Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker’s recovery hits setback

Travis Barker, 42, was re-admitted to hospital on Tuesday after his Monday release. He is being treated for a blood clot, and, according to TMZ, the fight staph and skin infections.

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Drummer Travis Barker has suffered another setback after being in the hospital last week due to blood clots.

The Blink-182 band member was re-admitted to hospital on Tuesday after his release from the treatment on Monday, TMZ reported.


Barker, according to the news outlet, is now suffering from staph and skin infections, in addition to fighting blood clots.

Blink-182 has postponed some of their shows in Las Vegas by Travis Barker of the condition. The band began their residency at the Palms Hotel and Casino in the last month.

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“He has the command of his doctors to refrain from any activity that could cause further damage or the cause of the formation of blood clots to travel,” Blink-182 wrote on Twitter Tuesday of Barker’s condition “As it stands now, he will be prevented from playing until the beginning of July, when everything will be re-evaluated.”

Blink-182 in the first instance, cancelled on June 16 and 17 shows at the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, where the band began its residency in the last month by Barker’s condition. The band said Tuesday that their June 23 and 24 shows would be postponed, also.

— blink-182 (@blink182) 19 June 2018

All of the performance dates will be scheduled and posted on Blink-182 is the website fast, the band said. Refund will be issued if fans can not attend the rescheduled dates.

Barker, 42, in a statement last week said, “Drumming is my life and it kills me that I can’t perform for you this weekend. I hope that I will be back as soon as I can.”

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