Spicoli Cobain T-Shirt: Where To Buy, Other Funny Band T-Shirts
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Indie artist foulperalta has gone viral for his tongue-in-cheek take on retro band t-shirts, reimagining musical artists with pop culture characters and memes. The artist’s “Spicoli Cobain” t-shirt, which juxtaposes the character of Sean Penn from Fast times at Ridgemont High with the iconic Nirvana logo, is perhaps its most well-known piece, but there are dozens of other designs available to buy now.
The shirts are all sold on Teerepublic, a print-on-demand site that lets you layer any image or artwork you want onto a t-shirt, tank top, hoodie, mug, and even a facial mask. For T-shirts, customers can choose from over 30 different colors and sizes ranging from small to 5XL. In other words: there’s something for everyone, no matter what style you like and what band you represent.
1. The misfits
This classic black t-shirt revisits The Misfits with a photo of Sylvester Stallone and Henry Winkler from their 1974 cult hit, The Lords of Flatbush. The punk rock band’s horror-themed font keeps things completely rock and roll.
2. Blink 182
Chandler, Ross and Joey replace Tom, Mark and Travis in this Blink 182-meets-Friends mashup, which uses the band’s iconography Take off your pants and jacket time.
One of the t-shirts that helped foulperalta go viral, this “Spiolicobain T-Shirt” features a photo of the ultimate grunge slacker: Jeff Spicoli (aka Sean Penn’s character in Fast times at Ridgemont High).
4. Black flag
Nobody jokes with Robert De Niro, especially not in the 1991 thriller, Cape fear. Here, Max Cady gets smirky and sinister in a Black Flag-inspired rock tee.
The Smiths are recast with Ron Swanson of Parks and recreation on a classic black t-shirt. Like all the other designs on this list, you can also get this print on a hoodie, sticker, or coffee mug.
After leaving The Misfits in 1987, singer Glenn Danzig left and started his eponymous heavy metal band which is still active to this day. The famous leader with long hair is replaced on this t-shirt by another celebrity with dark and luscious locks: John Stamos.
7. Kate Bush
British singer Kate Bush has enjoyed a resurgence in recent months thanks to the use of her song “Running Up That Hill” in the final season of stranger things. This “BeetleBush” t-shirt reimagines the singer as Catherine O’Hara’s character, Delia Deetz, in beetle juice.
8. Nine Inch Nails
Keanu Reeves as Trent Reznor? Completely logical for us. Here, Reeves’ memorable twist (and look) as John Wick gets smashed with the iconic Nine Inch Nails logo.
Brad Pitt with dreads? Yeah, it happened for a photo shoot in 2012 with magazine interview but it also works here with Pitt replacing Korn frontman Jonathan Davis. Every shirt on this list is available in sizes small to 5XL and in over two dozen colors.