One of the most important musical acts across genres to come out of the 1980s — and the second greatest hip-hop band of all time (Wu) — Public Enemy is finally getting its just deserved day in the sun. The oft slept-on group bombshell that is P.E. not only militarized the face of hip-hop, but [...]


2 Nov
Timeless cover art by Derek Riggs gets the sneaker treatment

Arguably the best Iron Maiden album ever (and they’ve made a lot), and their first with Bruce Dickinson, The Number of the Beast celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year. To mark the occasion the British heavy metal band is collaborating with Vans on their fifth set of sneakers together, and their first since 2008. As [...]


14 Nov
Revisioned classic outerwear plucked from the Bauer archives

British designer Nigel Cabourn and Seattle brand Eddie Bauer have collaborated on a capsule collection that includes pieces from Bauer’s archives. A seamless fit for both brands, the latest release from the collection is a clip U.S. Geddes jacket. The jacket is a hybrid between a duvet and a parka that was originally made by [...]


26 Oct
Melvins, Cat Power, Pavement, Sonic Youth, Feist & more

We’re starting a new series highlighting a genre of art that has long been held dear to my heart: rock posters. For the inaugural edition of Rock (Poster Art) Gods! we’re kicking things off with Dan Stiles, a 15+ year veteran laying it down from his studio in sunny Portland, Oregon. We loved Dan’s interview, [...]


28 Jul
Cameron Crowe writes and directs the history of a megaband

Rising from the ashes of Mother Love Bone, Pearl Jam came into existence twenty years ago when Eddie Vedder jumped into the vocalist spot evacuated with the death of Andrew Wood. Months later the band dropped Ten, the album that introduced the world to “Alive”,”Evenflow”,  “Black” and “Jeremy”, not to mention Vedder’s legendary howl (and [...]


28 Jul
Alien abductions, sex tents & getting out-partied by Steven Stills

Anthrax acolyte, resident New York hooligan and Official Editor of All Things Metal, the nefarious Matt Hanrahan gives us the low down on Van Halen’s other exiled singer’s bio… As anyone who knows me knows, I am a die-hard fan of the Mighty Van Halen. I have seen the band live with Roth and Hagar [...]


22 Jan
The inexplicable beauty of hideous monsters

When I first saw Joshua Ben Longo’s creations I knew I’d stumbled across a little bit of pixie dust. I can’t totally explain it, but his monstrous creations just resonate with me from a distant place reserved for childhood wonders — stuff like comic books, monsters both repulsive and whimsical, sci-fi flicks and, yes, stuffed [...]


12 Apr
Eddie Izzard's revisionist Star Wars saga

Jeff Vader…hmmmm, could this be the inspiration for the epic Chad Vader? No one will ever know, I suppose. Well, except for the guys that created Chad Vader but I’m getting off point. All I know is I love Eddie Izzard, back since the days when he used to wear make-up to stand out among [...]

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