Travis Barker Pulls Out Of Aussie Tour

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker pulled out of the band’s Soundwave shows in March after failing to conquer his fear of flying. 

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Hershey Stadium, Hershey, Pa.

Six months ago, Barker promised Australian fans he’d try counseling and medication to make it. 

“I still haven’t gotten over the horrific events that took place the last time I flew when my plane crashed and four people were killed, two being my best friends,” Barker wrote about the 2008 incident in South Carolina. 

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Investigators look over the debris left by the Learjet that was carrying Travis Barker and DJ-AM.

Brooks Wackerman of Bad Religion and Tenacious D will fill in.