Adventures with Chris ventured to the East Coast for the Orion Music and More Festival this summer. The episode hit just as Vans announced the release of the Vans x Metallica Half Cab Anniversary Collab. Watch the video and check out more information on the new Half Cab shoe below. Make sure to check out the World Wide Premiere of Trujillo Trio band in the vid too. Ultra rad!
20th Anniversary Half Cab Kicks Off Projects Continuing in 2013 and Beyond
Cypress, CA (October 2nd, 2012) — Vans and Metallica introduce the limited edition Vans x Metallica 20th Anniversary Half Cab Pro available this month in better skate shops everywhere. In early October, skate shops around the world will receive the latest release in the year-long celebration marking 20 years of the most popular skate shoe of all-time, Steve Caballero’s signature Half Cab. The heavy-duty canvas and suede “black to the floor” Metallica edition of the Half Cab Pro features classic band lyrics embossed in the side, exclusive Vans x Metallica x Steve Caballero labeling and a unique clear rubber sole with Kill ’Em All album artwork showing through. To learn more about the Half Cab and where you can find the special Metallica edition, please visit vans.com/halfcab20.
“I’ve been wearing Vans on stage my whole freakin’ career (and way before that!),” said Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo. “Whether I’m walking the streets of Venice or San Francisco, Vans provides the funk in my stride!”
“To have Metallica, my all-time favorite metal band, collaborating with me on this 20th anniversary Half Cab shoe is an honor and a dream come true,” said Vans’ skate legend Steve Caballero. “I’m very stoked that Vans is working with such a legendary band and the Half Cab is just the beginning.”
The Vans and Metallica partnership will continue in Spring 2013 with two product drops: a four-piece “Passion Project” collection designed by each member of Metallica coming in February and a two-shoe salute to the band’s debut album, Kill ’Em All, delivering in March.
Stay tuned to metallica.com and vans.com for updates and videos that capture the unique shared passions between Kirk, James, Robert and Lars and your favorite Vans team riders.
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