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METALLICA x BILLABONG Launch Ride the Lightning Collection

These board shorts look hot.

Metallica are continuing their ongoing collaboration with Billabong with the announcement today of the "Ride the Lightning" collection.

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The new line takes the classic Ride the Lightning design and subtly infuses a Billabong logo into the lightning emblazed on a t-shirt, hoodie, longsleeve, denim jacket and surf gear.

This is a five-part collection, so there are still two parts left.

Here is the press release on the collection:

As for the "Ride The Lightning" collection itself, the short-sleeved t-shirt made from ring-spun cotton displays the Metallica logo in the electrified style of the band's genre-defining album. Rendered in stark white lightning bolts on dark background, Billabong's crested wave logo makes the collab official. Identical lightning artwork also features on the long-sleeved shirt — including extra art details on the sleeves — and on the hooded fleece top crafted from 70 percent cotton and 30 percent polyester.

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Taking the collection into street style, the cotton corduroy jacket features "Ride The Lightning" album cover art — an electric chair in the midst of lightning bolts — as a back print. The premium jacket is finished in potassium stone wash with applique and embroidery details including a Billabong patch on the sleeve.

For those looking to jump in the water, a new surf trunk crafted from 90 percent recycled polyester and 10 percent elastane blends proven performance with "Ride The Lightning" artwork in a 19-inch athletic fit. And as the ultimate upgrade for metal-minded surfers, the third drop contains Billabong's high-end Revolution neoprene wetsuit with a full-body "Ride The Lightning" graphene sublimation print.

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