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Old 07-23-2007, 05:26 AM
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Default Re: Travis Barker

On one hand his fame reminds me of Gene Krupa's popularity among non-drummers.

On the other hand, some people (like whoever did the write up on him in DRUM! magazine) are kissing his arse a bit too much.

It's like those of us who still remember Tommy Lee's upside down drum solos having to read in an ad that Terry Bozzio is a "stunt drummer". Are you kidding?

Travis deserves whatever he's worked for, but popularity and skill don't always go hand in hand; the next Buddy Rich will be a long time coming, I'm afraid.
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