Up for grabs is a sick Darkest Hour skate deck from Indie Merch, the latest Darkest Hour album and some Vans apparel including a pair of kicks, a tee and a hoodie. 3 lucky winners will be chosen at random when the contest ends on March 25th.HOW TO ENTER:- Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org- Enter DARKEST HOUR in the subject line- Include you full name, mailing address, clothing size and shoe size (remember to specify Men's or Women's sizes)!Good luck
We have another amazing photo set from our new photo contributor Colleen Allison! Last week she checked out OFF! at the Echoplex. Check out her shots from the show:
Vans music is expanding by the day! We're stoked to welcome Between The Buried and Me to our roster of bands- and just in time, too. The band is soon hitting the road for a headline tour and releasing The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues on April 12th. The conceptual effort is a 3-song, 30 minute story connected by 2 humans living millions of light years apart. If that doesn't make you want to check it out, I don't know what else
She Wants Revenge is hitting the road in March. Check'em out! 03/17/11 - Beauty Bar Austin , TX 03/21/11 - Bluebird Theater Denver , CO03/22/11 - Bar Deluxe - Salt Lake City , UT03/24/11 - El Corazon Seattle , WA03/25/11 - Dante’s Portland , OR03/26/11 - The Alley Sparks , NV03/27/11 - The Blank Club San Jose , CA03/28/11 -
Mark your calenders for the 4th Annual MUSINK festival this spring! The event next weekend, March 4-6, at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, CA. If you love music, tattoos, skateboarding and BMX, this is the place to be. Needless to say, Vans is all over it.You can find the Vans booth next to our buddy Oliver Peck's booth where we will host some signings during the weekend and have sweet gear you should check
We sent over some questions for Set Your Goals before they left for their tour with Parkway Drive. Check it out to hear their favorite Warped Tour story, insight on the new album and what a pair of Set Your Goals Vans would look like.
We are very pleased to welcome Danko Jones to our Vans family! If you are looking for good music, look no further. These guys are awesome. They are heading out on tour this Tuesday for a handful of East Coast shows- even a free performance.Feb 22- Harrisburg, PA- Drinkin BoneFeb 24- New York, NY- The Studio @ Webster HallFeb 26- Syracuse, NY- Benjamin's On FranklinFeb 27- Hartford, CT- Webster UndergroundMar 01- Philadelphia, PA- North Star BarTo get a good feel
It's that time of year again! Music, interactive and film nerds all pile into Austin for the oh-so fabulous South x South West (SXSW) conference. Yours truly will be in attendance with the Vans crew and I think I can speak for all of us when I say that we can't wait. I may or may not already be counting down the days.Anyway, our friends at Alternative Press host a rad, all-ages and totally free showcase during SXSW. This year,
More concert photos have arrived courtesy of new contributor Colleen Allison. She went with the Vans music crew to check out Motörhead and Valient Thorr last month at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Take a look at her shots right here. We can't wait to get some more of her work posted in the blog!