We know the connection between hip-hop and sneakers has been apparent from the earliest incarnations of the genre, but real heads will know that footwear has also had a profound influence on the punk, rock and metal scenes over the years.
Whether it’s Joe Strummer in Chucks or Dave Mustaine in Air Jordan 1s, finding killer sneaker moments in amongst the genres’ rich histories doesn’t take much digging. Hell, it’s even easier to spot ‘em against all that black.
The actual collaborations have been few and far between, but there have certainly been some heavy-hitters in recent times. So, let’s sift through the noise to uncover some of the best punk/rock/metal sneaker collaborations ever — which ones do you riff with?