By Gavin Edwards, Travis Barker
Travis Barker’s soul-baring memoir chronicles the highlights and lowlights of the well known drummer’s artwork and his lifestyles, together with the harrowing aircraft crash that almost killed him and his anxious highway to recovery—a interesting never-before-told-in-full tale of non-public reinvention grounded in musical salvation and fatherhood.
After breaking out because the acclaimed drummer of the multiplatinum punk band Blink-182, every little thing replaced for Travis Barker. however the darkish part of rock stardom took its toll: his marriage, chronicled for an MTV fact express, fell aside. consistent traveling hid a significant drug dependancy. A reckoning didn't really come till he used to be compelled to stand mortality: His existence approximately resulted in a scary aircraft crash, after which his shut good friend, collaborator, and fellow crash survivor DJ AM died of an overdose.
In this blunt, using memoir, Barker ruminates on rock stardom, fatherhood, dying, loss, and redemption, sharing tales formed via decades’ worthy of well-deserved insights. His pulsating memoir is as vigorous as his acclaimed beats. It brings to an in depth the 1st chapters of a well-lived lifestyles, inspiring readers to stick to the rhythms in their personal hearts and locate which means of their lives.
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