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
Inside This Mag: Skating in Texas and Atlanta, GA and an interview with Tom Boyle Also In This Issue: Rad ams Mike Bouarnick, Alex Chalmers and Josh Kalis Music Articles: Swingin' Utters, Supernova, Big Chief and Jackyl
Cover: Bob Burnquist – Frontside Air Photo: Left 1
Inside This Mag: The Last Hell Ride and an interview with Dan Drehobl Also In This Issue: Rad ams Sergei Trudnowski, Rob Gangemi, Don Carey and Marcus Valdez, skating in Toronto and a road trip to Florida via Pittsburgh, Tennessee and Georgia Music Articles: Rancid, MC Solaar, Machine Head, Artifacts, Afro-Plane and the Mermen
In This Issue Jaws dump-truck dives into the May issue and invites you to his 14-page freak show of an interview; Pappalardo talks cherry and Danny Way talks shotguns; Volcom searches for the truth in Hong Kong and Central America; Bones hits Spain; Powell unites the East Coast and a free Louie Lopez poster seals the deal. Add this one to your collection.