SUPRA EUROPEAN TOUR STARTS TODAY

Supra is very proud to announce the 2011 European Tour featuring Ali Boulala, Terry Kennedy, Lizard King, Chad Muska, Stevie Williams, Erik Ellington, Jim Greco, Matt Mumford, Tom Penny, Furby, Spencer Hamilton, Keelan Dadd, and Boo Johnson.

JUNE 7 EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
 | PRESENTED BY: FOCUS SKATEBOARD STORE, ROUTE ONE SKATEBOARD STORE

SKATE DEMO & TEAM SIGNING
 @ SAUGHTON SKATEPARK,

16H, BALGREEN ROAD EH11 3BQ
JUNE 9 MANCHESTER, ENGLAND | PRESENTED BY: NOTE SKATE SHOP

SKATE DEMO & TEAM SIGNING
 @ PROJECTS SKATEPARK, 16H, LONDON ROAD M1 2PG
JUNE 11 LONDON, ENGLAND

TEAM SIGNING ONE @ SLAM CITY SKATES, 12H, 16 NEAL’S YARD – COVENT GARDEN WC2H 9DP

SKATE DEMO
 @ STOCKWELL SKATEPARK, 17H SW9 9TN
JUNE 13 AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

TEAM SIGNING
 @ TOMS SKATESHOP, 16H DAMSTRAAT 32 1012JM AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

SKATE DEMO
 @ STICHTING SKATEPARK AMSTERDAM, 20H TT NEVERITAWEG 15A 1033WB

JUNE 16 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

TEAM SIGNING (*Half Of SUPRA Team, Simultaneous Signings) @ 
LAB SKATE SHOP, 16H 1456 COPENHAGEN K

JUNE 16 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

TEAM SIGNING (*Other Half Of SUPRA Team, Simultaneous Signings) @ 
SIDEWALK SKATE SHOP, 16H, ISTEDGADE 138 COPENHAGEN V

JUNE 17 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

SKATE DEMO & TEAM SIGNING @ 
FæLLEDPARKEN, 14H, EDEL SAUNTES ALLÉ 2200 COPENHAGEN N

JUNE 18 FALKENBERG, SWEDEN

SKATE DEMO & TEAM SIGNING @ 
FALKENBERGS SKATEPARK, 14H, LÄROVERKSGATAN 31145 FALKENBURG

BARB WIRE DOLLS STORM LA

GREECE’S GIRL-FRONTED BAND *BARB WIRE DOLLS* ARE HITTING THE SUNSET STRIP HARD AND MAKING HISTORY WITH THE NEW WAVE OF PUNK: STREET-ROCK


Barb Wire Dolls play a residency every Thursday in March at The Roxy’s VIP Lounge Club ON THE ROX.  The all-ages shows are sponsored by Juice Magazine, Lightning Bolt Surfboards, & Venice Originals Skateboard Shop.  Barb Wire Dolls hit the stage at 9:30 plus a very special guest band after. Only $5 Cover.

Check the Roxy calendar for more info at www.theroxyonsunset.com

It’s a cool evening in Los Angeles and another unsigned band has arrived to the Sunset Strip of Hollywood in search of fulfilling their Rock and Roll dream. This time the newly arrived band has come all the way from Greece, a first for any band from the Birthplace of Civilization. These Greeks have a major advantage by coming here: they are getting non-stop radio airplay on the biggest alternative rock station in the country, the World Famous KROQ of Los Angeles.

This band is really good!” – Rodney Bingenheimer aka Rodney on the Roq via KROQ airwaves

Rodney Bingenheimer “The Prince of Punk”, is the legendary DJ who’s credited in the US for first playing and breaking The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, The Clash, Blondie, X, Social Distortion, Nirvana, The Offspring, and No Doubt (to mention but a few), discovered the Greek band by word of mouth a few weeks prior to their arrival and was the first to start spinning their demo on his iconoclastic “Rodney On The Roq” radio show, saying that their song “California” is a “hit”.

“Barb Wire Dolls are kinda like a girl-fronted Green Day. They could become huge.” – Michael McDermott/drummer for Bouncing Souls

Barb Wire Dolls, a girl-fronted “Street-Rock” band from Greece that started at The Ikarus Artist Commune on the island of Crete, is now causing a riot having re-located to the bright city lights of LA. With raw power and pure source, primal force they are shaking and waking up US audiences with their electrifying live show while their self-released debut EP “Punk The Fussies!” gets added to new radio outlets like wildfire. Barb Wire Dolls have a big buzz about them and have been compared to a mix of Blondie and The Sex Pistols, while promoters herald them as “The Next Big Thing”. The time is ripe for a major change in the music world and this band has got all the goods to do it.

Fronted by the punk rock barbie doll Queen Isis, the young, wild, and ultra-sexy goddess and singer of Barb Wire Dolls, along with legendary ex-pro surfer/skater Tas Doll (guitar), ex-Fuzztones bassist Voodoo Doll, and animalistic drummer Greg Doll have together started a new revolution to uproot the boring state of the present Rap/Hip-Hop/wimpy Indie-Pop domination and to re-energize the stage and airwaves with memorable, balls-to-the-wall “real” Rock and Roll. Barb Wire Dolls made history by being the first rock band from Greece to play America when they sold out the legendary Roxy Theatre, causing a musical riot on the Sunset Strip bringing back the glory days of LA’s legacy.

“The street generation revolution is on full force and its all about being young and wild in the streets again. It’s time to rock, riot, and rip it up. Fuck the pussies, here’s Barb Wire Dolls!” – Queen Isis/Barb Wire Dolls

Barb Wire Doll’s must-have 6 song EP “Punk The Fussies!” could be the best thing since Blondie, No Doubt, and Hole brought their female-fronted rock prowess to the masses, and it is a return to the roots of Punk and DIY, having been recorded live in the studio in one take for under five hundred dollars. Acting solely as a demo, their EP is available world-wide on iTunes. Barb Wire Dolls have hit L.A. hard with their radical style and simplicity, all part of the “Street-Rock” movement, bringing the average man’s struggle on the street straight to the world’s airwaves. Inspired by the early Punk and New Wave scenes, they draw their main influences from bands they say changed their world: The Sex Pistols, Blondie, The Ramones, The Clash, Patti Smith, The Slits, Black Flag, and New York Dolls.

“This is just what the world needs now, a good girl-fronted punk band!” – Charlotte Cooper/bassist for The Subways

With offers pouring in and because the Music Industry has been dying (literally) for a big makeover and for something fresh, new, and vital; this passionate Greek bands’ merciless new wave of Punk music attack straight from the street could be its much needed answer. With anthemic memorable songs, inspiring lyrics, and an energetic and spontaneous Rock Star frontwoman, Barb Wire Dolls and their growing legions of fans (who call themselves the “Street Generation”) are on the move to change the world: rocking, rioting, and ripping it up one town and one show at a time. The revolution has begun, so what the hell are you gonna do?

AMIGOS Y DEMONIOS by NIKE SB

The Spanish get down.  Leave it up to Nike SB to get some sick footage of the skate spots Spain has to offer.  It has become a popular destination for tours and filming, and if this video proves one thing it’s that the Spaniards ain’t fuckin’ around.  Watch out everyone.  Skateboarding is fully becoming an international past time and we should all be stoked.

JUICE MAGAZINE DAILY DOSE OF skate : OCTOBER 4, 2010

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SKATESHOP!DUH! Thankfully IASC and BRA have set aside a day for skaters, parents, and passers-by alike to pay their respects to the front lines.  Jump into your local shop and say what up to the guys that hooked you up with your first deck or new deck… or any deck! This one’s for the guys who deal with the rats that want the free shit all the time.  The guys who are in it because they love it; because it’s their life to the core and forever. Local Skateshop Day is much appreciated, however if you’re true to your skate and the lifestyle it blesses you with, your local spot should be the only place you go to fulfill your skateboarding needs.  PLEASE remember that as the industry is being taken over by folks that don’t know the difference between a grind and the ground that they walk on! Shout out to Venice Originals, the local Venice skateshop, and all you guys out there doing the daily grind.  Thanks for keeping us stocked, locked and ready to thrash.  – JESS BRAAM

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IASC AND BRA COLLABORATE ON LOCAL SKATESHOP DAY
Celebration for Specialty Skateboard Retailers to Take Place October 9-10, 2010

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA and WILMINGTON, NC, September 16, 2010 – The International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) and the Board Retailers Association (BRA) have teamed up to create an annual manufacturer-driven retail holiday for core skate shops on October 9-10th, 2010. In its first year, Local Skateshop Day is an industry-wide, collaborative effort designed to increase sales and retail traffic for specialty skate shops across the country. Local Skateshop Day encourages manufacturers to focus their attention on the front lines of their distribution, the core skateboard retailer.

“Skate shops have always been essential to the heart, soul and spirit of skateboarding.” Says Don Brown, IASC Chairman. “By creating ‘Local Skateshop Day’ skateboarding, as a whole, can focus on driving awareness, energy, support and friendship to our family on the front lines- the core retailer. It’s essential that we do whatever it takes to support these shops in order to keep the true passion and creativity of skateboarding alive.”

Manufacturers will team up with local skate shops to host sponsored events, promos, demos, limited product releases, discount programs and more; all of which are designed to support core shops, staff and most importantly, increase skate related retail sales.

“As a specialty skate retailer, I appreciate the effort by IASC and its member companies to create a consumer focused ‘holiday’ designed to drive sales to local skate shops during the lull between the back-to-school and holiday seasons. As Chairman of the Skate Committee for BRA, we are stoked to be partnering with IASC and skate manufactures on a joint initiative designed to support the grassroots retailers that are the backbone of the industry,” said George Leichtweis, Owner Modern Skate & Surf.

For more information on Local Skateshop Day and ways that you can get your company or skate retail shop involved, look for your Local Skateshop Day event kit in the mail or visitwww.skateboardiasc.org or http://www.boardretailers.org.

About IASC
The International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC), the non-profit trade organization that represents the united voice of the skateboard industry, was founded in 1994. In 2003, IASC was restructured into the organization that founded Go Skateboarding Day. Driven by skate industry leaders, IASC strives to promote skateboarding, increase participation educate and save members money. For further information, please visit http://www.skateboardiasc.org.

About BRA
The Board Retailers Association (BRA) is a non-profit trade association representing almost 3,000 action sport storefronts across the country. The association serves as the preeminent voice, for independent retailers on a grassroots level with manufacturers, trade show representatives, and other associations. BRA also works to provide educational resources and exclusive discounts and savings from vendors on the day-to-day costs of business.  For a complete explanation and description of Retail Member benefits, visit http://www.boardretailers.org

JUICE MAGAZINE DAILY DOSE OF SKATE : AUGUST 30, 2010

Skateistan, an organization dedicated to influencing the lives of the youth of Afghanistan through skateboarding, is having an online auction to raise money for its community programs.  Taking its roots in 2007 when Oliver Percovich and Sharna Nolan visited Kabul and found children enraptured by their skateboards and ability; the two knew it was time for skate culture to take hold of Afghanistan.  After beginning a small skate school the great accomplishment of building an indoor skatepark where kids can learn to ride in a free and easy environment came to fruition.  Many know that in Afghanistan women are held to a different standard than men, often not being allowed to ride bikes or participate in any sport or physical activity outside of the household.  Skateistan breaks that mold teaching boys and girls ages 6-17 the art or skateboarding.

Plans to build an outdoor park are in motion, but this is where they need your help.  To raise money for the project and other programs for the school Skateistan is auctioning off 70 custom skateboards designed by over 50 artists worldwide.  All proceeds go directly to Skateistan and will influences the lives of 300+ children that are enrolled in the program.  The auction ends at midnight tonight so jump on there right away! For more information on how to get involved check out their website or click one of the links below. – JESS BRAAM

JUICE MAGAZINE DAILY DOSE OF SKATE 2 : JULY 30, 2010

Next week will definitely be packed with shredders from many countries as Carhartt’s presents the Etnies Skateboard Championship to take place August 5-8, 2010.  Super rad contest hosting over 300 skateboarders from 20 nations across the world.  Check it out online for pre-, during, and post-coverage of the event. – JESS BRAAM

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It is time again for summer, joy, sun and Basel! Hard to believe it’s already the 10th time of the
etnies European Skateboard Championships 2010 presented by Carhartt from the 5th – 8th
of August in Basel, Switzerland. IOU Ramps will be in charge of getting the party going with a
redesigned streetcourse and miniramp.

The youngsters, 16 and under, start off the show with the Street Junior Champs on Thursday afternoon.
On Friday we celebrate skateboarding all day long during the street pre-qualifier to find the ones who will compete against the Top 100 from Europe on Saturday. This Top 100 list is published on www.skateboardeurope.com as well as relevant information for the 10th edition of the ESC. Saturday kicks off the miniramp with the qualifier runs, as well as the Street qualification. Sunday is dedicated to the finals in street, miniramp and Girl’s Jam. Hopefully the crowd and the competitors
will still be in the mood to have a good time after the Saturday night party mission.

JUICE MAGAZINE DAILY DOSE OF SKATE : JULY 26, 2010

WINNER : SEAN MANNING (COSTA MESA, CA)

“JUICE MAGAZINE CONTEST -The next twelve people to place an order on the Juice Online Store will receive a free Juice sticker pack and one of those lucky 12 people will win this Skull Skates Vandals skateboard [9″ X 32 .5″ (15″ wheelbase)]. This is the Skull Skates reissue of the ’80s Vandals Die Hard deck with the China Creeps shape. Skull Skates has reissue decks from Steve Olson, Duane Peters, Chris Haslam, Bill “The Nomad” Danforth and many more. See their full line of hardgoods here. Check back next week for more special giveaways from Juice Magazine. The only way to win is to play! Go big at www.juicemagazine.com. Hit up the Juice online store to place an order. While you’re at it sign up for our daily blog and join our Facebook group.

Keep Skateboarding a Crime. – JESS BRAAM