Metallica Release Latest Billabong Collection, 'Metallica x AI Forever,' Honoring Late Surf Legend

Ross Halfin

The line is inspired by their "Seek and Destroy" album and pays tribute to Andy Irons.

The second collection in Billabong's collaboration with Metallica, "Metallica x AI Forever," honors late world champion surfer Andy Irons. "He was a rebel in a rebellious sport," says singer/guitarist James Hetfield in a promotional video for the capsule collection that dropped over the weekend. The latest collection includes t-shirts, fleece hoodies, jerseys, surf trunks, jackets and tank tops celebrating the long friendship between the group and late three-time world champion surfer Irons, who died at age 32 in Nov. 2010.

The collection -- inspired by Metallica's landmar Seek and Destroy album -- will support the Andy Irons Foundation; click here to shop the AI merch.

Check out some of the piecs and promotional videos below.


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