Vans x Metallica: Pat Moore Meets Lars Ulrich (Video)
Four-Part Video Series Captures Shared Passions Between Metallica and Favorite Vans Team Riders
Vans and iconic rock band Metallica present the series finale to an exclusive four-part OffTheWall.tv series capturing the unique shared passions between Kirk, James, Robert and Lars and favorite Vans team riders. Released in conjunction with the new Vans x Metallica signature footwear collection now in stores, tune to vans.com/metallica and metallica.com for more details on the Vans x Metallica “Kill ’Em All” edition shoes coming in March and to check out all the videos in the series.
The final installment of Vans x Metallica follows Vans snowboarder Pat Moore as he takes a few runs with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich in Montana. The two discuss music and Lars’ new Vans sneaker design.
The Vans x Metallica signature collection represents an authentic partnership between two influential names whose heritage in music and skateboarding have inspired like-minded fans for more than 30 years. Each Metallica member – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo – had free reign to choose any iconic Vans shoe style and make it their own while drawing from their favorite influences in the worlds of music, action sports and art to create Vans shoes reflecting their personal style.
In March, Vans and Metallica introduce Kill ’Em All theme shoes featuring two of Vans’ all-time favorite styles, the Classic Slip-On and the Sk8-Hi, each emblazoned with artwork marking the 30 years since the release of Metallica’s debut album.
OffTheWall.tv is a digital online video network chronicling the unique aspects of Vans’brand of youth culture through original video projects and exclusive content exploring skate, surf, snow, BMX, girls’ lifestyle, art and music. With more than 45 years of rich heritage and far-reaching influence in youth culture, OffTheWall.tv story-telling captures the creative expressions of Vans’ “Off the Wall” identity.
Vans & Music
Vans supports original and creative music acts ranging from Band of Horses to Public Enemy to Turbonegro by bringing memorable shows to global audiences at the House of Vans roving music venue that echoes Vans’ Brooklyn-based cultural hub and to more than half a million fans each summer at the Vans Warped Tour, America’s longest-running music tour. Shoe and clothing collaborations with Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Iggy Pop, Descendents, KISS, Social Distortion, No Doubt, Slayer and Metallica are among the many coveted projects that suit an “Off The Wall” lifestyle for music fans everywhere. For more information on Vans, please visit www.vans.com/music.