Alkaline Trio Introduce Their Own Nike Kicks
Published Jun 18, 2008Chicago goth punks
In addition to the shoes, which are vegetarian-friendly, the band will also be releasing a limited edition messenger bag. The bags, which will only be sold at Jacks Retail Shop in Huntington Beach, pay homage to the band members humble beginnings as bike messengers.
Alkaline Trios decision to partner with Nike stands in stark contrast to Minor Threats Ian MacKaye, who decided not to allow the company to adopt his bands image for an advertising campaign, proving that the politics of punk are complicated indeed.
This all comes in advance of Alkaline Trio will release Agony and Irony on July 1.
Matt Skiba on the shoe