Tag Archives: Converse

Slayer to play free show in Boston

Posted by on April 16, 2015

No, we’re not talking about Aaron Hernandez. Converse Rubber Tracks is setting up a free week of shows in Boston, with five days of diverse lineups playing in the sneaker company’s hometown. Among the lineups: Slayer, along with Doomriders! That’s definitely bound to be a more intimate show than the Mayhem Fest, which they’ll also […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan have ‘Rage’ with rapper Jarren Benton

Posted by on August 26, 2014

The Dillinger Escape Plan have no problem with subverting expectations – remember their Plagiarism EP that found them covering Justin Timberlake and Massive Attack? At any rate, the math-metal (they really need a better descriptor) band have teamed up with rapper Jarren Benton for a track on the Converse Cons Volume 2 EP, a series that […]

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High On Fire to tour for free

Posted by on July 31, 2014

Like High on Fire, but on a budget? Good news. The fine folks at Converse have teamed up with the band to present the inaugural Converse Rubber Tracks Live Tour. The opener for the East Coast tour is Blackest, while SoCal’s Arctic will be the West Coast opener. Tickets for the five-date tour were made […]

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Converse Reveal New Black Sabbath Sneaker Collection

Posted by on January 7, 2014

It’s not uncommon these days for shoe companies like Converse  or Vans to put out sneakers adorned with the artwork of famous metal albums. And now we’re about to get more, this time from the one and only Black Sabbath. The new Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Black Sabbath Collection features not one, not two, but four […]

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Free The Dillinger Escape Plan Show Tickets Available Today

Posted by on April 10, 2013

If you live in or around the New York area and like The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Faceless, Royal Thunder or Primitive Weapons, you’re going to want to be around a computer in about 45 minutes. That’s when tickets will become available for the free Converse Rubber Tracks Live show at the Music Hall of […]

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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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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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More Metal Shoes On The Way: Metallica, AC/DC Branded Converse Announced

Posted by on June 2, 2009

While there’s no shortage of metal-branded sneakers, two quintessential bands are getting in on the act. Converse announced today four new Chuck Taylor All Star hi tops featuring the iconic artwork of AC/DC and Metallica. Shoes in this collection will have a suggested retail price of $50 – $80, a bargain for shoes that will […]

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