Cover: Mike Vallely – Sad Plant Insert: James Hetfield Of Metallica Photos: Mofo
Inside This Mag: The NSA pro/am half-pipe contest, demo dogs and interviews with skater and filmmaker Jon Malvino and the editor of Perfect Transition skate zine David Ross Also In This Issue: Step by step skate tricks and 48 hours in Tokyo Music Articles:Metallica and Blast!
In This Issue Four collector covers on the Jan. 15 issue: Blake Carpenter, Torey Pudwill, Ishod Wair and Brandon Westgate all grace the front ensuring the new year starts off gnar. Inside: Ishod is gunning for a second SOTY term; Plan B's (not so) secret weapon, Chris Joslin, falls from the skies; Ryan Sheckler talks True; T-Puds strolls down memory lane; We peek behind the scenes of Dekline's True Blue video and Brandon Westgate has a 16-page interview. Heavy. Add this one to your collection.