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MEET Vans Skateboard LEGENDS Sunday 4/14 in Vernon Hills!

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 | 0 comments

MEET Vans Skateboard LEGENDS Sunday 4/14 in Vernon Hills!

We were going to make a “Gleaming The Cube” reference here until Kumar decided to check it out on Urban Dictionary and decided against it (but found some hilarity there that we most certainly appreciate and you may too HERE). So without further ado, here’s the info you need if you have ever skated, wanted to, saw the movie “Gleam The Cube,” or poked fun at it as...

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Vans Warped Tour 2013

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Vans Warped Tour 2013

The lineup and tour dates for the 2013 edition of the ever-popular Vans Warped Tour have been announced!  The 40-date trek kicks off on June 15 in Seattle and runs through Aug. 4 in Houston. The Chicago date is July 20 at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater. The lineup will feature the likes of Motion City Soundtrack, Bring Me the Horizon, Reel Big Fish, Crown the Empire, the Story So Far and...

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Metallica Designs Vans Shoes

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 | 0 comments

Metallica Designs Vans Shoes

The members of Metallica continue their partnership with Vans by introducing four new signature shoes, each designed by one of the members of the band. James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo were all given free reign to choose any Vans style and make it their own by adding their own touches to the design. The Vans x Metallica Signature Shoes: James Hetfield – Inspired by...

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See Q101’s Harold Wear Only Vans For Christmas

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 | 0 comments

See Q101’s Harold Wear Only Vans For Christmas

  A very special holiday message from Harold, one half of the Q101 Super Computing Dynamic Duo:  When I was a kid, I wanted to be Jeff Spicoli.  There, I said it, and then my Dragon software typed it.  I had just moved to America in 1983 at the age of 8, and was the odd kid out at my new school.  This Asian kid was always the last kid picked in gym (in hindsight I can’t say as I...

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