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BoxCar Racer was a short-lived side project formed in 2002 by two members of the band blink-182, featuring guitarist Tom DeLonge and drummer Travis Barker. As lead member Tom DeLonge stated, "it was never a 'band' but rather a project" to experiment with and record ideas DeLonge felt did not fit with blink-182’s sound. Tom enlisted Travis Barker stating that the reason why he asked Barker to drum on the album is because he didn't want to pay for a studio drummer. Read more on Last.fm

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Former Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker injured in plane crash

September 20th, 2008

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Former Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker has been critically injured in a fatal plane crash.

The Learjet was travelling from Columbia, South Carolina when it crashed in the same state, killing four people and injuring two.

Also travelling in the private jet was Adam ‘DJ AM‘ Goldstein – a current collaborator with Barker. Both have been taken to a burns centre in Augustus, Georgia.

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