. We could have had more time, but we accomplished what we needed to in the two weeks."
"We never worry about the big things, just the small things."
"We were concerned with having good songs, not just songs that go two hundred miles per hour."
"I was in a band called Hooker for a while."
"I've always liked Dennis Chambers, he's real flashy."
"In junior high, I sang in madrigals, men's' and women's' choir. I played piano too, but then I got out of it."



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