12 Last-Minute Band Costumes You Can Literally Pull Out Of Your Closet

October 22, 2018

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Need to scrape together a last-minute Halloween costume? Let some of your favorite artists serve as inspiration!

 

1. Twenty One Pilots

Whichever era you ~*clique*~ with most...

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Needs:

  • Red beanie
  • Red eyeshadow
  • Black paint

 

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Needs:

  • Green shirt with yellow duct tape
  • Yellow bandana
  • Or literally just a jumpsuit

 

2. Green Day

Ah, the 2004 classic...

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Needs:

  • Black eyeliner
  • More black eyeliner
  • Black dress shirt and pants
  • Red Tie

 

3. Panic! At The Disco

Get a lil classy this halloween~

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Needs:

  • Hair gel
  • Black pants
  • Black t-shirt
  • Gold blazer
  • The voice of an angel

 

4. My Chemical Romance

Emo kids! Squad up for this iconic throwback...

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Needs:

  • Black eyeliner (again)
  • I don't know what to call this jacket...but you need it

 

5. Thirty Seconds To Mars 

Mostly just Jared Leto, but basically the same thing...

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Needs:

  • Long, beautiful hair
  • A fun/colorful jacket (ie: floral kimono, tye dye scarf, fur coat, sequined sweater, the most extra thing you can find tbh)
  • Aviator sunglasses

 

6. Paramore

OHHHH I NEVER MEANT TO BRAGGGG...but this would be an epic costume!

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Needs:

  • Colored hair spray
  • Striped tights
  • Yellow eyeshadow
  • A Myspace

 

7. Imagine Dragons

In celebration of their new album, Origins, coming out November 9th!

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Needs:

  • Lots of red, I guess

OR, the more literal approach...

  • A thought bubble and a dragon

 

8. Blink-182

Fart jokes not included.

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Needs:

  • Dickies pants
  • Hurley shirt
  • (hopefully fake) lip ring

 

9. The "Enema Of The State" Nurse

Hopefully you have a butterfly tattoo...

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Needs:

  • Sexy nurse costume
  • Blue eyeshadow
  • Butterfly tattoo

 

10. Red Hot Chili Peppers

Just talk about California all night...

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Needs:

  • Nothing

 

11. Portugal. The Man

If you're a hipster, you don't even need a costume

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Needs: 

  • Glasses
  • Denim jacket
  • Mustache
  • Bucket hat or beanie

 

12. Gwen Stefani

THERE'S SO MANY ERAS TO CHOOSE FROM

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Needs:

  • Wacky hairstyle
  • Baggy and/or plaid pants
  • Bikini top

 

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