Slayer was founded in 1981 by Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King and is known as one of the Big Four in thrash metal bands along with Metallica, Anthrax, and Megadeth. Vans has worked with the likes of Iron Maiden, KISS and Bad Brains already and is adding Slayer to list of rock and roll collaborations. The SK8-HI showcase the group’s logo enlarged at the side with black suede and red finishing up the rest of the details. The Slayer x Vans SK8-HI is scheduled to release in early 2009. Via Sneaker Freaker.