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 Sascha Daley scores the August front with a high-altitude kickflip into an ancient bank—more Daley heat inside with his Heads interview. Chris Gregson gets the Heads treatment as well and Nick Boserio and Ron Deily get fully grilled. Loud headphones coasts through Costa Rica; the FA Sk8 Fucks jump in the tour bus with Earl Sweatshirt; Cons streetstyles through the South and Lakai goes bananas in Puerto Rico. Done deal, dude. Add this one to your collection.