Musicians Wearing Shirts from Bands That Sound Nothing Like Them

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I recall seeing Missy Higgins (horrendous Australian singer/songwriter) wearing a Joy Division shirt.

Drooone, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:03 (twelve years ago) Permalink

"musicians"

jaxon, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:07 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Let's keep the rockism to other threads please...

NYCNative, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:09 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Alex in NYC R.I.P.

gershy, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:18 (twelve years ago) Permalink

http://img336.imageshack.us/img336/249/pepsi20shakira7st.jpg

gershy, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:20 (twelve years ago) Permalink

What bands sound like shirts anyway? How do shirts sound?

Oilyrags, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:21 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I gave Blowfly all my old punk shirts, but the best one is the LARD shirt we got from AT that he wore in the pisspot the puppet interview you can find on your tube.

UncleTomfly, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:22 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I can think of more dissimilar sounds than between The Ramones and Paris Hilton.

Just saying.

Mordechai Shinefield, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:22 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I never get this - are people supposed to be so genre-bound that they only rep for bands/musicians from their own stylistic niche? this is like a militantly catholic position to take I think

Hans Rott, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:22 (twelve years ago) Permalink

saw one of the dudes from in flagranti spin old disco and new wave while wearing a black flag shirt.

haitch, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:25 (twelve years ago) Permalink

shirts sounds like cash money, and to the touring musician they feed us.
buying one is an association with the band. you get cred and we get fed.

one of the best shirt stories was when this guy I know stepped to one of the good charlotte guys at warped who was wearing a Dammned T shirt.

"Cool man, Captain Sensible"
"Who?"

UncleTomfly, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:25 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Fred Durst owns this thread.

g®▲Ðұ, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:30 (twelve years ago) Permalink

http://www.weapon-shaped.com/tatagt/durst2.jpg

g®▲Ðұ, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:32 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I could have sworn I saw Kurt from Nirvana wearing a Daniel Johnston t-shirt!

Must have been my imagination...

Saxby D. Elder, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:32 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I never get this - are people supposed to be so genre-bound that they only rep for bands/musicians from their own stylistic niche?
I never said this was *bad* or anything...

NYCNative, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:33 (twelve years ago) Permalink

http://www.film-forward.com/deviland.jpg

There you go Saxby.

I am not afraid of you and you can spank my ass, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 03:59 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I think this article by our very own Phil Freeman covers the "why metalheads get annoyed when pop stars wear metal shirts" question fairly well, Hans:

http://runningthevoodoodown.blogspot.com/2005/04/what-i-said.html

Jeff Treppel, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:08 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Timberlake in an MC5 shirt..

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...not that there's anything wrong with that.

everything, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:09 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Oh well. He looked like a twat anyway, with or without the shirt.

everything, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:12 (twelve years ago) Permalink

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g®▲Ðұ, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:30 (twelve years ago) Permalink

http://www.rue-morgue.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16074

g®▲Ðұ, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:31 (twelve years ago) Permalink

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Just think...some Lil Wayne fan is gonna ask about that skull on his shirt. Someone will eventually inform him it's the logo for the best horror rock band ever, the Misfits. He might hear their stuff, become addicted, investigate the movies behind the music...BAM! One more added to our numbers...

g®▲Ðұ, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:32 (twelve years ago) Permalink

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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheCrimsonGhost
Don't hold your breath on that one, bub.

Another thing is the crimson ghost is a registered trademark of The Misfits, I wonder if that's a custom made shirt, because I sure as shit hope it's not officially licensed.

Same here. It's disrespect to put a "grill" on our misfits. We don't go areound putting bloody chainsaws in the hands of Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac do we?
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g®▲Ðұ, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:34 (twelve years ago) Permalink

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Huey in Melbourne, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:49 (twelve years ago) Permalink

So much for a public service. [i]Let's try again.{/i]

Huey in Melbourne, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:50 (twelve years ago) Permalink

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Huey in Melbourne, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:50 (twelve years ago) Permalink

U BROKE ILX U MOTHERFUCKER

The Reverend, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:28 (twelve years ago) Permalink

The Reverend, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:29 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Fixed?

The Reverend, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:29 (twelve years ago) Permalink

No.

The Reverend, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:29 (twelve years ago) Permalink

It all started with Timberlake in an MC5 shirt.

I feel dizzy.

Huey in Melbourne, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:35 (twelve years ago) Permalink

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Huey in Melbourne, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:35 (twelve years ago) Permalink

http://www.dustedmagazine.com/covers/feature_id-95.jpg

Drooone, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:38 (twelve years ago) Permalink

This thread would be a lot more fun if it it was less "LOL FAMOUS PERSON DOESN'T KNOW AS MUCH ABOUT BAND AS ME BECAUSE THEY ARE TOO BUSY BEING FAMOUS" and was more "Hey, isn't this neat?"

We're all adults, the fact that one of the jocks likes your favorite band should have stopped bothering you, like, freshman year of college.

Whiney G. Weingarten, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:47 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Also, italics.

Whiney G. Weingarten, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:47 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Also, Missy Elliott wearing a bedazzled Motorhead shirt in the "Get Ur Freak On" video was the highlight of my life.

Whiney G. Weingarten, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:47 (twelve years ago) Permalink

..my Birchville Cat Motel post was very much a "Hey, isn't this neat" post, FWIW.

Drooone, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:02 (twelve years ago) Permalink

(meta criticism of whiney g)

JW, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:11 (twelve years ago) Permalink

america demands weenie horror biggie shirts

A B C, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:14 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I think this article by our very own Phil Freeman covers the "why metalheads get annoyed when pop stars wear metal shirts" question fairly well, Hans:

http://runningthevoodoodown.blogspot.com/2005/04/what-i-said.html

-- Jeff Treppel, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:08

I was about to post that.

BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:26 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Also, Missy Elliott wearing a bedazzled Motorhead shirt in the "Get Ur Freak On" video was the highlight of my life.

-- Whiney G. Weingarten, Monday, April 16, 2007 7:47 PM (39 minutes ago)

pretty sucky life, bro.

g®▲Ðұ, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:28 (twelve years ago) Permalink

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Who was the guy who had a Boards Of Canada sticker on his guitar? (It was Dave Grohl or Brian Molko, I think)

StanM, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:35 (twelve years ago) Permalink

can I just turn this off?

StanM, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:36 (twelve years ago) Permalink

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doh.

StanM, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:36 (twelve years ago) Permalink


pretty sucky life, bro.


Yeah.

Whiney G. Weingarten, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:39 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Also, I wasn't really responding to any one poster, just a general tone of threads like these. So sorry if I sound like a crank.

Whiney G. Weingarten, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:41 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I think this article by our very own Phil Freeman covers the "why metalheads get annoyed when pop stars wear metal shirts" question fairly well, Hans:

http://runningthevoodoodown.blogspot.com/2005/04/what-i-said.html


annoying people like that for those very reasons is what's GREAT about paris/ashlee &c &c wearing these t-shirts!

do people have any awareness at all of when they turn into grizzling grandads?

i was going to post that picture of holly valance in a ramones t-shirt but i can't find it :(

lex pretend, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 06:44 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Well, a Motorhead-inspired shirt at any rate...

http://www.genesissurfshop.com/shop/images/OGT-tee-motorshed-1.jpg

From the page selling the damn thing: "Old Guys Rule tee shirt Motorshed place of spades in black. Great gift idea for an old time motorhead fan who now spends more time in the shed than rocking out to motorhead!"

Loud guitars shit all over "Bette Davis Eyes" (NYCNative), Sunday, 26 April 2015 09:37 (four years ago) Permalink

two months pass...

http://cdn.allsongs.tv/image/fee19a72-251f-435e-9b1b-be4d166ff266/kanye-west-glastonbury-maxw-1920.jpg

Probably needs further investigation but I spotted it on the video: Kanye at Glastonbury.

The bleach patch on his left shoulder has NIKKI SIXX MICK MARS TOMMY LEE VINCE NEIL written in it in marker. Only Nikki Sixx is really clear in the picture.

arbiter of sorrow (aldo), Thursday, 2 July 2015 07:40 (three years ago) Permalink

ahh .. interesting, i was trying to figure out what it said on saturday ..

mark e, Thursday, 2 July 2015 08:24 (three years ago) Permalink

two months pass...

http://i.imgur.com/HJjgcTa.jpg

scarlett bohansson (unregistered), Monday, 14 September 2015 21:00 (three years ago) Permalink

Really chasing the AARP demographic. A good career move for am aging band.

how's life, Monday, 14 September 2015 21:06 (three years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

i feel like every techno dj on the planet has worn a black flag short at some point

brimstead, Friday, 16 October 2015 17:48 (three years ago) Permalink

Well they produce a lot of hardcore, but the *other* kind of hardcore.

Siegbran, Friday, 16 October 2015 17:52 (three years ago) Permalink

Maybe this thread should be closed down and a permanent link to Urban Outfitters posted instead.

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Friday, 16 October 2015 18:01 (three years ago) Permalink

going on their wiki page Yellow Claw sound like the most Dutch thing ever

the dude's shirt seems to be some sort of bespoke thing, the lettering is behind the scissors on the design?

lol I'm even boring myself now

these are my pincers and if you don't like them I have udders (DJ Mencap), Friday, 16 October 2015 19:02 (three years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

I've been on a Dead bender these last few days, so that really mellows my trip right about now.

(I'm sober, I swear)

austinato (Austin), Sunday, 8 November 2015 21:21 (three years ago) Permalink

Seems like you could really write any story imaginable by sourcing 9 tweets.

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Tuesday, 10 November 2015 18:57 (three years ago) Permalink

Yeah, as long as you sign off by writing:

Why is everybody so offended? Metallica shirts are everywhere! Are there not bigger things to be upset about?

"...Thanks for clicking tho."

flyingtrain (sbahnhof), Wednesday, 11 November 2015 01:06 (three years ago) Permalink

Timbaland is the latest hip-hop/R&B type to be seen sporting a punk rock jacket, his being leather and adorned with Misfits, Dead Kennedys, Subhumans, Crass and the like logos.

The Metal injection website reports on it with some of the snide commentary that we don't use here because we liek that sort of thing.

http://i0.wp.com/www.metalinjection.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Timbaland-jacket-front.jpg?fit=750%2C1000
http://i0.wp.com/www.metalinjection.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Timbaland-jacket-back.jpg?resize=700%2C394

The website has a link to the interview.

Loud guitars shit all over "Bette Davis Eyes" (NYCNative), Thursday, 19 November 2015 01:23 (three years ago) Permalink

three months pass...

Lol

Treeship, Tuesday, 23 February 2016 00:42 (three years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

hahaha that's amazing.

Montgomery Burns' Jazz (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Saturday, 2 April 2016 15:24 (three years ago) Permalink

tbf Lou Donaldson is the most emo soul jazz artist

human life won't become a cat (man alive), Sunday, 3 April 2016 07:13 (three years ago) Permalink

seven months pass...
eight months pass...

Surprised no one mentioned Lady Gaga wearing a Les Rallizes Denudes t-shirt a while ago.

Federico Boswarlos, Thursday, 3 August 2017 15:41 (one year ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Kanye in a Pop Group shirt, for people who don't Facebook.

Thomas Gabriel Fischer does not endorse (aldo), Wednesday, 6 September 2017 21:54 (one year ago) Permalink

one year passes...

Alex in NYC brought this to my attention:
Message to Kids: Rush Isn’t Cool

This article by Andy Cush at Spin.com was prompted by Travis Scott wearing a Rush shirt at the Grammys.

http://www.rushisaband.com/images/201902/4243.f.jpg

Even funnier to me is that it was evidently Kylie Jenner's shirt which likely infuriates a lot of people to no end. It certainly upset Alex.

http://scontent.fphl2-3.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/52598144_10161458281685597_3781236117307654144_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_eui2=AeHJ0Yb_VZq6Bo0NCcXq1iHqDgAbhuebAwF8Z4pefNcsDtp57FvGDjnMXwrDNwO0-wUEmMirrqwqgyl5X5TewNif_SYw3paEGTElwQQvavN2Ww&_nc_ht=scontent.fphl2-3.fna&oh=7d0241262d2caf639efdaf1a4f4622e4&oe=5CB3A15B

I find the article lame for a bunch of reasons, but they have nothing to do with being mad anyone is wearing a Rush shirt.

Loud guitars shit all over "Bette Davis Eyes" (NYCNative), Monday, 11 February 2019 23:02 (four months ago) Permalink

^ Kendrick stans for Oasis

enochroot, Tuesday, 12 February 2019 15:05 (four months ago) Permalink

King Crimson is just as dorky and isn't on Spotify.

peace, man, Tuesday, 12 February 2019 17:03 (four months ago) Permalink

Thought thread revive would be for this

https://i.imgur.com/iXrydv3.jpg

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Tuesday, 12 February 2019 17:39 (four months ago) Permalink

I still think the article is actually lovingly praising Rush but either I'm way off or everyone else is misunderstanding it, based on social media.

silent as a seashell Julia (Sund4r), Tuesday, 12 February 2019 19:36 (four months ago) Permalink

I don't think a Rush hater would reel off their proggiest deep cuts like that.

silent as a seashell Julia (Sund4r), Tuesday, 12 February 2019 19:38 (four months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Hannah is punk now! ☠️ pic.twitter.com/I4nUdajchD

— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) March 29, 2019

... (Eazy), Friday, 29 March 2019 17:15 (two months ago) Permalink

Pimp C (RIP) of UGK wearing a Nirvana "Sliver/Dive" shirt in the "Use Me Up" video (1992):

https://i.imgur.com/H9JqbKE.jpg

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Monday, 8 April 2019 03:22 (two months ago) Permalink

I can’t find it right now, but there’s a recent-ish selfie of David Sylvian sporting a black Boris (the Japanese noisegaze band) T-shirt.

Max Florian, Monday, 8 April 2019 04:42 (two months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Joe McPhee, about 3 hours ago...

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/479VGdkEOOU/hqdefault.jpg

Ned Caligari (Tom D.), Thursday, 9 May 2019 00:12 (one month ago) Permalink

Shout out to the guitarist in Westkust who wears Death in June or Non t-shirts. https://www.last.fm/music/Westkust/+images/84a7ccfb9ed946df88711d61115e783a

Treblekicker, Thursday, 9 May 2019 08:48 (one month ago) Permalink

When fashion dictates . . .

nickn, Thursday, 9 May 2019 16:48 (one month ago) Permalink

lotta pics not showing up but i feel like that idiot Ryan ADams must have been the king of this?

A-B-C. A-Always, B-Be, C-Chooglin (will), Thursday, 9 May 2019 16:53 (one month ago) Permalink

Well excuse me if I, wear another band's shirt tonite....

pplains, Friday, 10 May 2019 00:22 (one month ago) Permalink

https://i.imgur.com/37E2T1Q.png

Chuck Mosley of Faith No More

pplains, Thursday, 16 May 2019 17:32 (one month ago) Permalink

Joe McPhee does kinda sound like AC/DC sometimes

longtime caller, first time listener (man alive), Thursday, 16 May 2019 18:29 (one month ago) Permalink

the rest of them look like adorable babies (in the care of an extremely irresponsible adult)

blokes you can't rust (sic), Thursday, 16 May 2019 18:30 (one month ago) Permalink

maybe in the care of an RA who is three years older than the rest of them

longtime caller, first time listener (man alive), Thursday, 16 May 2019 18:31 (one month ago) Permalink


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