Converse Unveils Black Sabbath Footwear Collection — Video
Today, Converse announces the Fall 2014 Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Black Sabbath collection featuring three new styles inspired by one of the most iconic bands of all time.
The collaboration features highly acclaimed album artwork from Black Sabbath's classic records Never Say Die and Sabbath Bloody Sabbath as well as iconic live photography. The collection marks Black Sabbath's third footwear collaboration with Converse.
Since debuting in 1969, Black Sabbath have inspired millions through music. One of the most iconic bands of all time has once again teamed up with one of the most iconic sneakers of all time for a truly special Converse Chuck Taylor All Star collection.
The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Black Sabbath collection will be available at Converse stores (converse.com) and Journey's (journeys.com) beginning Thursday, July 10, for $60. For more information about the collection visit converse.com/blacksabbath for more info about the collection.
Also be sure to check out the photo gallery and video below!
The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Sabbath Bloody Sabbath hi-top features canvas uppers printed with cover art from one of Black Sabbath’s heaviest and most loved records, “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath,” which was recorded in the dungeons of the Clearwell Castle in England. The album artwork by legendary artist Drew Struzan captures the mood and vibe of those recording sessions. The stitched “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” tongue label features the same text font as the album cover.
The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Never Say Die hi-top features the logo and cover art from Black Sabbath’s last studio album with their original lineup, “Never Say Die.” The cover art was created by one of the most iconic artists in rock music, Storm Thorgerson, who was part of the Hipgnosis Collective that created several legendary album covers. The stitched “Never Say Die” tongue label features the same text font as the album cover and the album image is printed on the fabric upper.
The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Black Sabbath Live hi-top features an iconic black and white concert photo of Ozzy giving a double peace sign while the band jams in the background on the fabric upper. The tongue label features the black stitched band logo.