Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker admitted that his first drumming hero was Animal from The Muppets.
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."
Barker listed his favorite drummers as:
Animal (The Muppets)
John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
Alex Van Halen (Van Halen)
Tommy Lee (Motley Crue)
Danny Carey (Tool)