Cover: Eric Koston – Frontside Noseblunt Slide Photo: Ogden
Inside This Mag:Thrasher's 1996 Skater of the Year Eric Koston and a twenty year retrospective of Thrasher's SOTYs Also In This Issue: Crazy Chicago skating and a trip to Ecuador Music Articles: Sick of it All, Reel Big Fish, Brutal and Blue Tip
Cover: “Hey, Do I Look Like A Street Skater?” Artwork By: Mark Gonzales
Inside This Mag: The legacy of Laura Thornhill and interviews with Sean Sheffey and Matt Rodriguez Also In This Issue: Rad ams Matt Field, Nada Zipp and Doug Saenz Music Articles: George Clinton, Sleep, De La Soul, Alcohol Funnycar, Galliano and Rancid
Inside This Mag: Capitol Burnout #2 in Sacramento and tricks that have changed the course of history Also In This Issue: Step by step tricks, a course in the manufacturing and fabrication of skateboard decks, trucks and wheels and some skate fiction Music Articles: Sonic Youth, the Sisters of Mercy, Buglamp, the Hellbillys and Bad Brains
In This Issue Dustin Dollin graces the cover of the September issue, screeching a hellacious 180 nosegrind at the Hollywood Bowl. The hits keep coming inside: Matt Bennett, Jake Donnelly and Wes Kremer get grilled; Element traverses Taiwain; Vol 4 hits the road (and the spliffs) for SXSW; a 16-page photo feature blows some stoke in your eyes; EMB OG James Kelch talks Classic Graphics and Cory Kennedy talks some shit. Yeah, that'll do it. Add this one to your collection.