Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Photographs Model Wife For Metal-Inspired Clothing Line
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich recently got behind the camera to shoot a series of black-and-white photos of his wife, Jessica Miller. Those photos are now being used to promote a new line of clothing by Citizens of Humanity and German e-commerce site MyTheresa.com.
The clothing line was inspired by the metal scene of the ‘80s and early ‘90s, but of course, it’s nowhere near as affordable as the concert tees and denim jackets you’ve got hanging in your closet. These pieces will run buyers anywhere from $108 for a white t-shirt to $454 for a pair of slim-fit jeans. There are 19 difference products in the line all together.
"Three or four months ago, I was approached via my publicist about doing a piece in the Citizens Of Humanity magazine with Justin O'Shea,” Ulrich recently told Vogue. “[He's] a really cool guy and I had always been aware of him from the sidelines, so when the idea presented itself via the magazine to do something together, I jumped at it. [O'Shea and I] just hit it off. It felt like we were kindred souls or lost brothers, so we're hanging out the whole day, shooting stuff for the magazine, he's interviewing me and we're talking, and last thing he was doing [at MyTheresa] before he went on to Brioni was this new denim collection inspired by harder rock bands in the '80s, my own included. Metallica was one of his inspirations in putting [it] together, and basically by the end of the day, we were going, 'Wouldn't it be fun if I shot photos of my wife for the launch?' It wasn't something that came through branding people; it was literally just Justin and me hanging out."
As for Metallica’s long-awaited 10th studio album, James Hetfield recently stated the band is targeting a fall release for the record.
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