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: Fred Gall – Switch Frontside 5-0 Photo: Morf
Inside This Mag: Vert dogs, an interview with Fred Gall and a trip to Australia with Salman Agah, Coco Santiago, Andy Roy, Peter Hewitt, Joe Tershay, Julien Stranger, John Cardiel, Alan Petersen, Andrew Derrick and Jack Dupp Also In This Issue: Rad ams Travis Willis, Will Sabatini and Karl Hubble and girls who skate
Music Articles: Sick Of It All, Cop Shoot Cop, Milk, Lords of the Underground and Orange 9mm
Cover: Jason Adams – Kickflip Fakie 15 Feet Up Photo: Kanights Insert: Remy Stratton – Eggplant Photo: Kanights
Inside This Mag: Interviews with Gabriel Rodriguez and Keith Hufnagel and the NSA 1993 Finals Also In This Issue: Rad ams Ben Liversedge, Adam Crawford, Matt Eversol and Tonny Tieu and skate attitude in DC Music Articles: Motorhead, Ice Cube, Pitchblende, Whooliganz and Black Train Jack
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.