I am pleased and proud to announce that Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums Drums Drums is on sale today. It’s by Travis Barker and Gavin Edwards (hey, that’s me!): it tells the story of Travis’s crazy life, which includes playing drums for Blink-182 and the Transplants, having his mother die the day before he started high school, having Suge Knight perform a “marriage ceremony” for himself and Paris Hilton, building a multimillion dollar apparel company, watching his children bond on tour with Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj–and much much more, including the details of the horrific plane crash that killed four people and left Travis in burn centers for months. It also includes dozens of interviews with associates and bandmates (and ex-wives and ex-bandmates!), sharing their side of the story. Travis was always the quiet member of Blink-182, but here he tells everything about his own life, like never before–it’s essential reading if you’re a fan (and maybe even if you’re not). You may have already seen Travis discussing it on Good Morning America or in the pages of US Weekly; Billboard ran a great interview with him and called the book “riveting, brutally honest.”
You can buy the book right now from just about anywhere that sells books, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Powell’s, and your local bookstore (tell them I say hi!). Travis doesn’t fly anymore (for obvious reasons), but he’ll be doing a bunch of signings in California this week, kicking off with the Barnes & Noble at the Grove in L.A. tonight. Check out his website for details. And enjoy the book!