13 DIY Halloween Costumes Inspired By Your Favorite Bands

October 24, 2019

ALT 949 - San Diego's Alternative


Halloween is in less than a week and if you're the kind of person who still doesn't have a costume yet, we've got your back.

Here's 8 super quick and super easy costumes based on your favorite bands that you can pull together with things you probably already have in your closet.


Billie Eilish 

What you need:

  • Baggy pants
  • A colorful, extra large t-shirt
  • A blue wig
  • An "IDGAF" attitude ~



What you need:

  • Striped socks
  • Striped shirt
  • A wallet chain
  • Eyeliner
  • Say "fookin" a lot


Dave Grohl

What you need:

  • A shoulder-length wig
  • Beard
  • A+ dad jokes
  • Ability to take shots like a champ



What you need:

  • Glitter jumpsuit
  • Glitter tears
  • More glitter wherever possible


Smashing Pumpkins

What you need:

  • Two people
  • One dressed up as a pumpkin
  • The other one has to say "smashing" all night


Twenty One Pilots

What you need:

  • Plain black t-shirt
  • Red beanie hat
  • (if you're feeling ambitious) smear some black paint on your neck to look like Tyler or red eyeshadow around your eyes to look like Josh


Panic! At The Disco

What you need:

  • Blazer
  • Slacks
  • White button up shirt
  • Perfectly messy hair
  • A "Mr. Steal Yo Girl" attitude


Gwen Stefani

What you need:

  • White tank top
  • Baggy pants
  • Bulky belt
  • Chain necklace
  • Black beanie hat
  • Red lipstick
  • (optional) Bananas



What you need:

  • Dickies
  • Skate shoes
  • A 2000s brand skate tshirt (Hurley, Famous Stars & Straps, DC, etc.)
  • Spiked hair


Kurt Cobain

What you need:

  • Chunky cardigan sweater
  • Your dad's jeans that he mows the grass in
  • Messy hair


Courtney Love

What you need:

  • Plain dress
  • Messy hair
  • Red lipstick
  • Tights
  • An alibi


Green Day

What you need:

  • Black button up shirt
  • Red tie
  • Black pants
  • Eyeliner
  • A very loud political opinion

Mumford & Sons

What you need:

  • Vest
  • Khakis
  • Beard
  • Hipster hair
  • Bonus points for a cool belt buckle