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Travis Barker Recalls Near-Death Plane Crash: ‘I Was Naked, Everything Else Was on Fire’

Mia Lardiere | October 16, 2015 - 11:44 am

Seven years have passed and this drummer’s story is just as haunting as ever.

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DJ AM Will Hit the Big Screen From Beyond the Grave in ‘Iron Man 2′

Alex Blagg | April 22, 2010 - 4:50 pm

You haven’t seen the last of DJ AM yet. AM (born Adam Goldstein)—who died of a drug overdose last August after surviving a horrific plane crash earlier in late 2008—will be making a cameo appearance in Iron Man 2, which hits theaters on May 7. 
In the scene, the celebrity DJ spins at billionaire… More »

DJ AM Pledged to Go to Rehab Hours Before Death

Celebuzz | September 1, 2009 - 1:30 pm

In news that piles unfortunate timing on top of tragedy, the New York Post reports that DJ AM, who was found dead in his apartment in New York on Friday, had promised to check into rehab just prior to his death.
Intimates of the celebrity DJ—born Adam Goldstein—have told police that the tune-spinner, who… More »

Dr. Drew on DJ AM: “He Didn’t Know the Risks” of Pain Medication

Celebuzz | August 31, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Celebrity Rehab host Dr. Drew Pinsky, who knows a thing or two about the workings of addiction, says that DJ AM—who was found dead on Friday in his New York apartment at the age of 36—most likely began using illicit drugs again because of the pain medications he was taking following his 2008 plane crash. More »

Did DJ AM Work Himself to Death?

Celebuzz | August 31, 2009 - 8:40 am

DJ AM, who was found dead in his New York apartment on Friday at the age of 36, may have died in part due to his devotion to his profession.
TMZ reports that DJ AM—born Adam Goldstein—had been on anti-anxiety medications such as Xanax since surviving a 2008 plane crash that killed four people,… More »


Celebuzz | August 28, 2009 - 4:35 pm

UPDATE: TMZ now reports that drug paraphernalia was found in DJ AM’s apartment. He reportedly hadn’t been seen by anybody for days, and when a concerned friend showed up at his home to check up and didn’t get any response, he called the police.

Adam Goldstein—better known by his professional name DJ AM—has… More »

DJ AM Plans to Write Memoir

Celebuzz | June 3, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein is going from spinning tunes to spinning a yarn about his life.
The celebrated DJ told E! Online at Activision’s DJ Hero launch in Los Angeles that he plans to pen his memoir, though it might be a while.
“I will definitely be writing a book,” Goldstein vowed. “I’ll… More »

DJ AM May Spin at Mandy Moore’s Wedding

Betsy Waldman | February 15, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Never let it be said that Mandy Moore doesn’t keep an eye out for her friends. And former beaus.
The 24-year-old singer/actress—who got engaged to her rocker boyfriend Ryan Adams last week—may have her ex-boyfriend, plane-crash victim DJ AM (born Adam Goldstein) spin records at her wedding reception, Us Magazine reports.
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Travis Barker and DJ AM Rock the Luxor

Celebuzz | January 9, 2009 - 10:50 am

Travis Barker and DJ AM’s musical careers are taking off again, after the two were badly burned in a plane crash in Columbia, South Carolina, that killed four people last September.
Former blink-182 drummer Barker, 33, and 35-year-old mixmaster DJ AM (born Adam Goldstein) rocked the LAX nightclub at the Luxor Hotel and Casino… More »

Travis Barker and DJ AM Stage a Comeback

Celebuzz | December 1, 2008 - 5:29 pm

After surviving a fatal plane crash back in September, it is somehow fitting that Travis Barker and DJ AM will be playing together on New Year’s Eve, with that holiday’s promise of fresh starts and better times ahead.  Us Magazine reports that the 33-year-old former blink-182 drummer and the 35-year-old record-spinner (born Adam Goldstein) will… More »

Two Hiltons Bookend DJ AM at Paris Mag Bash

Regan Stephens | November 13, 2008 - 7:59 am

There’s always time for old friends, especially if everyone is famous!
Younger sis Nicky Hilton was spotted in West Hollywood on Tuesday night for a recurring family-tradition, celebrating Paris’ latest accomplishment, this time gracing Nylon magazine’s cover.
Paris’ longtime friend AdamDJ AMGoldstein played disc jockey for the bash, held at supper… More »

DJ AM Believes the Skies Are Still Friendly

Celebuzz | October 24, 2008 - 1:49 am

Looks like Mandy Moore isn’t the only thing Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein is revisiting following the plane crash he miraculously walked away from last month.
Here’s Goldstein boarding a plane at LAX for the first time since returning to Los Angeles after the accident.
Less likely to catch a flight anytime soon is… More »

Travis Barker Opens Up on His MySpace Blog

Betsy Waldman | October 13, 2008 - 8:09 am

After the September 19 Learjet crash in which he and DJ AM (Adam Goldstein) were the only survivors, Travis Barker has returned home to Los Angeles.
On Saturday Barker blogged on his MySpace page that he is thankful to his friends and fans who’ve supported him during his recovery—as well as the hospital workers,… More »

DJ AM: The ‘Night’ Before the Crash

Celebuzz | October 7, 2008 - 2:59 pm

Just weeks before the plane crash that would leave four dead, and he and a colleague severely burned, Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein participated in his first starring magazine profile.Goldstein graced the cover of Saturday Night Magazine, wherein he discussed his hesitation to team up with fellow crash survivor Travis Barker.”At first I was apprehensive, because… More »

DJ AM’s Funeral for a Friend

Betsy Waldman | September 30, 2008 - 11:19 am

The good news for DJ AM: He’s up and walking after the plane crash he survived on September 20 in Columbia, South Carolina. The bad news: He had to attend the funeral of friend Chris Baker, who died in the crash. AM (real name: Adam Goldstein), who was released from Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia,… More »

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Celebuzz | September 29, 2008 - 10:31 am

DJ AM and Travis Barker Stable After Fatal Plane Crash

Betsy Waldman | September 21, 2008 - 9:19 am

Travis Barker and DJ AM (real name Adam Goldstein) are currently in critical condition with extensive burns after a private Learjet crashed late Friday night in Columbia, South Carolina.
The two musicians were the only survivors of the crash that killed four people. They are being treated at a burn center in Augusta, Georgia. More »