80’s Hardcore & Skateboarding have always been connected, ever since I can remember! Ask almost any old-school head how they got around town in the 80’s, and they will say skating. Thrasher Magazine, from day one, was a part of the punk scene. It got to the point where these
Something about skateboarding makes it a life-long obsession for those that do it. I have never met a skater who didn’t attribute part (or all) of their identity to this beat-up board on wheels, no matter their age. I’ve seen cities try, and fail, to stop it’s onslaught on their
I’m not going to even say too much, other than here is a classic skate film for weirdos. CVLT Nation now showing Toy Machine “Welcome to Hell” after the jump!
Watching the GONZ skate has always made me think of skating as a cycodelic art form, but watching Gou Miyagi do his thing makes the way the GONZ skates seem normal. He does things with a skateboard that will have you saying to yourself, how the fuck does he think
As a youngster, two frontmen stuck out to me, one being HR of the Bad Brains and the other Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat. I never got to see either of them live during the 80’s because I was a dumb fuck and I would go to a lame show