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Vans at MusInk in Dallas

Posted 03/31/2010

If you haven't heard of MusInk, it's both a music festival and tattoo convention hosted by Oliver Peck! Vans took part in the Orange County location earlier this year and we're excited to say you can join us again at the upcoming one in Dallas on April 9th - 11th! Come out for all sorts of free stuff from Vans and to have a generally awesome weekend.

Then and Now with Luke Parslow

Posted 03/30/2010

Catch up with Vans BMX Team rider and dirt shredder Luke Parslow as he talks about his BMX roots, and his history with Vans.

Vans Warped Tour 15th Anniversary DVD in Stores Now!

Posted 03/30/2010

The Vans Warped Tour 15th Anniversary Celebration that went off at the end of last summer's tour is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. It features the concert we held in honor of our 15 years on the road as well as tons of bonus footage from 2009. You'll see fan moments, band interviews, insight from Kevin and more. Check out an exclusive video from some of your favorite bands talking about their Warped memories.

Immortal Contest Winner Announced

Posted 03/30/2010

A winner has been chosen for the Immortal skate deck contest! Check out what the winner had to say. Immortal will be playing NYC tonight and in Hollywood this Friday night. See you there!

Veara Leave It All Behind on New Album out May 25

Posted 03/30/2010

Pop-punk newcomers Veara have announced plans to release their new album, What We Left Behind, on May 25 via Epitaph Records in partnership with Running Man Records. Starting today, fans can listen to the brand new track "My B-Side Life" on their MySpace page and pre-order the new album!

Shooter Jennings at Dallas Vans Store

Posted 03/29/2010

Come meet and greet with Shooter Jennings and Hierophant on Saturday, April 10th at 1pm at our new Vans store at Northpark Center in Dallas, TX. Wristbands (a must) to attend the event are available at specific Vans stores now while supplies last. Autographs, giveaways and prizes for everyone lucky enough to attend.

Villopoto Returns to Podium in Jacksonville

Posted 03/29/2010

After a couple rough weekends, Vans Monster Energy Kawasaki Rider Ryan Villopoto lands himself back on top of the podium with a hard earned first place in Jacksonville! Although, Villopoto didn't start the day off as planned. In the first practice of the day, Villopoto went off the track breaking a small bone in his left foot but decided it would be best to sit out the second practice to see how things felt just before the night's event to see if he would be able to race. He was able to dominate both heat races and the main event to capture his sixth victory of the season! Villopoto is looking forward to this weekends break in the schedule for a little R&R in his new Florida home.

Parslow Wins Extreme Thing Dirt Comp

Posted 03/29/2010

Despite some crazy jumps and dangerous gusts of wind, Vans BMX ride Luke Parslow took home the win at the Extreme Thing BMX Dirt Contest in Las Vegas, NV over the weekend. Luke was riding with Colin Mackay on Thursday and was thinking about not even going tot he contest, but looks like he made the right decision!  Nastazio also got a piece of the action taking home 3rd place. Check out the wrap-up...

FUEL TV Airs Vans Triple Crown / Pipe Masters Tonight

Posted 03/29/2010

The final stop of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing belongs to the Billabong Pipeline Masters, which is also the finale to the ASP World Tour. With the tightest race in recent ASP history, Joel Parkinson and Mick Fanning compete for the year end title. But Kelly Slater, Taj Burrow, Dane Reynolds, and the best in surfing also try to claim the trophy in high-performance conditions. Catch it airing tonight, Monday, March 29, at 8pm ET/PT on FUEL.TV in Meet & Brotatoes, and re-airing several more times over the next month.

Dylan Goodale Takes Out Vans Pier Classic

Posted 03/28/2010

Hawaiian regular-footer Dylan Goodale took out a massive win at the Vans Pier Classic today to defeat former event champion Micah Byrne, big wave charger Peter Mel, and Santa Cruz air specialist and Vans team rider Jason 'Ratboy' Collins. The ASP WQS win is the first career victory for the Kauai surfer, who stamped his name as this year's Vans Pier Classic champ to ring in his 19th birthday.

Final Day of Vans Pier Classic is LIVE!

Posted 03/28/2010

The final day of the ASP WQS 2-Star Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack's Surfboards is LIVE today with Vans teamrider Jason 'Ratboy' Collins battling the remaining 16 surfers including former champion and local H.B. standout Micah Byrne, young Peruvian Cristobal De Col, and East Coaster Asher Nolan for this year's Vans Pier Classic title. Check out the LIVE webcast to see who takes out this year's event!

Doheny Flares at Ezekiel Pro Junior

Posted 03/27/2010

ASP Pro Junior Standout Andrew Doheny blitzed his way through to the Quarterfinals of the Ezekiel Pro Junior today alongside America's best junior surfers. The regular-footer will have his shot at this year's Ezekiel Pro Junior crown tomorrow before the Vans Pier Classic crowns their 2010 champion.

Ratboy Moves to Quarterfinals of Vans Pier Classic

Posted 03/27/2010

Jason 'Ratboy' Collins moved on to the Quarterfinals of the Vans Pier Classic this afternoon, making him one of only 16 surfers remaining in the men's ASP WQS 2-Star contest. Also flaring up in today's competition were Hawaiian natives Macy Mullen and Tyler Newton. Both surfers blasted the rounds highest scores.

Vans Pier Classic Action is LIVE!

Posted 03/27/2010

The top 32 surfers remaining in the Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack's Surfboards are battling it out for their spot in the Quarterfinals this morning in peaky surf at South Huntington Beach Pier. Former event champion and local favorite Micah Byrne, former ASP World Tour surfer Ben Bourgeois and Vans team rider and aerial specialist Jason 'Ratboy' Collins are a few top names hitting the lineup in today's action.

Goodale Upsets Losness in Round of 32 of Vans Pier Classic

Posted 03/26/2010

Young Hawaiian ripper Dylan Goodale issued the upset of the Vans Pier Classic today when he squashed defending Vans Pier Classic champion Mike Losness' chances of a repeat title in the Round of 32 today. Also flaring up in today's action were top seeds Chris Waring and East Coaster Cody Thompson. Both surfers put on a show for the crowd in one of the best heats of the day with mind-blowing backside surfing on some wedgy lefthand peaks at South Huntington Beach Pier today. Check in tomorrow for LIVE webcast at 8am local time if you missed today's action.

Ratboy Pushes Through to Round 5

Posted 03/26/2010

Vans team rider, ASP WQS standout and innovative air guy Jason 'Ratboy' Collins won his Round 4 heat today to keep his chances of the Vans Pier Classic Title alive and is now one of only 32 competitors remaining in the men's main event. The Santa Cruz surfer will fight youngster Ian Crane and Huntington Beach local Chris Waring in his next heat.

Vans Pier Classic is ON, Top Seeds Surf Today!

Posted 03/26/2010

The top seeded round of the Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack's Surfboards is in the water with defending event champion Mike Losness and former Vans Pier Classic champions including local favorites Shaun Ward and Micah Byrne hitting South Huntington Beach Pier against early round standouts including Vans team rider Andrew Doheny.

Doheny Advances to Round 4 of Vans Pier Classic

Posted 03/25/2010

Vans team rider Andrew Doheny joined the group of ASP Pro Junior talent including Kolohe Andino, Florida's Evan Thompson and Peruvian Cristobal de Col to advance to Round 4 in today's Vans Pier Classic action. Doheny relied on his powerhouse forhand carves to move him to the next round where he will surf against the event's top seeds. Also moving through today's action was former event champion Micah Byrne. Byrne relied on his local knowledge of South Huntington Beach Pier to surf his way through to the next round.

Tomorrow's action also includes defending event champion and freesurfing freak Mike Losness as well as 2008 Vans Pier Classic Champion and local favorite Shaun Ward.

Vans Pier Classic Highlights

Posted 03/25/2010

Straight from the Vans Pier Classic in Huntington Beach, CA, check out photos, behind the scenes blog, interviews and more. Don't forget to come back throughout the contest going on until Sunday, March 28th for the live webcast!

Vans Warped Tour Pre-Sale has Officially Started!

Posted 03/25/2010

Today is your lucky day because pre-sale tickets for this summer's Vans Warped Tour kicks off today. We are offering fans a limited edition 3D commemorative ticket that also let's you jump the line and a Vans Warped Tour compilation CD. Don't forget these tickets go fast, so get them while they last!

Andino Goes Ballistic in Round 3 of Vans Pier Classic

Posted 03/25/2010

California talent Kolohe Andino went absolutely mental in Round 3 of the Vans Pier Classic this morning, combining massive tail-out turns, critical airs and classic floaters to stomp the top scores of the morning with a 9 on the way to blasting a 16.25 heat total. Ezekiel Pro Junior action is up next.

Vans Pier Classic Action is ON

Posted 03/25/2010

The second day of the ASP WQS 2-Star Vans Pier Classic is ON this morning beginning with Heat 3 of Round 3. Today's competition will see Vans team rider and ASP Pro Junior standout Andrew Doheny hit the water alongside former ASP World Tour surfer Benny Bourgeois and former event champion and local favorite Micah Byrne. Following the men's competition will be Rounds 1 and 2 of the Ezekiel Pro Junior.

Bourgeois Leads Field through Early Rounds of Vans Pier Classic

Posted 03/24/2010

Former ASP World Tour surfer Ben Bourgeois stamped his authority as an event favorite at this year's Vans Pier Classic by tearing his way through the first two rounds while blasting the day's top scores. Also flaring up in the opening rounds were junior talents Dillon Perillo and Kolohe Andino, who mixed up committing airs and clean carving turns to advance through to Round 3. Tomorrow's Vans Pier Classic action will also see surfers competing in the Ezekiel Pro Junior event hit the water alongside Round 3 of the men's main event.

Opening Day of Vans Pier Classic is Underway!

Posted 03/24/2010

 The opening Round of the Vans Pier Classic is underway today in peaky four foot surf at South Huntington Pier and the event has already seen some solid action with former ASP World Tour surfer Benny Bourgeois crushing massive scores in his opening heats. The East Coaster is set to surf again today in Round 2. Also hitting the water today will be young Hawaiian chargers and Vans team riders Ivan and Nathan Florence.

Our Last Night 'Evolve' on Sophomore Album

Posted 03/24/2010

Rising melodic-metal group Our Last Night make a thunderous return with the release of their sophomore album, We Will All Evolve, due out May 4 via Epitaph Records. Fans can check out the first track from the album, "Elephants," streaming now on their MySpace page. Like the album's title suggests, the New Hampshire quintet have gone through their own evolution over the past few years. Transforming into a tightly knit group and honing their craft of striking technicality, crushing metal-laden riffs and catchy melodic choruses, Our Last night have emerged with one of the scene's most impactful records of 2010.

Vans Pier Classic Live Webcast is On!

Posted 03/24/2010

The 5th Annual Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack's Surfboards kicks off today, March 24th on the south side of Huntington Beach Pier. The event, which will be the first stop of the ASP North America Tour and the second event of the ASP North America Pro Junior Series, features a Men's WQS 2-Star Vans Pro and a Men's Grade-2 Ezekiel Pro Junior. The contest will feature many of the best young surfers in the world vying for title honors and valuable ratings points. Those who can't make it to the pier can catch live webcasts of the entire event! Also look for plenty of photos and daily up-dates to come.

Huge Band Just added to Vans Warped Tour!

Posted 03/23/2010

That's right folks, we tried to keep it a secret as long as we could, but we just got too excited... Alkaline Trio has not only just been added to the tour, they will be playing all 2010 VWT dates! The tour just keeps getting better.

Heartsounds has Signed with Epitaph Records

Posted 03/22/2010

Epitaph Records is proud to announce the signing of San Francisco based punk rock group Heartsounds. The band is scheduled to open up for punk legends and labelmates Bad Religion at House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA, on March 25 and House of Blues in Anaheim, CA, on April 2. Formed from the ashes of now defunct melodic death-metal band Light This City, Heartsounds consists of founding members Laura Nichol (guitars/vocals) and Ben Murray (guitars/vocals) who after growing tired of banging heads decided to return to their true love...punk rock.

Heartsounds has Signed with Epitaph Records

Posted 03/22/2010

Epitaph Records is proud to announce the signing of San Francisco based punk rock group Heartsounds. The band is scheduled to open up for punk legends and labelmates Bad Religion at House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA, on March 25 and House of Blues in Anaheim, CA, on April 2. Formed from the ashes of now defunct melodic death-metal band Light This City, Heartsounds consists of founding members Laura Nichol (guitars/vocals) and Ben Murray (guitars/vocals) who after growing tired of banging heads decided to return to their true love...punk rock.

Cranmer Wins ASA Triples Contest in Dekalb, IL

Posted 03/22/2010

Straight off the Vans Tour, BMX Team rider Scotty Cranmer took his first big win of the season in the head-to-head ASA Triple contest in which riders hit two consecutive box jumps and a final quarterpipe. Cranmer's winning run consisted of a barspin drop-in, flip double whip, no-handed front flip, and flair x-up beating out Ryan Nyquist in the final round. Congrats Scotty!

O'Neill World Cup of Surfing Airs Monday, March 22nd on FUEL

Posted 03/19/2010

Don't forget to set your DVR or tune into FUEL TV's Monday night special programming block at 8pm ET/PT of Vans Triple Crown of Surfing's O'Neill World Cup. This past year the contest went down in the history books with the largest waves ever contested in the 27-year history of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Santa Cruz teenager Nat Young makes good on his O'Neill wildcard to post some of highest heat scores of the event in serious surf. All three Gudauskas brothers (CA) take on each other and massive 25-foot surf as Tanner joins Pat in qualifying for the ASP Dream Tour.

Follow the Vans Crew at SXSW

Posted 03/19/2010

As you may know, Austin, Texas is the hot spot for SXSW, one of the largest music festivals in the US. Vans is in the mix catching up with all the bands you can think of, the Official SXSW Vans Showcase, friends, strangers, girls fashion, and anything else that might strike your fancy. Jump in and come along for the ride because we're giving you so much coverage, it's like you're practically there.

Vans Kick-Ass

Posted 03/18/2010

If you were lucky enough to be out in Austin for SXSW this weekend, then you probably saw the Kick-Ass Heroes at the Vans Store at the Domain. On Saturday March 13th the Kick-Ass Heroes were signing autographs for fans and promoting their new flick KICK ASS. After hearing about the movie and the amazing cast including Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Moretz, Aaron Johnson, Clark Duke, Nicholas Cage, and director Michael Vaughn, it seemed only fitting to work together to promote the film. They have all been Vans fans, and we've been fans of theirs. The movie drops April 16th so check out the trailer!

Parkway Drive Return Stateside to Record Third Album in March

Posted 03/18/2010

Australia's biggest hardcore-metal band Parkway Drive has announced plans to return to the studio to record their third studio album, which is expected to be released later this summer via Epitaph Records.  The long-awaited follow-up to 2007's hard-hitting breakout album Horizons was written in the band's hometown of Byron Bay over the past six months and will be recorded in Los Angeles with celebrated producer Joe Barresi (Queens of the Stone Age, Bad Religion) over the coming weeks.

New Gudauskas Brothers Site Launches

Posted 03/18/2010

We're excited to announce that we've launched a new Gudauskas brothers web page for Vans Surf Team riders Dane, Tanner and Patrick! This new site will pull all things Gudauskas, including news items, photos, videos and blog posts so that we can follow the guys along their world travels. Eat your Gudauskas brothers heart out.

Vans BMX Am Contest 3 @ Vans Skateparks in April

Posted 03/18/2010

Don't miss the Vans BMX Am Contest 3 at each Vans Skatepark this April. Guest judges include Vans pros Ryan Guettler, Cory Nastazio, Chase Hawk, Gary Young and many more. Winner from each division takes home a pass to ride free at Vans Skatepark for a year, giant sponsor prize pack and a 1st place trophy, 2nd and 3rd of each division get sponsor prize pack and a trophy. Check out details...

Vans Pier Classic Coming To Huntington Beach March 24 - March 28

Posted 03/17/2010

The Vans Pier Classic presented by Jacks, now in it's 5th year, to be held between March 24th thru 28th on the south side of Huntington Beach Pier is a mainstay on the North American competitive surf calender. Featuring a WQS 2 star as well as a grade 2 Pro Jr, the Pier Classic features some of the brightest up-and-coming stars in surfing as well as offering a platform for top regional talent. The Huntington Pier always seems to have waves, in the previous contest we've had better than average surf for most of the contest period, the weather can be a mixed bag but like the waves most years have had a mix of more good than bad. Competition begins on the 24th of March, if you can't attend please tune into the live webcast.

Combi Bowl Construction Photos

Posted 03/17/2010

The Combi Bowl construction at The Block is coming along nicely! Check out the photos below of the chiseled plaster. The bowl should be complete and ready to shred on April 8th, stay tuned....

Escape The Fate The Battle With This War is Ours

Posted 03/17/2010

Notorious Sin City rockers, Escape The Fate, resume their battle to the top in 2010 by unleashing a deluxe edition of their fan coveted breakout album This War Is Ours on April 27 via Epitaph Records.  Beginning today fans can check out the hot new trailer and pre-order the deluxe edition of This War Is Ours.

The Skateboard Mag Hits up Daniel Lutheran

Posted 03/16/2010

The Skateboard Mag's April issue features Vans Skate Flow Team rider Daniel Lutheran as their favorite new kid on the block. Get to know this ripping twenty year old from New Mexico in this Q & A because you'll definitely be hearing about him.

Darkest Hour Announces Tour Dates Including Appearance At SXSW

Posted 03/16/2010

Washington, DC-based Darkest Hour have some amazing things lined up for 2010. They will be going out on tour with Dillinger Escape Plan, IWRESTLEDABEARONCE, and Animals as Leaders. The tour starts March 11th in New York, NY and wraps up on April 13th in Pomona, CA. The tour will be making a stop in Austin, TX at the SXSW music festival, where the Darkest Hour guys will be performing at the Full Metal Texas Event with Iron Age, Born of Osiris, Upon a Burning Body, Your Demise and many others on March 18th.

Dylan Moves to Top 3 in Innersections Video Contest

Posted 03/16/2010

As we've mentioned before, Vans Surf Team rider Dylan Graves has entered a video into the Innersections video contest. For this contest, surfers work with filmmakers and editors to create their own 2-3 minute surf movie. Dylan is now in the top 3! He needs a "w" in this contest to get into the next Taylor Steele film. So, be sure to watch his video section and vote for Dylan!

Vans Team Riders Win Gold at X Games Europe

Posted 03/15/2010

A big congrats goes out to Vans Snow Team riders Iouri Podladtchikov and Eric Willet for taking home a gold medal at X Games in Europe! This is the first Winter X Games held outside the United States and featured nearly 150 men and women from across the globe competing for medals and prize money. Iouri held it down in Snowboard Superpipe blasting a double mctwist 1260, which he just started training for last week, to land at the top of the podium. Eric threw down a solid second run in Snowboard Slopestyle that put him in the lead for the gold medal with his mixed tricks of backside 720, frontside double cork 1080 and switch backside 900. Big ups guys!

Every Time I Die Takes it to the pit with new Video and Tour

Posted 03/15/2010

Buffalo's riotous rock group Every Time I Die have unveiled a sweat drenched, whisky soaked new video for "After One Quarter of a Revolution" from their recently released album, New Junk Aesthetic. Compiled of clips from an insanely ferocious show at The White Rabbit in San Antonio, TX, the video is a two minute ripper of stage dives and face melting shredding that will make fans salivate to see them live and pick up the album. Watch "After One Quarter of a Revolution".

Villopoto Captures Fifth Supercross Victory for 2010 Season

Posted 03/15/2010

Vans Monster Energy Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto clinches his fifth victory at the Rodgers Stadium in Toronto Canada this past weekend! Villopoto had a great start in the main event once he was able to put the pass on Canard for the lead, he was able to check out and lead all remaining 19 laps for the victory. Villopoto is sitting 17 points out of the championship at this point in time, and is no stranger to winning championship titles and knows what it takes to win races. Watch for RV this next weekend as the series heads to the new Cowboy Stadium in Dallas TX.

Kick-Ass Photos

Posted 03/15/2010

Peep out some pics of cast members Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Moretz, and Aaron Johnson of the upcoming movie, Kick-Ass, when they came to hang out at the new Vans store at The Domain II in Austin, TX this past weekend.

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Hits FUEL TV

Posted 03/12/2010

Not all of us could make it to the North Shore for the 2009 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. No worries... you can catch up on what went down when FUEL TV debuts the highlight series starting Monday at 8 pm ET/PT and running the next 3 Monday nights plus other airings. Get more details and watch the trailer!

Day in the Life of Tanner Gudauskas

Posted 03/11/2010

Before Vans Surf Team rider Tanner Gudauskas headed off to Australia to start the World Tour, he spent a day with Surfer Magazine so we could get an insight to a typical day with one of the hottest surfers right now. Have a look at the photos and story of Tanner's livin'.

March Best Trick Recap

Posted 03/11/2010

The March Best Trick contest went down at each skatepark a week ago. Check out the recaps below of what went down. At the Orlando park Chad Poore took home the free pair of shoes and spot on the monthly winner's plaque. At The Block it was Tyler Thompson that took top honor. Join us on the first Friday of every month @ 7:00PM. Read More...

Vans Pro Camp Featuring Bucky Lasek Registration Now Open

Posted 03/11/2010

Want to learn from the pros? Both Vans Skateparks will be hosting an exclusive pro skate camp featuring Bucky Lasek and other pros this summer. Registration is currently open and cost is $150 for members and $175 for nonmembers. This camp is geared to advanced vert skateboarders and spots are very limited. Contact your local park today to sign up.

2010 Summer Skate Camp Registration Now Open

Posted 03/11/2010

Start planning your summer! Both Vans Skateparks in Orange, CA and Orlando, FL currently have 2010 Skate Camp registration open. Each park will run 5 separate weeks of camp Mon - Fri 8am - 12pm for street skateboarders ages 6 - 16. Cost is $170 for members and $195 for non-members. See flyers below for specific camp weeks. Spots are limited so contact you local park to sign up today.

"Line King" Skate Contest this Sunday

Posted 03/11/2010

Southside Skatepark and Vans present a skate am contest, "Line King" in Houston, Texas this Sunday, March 14th. Registration/warm up starts at 12pm and the contest starts at 3pm. All ages are welcome and prize packs are in store for the winner. Come show us what you got.

Free Live Album by Bad Religion As Thank You for 30 Years of Support

Posted 03/10/2010

In celebration of three decades of groundbreaking music, So-Cal's quintessential punk rock group Bad Religion has announced plans to record a live album, 30 Years Live, during their upcoming spring 2010 House of Blues tour and offer it as a free "thank you" to loyal fans for a limited time only on May 18.

Brant Bjork's "Gods & Goddesses"

Posted 03/09/2010

Our good friend, Brant Bjork of Kyuss and Fu Manchu fame has released a new record called "Gods and Goddesses". You can hear the record and dowload "the Future Rock" for free while you are at it!

Brant Bjork's "Gods & Goddesses"

Posted 03/09/2010

Our good friend, Brant Bjork of Kyuss and Fu Manchu fame has released a new record called "Gods and Goddesses". You can hear the record and dowload "the Future Rock" for free while you are at it!

Free, all-ages Showcase AP Tour lineup plus more!

Posted 03/09/2010

Alternative Press, the Cleveland-based magazine dedicated to covering today's contemporary punk culture, is excited to announce a FREE, ALL-AGES party in Austin, Texas. In conjunction with AP's 100 Bands You Need To Know In 2010 issue and The AP Tour presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, AP's showcase will be Saturday, March 20 from noon to 6 p.m. on three stages at Emo's in Austin, Texas.

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Premiere Party in Venice

Posted 03/09/2010

Need a dose of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing? Well, just wait until this Thursday, March 11th to get your fill when we bring the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Premiere Party, "There's No Friends in the Water" to Venice, CA. Get psyched on footage from this past season's powerful waves and stories while enjoying live music and much more. It all goes down at 8pm.

Vans BMX Team Autograph Signing at Albuquerque Vans Store

Posted 03/09/2010

Alistair Whitton, Scotty Cranmer, Ryan Guettler, Cory Nastazio, and Chase Hawk will be stopping by the new Vans store at Cottonwood Mall in Albuquerque, NM on Saturday, March 13th. Autographs, plus tons of giveaways and prizes while supplies last! We'll see you there...

Vote for Dylan Graves!

Posted 03/08/2010

Vans Surf Team rider Dylan Graves has entered a video into the Innersections video contest. For this contest, surfers work with filmmakers and editors to create their own 2-3 minute surf movie. Be sure to watch his video section and vote for Dylan, so he gets into the next Taylor Steele film!

Pourcel and Villopoto on top in Daytona

Posted 03/08/2010

Vans Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Ryan Villopoto back on top of the Podium with his fourth win for season in Daytona Beach Florida! RV obviously put in some extra work training this past week showing all of us that he deserved both his heat race win and dominating the 450 Supercross main!

Sign up to receive the Vans Warped Tour Newsletter!

Posted 03/08/2010

Get in the know with the latest Vans Warped Tour info by signing up for the official Vans Warped Tour email list. You'll find out about the biggest things going on with Vans and the tour. Check out the latest one; and now you know.

Video Exclusive: Riverboat Gamblers "Robots May Break"

Posted 03/05/2010

Watch the new video from the Riverboat Gamblers, "Robots May Break Your Heart". Like what you see? Well you're in luck because they will be on the Vans Warped Tour all summer long this summer. Don't forget to go to Vans Warped Tour.com to see how you can get a FREE download for a limited time, exclusively to the VWT community!

Meet the Cast of Kick-Ass Live and in Person!

Posted 03/04/2010

Cast members Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Moretz, and Aaron Johnson of the upcoming movie, Kick-Ass, will be at the new Vans store at The Domain II in Austin, TX on March 13th. Spots are limited so make sure to stop by an Austin Vans retail store location to pick up your wristband ahead of time. Peep out the trailer...

Vans Warped Tour Pre-sale Ticket info and Sneak Peak

Posted 03/03/2010

Get ready Vans Warped Tour fans to get your pre-sale commemorative ticket! Since there are a limited amount of tickets available per show, mark your calendars and be ready for the on-sale date of March 26th. See what other cool stuff is included when you buy a pre-sale ticket and start getting excited because the tour will be here before you know it!

Alkaline Trio's "This Addiction" Debuts at Career High Chart Position

Posted 03/03/2010

Congratulations to cult rock heroes Alkaline Trio have scored their highest charting position with the release of the acclaimed new album This Addiction, which debuts at #11 selling north of 25K copies in the first week.  This is the band's first release on their newly formed label Heart & Skull and in partnership with Epitaph Records.

Vans BMX Am Contest 3 @ Vans Skateparks in April

Posted 03/03/2010

Don't miss the Vans BMX Am Contest 3 at each Vans Skatepark this April. Guest judges include Vans pros Ryan Guettler, Cory Nastazio, Chase Hawk, Gary Young and many more. Winner from each division takes home a pass to ride free at Vans Skatepark for a year, giant sponsor prize pack and a 1st place trophy. 2nd and 3rd of each division get sponsor prize pack and a trophy. Check out the details...

Lost in the Trees Signs with Anti

Posted 03/02/2010

Anti- Records is thrilled to announce the signing of LOST IN THE TREES, an inventive  music collective from Chapel Hill, North Carolina helmed by composer and songwriter Ari Picker. The band merges the dramatic symphonic elements of classical music with the accessibility of American folk and modern pop, creating a sound that is simultaneously intimate and sonically ambitious.

Vans and Utility Board Shop Host an Afternoon for the Ladies

Posted 03/02/2010

Vans Girls and Utility Board Shop will be treating all the ladies to an afternoon of free food, drinks, music and even special discounts off all Vans merchandise. Get an additional gift with a $50 purchase of Vans product and be entered in a raffle to win a free mani/pedi! This event is only in select locations so don't miss it!

Combi Pool Open @ The Block to BMX Riders Sunday, March 7th

Posted 03/02/2010

For the Combi Pool's last stand before the major remodel, we are opening it up to everyone! The combi pool at The Block in Orange, CA will be open to skateboarders and bmx riders from 6pm - 10pm Sunday, March 7th. Regular session rates still apply. Come out and get your last piece of the plaster!

Vans Exclusive: Bayside

Posted 03/01/2010

Vans music blogger extraordinaire, Tiff caught up with Bayside drummer (little) Chris over the weekend to get the latest on their newest album. Check out the interview!

Atlanta Supercross Race Report

Posted 03/01/2010

This past weekend the Vans MX Team headed to Atlanta, Georgia for the second race of the Monster Energy Supercross East series. It was none other than Vans Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki's Christophe Pourcel taking the win for the second straight week and keeping the points lead going in the East Lites series! Vans teammate, Dean Wilson made huge strides in his second ever pro event leading most of the night's race in ATL but was able to shake some race jitters eventually crossing the finish line in a solid fourth place!

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