The legendary Clipper spot is about to become a handicap-access elevator. Lots of skate history here adds up to one epic goodbye session. Thanks to SFUSD for their consent. Spots come and go, but Clipper is forever. -Jake Phelps
Sean Malto stopped by while going dumb up the 101 to talk with Jake about skating, music, and drive-by shootings.
Mosh pits, flying beer cans, bloody noses and stage diving? Anti Hero's "18" video premier at House of Vans in NYC last night did not disappoint.
They're not as common these days, but if you ever get a chance to watch or participate in a proper vert ramp session, make it happen. Things are twice as gnarly as they look on camera. Thanks for the epic weekend everybody.
Alex and Eddie wanted to name the band Mammoth but Diamond Dave said, "Fuck that, Van Halen!" Here are some classics to hype any rip ride. –Jake Phelps
When shit hits the fan, P-Stone is there to capture the action with beer in hand. This is a heavy edit. Buckle up.
Super friendly Daniel Lutheran stopped by the mag at the end of filming for the Vans video to chat about Toy, Vans, and the kids.
The end of the world is in San Francisco, CA. Here are some tunes for the Golden Gate Bridge south tower survivors. –Jake Phelps
Darby Crash killed himself in 1980 and left behind some amazing songs. The Germs, Fear, TSOL, Angry Samoans... Here's to LA. Fuck the Dodgers. –Jake Phelps
The SOTY party went off Saturday night. Birdhouse was crowned KOTR champs and Wes Kremer took top honors. Check out some photos of the madness here.
Winter days means no pros in town. Here are some of Phelpers faves for the road. Get in the car, slam the radio and see what you get.
King Diamond is a survivor. Frozen in arctic tundra for over 500 years, the father of black metal talks Nascar, his name and the return of the eight-octave range.
|Gnarhunters Pop Up San Francisco, CA Jul 24|
|Camtest/Tuckfest Pink Motel Jul 25|
|Mt. Hood Meltdown Mt. Hood, OR Jul 25|
|Dirty Fences x White Mystery Tour USA Jul 26|
|Help Wanted Art Show San Francisco, CA Jul 31|
|Skate Video Night Williamsville, NY Aug 07|
|Pure Fun Release Party Lockport, NY Aug 08|