Coheed and Cabria Guitar and Vans Giveaway!
Posted 04/07/2011 by Kelly
In the celebration of Coheed and Cambria's 10th anniversary, we've teamed up with the band and Taylor Guitars to bring you a contest with some sick prizes. One Grand Prize winner will receive a Special Edition Coheed and Cambria Baby Taylor guitar, Taylor t-shirt, guitar strap, digital tuner, guitar stand, a Vans prize pack including shoes and apparel and a Coheed and Cambria prize pack including an autographed copy of The Second Stage Turbine Blade on vinyl. Just for entering you also get access to an exclusive video of Coheed's unreleased song "Iron Fist" along with an acoustic performance of "Pearl of the Stars." The contest ends on May 6th, so get cracking and enter now!
No Room for Rock Stars: The Vans Warped Tour Documentary
Posted 03/26/2011 by Kelly
We have big news to share with you! Vans, AOP and the Vans Warped Tour are pleased to announce that No Room for Rock Stars: The Vans Warped Tour documentary is in production and slated for distribution later this year. The film is being created by the same team that developed Dogtown & Z-boys, the definitive 2001 chronicle of the origins of skateboarding, producers Agi Orsi and Stacy Peralta. The film, shot during the 2010 Vans Warped Tour, will run 90 minutes and will be accompanied by a soundtrack featuring tracks from the movie as well as a collection of the Warped Tour’s greatest hits. Distribution and release dates are to be announced. Take a look at the trailer...
Vans Warped Tour Pre-Sale and Main Stage Bands Revealed!
Posted 03/26/2011 by Kelly
The Vans Warped Tour has revealed today that A Day to Remember, The Devil Wears Prada, Asking Alexandria, 3OH!3, Gym Class Heroes, Against Me!, August Burns Red and Attack Attack! are joining the Tour playing the Teggart main stage. They'll be joining previously announced Teggart main stage bands Pepper, Less Than Jake, Jack's Manequin, and D.R.U.G.S. Woot Woot! Also, pre-sale tickets begin this morning at 10am local time. This offer includes, a specially priced commemorative ticket, a jump to the front of the line, along with the 2011 Vans Warped Tour Compilation CD. There are a limited number of these tickets for each show and they'll go fast, so get them while they last! Once they're gone, general on-sale tickets will be going on sale, with the date dependent on your show.
Songs for Japan: Superstars Release Benefit Album on iTunes
Posted 03/25/2011 by Kelly
As Japan recovers from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck on March 11th, the world’s top recording artists respond to the tragedy with this benefit album. Superstars such as Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Adele, and many others bring together their biggest hits on this benefit album. All proceeds go to the Japanese Red Cross. Help support!
Judges Announced for Vans Custom Culture 2011
Posted 03/25/2011 by Kelly
Haven't heard about Vans Custom Culture yet? It's a program that promotes creative expression among youth culture while supporting art in high schools across the US. Want to get involved? You have until Thursday, March 30th to get your class to register. Now for the big news, introducing the 2011 judges: Tattoo and graffiti artist Mister Cartoon, skate legend Tony Alva, and Jordan Buckley from Every Time I Die!
Everything You Want From SXSW Music Festival
Posted 03/23/2011 by Kelly
Although most of us are still recovering from our latest adventure, SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas, we've posted tons of coverage from interviews to photos to some interesting stories. Take a look and start planning your trip to join us next year!
Vans Snow x Matt Costa Contest
Posted 03/18/2011 by Kelly
Want a custom Matt Costa Signal Snowboard and a pair of Vans Boots? Sign up to Matt's mailing list for your chance to win!
Live Webcast of Vans Official SXSW Showcase
Posted 03/16/2011 by Kelly
Wednesday, March 16th is the official Vans showcase at Emo's which includes The Black Lips, Off!, Bad Brains and a few others to rock the house. We'll be webcasting it live so you can hang out with us too. There so much going on in Austin for SXSW, so follow along with videos, photos, interviews tons more.
Free Tickets for Vans Warped Tour Kick Off Party at House of Vans
Posted 03/13/2011 by Kelly
You can get your FREE wristbands for admission to the Vans Warped Tour Kick Off Party taking place on Friday, March 25th at the House of Vans in Brooklyn, at five select Vans stores in the New York area. Come on into the store and say the secret code word "We Are Warped" to get your tickets. The party features The Wonder Years, MC Lars, Moving Mountains and Lionize and will be capped off with the main stage announcement.
3OH!3 Visiting New York Vans Store
Posted 03/10/2011 by Kelly
Come out to the new Vans Store at the Queen Center in Elmhurst, NY to meet Vans Warped Tour alumni, 3OH!3. Nat and Sean will be signing autographs starting at 6pm on Thursday, March 31st. Please visit the Vans Store starting on March 25th to pick up your wristbands for the event. The wristbands are free, but you must have one to attend the signing and they are limited.
Vans at SXSW
Posted 03/07/2011 by Kelly
So it's just about time for us to pack up and head down to Austin for SXSW; a huge festival including art, film, music, and more. On Wednesday, March 16th the official lineup for the Vans showcase at Emo's includes The Black Lips, Off!, Bad Brains and a few others to rock the house. Our friends at Alternative Press host an all-ages and free showcase on Saturday, March 19th, across all three stages at Emo's. With over 20 bands performing including The Almost and D.R.U.G.S headlining the Vans stage. Everyone will have a reason to come out. Follow along with the festivities with videos, photos, interviews tons more.
Visit Vans at MUSINK
Posted 02/28/2011 by Kelly
The 4th Annual MUSINK festival is this weekend, March 4th - 6th, 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 out. Come meet some bands, skateboarders and hang out with the cool kids.