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    Get a Free Download of the new Goons Of Doom album "Scary Xmas"

    Christmas is coming early! Ozzie Wright and the Goons Of Doom are letting you unwrap their present to you a week early. Download their new 8-song "Scary Xmas" album for FREE from now until Christmas.
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    Volcom Presents "Volcanic Rockout" Hawaii Tour with The Growlers

    Volcom is excited to announce the 2014 Volcanic Rockout Tour in Hawaii with THE GROWLERS! The Growlers will be livin' aloha with Volcom in Oahu from December 11th - 20th with performances in downtown Honolulu and the North Shore, including an intimate performance at the Volcom House right on beach at the world famous Banzai Pipeline following the finals of the Pipe Masters. Friday, Dec. 12 - Kaka'ako Warehouse (449 Cooke St., Honolulu, HI) - details Saturday, Dec. 13 - Surfer Bar (Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, HI) - details Day of Pipe Masters Finals - Volcom Pipe House (59-365 Ke Nui Rd., Haleiwa, HI) - details The music of The Growlers is unmistakable. "Beach Goth", an apt descriptor of their music, perfectly describes their distinctive melding of reverb heavy surf guitar and Bakersfield-style honky tonk with ‘80s post-punk that bristles on their recently released fifth full-length album, Chinese Fountain. Take a listen to a couple of our favorite songs from Chinese Fountain while you start checking airfare to Hawaii :).
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    Stoked On The Aquadolls

    We broke out into a happy dance when we heard the news that the Aquadolls album "Stoked On You" is streaming in full now on Pandora in advance of its release next Tuesday, December 2nd on Burger Records. Cop the pre-order now to reserve "Stoked On You" on groovy pink and blue vinyl.
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    Volcom at Fun Fun Fun Fest: Day 3 Photos

    Sunday was the last day of Fun Fun Fun Fest and a great end to the weekend and festival. Check out some photos below and stay tuned for a full recap video. The stone in the sky! Photo: Gary Copeland Crowd surfing! Photo: Gary Copeland CJ Collins, ollie to fakie. Photo: Arto Saari Luke McKirdy invert. Photo: Arto Saari Pissed Jeans. Photo: Gary Copeland Pissed Jeans. Photo: Gary Copeland Pissed Jeans. Photo: Gary Copeland Axel Cruysberghs, backside ollie. Photo: Arto Saari Pedro Barros, lein melon. Photo: Arto Saari Dum Dum Girls. Photo: Gary Copeland Dum Dum Girls. Photo: Gary Copeland The stone flying high over the crowd David Gonzalez lein to tail Photo: Arto Saari Louie Lopez, back smith Hot Water Music. Photo: Gary Copeland Hot Water Music. Photo: Gary Copeland Hot Water Music. Photo: Gary Copeland Crowd surfing during Gorilla Biscuits. Photo: Gary Copeland Gorilla Biscuits. Photo: Gary Copeland Pedro Barros ollie to fakie. Photo: Arto Saari
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    Volcom at Fun Fun Fun Fest: Day 2 Photos

    Day 2 of Fun Fun Fun Fest was a blast! Check out some photos below and if you're at the festival Sunday come check out the ramp! Louie Lopez, frontside ollie. Photo: Arto Saari David Gonzalez, frontside rock and roll Cheers to another awesome day at Fun Fun Fun Fest. Photo: Gary Copeland Metz. Photo: Gary Copeland Metz. Photo: Gary Copeland Dennis Busenitz, frontside ollie. Photo: Arto Saari Courtney Barnett. Photo: Gary Copeland Pedro Barros frontside blunt. Photo: Arto Saari The Black Lips. Photo: Gary Copeland The Black Lips. Photo: Gary Copeland Grant Taylor and Pedro Barros synchronized frontside ollies. Photo: Arto Saari Pedro Barros, frontside ollie. Photo: Arto Saari Omar Hassan crailtap. Photo: Arto Saari King Diamond. Photo: Gary Copeland Nas. Photo: Gary Copeland Nas. Photo: Gary Copeland Nas. Photo: Gary Copeland Nas. Photo: Gary Copeland
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    Volcom at Fun Fun Fun Fest: Day 1 Photos

    Day 1 of the 2014 Fun Fun Fun Fest is in the books. See you tomorrow Austin. Alex Midler, lein to tail. Photo Arto Saari. Grant Taylor pivot on the speaker. Photo Arto Saari. Axel Cruysberghs, Noseblunt. Photo Arto Saari. Blood Brothers on the Black Stage. Photo Gary Copeland Luke McKirdy, backside ollie. Photo Arto Saari. Omar Hassan, Melon to Fakie Milton Martinez, Frontside Ollle. Photo Arto Saari. Pedro Barros, Ollie. Photo Arto Saari. Stone Balloon Flying High. Photo Arto Saari. Killer Mike of Run The Jewels. Photo Gary Copeland. El-P and Killer Mike are Run The Jewels. Photo Gary Copeland. Grant Taylor, Backside 360. Photo Arto Saari. Pedro Barros, Backside nosepick. Photo Arto Saari. Yelle lighting up the Blue Stage. Photo Gary Copeland.

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Volcom Volcanic Rockout With The GROWLERS
The Volcom Volcanic Rock Out Tour landed back in Hawaii this season! After a couple years off, it was time to bring some good vibes and live music to the island of Oahu. There are all types of walk of lives in Hawaii during the winter months. This year Volcom called up their buddies ‘The Growlers’ and told them to pack their aloha shirts and boardies, they’re going to Hawaii! Life on the road for these guys usually consists of long cross-country drives in a dirty tour bus with no sleep for weeks. I’m sure that can be fun, but a trip to Hawaii with the Volcom crew sounds much better. The Growlers JOJ (Just Off The Jet) “Beach Goth” is an understatement… The band arrived to Hawaii in polyester pants, Reyn Spooner shirts, pale white skin and frothing for a surf. Not many people go straight from the airport to Makaha. We got the call from Russ Keaulana and the west side boys to come down for some welcoming Waianae hospitality. You can’t pay for the treatment that The Growlers got to experience. Yeah California and Australia have its qualities, but good waves and fresh food in Hawaii is the best. Scott Montoya livin the soft dream. Photo: Tai Vandyke The first show kicked off in Honolulu on a wild Friday night. Volcom rented a warehouse in the middle of China Town and turned things up! The Growlers grew up playing in empty warehouses, so this was a good start for the tour. Tons of fans from all over the island showed up and rocked the place till the end of time. That night ended with smiles and dollar bills at the famous Femme Nu. Warehouse Party The Kaka'Ako Warehouse Andrew Doheny, Delon Ranger, Ford Archbold and some groupies! The next morning was a little slow and rough as the band crawled out of the van at the Volcom House. The Pipe Master was on and the band hung out at the house and watched the comp from the deck. After a few hours the contest was called off for the day so the band went over to Turtle Bay and sipped Mai Tais till their show at the Surfer Bar. This show was a good ol’ fashion blow out. Surfer The Bar was packed shoulder to shoulder and The Growlers rocked the joint till last call. Surfer The Bar. Photo: Sean Reilly Matt Taylor and the only leather jacket in Hawaii!? Photo: Sean Reilly Girls like to Growl too… Photo: Sean Reilly Brooks Nielson swervin… Photo: Sean Reilly The North Shore approved! Photo: Sean Reilly The last show of the tour was held at the Volcom House right after the Pipe Masters final day. If you watched the final or have any idea, I’m sure you can imagine what went down. Thanks to Pacifico, there was plenty of beer for the few hundred people that showed up in the yard. This show was magical and much needed after such an amazing year of surfing. Thanks to Growlers, Clint Moncata and the rest of the Volcom Hawaii family, that was unreal! Until next year when spam turn into steak and when Primos turn into champagne…! Welcome to Pipeline. Photo: Brian Bielmann The Enforcer, AKA Kai Borg! Photo: Brian Bielmann The yard was packed with Volcom and Growler fans! Photo: Brian Bielmann Tai Vandyke & Russ T. Photo: Brian Bielmann Acid Rain. Photo: Brian Bielmann Yeah a couple people showed up to party!! Photo: Brian Bielmann We filmed and recored an exclusive acoustic set in the Volcom House. Stay tuned for a full edit. Photo: Brian Bielmann Brooks AKA Mer Man!  Photo: Tai Vandyke Uncle Ronnie havin a look. Photo: Tai Vandyke Scott Montoya on one last one before heading home to Costa Mesa… Photo: Tai Vandyke All photos by: Brian Bielmann, Sean Reilly, Tai Vandyke & Rusty Buckets
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#MusicMonday | FunFunFun Fest 2014 | Nites
For our final Fun Fun Fun Fest edition of #MusicMonday we're highlighting the post-festival shows that Fun Fun Fun Fest put on each night after the festival ends. See, in addition to throwing a super rad 3-day festival, Transmission Events - the folks behind Fun Fun Fun Fest, put together a nightly assortment of free shows around the Austin area exclusively for festival ticket holders. Like the festival itself, the Nites shows are all over the map genre-wise; below are a few of the acts we're looking forward to seeing. Hardcore punk forefathers Negative Approach delivered a devastating dust fueled set at the 2011 Fun Fun Fun Fest, this year they are back playing FFF Nites at Red 7 on Friday, November 7th with Sick Of It All, Rotting Out and Self Defense Family. We we're turned on to these two artists, Ssleeperhold and S U R V I V E, from a friend when discussing our mutual affinity for the Gatekeeper Giza EP a couple years back. Analog synth worshippers are probably already hip to both of these acts' brands of hauntingly-heavy synth, for everyone else let your imaginations run wild as you take in the sounds below. S U R V I V E play Holy Mountain on Friday, November 7th with IceAge and Helm. Ssleeperhold play Holy Mountain on Sunday, November 9th with Destruction Unit and Memorymannn. Finally there's Mikhael Paskalev, the Norwegian artist who went viral with his "I Spy" video, now signed to Mom+Pop Records and on tour here in the U.S., this is his first time back in Austin since his Stateside debut in March 2013. There are way too many bands playing Nites, not to mention the festival itself to cover in this post or previous editions of #MusicMonday, including Volcom Entertainment's own Riverboat Gamblers and ((sounder)), so do yourself a favor and dive into the Fun Fun Fun Fest schedule and begin plotting your festival days and Nites. If you don't have 'em yet, there are still tickets available to Fun Fun Fun Fest this weekend, November 7, 8, 9th. We'll see you at the Super Collider.
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#MusicMonday | FunFunFun Fest 2014 | Orange Stage
We're just 11 days away from the start of the 2014 Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX and the unveiling of the Volcom Super Collider ramp at the festival. For this week's Fun Fun Fun Fest edition of #MusicMonday we're focusing on the festival's Orange Stage. If you haven't read our #MusicMonday recommendations for the Black Stage and Blue Stage, you can check them out here and here, respectively. No one will fault you if you are not yet hip to Courtney Barnett. However, you may be chastised if you attend Fun Fun Fun Fest and sleep on her performance. She is a singer-songwriter from Australia that channels rock’s most glorious characteristics through her songs and left-handed guitar. We can think of at least one other left-handed guitarist (now deceased) that would no doubt approve. See Courtney Barnett on the Orange Stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Friday, November 7th. This one is simple guys... Go watch King Tuff rock and roll. The new album is a homage to classic rock with the kind of teeth that make great white sharks jealous. This is good time rock music delivered by a modern day craftsman who is compelled to keep it weird. King Tuff plays Fun Fun Fun Fest on the Orange Stage on Friday, November 7th. We've been fans of Dee Dee from the Dum Dum Girls since falling hard for her old band out of San Diego some years ago. Today we're still following Dee Dee and Dum Dum Girls who album after album turn out stylish, swoon-heavy dream rock. See Dum Dum Girls on the Orange Stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Saturday, November 8th.
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#MusicMonday | FunFunFun Fest 2014 | Blue Stage
This week's edition of #MusicMonday focuses on the "Blue Stage" at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX. As mentioned in last week's edition of #MusicMonday when we highlighted our picks for the "Black Stage", Volcom is taking over the ramp at Fun Fun Fun Fest this year and in anticipation of us heading to Texas for the fest, we're taking the opportunity to shine a light on some of the newer and/or lesser known acts playing each stage at the festival that we think deserve your attention. El-P and Killer Mike are a hip-hop super power when they come together to form Run The Jewels. Their debut self-titled album from last year is still on blast regularly. This most recently released single featuring Zach de la Rocha has only ratcheted up anticipation for Run The Jewels 2 which comes out October 28th (t...the album it out now, grab the free download! - Ed.). Don’t sleep on it! Run The Jewels plays Fun Fun Fun Fest on the Blue Stage on Friday, November, 7th. We’d like to thank Freddie Gibbs and Madlib for collaborating with each other. Their album Piñata was released this year. It’s is a serious “album of the year” contender and is also an instant classic that only gets better with repeated listens. Have a listen to "Robes" featuring Earl Sweatshirt and Domo Genesis. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib perform at Fun Fun Fun Fest on the Blue Stage on Sunday, November 9th. In case you aren’t yet hip to Cities Aviv from Memphis, TN; be sure to check him out. Hip-hop fans with a taste for eclectic production might just discover their new favorite rapper. Cities Aviv play Fun Fun Fun Fest on the Blue Stage on Saturday, November 8th.
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#MusicMonday | FunFunFun Fest 2014 | Black Stage
As previously announced, Volcom will be taking over the ramp at Fun Fun Fun Fest this year, and in just 4 weeks the skate team will be loading into the vans and heading out to Austin, TX. From now until then we'll be highlighting each Monday some of the up-and-coming and lesser known acts playing each stage at the festival. Today we begin with the Black Stage... Fat White Family has caused quite a stir lately in their hometown of London, captivating audiences with their heartfelt and raucous live shows which may on occasion include full frontal nudity. The Fat Whites have now set their sites on America. Their set at FFF should come as a pleasant and unexpected surprise for festival goers in search of something new. Catch Fat White Family on the Black Stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX on Saturday, November 8th. Featuring a couple members of Municipal Waste as well as dudes from Darkest Hour and Mammoth Grinder, Iron Reagan are no strangers to the art of the cross over, having perfected the punk-hardcore-thrash trifecta. We can't wait until these guys take to the Black Stage to deliver what we anticipate will be one of most energetic sets at the festival. Catch Iron Reagan on the Black Stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX on Sunday, November 9th. Our third recommendation comes from our friends in Rise Against who recently took this band out on tour with them. Radkey, a 3-piece punk band from St. Joseph, Missouri keeps it in the family. Formed by three brothers, Dee, Isaiah and Solomon, Radkey are playing good 'ole fashion punk rock, particularly a kind sounds like it was recorded in the 90's, but written in the 80's. Ya dig? Catch Radkey on the Black Stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX on Friday, November 7th.
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High above L.A. with Death Valley Girls and Jennifer Herrema
Death Valley Girls are Bonnie, Rachel, Laura and Larry. Tommy is the studio dog :) They are all super easy going laid back types, so getting them in Volcom swag was a breeze. The sun was bright and hot but the beer was cold and we moved forward with the shoot like "pros". They played I shot. They drank I shot. Tommy ran around as if he were a big dog, but he probably only weighs 5 pounds. Larry decorated the walls with old girl gang posters and I played with the flash and shutter speeds while the girls organized their gear to start the jam. It was totally fun. I got my own private show and a few good pics for the road. The view was incredible…we were totally high above Los Angeles. - Jennifer Herrema Bonnie and Rachel get ready to rock. Rachel and Laura Bonnie makes her final adjustments. Ready? 1-2-3-4 Where's Bonnie?   Check out Death Valley Girls upcoming 7inch single on Lolipop Records -"Electric High" b/w "Gettin Hard" Check 'em out live on tour opening for legends Shonen Knife. Sep 30 – Los Angeles CA –Echo  w/ La Luz & Wand Oct 03 –  Pioneertown CA -Desert Stars Fest w/Dandy Warhols, Telescopes etc. Oct 04 – Joshua Tree CA – Babes Rideout 2014   w/L.A.Witch Oct 07 – San Diego CA – Casbah w/Shonen Knife Oct 08  – Los Angeles CA – Bootleg Theatre w/Shonen Knife & The Garden Oct 10 – San Francisco CA – Bottom of the Hill w/Shonen Knife Oct 11 – Portland OR – Dante’s w/Shonen Knife Oct 12 – Seattle WA – The Tractor w/Shonen Knife Oct 14 – Eugene OR-  Wandering Ghost Oct 15 – Sacramento CA - Witch Room Oct 16 – Santa Cruz CA - TBA Oct 18 – Los Angeles, CA - Cobraside w/Gateway Drugs Nov 06 – Los Angeles, CA - Bootleg Theatre w/Stone Foxes Death Valley Girls full length album Street Venom is out now on Burger Records.