Halloween Costume Ideas for LA Music Fans
You are running out of time. YOU ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME. You're running out of time. Halloween is a little over a week away, and you haven't done jack to prepare. It's not too late. You've got this weekend to shop, and the entire next week to finesse. If you're looking for some ideas for you and/or your friends, here are a LA-based music get-ups that might work.
Christian hair metalers Stryper had an awesome look
Gear requirements: Bumble-bee spandex, lots and lots of fake hair, and an undying devotion to Jesus Christ Our Lord and Savior.
Gear needed: Balding wig; profound, desperate sadness; prison garb.
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Gear needed: God complex; frilly tuxedo shirts; Victorian knickers; dirt; tambourines.
Gear needed: feathered hair wigs; trashy sequined tops; sneers; guitars.
Axl Rose and/or Bo Derek
Gear needed: fake weave; profound look of sadness.
Fake afro; gold chain; big glasses; ability to never underestimate the ignorance of the general public.
Bowl haircut; microphone; black suit; deer-in-headlights expression on face at all times.
Long black wig; fu-manchu mustache; hoodie; Dim Mak T-shirt.
Gear needed: muttonchops; steampunk garb; monome (flashing electronic instrument)
Buzz Osborne of the Melvins
Gear needed: big-ass black/silver afro; endless pessimism; sneer; electric guitar.
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