Located in the heart of Downtown Detroit Red Bull Hart Lines, is an innovative new street skateboarding competition from the mind of Ryan Sheckler that features two distinctive lanes each with its own unique set of skateable features, as well as a first-of-its-kind timing element associated with each run. Hart Lines is a flagship event of the Red Bull Signature Series. Make sure you come out this weekend and check it out!
Rose Ellen Swenson's work is best described as portraying women as ethereal sensual dark goddesses that are entrancing to say the least. The way her pieces translate beauty, in a bold and powerful way, is absolutely effortless with the way she paints these beautiful models whose stares you can just get lost in. I feel like each of the girls she paints are something like Sirens, who lure you in with their beauty, but then eat your head off basically. I love that she paints her women looking so beautiful but not society's typical, standard, vanilla version of beauty. Her use of textures and mixing shapes that would normally seem like they would clash like geometric shapes and florals, seem so fluid and give the art a fantasy feel.
The argus dudes have been busy as fuck getting everything together for their new record Reconciliation (Available May 19th) Check out this video they put together for their song The Love I Lost.
King of the Road is an institution in skateboarding. Started by Thrasher magazine in 2003, it's a demented, roving adventure that follows various skate teams across the country as they compete to accomplish a set list of tasks, some of which carry great risk of bodily harm, and others that don't involve skateboarding at all (but still might carry great risk of bodily harm). VICELAND has teamed up with Thrasher for the latest season, which will feature the Birdhouse, Chocolate, and Toy Machine teams hauling ass across America, throwing their bodies and whatever dignity they might have had into the wind for a chance to become the reigning King of the Road.
Its that time of year again in celebration of Cinco De Mayo - the good people at Imperial and Live Nation present another year of Ooh La La Lucha! Tequila, Gams and Body Slams! This friday at St Andrews come join in all the fun! Check out our instagram for a chance to win tickets for you and friends to go!
I found my new obsession. Aren sent me a video about the Moxi Girls earlier this week, and instantly, I was OBSESSED. You guys know how obsessed I am with girl gangs, and anything that shows women working together and doing something they all love so much, and empowering other women in the process! The feeling I got when I discovered the Longboard Girls Crew, I got when Aren sent me the mini documentary that Refinery29 did about the Moxi Girls (video below!) These girls are a combination of The Confetti Crowd meets Longboard Girls Crew, and those things together just makes my little girly heart explode with happiness!
I think what I love most about these girls, is that they really do embrace their femininity when they skate, and you'll always find them wearing bright colors, in their cute little booty shorts, and knee high socks. Not to impress anyone, but because it's just what's comfortable to skate in, and it's what makes them feel powerful!
"We are tall and short, we are thick and skinnny. The most important thing is that we're all strong."
In the video they mention how the skate world is dominated by men typically, so when they go to skate parks, it's a bunch of guys on skateboards, and the girls show up in their colorful cute outfits, and roller skates, but do not be fooled... These ladies can do some badass things on these skates. Moxi is all about spreading a very positive message about being body positive, proving people wrong, breaking down barriers, and most of all having fun! The video below explains just about everything I could say about this badass girl gang, so I'll let them explain it all!
ALSO, I think I know what I want for my birthday.... ;)
I remember this babe from the MYSPACE DAYS! She was one of my scene inspos back in my scene days. Many many many years later, she's still so so so inspirational to me! She definitely appeals to the more girly, pink, fluffy, and glittery parts that exist somewhere in me. Miss Luna Lovebad is one of my favorite models, because her look is so sweet, but I also feel like her stare also says "I'm cute as fuck, but disrespect, and I will cut your tongue out."
Luna Lovebad is a trans female model, that works closely with different clothing, accessory, and makeup companies, like Deandri, SugarPill, DollsKill, Valfre, So So Happy, and so many more! On top of being a beautiful model, she also makes music, and does amazing cosplays as well!
This wks music Mondays post we decided to rock the newest music video from our Boys in We Came As Romans. This solid anthemic ballad is saturated with nostalgia and like the titles says: Memories. Shot during warped tour last summer, we were there to witness some of these good times! So witness these moments for yourself!
Alisha Murray, or going by her pet Pomeranian's name as her artistic alias, "ScoobToobins," is an amazing artist, based out of Detroit Michigan, and a family friend of us here at Vile Company! Heavily inspired by tattoo art, and actual tattoos themselves!
I think what I love most about ScoobToobins work, is that it's mostly hands! I have this obsession with hands, in art and in real life of course. It's something about hands that can tell you so much about a person. Tattooed hands have to be my favorite, and she's always giving us tattooed hands with her art.
The US co-headliner will bring the two bands and their fans together – all in the name of delicious food. The unique joint venture will offer a special VIP ticket package that includes a catered meal from a local eatery of the bands’ choosing, as well as exclusive merch and special perks, for a truly personal and memorable experience for all. Fans are encouraged to submit their own suggestions for restaurants located near the venues, by tagging the bands and their favorite local restaurant via social media.
This weeks thrash it thursday spotlight goes to Zero Skate Co Cold War Vid. Just another gem of some of skateboardings best- thrashing there away across the world and taking on a ton of solid spots! And can you blame them? check this list:
Check the full video out here and enjoy!
"I make work centered around strong female characters and often use themes of literal violence as figurative representation of power."
Tuesday Bassen (Yes, Tuesday is her real name,) is a 26 year old independent illustrator based out of LA who designs everything for her online shop called ShopTuesday! Not only does she design everything for her shop, but she also does freelance design for clients like The New Yorker, Playboy, Adidas, and Paramore! She's even supposed to be designing for Sophia Amoruso's second book, "Nasty Galaxy!" ShopTuesday will soon be expanding into a store in HIghland Park, Los Angeles! You can even find Miss Bassen featured as one of the "New Faces of Feminism!" in Teen Vogue magazine!
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