After all is said and done, we lived like pirates. Sleeping in a hotel or bushes, it doesn't matter. This is the best crew, straight mental cases. If you want us in your town, let us know. We will rock your world.
After a week of busted bones and ear ringing, Skate Rock Japan winds down at a sea wall spot that didn't help much two years ago. Thanks to all of the Japanese skaters, hosts, ramp owners, and everyone we met. Felem rules and nothing is safe when the Skate Rock crew is in town.
A lot of people shred D Rock each week, but it's hard to understand how gnarly shit gets until you see it all put together. Throw in a soundtrack by The Luniz and this episode might be our personal favorite.
The mid-way point is a bizarre mix of competition, relaxing, and having a blast. Here's a board toss, high-speed relay race, and the Mystery Guests revealed: Jaws, Ryan Decenzo, Austyn Gillette, and David Gonzalez.
It's here. The gnarliest, funniest, best KOTR yet. We start off with Antihero in Portland. Gerwer, Pfanner, Roy, Trujillo, Allen, Hewitt, Russo, and Cardiel. If you didn't get the DVD free with the February mag we weren't going to leave you behind. Here we go...
Here's more photos and footage from this year's SOTY party. This was the first venue in years to not give us a permanent ban. Thanks to everyone who showed, the bands, sponsors Monster and HoodieBuddie, and most of all, David Gonzalez.
In This Issue The King of the Road issue never fails to serve up its own special recipe for brutality. This year, reigning champs Birdhouse went head to head with Element and Flip in an all-out no-holds-barred battle for the crown. Beers were butt-chugged, records were shattered (along with a leg) and insanity ensued with every page turn of the book. Included with this issue is the Hell of a Year DVD which contains the heaviest hits from thrashermagazine.com in 2014. Add this one to your collection.