• Friendly Fires

    Friendly Fires
    "A crack addict was throwing a dead cat on me last night"
  • Surfer Blood

    Surfer Blood
    "This one band has contracts that say they have to get their hair cut"
  • Stone Vengeance

    Stone Vengeance
    San Francisco Thrash Metal ledgends, Stone Vengeance, straight out of Hunters Point.
  • Junior Reid

    Junior Reid
    "The roads are too broken to skateboard 
in Jamaica."
  • Buju Banton

    Buju Banton
    "...everyone should be able to smoke marijuana, everyone should have the herb smoking card."
  • Too Short

    Too Short
    "I don’t think selling tapes out of the trunk is a lost art..."
  • Fever Ray

    Fever Ray
    "I've never been that afraid of the dark."
  • Total Abuse

    Total Abuse
    "I have no weird allegiance with people just because they skate."
  • Murs

    Murs
    "For the record—in Thrasher magazine—FTC were always dicks to me."
  • Jason Lytle

    Jason Lytle
    "I still happen to skate 
on a very regular basis."
  • The Search For the Perfect Am

    The Search For the Perfect Am
    Jason Dill, Julien Stranger, Mike Sinclair and many more industry experts discuss what they're looking for in an up-and-coming amateur rider. Is it just about stacking clips? How can you you blow it? Heed their advice to stand out in a world where everybody rips.
  • Lil' Dre's Maxallure "Manifest Destiny" Part

    Lil' Dre's Maxallure "Manifest Destiny" Part
    Closing out Maxallure’s first video, Dre lets the world know he’s no longer just the young buck at Potrero, and no spot in the City is safe from his killing spree. This man is the future.
  • Bastien Marlin's "Slapp'IT" Part

    Bastien Marlin's "Slapp'IT" Part
    With a penchant for curb wizardry and risky ride-on grinds, Marlin gets his tech fix in the South of France. Check the moves before you smash into your next slappy. Some people just see things differently. 
  • Hugo Montezuma x RVCA

    Hugo Montezuma x RVCA
    No public park or private pit is safe from Hugo as he sets his sights on the Southwestern states—the coping gets absolutely crushed in this part from RVCA. Just wait for the Money Grab at Hell Bowl. Cha-ching!
  • RIP IN PEACE: Jeff Grosso

    RIP IN PEACE: Jeff Grosso
    Rest in peace, Grosso. Jeff ALWAYS skated with style. His grinds were long, his backside airs were head-high and his handplants were stalled out and sadder than a funeral. He will be sorely, sorely missed. Our hearts go out to his family and many friends. 
  • Events
    In The Mag
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    Hear ye! Hear ye! We have a new King of Crust upon the horizon, Sir Mason Silva! Mason pops an unfathomable ollie (over a rail, past the flat) into a blistering bank. That’s how you score the front! More Silva inside as he weighs in on the heroes and heavyweights who have shaped his skating. How did Dashawn Jordan turn into an Olympic athlete seemingly overnight? Find out! Getting caught masturbating? Wack. Over-instagramming? Wack. New Palace pro Jamal Smith schools us on how he finesses the skate industry. Seems to be working. On the travel tip, GT, Collin Provost, Jackson Pilz, Chris Pfanner and the rest of the Volcom crew explore the wonderful world of Deutschland. From the biergartens to the streets, these guys are a force to be reckoned with. Stateside we have the FA guys trekking from Dallas to Oklahoma City, gobbling up dog shit sandwiches and epic spots every step of the way and the Monster crew gets sick in the Colorado Rockies. Need more? Martino Cattaneo gets the Lunatic Fringe treatment, we present you with a skater’s guide to head injuries, Emmanuel Guzman takes some high-speed plunges and Steel Pulse, Wolf Parade and Witch all get grilled. This issue is so chockfull of stoke you’re gonna need two faces for it to melt.