If you love Metallica, and we mean really love Metallica, then make note that you're now able to sport that metal pride everywhere with some new Metallica items. Following two prior collaborations, Metallica has reconnected with shoe company Vans to unleash a new collection of signature footwear.

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The Metallica footwear line is available in two new styles. The Sk8-Hi Reissue features "full grain leather upper and tonal deco-stitched Sidestripe with an etched Metallica logo on the sidewall with a wrapped version on the quarter panels." Meanwhile, the Classic Slip-On features "an all-over logo print across the vamp and is finished with the same engraved logo on the sidewalls."

In addition to the metal-happy shoes, Metallica have also unveiled a new T-shirt and trucker hat in collaboration with Vans. The full collection is on sale now in the Metallica web store, at Vans.com and at local retail Vans stores.

In other news, Metallica just got the good word that that will receive the latest Polar Music Prize, which is considered the music equivalent of the Nobel Prize.

Check out the Kirk Hammett Flying V here.