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New Metallica Vans sneakers available tomorrow

Posted by on February 15, 2018

  Metallica have teamed up with Vans for a third time, to release two types of sneakers as well as a T-shirt and hat. The sneakers are a Sk8-Hi Reissue and the Classic Slip-On, both in all-black with the classic Metallica logo. The items will be available tomorrow (16th) and can be found on both […]

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Back at it again with Brooklyn’s House of Vans (Sleep, Converge, Quicksand)

Posted by on May 10, 2016

Although they didn’t really start to get popular until the late ’70s and early ’80s, Vans are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. And if you live in the New York area like we do, you’re more than likely familiar with the House of Vans in Brooklyn. Located in Greenpoint, for the last few years, the […]

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Shoemerian Records?

Posted by on March 19, 2015

Not content with being just a record label (or a film studio, for that matter), Sumerian has a new line of merch – footwear. The label has teamed up with The Ave Venice, a custom clothing site, and Bamdmerch to make branded Vans and Chuck Taylors  with the likes of Periphery, Upon A Burning Body, […]

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Vans SXSW special releases, including Motörhead, will benefit crash victims

Posted by on March 14, 2014

Vans always seem to have cool band shoes on the market, and for this week they have four special SXSW styles. Each day of SXSW, Vans has been re-releasing a new style of sneakers for purchase. For yesterday the 13th and today the 14th, Vans reissued Circle Jerks and Motörhead shoes, respectively. On the 15th […]

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Orion Music + More Wraps Up Triumphant Second Year

Posted by on June 10, 2013

As soon as they announced the lineup of last year’s Orion Music + More Festival. it was apparent that Metallica were doing things differently. While anyone could have slapped together a solid two-day lineup of heavy bands, the world’s biggest metal band brought country, plenty of indie rock and a brass band to play the […]

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Skeletonwitch Plays New Song at SXSW

Posted by on March 14, 2013

Any new Skeletonwitch is good Skeletonwitch. According to the band’s Facebook, the band is nearly done writing the new album up in Salem, MA and will be recording with the help of Converge’s Kurt Ballou. But why wait for new material when you can hear some now? The above video was recorded during the band’s […]

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Stream The Vans/Pitchfork’s “Show No Mercy” SXSW Showcase Now

Posted by on March 13, 2013

Wish you were at SXSW? If you’re one of the very few that said “no”, you’ll change your mind when you realize who’s playing the Vans/Pitchfork Showcase. It’s been happening since 12pm and headliner Skeletonwitch should be enough to get you excited, not to mention Pallbearer, Royal Thunder. and many others. Thankfully for those who […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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New Vans Ad Stars A Drumline And Skaters (Oh, And Municipal Waste)

Posted by on February 7, 2013

We’ve seen Vans partner up with metal bands before, but not on as cool of a scale as this. The latest commercial from the sneaker company features everything from a drumline to skaters to…Municipal Waste? Yup, it’s a big freakin’ Vans parade starring a bunch of people going crazy, but nowhere near as crazy as […]

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Vans Unleash (Unlace?) Metalllica Shoes

Posted by on July 10, 2012

Next year will be the 30th anniversary of Metallica’s debut album, Kill ‘Em All. According to sneaker blog Kicks On Fire, Vans plan on releasing the ‘Kill ‘Em All Pack,’ in which you’ll be able to pick up a pair of Vans, both slip-on and Sk8 Hi (or high tops), with the familiar hammer artwork plastered […]

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