The highlight of Blackbook Gallery‘s Deathstar Blues show that ran in Denver last month are these AT-ATs constructed completely of reclaimed skateboards by artist Derek Keenan. The show’s concept was led by artist Axel Greittman‘s vision of a Death Metal-inspired Star Wars universe, although the exhibit additionally served as a first-look appearance for Vans and Santa Cruz […]


This summer, Supreme will be releasing four new eyewear designs: the Frances, the Wellington, the Tunnel Metal and the Factory, each taking a unique view through the brand’s lenses. The Factory (above) stands apart in that it is handmade in Italy, with mirrored lenses and anti-reflective coating. Each of the other designs is handmade in Japan and […]


7 Feb
Dallas-based workshop creates a 4-wheeled monster

Sometimes you want to conquer dunes, and sometimes you want to crush them underfoot — like a cruel 12-year-old who just found a defenseless ant hill. It is those times you want to hit up Starwood Motors for their incredibly prodigious Full Metal Jacket edition Jeep Wrangler. Promising over 100 hours of build time for […]


The talented brothers behind the RETROSUPERFUTURE brand release the first offering from their upcoming “Motorpsycho” Spring/Summer 2014 collection — “an eccentric ode to liberty and rebellion, that traces its origins back to the 70s with the emergence of psychedelia, biker culture and spiritual madness,” explains SUPER. The Milan-based label crafts some of the better eyewear out there, […]


27 Nov
Designer Harold Sangouard's never morbid armchair

French designer Harold Sangouard’s Harow firm has designed this not at all morbid chair shaped like a skull. Fans of Shakespeare, Norwegian Black Metal, Alexander McQueen and the Punisher can all rejoice, as they now have a place to rest their bizarre rear ends. The Skull Chair features a very geometric design of a human […]


13 May
Die cast metal homage to the classic Japanese giant robot

If you grew up in New England you might remember a show called Force Five. In it, each day a separate Japanese cartoon would play inspiring a bunch of Masshole kids to become wicked influenced by Giant Robots. These proto-anime shows included Gai King and Starvengers, but Mondays belonged to Planet Robot Danguard Ace. Well […]


19 Mar
Metal revisions of AC/DC, Boston, Journey, Thin Lizzy & Rush

When I was in high school one of my friends used to drive me home a lot before I was old enough to (legally) drive. He had a huge white Olds that fit like 20 people and had this pimp-grade blue velvet interior that I hope to make a cape out of some day. Anyways […]


As you may recall our favorite London-based hand made jewelry makers The Great Frog are now sharing their skills here in NYC. When they aren’t making rings for Lemmy & Slayer, or custom wedding rings for Kat Von D & Deadmau5 among others, they like to showcase artists and photographers in their LES store. This […]

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