Monthly Archive for April, 2011


Jeff Fryer goes OFF!

Somebody had a blast at the OFF! show last weekend and we have the pics to back it up. Who, you ask? Why none other than Mr. Jeff Fryar, now going by the moniker JEFF! Check out JEFF! going OFF! after the turn. EPM “we had a blast” Out!

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The Day the World Lost Some Day-Glo

R.I.P. Poly Styrene

A bit of sad news folks to report out of the U.K. Poly Styrene, former lead singer of the seminal punk band X-Ray Spex has passed. Yes, the world has lost some of it’s day-glo. As a tribute, check out some X-Ray Spex videos featuring Poly after the turn. EPM “Germ Free Adolescents” Out!

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Blue Tile, Coping and Speed

Monday Cover Vol. 5 Issue 24 - Jessica Starkweather

The 2011 Trifecta buzz has begun and Pier Park is back in the mix along with Lincoln City and a yet-to-be-determined third location(how about Burnside). That calls for a double trucker through the corner at Pier Park a la this week’s Monday Cover skater, Jessica Starkweather. Stoked! Check out more pics of Jessica shredding it up at the 2009 Pier Park Trifecta stop after the turn.

Congratulations Jessica!

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Hugs and Kisses to Colorado

Sorcery Saturday on Earth Patrol

Recently, the Sorcery Crew went on a little search and destroy machine in the fine state of Colorado. What did they find? Well, we’ll let them do the “kiss” and telling on this week’s Sorcery Saturday after the turn. EPM “Team Pain holding it down” Out!

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OFF! in Portland

OFF! in Portland @ East End - Saturday, April 23, 2011 @ 9pm

What? No way! Yes, way! It all goes down tomorrow night at East End and you better get your tickets now while they are available. We recommend you buy the 16 song/4 EP set if you haven’t done so already. It’s the prefect companion for that heated session. Also, the Mean Jeans are on the bill and that just sweetens the deal. Check out all the details on the flier along with few videos after the turn. EPM “panic attack” Out!

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Family Skate Fair

Family Skate Fair, a benefit for Above Coping @ Ripzu - April 22, 2010

Grab the family and head out to Ripzu for tonight’s Family Skate Fair, a benefit for Above Coping. In addition to skating, there are prizes, raffles, art projects and more. All the fun begins at 7pm so don’t be late. Details on the flier after the turn. EPM “it’s sure to be a ripping zoo” Out!

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Mashing Leads to ….

Mosh It Up on Earth Patrol

We’ve been a bit remiss in our weekly YouTube Tuesday postings and it’s time to get “back on the horse”. So with that in mind, we present to you our version of the modern, virtual talk show. Welcome to part 1 of “Mosh It Up” featuring interviews by Randy Katen of Generation X fame and videos courtesy of the overlords at YouTube. Check out this week’s show after the turn with guests and bands: Keith Morris – Circle Jerks/OFF!, Henry Rollins – Black Flag, and Ian MacKaye – Minor Threat/Fugazi. EPM “t.v. party tonight” Out!

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Clean and Skate

Monday Cover Vol. 5 Issue 23 - Steve Grover

Committed to civic duty with a penchant for skateboarding, a title well deserved by this week’s Monday Cover skater, Steve Grover. The 4th annual Pier Park cleanup went down this weekend and Steve, along with Jack and Frances, came out to help. Their reward? A job well done and the opportunity to skate a great skatepark. Check out more pics of Steve showing the park some love after the turn.

Congratulations Steve!

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Sammytown on Generation X

Sammytown on Randy Katen's Generation X

Hey folks, Randy is back from his annual Alaskan adventure and primed to bring you some more great punk rock interviews. Sammytown, vocalist of the punk band Fang, is this week’s guest. So, dig your teeth and ears into tonight’s interview. Remember to click the massive button below when the time is right. EPM “Berkley Heathen Scum” Out!.

Featured Guest: Sammytown of Fang; Sunday, April 17 @ 5-7pm PST

Listen to Randy Katen's Generation X on KBGA/FM Missoula, Montana

Two Skate Gems

Pier Park and Lincoln City : Foto-Friday on Earth Patrol

If you like to skate big concrete, be sure to put Pier Park and Lincoln City on your skate bucket list. Big, fast and fun are just a few words that come to mind when describing these Dreamland creations. Check out Julie, Mike, Shane, MC and more going big, riding fast and having fun after the turn. EPM “rain, rain, go away” Out!

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