Todd Francis photo by Rob Collins.
Juice Magazine, Skeleton Key Mfg and The Loud Ones present this original interview series, “In The Van” by punker skate rockers, the Loud Ones, as they motor through the country and temporarily kidnap interesting characters in their renovated touring machine while sedating them with beers and questions. Today’s episode features Todd Francis.
Loud Ones – In The Van #17 – Todd Francis
Todd pays tribute to Antihero Skateboards, Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie, X, Sean Young. Andy Roy, Bob Burnquist, Julien Stranger, John Cardiel, Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, Devo, Natas Kaupas, Fear, Agent Orange, Sex Pistols, The Stooges, Ray Bones Rodriguez, Vernon Courtland Johnson, Powell Peralta, Rolling Stones, Dieselhed and Jerry Brown…
Thanks to the good folks at Converse for putting on the CONS Project workshops and giving us a chance to talk to Todd Francis, Russ Pope and Paul Schmitt. Stay tuned for upcoming “In The Van” episodes with Russ and Paul, and find out more about the CONS Projects at http://www.consproject.com/ Thanks to Rob Collins for the terrific photo of Todd Francis. Learn more about Rob Collins photography and his new book “Wide Angle Vision” at http://www.blurb.com/b/6054331-wide-angle-vision and his website http://robcollinsphoto.com/
In The Van episodes #1- #16 feature Dougie Death, Jones Harrington, Metal Man, Sloppy Sam and Wez Lundry, Donny Barley, Dan St. Jacques, Davey Rogers, Big Tim Klemonsky, Bob Cenci, Kevin Day, Bob Furapples, Fred Smith, Joyce Raskin, Bob Otis and Seanzo Murray. Check out one of the Loud Ones greatest hits, “Time To Skate”. Get more from The Loud Ones at www.loudones.com
Loud Ones – In The Van #16 – Seanzo Murray
Seanzo Murray pays tribute to Black Flag, Jake Phelps, Tony Perez, Chuck Dukowski, Greg Ginn, Flite, The Knack, Tony Alva, Government Issue, Pajama Slave Dancers, Johnny Griff, Andy Strahan, The Damned, Doug “Pineapple” Saladino, Gang Threat, Necros, F.U.s, SS Decontrol, Negative FX, Barefoot Mike, Bamboozle Skate Shop, Jay Smith and Devo.
Loud Ones – In The Van #15 – Bob Otis
Bob pays tribute to the Idle Rich, The Proletariat, DYS, the FUs, Siege, Antisect, Crass, Danny Way, Discharge, Rudimentary Peni, Jello Biafra, Dan St. Jacques and Ben Barnett of DropDead.
Loud Ones – In The Van #14 – Joyce Raskin
Joyce pays tribute to Scream, Ignition, Positive Force D.C., Z-Boys, Peggy Oki, The Descendents, Milo Aukerman, The Clash, Skate Like A Girl, Lizzie Armanto, Tony Hawk, Powell Peralta, Sam Liu, Fugazi, Courtney Barnett, Drew Barrymore, girl power and more!
Loud Ones – In The Van #13 – Fred Smith
Fred Smith pays tribute to Dead Boys, Big World, Alva team, Bones Brigade, Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Mike McGill, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Blender, Mark Gonzales, Dead Kennedys, Joe Strummer, the Living Room, Jeff Phillips, Blaize Blouin…
Loud Ones – In The Van #12 – Bob Furapples
Bob Furapples pays tribute to the Clash, the Ramones, Jake Phelps, Sex Pistols, D.O.A., Tony Hawk, Chuck Biscuits, the Misfits , Minor Threat, Johnny Rotten, Gallery East, Jerry’s Kids, the FUs, Pushead and more.
Loud Ones – In The Van #11 – Kevin Day
Kevin Day pays tribute to the Loud Ones, Devo, 5.9 Death Crew, Jimi Hendrix, Tony Alva, Bad Brains, Mike Weed, Skitch Hitchcock, Garrison Hitchcock, Eddie Elguera, Red AKA Mark Scott, Bob Burnquist, Lux Interior of The Cramps, Henry Rollins, Schmitt Stix, Devo, Steve Olson, Duane Peters, Mike Brown and New England.
Loud Ones – In The Van #10 – Bob Cenci of Jerry’s Kids
Bob Cenci pays tribute to Dead Kennedys, Discharge, Steve Olson, Black Flag, Henry Rollins, Bad Brains, Jake Phelps, Iggy Pop, Duane Peters, Gang Green and more…. with additional questions from: Davey Rogers, Paul Wisienewski (Green Issue Skateboards), Dougie Death, The RathSkeller, Jimmy Gestapo, Rob Mertz and Russ Iglay.
Loud Ones – In The Van #9 – Big Tim Klemonsky
Big Tim pays tribute to Fear, Gwar, Santa Cruz, Consolidated Skateboards, Jason Jessee, Karma Tsocheff, Andy Roy, The Cro Mags, Sloppy Sam, Wade Speyer, Bruce Juice, Mark Gonzales, Rune Glifberg, Darby Crash, Wounded Knee Skateboards, Bod Boyle and Motorhead.
Loud Ones – In The Van #8 – Davey Rogers
Davey Rogers pays tribute to Peter Hewitt, The Ramones, The Misfits, Lance Mountain, Hosoi Skateboards, Wounded Knee Skateboards, Motorhead, The Cro-Mags and more…
Loud Ones – In The Van #7 – Dan St. Jacques
Dan St. Jacques pays tribute to Extinction Machine, Olneyville Sound System, Agnostic Front, Wrecking Crew, Youth of Today, Z-Boys, Bones Brigade, Zorlac, The Stooges, Steve Alba, Micke Alba, Black Flag, Mark Gonzales, Iggy Pop and more…
Loud Ones – In The Van #6 – Donny Barley
Donny Barley pays tribute to skateboarding, Fugazi, Dan Drehobl, Santa Cruz Skateboards, Tom Knox, Eric Dressen, Speed Freaks, Wheels on Fire, Nirvana, Sloppy Sam, Bad Brains, H.R., Hosoi Hammerhead, Dinosaur Jr. and the Dead Kennedys.
Loud Ones – In The Van #5 – Wez Lundry
Wez Lundry pays tribute to: Oingo Boingo, The Pretenders, The Graven Image, Dead Kennedys, Alva team, Craig Johnson, Fred Smith, Tex Gibson, Bill Danforth, Eddie Reategui, The Ramones, MoFo, Dead Boys, Radio Birdman, Mc5, The Accused, Christian Hosoi, Lance Mountain, John Cardiel, Neil Blender, Mark Gonzales, Ben Raybourn, Jello Biafra, Joe Strummer and Dave Duncan.
Loud Ones – In The Van #4 – Sloppy Sam
Sloppy Sam pays tribute to: 5.9 Crew, Angry Samoans, Burnside locals ’94, Sage, Red, Little John, PigPen, Neil Heddings, Q-Man, AC/DC, Warped Tour, John Fabriquer, Tim Klemonsky, Dan Drehobl, Dez Cadena, Danger Decks, Schmitt Stix, Slayer, Dan Tag and more…
Loud Ones – In The Van #3 – Metal Man
Metal Man pays tribute to: The Proletariat, Big World, Alva Skateboards, The Tubes, Cedar Crest, Tony Magnusson, Dead Kennedys, Christian Hosoi, Johnny Lydon and The Mentors.
Loud Ones – In The Van #2 – Jones Harrington
Jones Harrington pays tribute to: Butthole Surfers, Body Count, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Santa Cruz Skateboards, Baker Skateboards, The Jam, Jeff Grosso, The Germs, Neil Blender, The Cramps, Real Skateboards and the Buzzcocks.
Loud Ones – In The Van #1 – Dougie Death
Dougie Death pays tribute to 7Seconds, Bad Religion, 5.9 Crew, Sex Pistols, The Ramones, Fred Smith, Bad Brains, John Cardiel and Born Against.
Loud Ones – “Time to Skate”
Loud Ones are DKnow – Drums, Metal Man – Guitar, Fred Smith III- Bass, Mike – Guitar/Vocals and Boog – Vox… https://www.facebook.com/TheLoudOnes/