Category Archives: TEAM STEAM

617: The Usual Suspects.

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521: My Ebay Didn’t Win (2) NOS Rob Mertz Zorlac sticker 1980’s Pusshead

$20.59! I was way outbid on this gem…and a cool clear one too boot. I do have one on a white background flowed to me by Rob back in the day. It is safely tucked away in a stack along with my weird Tommy G a Bernie O’Dowd a Jay Henry Creation a Steve Mannion Creation some Pipeline Stickers and all of my Team Steam stickers (which I will post the remainder of Steam Cards when I am in the same place as them)

Jason

509: Spit and Goo Issue 2 “THE BARN ISSUE” and Mark Gonzales comes to En-Jay by Ken and Steve Deitz 1986

Spit and Goo Issue 2 1986 By Ken and Steve Deitz NJ

BARN article

WestWood Cycle Sponsored contest with Marc Gonzalez

This is well worth a read… classic 80’s skatezine from ken and Steve Deitz. All the usual suspects appear in The Barn section. It really makes me recall what was going on in our lives circa 1986. I must admit to having watched Mark Gonzales instead of the contest.

Great stuff

Thanks to Jeff Roenning for vaulting this gem all these years.

495: Hiya Folks! Weeeeer The Raging Lamos….. Brick Skate Park 1992 Photos by The Grand Master Geoff Graham

The Raging Lamos Brick Skate Park NJ 1992

Photo Geoff Grham

 

 

Look what Geoff sent us… Brilliant! It was a day in 1992 that will live on in infamy….. Tom “The Rock” Boyle vs. Tony Hawk II, the largest post Barn Gathering of Team Steam since (hopefully we can change that in 2010) and a live Raging Lamos show night cap. Click the classic photo (taken by Geoff on the day) below for more story:

Now back to the show:

He goes by many names: Stevie “D”, Starvin Eddie,  rifller of fass riff’s Steve Mannion: Guitar and Vocals

Photo Geoff Graham

Part  one of the “Powerful” rhythm section Steve “Dr. K” Kometoni: Bass and back ground Vocals

Photo Geoff Graham

Billy “The Kid” Schwarz: The Skins

Photo Geoff Graham

Who believes The Raging Lamos should compile all of their music (live and studio) onto one CD along with a comic of all the Lamos art work and offer it for sale! Just thinking out loud here…if you agree leave an arm twisting style comment (Jay Henry knows how to write those type follow his lead)

Thank Geoff these are really knock the skin off the ball.

Jason

PS here is a live Lamos track from CBGB’s for you to ENJOY

480: Saturday Night Live at The Barn – Circa 1986..Thanks to Mike Vallely

I’m not gonna say much about this video except thanks to Mike Vallely for getting this filmed back in the day and giving it to us for the archive and another thanks to Larry Ransom for his editing and THOS support throughout the years. Another big thanks goes to Dennis who after searching the web for this footage decided to go to the source and clinched it all. The still images are of Mikes early Vert days at The Barn and the song is Revolution Mother “Night Ride” (pretty fitting) If you comment with a time and a name I will create a gallery of screen grabs…I will get the ball rolling with an important one: 1:24 Weep on Deck.

Enjoy the show…The time is now!!

Jason Oliva Artist

Jason

This is great. Mike talks about the first video he was in. “Action East” If I remember correctly, they showed up at The Barn with all this high-end video, lights and sound gear. It was right in the middle of a hot session. I was like, “What the hell is this???”

The guy who owned the company was like, “Can we film a video here?” and I said, “What’s in it for me?” (as if I was going to say No). This was way beyond squeezing 10 bucks out of some squid for “the new layer.” So he flowed me a “No Fun Joe” deck, a t-shirt and some other free shit and I said, “Go for it!” Of course, our power situation was a 300 yard extension cord to the house that kept blowing out. The next contest I entered as….sponsored by Action East.

Let’s see if we can get this classic film posted.
DennisK


Skater by order of appearance:

1st couple stills Mike Vallely

Papo Capillo No Shirt Red Shorts

Dennis Kane Silver helmet after Papo…Big Indy Air later on

Jimmy Kane Yellow helmet white Tee no sleeves

Mike Vallely Yellow helmet layback air

Papo on roller skates?

Matt padulo Red shorts Layback Air/Backside Air

Tom Groholski Black Shirt Inverts/Layback Air

Bernie O’Dowd No Helmet Frontside air/Invert/Layback Air

Who does the big air with the pink helmet?

Loads of peeps on the deck and on the couch too



468: MERTZ!

Mertz’s Zorlac Video part, Also John Fudala

 

Say hello to Mertz HERE

 

439: Papo Capillo at The Barn

papo capillo stand up frontside grind

Papo Capillo Stand up frontside grind at The Barn NJ

Photo Deitz Bruthas

All eyes on NYC these days. Having been away from the place so long now I have to admit it being on my mind a lot as well. Here  is NYC’s Papo circa 1985 at The Barn in NJ…too cool

signature-Jason-Oliva

Papo was smooth like butter.  Those are Molly’s Skate Shorts with padded hips.  He gave me some red and white ones back in the day.  This cat was in all the Skates Mags back in the 1970’s.  He worked for the Ad Council in the 1980’s.  The Ad Council requires that PSAs promote positive social change in such areas as the quality of life for children, preventative health, education, community well being, and environmental preservation.  He is one of the many friends from NYC that came out and had a great time at the The Barn.  I’m sure that I was standing within a few feet of this perfect grind.  Papo is a very Cool Dude.  Great picture

Dennis Kane