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: Wade Speyer – Frontside Air Photo: Kanights
Inside This Mag: An interview with Danny Sargent and skating in Vancouver Also In This Issue: Step by step tricks and a one act play about the devil Music Articles: Screamin' Jay Hawkins and the greatest shows on earth featuring Fishbone, Sick Of It All, Circle Jerks, Fugazi, Mudhoney, the Damned, Public Enemy, Sonic Youth, Guns N Roses, the Mummies, Nine Inch Nails and more
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.