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Issue SIX is LIVE

A half a year in the making, Issue SIX (like every issue) is an annual recount of the snowboard community. You could call it a magazine, but it sits better as a coffee table book. A lot can happen in a year, so here's to 228 pages featuring 9 articles, 99 gallery pages, and a gloss text cover.

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Norm Schoff and Justin Phipps

Death of The Full-Length: Has The Time Come?

Short attention spans, dwindling marketing budgets, and cheap camera equipment are all part of the equation. Today’s video landscape looks a lot different than a few decades ago. Has the time come to bury the full-length?

Iris Pham grinds rail at Red Bull Heavy Metal in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA on February 10, 2024. // Ashley Rosemeyer / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202402110067 // Usage for editorial use only //


We Sent Our Favorite Correspondent to Red Bull Heavy Metal (Again)

Keenan spectates, the Bull plays coy, and Minnesota’s State Capital gets turned into a spot. All in due course at this year’s Red Bull Heavy Metal.

Keenan Cawley

Torment Mag Issue SIX Release Party and Knights of the Brown Table World Premiere (and So Much More)

A new venue, new magazine, and two new movies to kick off Halloween weekend.

Norm Schoff

Are You Okay and Are You a Friend? — Two Questions, Two Videos, and the First SLC Premiere of the Season

May The Clubhouse never die!

Norm Schoff

Be Somebody II: The Superpipe Sequel Event at Woodward Park City

A perfect beach day right off I-80 to commemorate the second annual Dustbox outing.

Jonathan Van Elslander

The Last Snowboard Movie: 5 Years Since Vans’ LANDLINE.

Hard to believe half a decade has passed since Vans’ iconic 2018 release. Jonathan Van Elslander unpacks “LANDLINE.” and it’s lasting influence as one of the most impactful videos in snowboarding.

Torment Staff

Knights, Castles, and Snowboarding at DIYX 2023

Hard to leave the Torment Headquarters, so we sent our intern overseas into the depths of this year’s DIYX STRT JAM.

Matt Norris

A Look Inside Denver’s (Hopefully) Annual Snowboard Festival

It’s hard to put on a premiere, let alone a four-day snowboard event that showcases snowboarding on a much more intimate level.

Norm Schoff

The Most Respectful Mosh: An Emo Story

The Utah pendulum swings to the other side. A night full of mosh-induced expression brought to you by Gap Year, And One, and Catalyst.

Denver Orr boardslides the second feature of the day at Red Bull Heavy Metal 2023 in Detroit, Michigan, USA on February 11, 2023.

Keenan-Faulkner Cawley

Heavy Freaking Metal Part II: Exploring the Hows and Wows of the Events Surrounding a Rail Jam in Detroit

Red Bull Heavy Metal is back in full force. Keenan-Faulkner Cawley and Matt Norris made it to Rock City for its most recent showing at Detroit’s Hart Plaza.