Monthly Archives: July 2008

Baker has a Deathwish Tour

The spawn of the infamous Baker skateboards is going on tour. Get ready for the Deathwish bad boys to raise some hell at a park near you. With Baker’s finest, Jim Greco, Erik Ellington, Antwuan Dixon, the crazy Lizard King, and bad ass ams Brian “Slash” Hansen and Ramiro “Furby” Salcedo, the skating’s gonna be […]

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Alice Cooper's "Along Came a Spider" mp3 Stream

Get ready for Alice Cooper’s frightening new album “Along Came a Spider.” This OG dark rocker, who thrives on vaudeville horror fused with thrashing metal rifts, and some catchy classic rock tunes (School’s Out) has some 5 decades of entertaining the masses. This new album blends the old Alice Cooper with his modern day persona. […]

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Maloof Money Cup News

Okay, so were less than 2 days away from one of the most exciting skateboard contests to date. With all the big greens at stake, this is gonna be an insane display of skating. You got Eric Koston, Marc Johnson, Jake Brown, The Flying Tomato, Lacey Baker, and many more greats up in the action. […]

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Jay Adams out of the Pin!

Skate legend Jay Adams, the OG bad boy of the infamous Z-boys was released Monday morning after almost 3 years in the concrete jungle. Getting his life back together, Jay will be living at a halfway house in Southern California. He’s also been offered a job as facilities manager at the Hurley headquarters in Costa […]

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Dragonforce Brings in the "Ultra Beatdown"

Dragonforce can definitely lay down some mean guitar chords, smashin’ drums and harmonic vocals. Coming out with their 4th album this August 25 via Roadrunner Records, “Ultra Beatdown” sounds pretty insane. Check out their ripping track “Heroes of our Time” here. The rest of the lengthy tracks are as followed: 01. Heroes of Our Time […]

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Burton on Melrose Gets a Roof top Half Pipe!

So as Burton plows its deep pockets into the purchase of DNA Distribution, home to Alien Workshop and Habitat Skateboards, they now have added another treat to their goodie bag. Gracing the rooftop of their 7th flagship store on LA’s hip Melrose Avenue, you’ll now see a fatty half-pipe in the makes. The construction began […]

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Wild Ride 2008 Focus Series

Didn’t get enough of the Emerica Wild Ride? Well check out the their Focus Series for some funny and interesting essays, interviews and eye-popping photos featuring the Emerica team and other assorted hooligans. It’s definitely worth a look and Foxxxyz does a great job of capturing the entire ride for all to read and see. […]

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The Exfriends

Although my musical tastes are so set in the rock n’ roll greatness that has branched from the 60’s and 70’s, I do love a lot of the kick ass tunes we are graced with today. Better yet, I love when these kick ass tunes sprout from my home San Diego, California. It just seems […]

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Emo: The Movie!

So much drama in the emo world (as I say that in a Snoop Dog tone). I don’t know what’s worse, the pathetic music/style genre as we all know as “emo” or any film makers actually taking the time to make a documentary of this shit. Apparently some UK music community by the name of […]

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Iggy & the Stooges "Escaped Maniacs" DVD

They split up back in 74′ but came back with that same intense rawness some 30 years later.  Check out Iggy & the Stooges’ new DVD “Escaped Maniacs.” The DVD in not only rare and monumental, but embodies the return of Iggy & the Stooges. The performance was recorded at Belgium’s Lokerse Festival in August […]

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