House of Vans, Leake Street, London, London, United Kingdom

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 00:00 to Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 00:00

KERRANG! has announced a partnership with House of Vans to bring a one of kind Metallica spectacle to London to coincide with the band’s Kerrang! Award nomination and their forthcoming Twickenham show, including an epic photo exhibition, UK premiere of ‘Murder In The Front Row’ and exclusive Metallica pop-up shop.

 The physical manifestation of the culture and creativity at the heart of the Vans brand, House of Vans fosters a rich heritage strongly committed to action sports, art, music and street culture.

The photo exhibition which will not only display never before seen photos from photographer Tom Barnes’ exclusive shoot, it’ll also showcase the birth of the band as seen through the pages of Kerrang! in an unparalleled celebration of the period between 1982 and 1989.  Named Hardwired… And Early Dayz, the exhibition will run from June 18 for a month and gives a never before seen insight into one of the greatest bands of all time.

This unique smorgasbord of Metallica goodness also includes the UK Premiere of ‘Murder In The Front Row’, the “uncensored and boisterous” documentary of The Bay Area Thrash scene on June 19. KERRANG! readers can enter for a chance to win tickets to attend the UK premier, keep an eye on KERRANG! socials for more information. 

As if that wasn’t enough, House of Vans will also be hosting an exclusive Metallica pop-up shop on June 19 and 20 in celebration of Metallica’s World Wired Tour, which makes its London stop at Twickenham Stadium on the 20th.  Not only can revellers beat the stadium queues, they can also buy exclusive merch that isn’t available at the show itself.

Attendees can also watch a screening of a live recording of Metallica’s intimate House of Vans set from 2016, drink the band’s signature beverage ‘Enter Night’ Beer which is also the official beer of the Kerrang! Awards 2019 and of course, enjoy listening to a plethora of fan voted Metallica tunes in the process. Details of how to vote for tracks will be revealed soon on

House of Vans London presents Kerrang! x Metallica art show and pop-up shop will be free and open to the public beginning June 18. For more information please visit


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House of Vans, Leake Street, Arches 228 - 232 Station Approach Road, London, SE1 8SW