The guys over at Ride UK have released 2 very cool wallpapers to keep you Desktops looking extra fresh! Let’s be honest, if you are anything like us you spend a lot of time when your not riding/skating sitting in front of your computer, so you might as well have a good looking desktop.
After unleashing two tracks, “Jump Down” and “Carry It,” from his upcoming solo album on iTunes, Blink-182 drummer and hip-hop producer TRAVIS BARKER has confirmed more details about the album, GIVE THE DRUMMER SOME, which will be released March 21st by Island Records.
The first single will be “Can A Drummer Get Some,” featuring The Game, Swizz Beats, Lil Wayne, and Rick Ross. “Jump Down,” featuring The Cool Kids, and “Carry It,” featuring RZA, Raekwon, and Tom Morello, are currently available on iTunes. Watch the video for “Carry It” here:
The album includes tracks “Devil’s Got A Hold of Me,” featuring hip-hop supergroup Slaughterhouse, “Misfits,” featuring Steve Aoki, “Cool Head,” featuring Kid Cudi, “Don’t F*** With Me,” featuring Paul Wall, Kurupt, and J Roc, “City of Dreams,” featuring The Clipse and Kobe, and “On My Own,” featuring Slipknot’s Corey Taylor.
In addition to the list of musical artists that Barker worked with on “Give The Drummer Some”, he has enlisted his favorite artists from the art world to come up with a visual representation of each track on the album. The who’s-who list includes seminal artists from the street, tattoo, graffiti, fashion and music world: Slick, David Choe, Mr. Brainwash, Mike Giant, Haze, Munk One, Nate Dino, Skinhead Rob, Cool Head – Jeff Soto, Richard Sanchez, Risk One, Chase Tafoya, Chris Peters, Dire One, Mr. Cartoon, Maxx242 and Usugro. Each song’s accompanying art will be rolled out in the coming weeks on Barker’s website. Additionally, CTDGS’s cover art was created by legendary rock & roll and skateboard graphic artist Pushead. Pushead has collaborated on revered classic album covers with such recording artists as Metallica and Dr. Octagon alongside legendary deck graphics for Zorlac, Zero and Conspiracy Skateboards.
In addition, Barker continues to be actively involved with his clothing and accessory company Famous Stars and Straps, his label LaSalle Records, and his band The Transplants (with Tim Armstrong and Skinhead Rob), are gearing up to record their third album. Barker, has also been in the studio with the re-formed Blink-182, who will release a new album in 2011.
To win a copy of this album answer the following question:
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Rampworx received over 4,000 entries to win the Rockstar Energy Drink contest. We had entries from all around the globe, but we could only chose one winner.[box type=”2″]Linus Welsh from Lancashire wins the years supply of Rockstar Energy Drink!!![/box]
Make sure you don’t drink it all at once!
We also have 2 Runners up:
Liam Vance from Liverpool.
Ryan Hall from Haydock.
The runners up will receive a Rockstar x Rampworx Goodie pack in the post in the next few days.
All winners will be contacted through Email very soon.
Thank you to everyone that entered, and keep checking back for our next contest!!
Another Rampworx local gets the ONE treatment from Ride UK. This time Paul Ryans name was on the list to kill ONE spot, the spot of choice was Irlam Skatepark. The weather tried to throw some curve balls by raining during the shoot but a little bit of rain was not going to stop Paul from doing what he does best! Check the video. Read More
Friday 18th March is a special day in the Rampworx calendar. Its a day when everyone pulls together to raise funds for people less fortunate than ourselves. This year we are offering you guys the opportunity to support the cause by paying for an All Day Session at a discount price and your mate gets in for FREE.
Instead of paying the usual £13 for an all day 2 for 1 voucher, this year it will be just £10 plus a FREE red nose! This means that its costs you just £5 each to ride at Rampworx from between 4pm and 10pm. Rampworx has, also agreed to donate £1 for every child who comes through the door towards the Comic Relief fund. Read More
We put on another Skateboard Only Session at the skatepark this month. A chilled session was had by everyone who came. Jart gave us some goodies to give out to some lucky people throughout the night.
Music: Talib Kweli Ft. Iron Solomon And Jean Grae – Chicken Soup (Prod. By Ty Neg) (Bonus Track)
Filmed + Edited by Matthew Dearden