www.411mania.com
|  News |  Album Reviews |  Columns |  News Report |  Hall Of Fame |
SPOTLIGHTS  SPOTLIGHTS
MOVIES/TV
// Trailer Released For The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
MUSIC
// Aubrey O'Day Shows Off Assets In Skimpy Concert Outfit on Instagram
WRESTLING
// Spike TV Has Reportedly Cancelled Impact Wrestling
MMA
// Top 10 Josh Thomson Fights
GAMES
// The Walking Dead Season Three Announced


CD REVIEWS  CD REVIEWS
//  Fozzy - Do You Want to Start a War Review
//  La Roux - Trouble In Paradise Review
//  Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls Review
//  Robin Thicke - Paula Review
//  Ed Sheeran - X Review
//  Linkin Park - The Hunting Party Review
 HOT ARTISTS
//  Kanye West
//  Rihanna
//  Nicki Minaj
//  Lil Wayne
//  Lady GaGa
SYNDICATE  SYNDICATE



411mania RSS Feeds





Follow 411mania on Twitter!




Add 411 On Facebook
 


 
 411mania » Music » News

Advertisement
[VIDEO] Travis Barker Says The Muppets' Animal Was His First Hero
Posted by Joseph Lee on 11.20.2012



While looking at KROQ's list for the "Greatest Rock Drummer of All-Time" poll, Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker said that Animal from the Muppets should have been included.

Animals drums were provided by late British jazz musician Ronnie Verrell.

He said: "Honestly, that was my first exposure to a true drummer. That was who made me pick up the drum sticks, you know? My first drum kit was an Animal drum kit. He was amazing. And then after that was Buddy Rich."

He then named his favorite drummers that were on the list. He added: "Of course Alex Van Halen from Van Halen was a big influence. Tommy Lee from when I was a kid from Motley Crue. Danny Carey from Tool is a good drummer…John Bonham from Led Zeppelin. That's pretty much it. Those were my guys."

Blink 182 are currently finishing a new EP that will be out on December 18. They will then tour Australia early next year and plan to record a new album that will be out before the end of 2013.

Video -





MUST-READ 411 STORIES:

New Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer

Top 8 Cosmic Comic Book Characters

Top 8 WWE vs. NXT Fantasy Matches


comments powered by Disqus







www.41mania.com
Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.