• Jeff Ament: Rock Stardom to Skate Philanthropy

    Jeff Ament: Rock Stardom to Skate Philanthropy
    Selling 85 million albums worldwide is quite an accomplishment. But Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament has another epic legacy. He has been pivotal in getting skateparks built in underserved rural areas including many Native American reservations. Here he talks about his roots in music and skating.
  • Grind and Slam in Amsterdam

    Grind and Slam in Amsterdam
    If you’re near the Netherlands this month, make sure you get over to Skatepark Noord’s Grind and Slam event for a damn good time skating and circle-pitting to Vitamin X and Kaak. Check the crucial details on the flyer and learn the 24-hour clock while you’re at it. 
  • Death Match Austin 2020

    Death Match Austin 2020
    As many of you know, on March 6th the City of Austin issued a disaster declaration, cancelling SXSW in light of concerns relating to the COVID-19 virus. As a result, the Death Match on March 19-21 has been cancelled.
  • Orville Peck Interview

    Orville Peck Interview
    The mysterious performer Orville Peck has managed to draw a dedicated following ranging from country fans, punks, pop enthusiasts and everyone in between. Writing from the heart and keeping showmanship a priority has proven to be a successful combination. We were stoked to hear he's down with the mag.
  • Flogging Molly Salty Dog Cruise

    Flogging Molly Salty Dog Cruise
    A floating punk-rock festival adrift in the high seas? Walk the plank! Flogging Molly has hosted this epic cruise several times and this year they added skating to the mix. This feature includes interviews with Steve Caballero, Matt Hensley, Pennywise, Stiff Little Fingers, and Pegboy.
  • Four AM's "Downtime" Music Video

    Four AM's "Downtime" Music Video
    Beatrice strikes through the car-lit streets of NYC in this FourAM music video directed by Giovanni Reda. 
  • Gang of Four Interview - RIP Andy Gill

    Gang of Four Interview - RIP Andy Gill
    Last weekend Andy Gill of Gang of Four passed away at the age of 64. We were lucky enough to interview him recently to talk about music. Check out this interview from the May 2019 issue.
  • Kurt Vile Interview

    Kurt Vile Interview
    Kurt Vile's music means different things to different people. His appeal crosses over several genres and his tunes resist being defined by categories. Here he talks about his favorite skaters and the parallels of skating and making music.
  • E-40: The Thrasher Interview

    E-40: The Thrasher Interview
    E-40 has the near-universal respect of his peers. Through his 30+ year career, his wordplay and creativity are now embedded in hip-hop forever. He is a Bay Area legend and we are stoked to chat with him.
  • Slash: The Thrasher Interview

    Slash: The Thrasher Interview
    Slash reached Rock God status decades ago with Guns N’ Roses. We figured the guitar legend would be out of reach for an interview. Then we heard through the grapevine that he was down with the mag, so we gave it a shot. The rest is history.
  • Justin Brock's "Stratosphere" Part

    Justin Brock's "Stratosphere" Part
    Plucked from Stratosphere’s upcoming full-length, Brock gives us an advanced screening of what he’s been cooking down South. Dan Plunkett, David Clark and GT roll through before Justin etches his name on some iconic stone. Putting in the work pays off.
  • Canvas Artist Profile: Gabi De la Merced

    Canvas Artist Profile: Gabi De la Merced
    We get killer art submissions from all over the world. Every once in a while a contributor is so talented we trip out and wonder if they sent their portfolio to us by accident. Gabi's paintings belong in museums and the best art galleries, but we're stoked this skate rat wanted to be in the mag.
  • Quasi's "Dallas Man" Video

    Quasi's "Dallas Man" Video
    Parking-garage pumps, hotel hijinks and messed-up manual pads, the Quasi crew gets the skate trip right. Josh Wilson, Justin Henry, Jake Johnson, Bobby De Keyzer and the rest mob the spots with the homie-cam rolling.
  • Foot The Bill x DLXSF x Jeff Grosso

    Foot The Bill x DLXSF x Jeff Grosso
    DLX is paying it forward, giving the proceeds they receive from the Vans Foot the Bill program to Grosso’s son and family. Get a pair and give back to your skate family.
  • Berle World

    Berle World
    Short, but oh-so-sweet, Berle gifts a sublime sixty seconds for FA. 
  • 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.