Band tees. You want ’em. You need ’em. You want to know where to get ’em. Well, have you tried:
- The Bay
- Everywhere. They’re everywhere.
- The Gap. The frigging Gap.
- Giant Tiger
- The gas station on the corner
- Hot Topic
- Marks & Spencer
- The lost-and-found at your mom’s office
- Old Navy
- Pac Sun
- Haunted flea markets
- Cool grocery stores
- Urban Outfitters
- Urban Planet
- Value Village
If you need a mass-produced, fast-fashion product to tell everyone that you love AC/DC, the Ramones, the Rolling Stones, Tupac, the Beatles, Green Day, Pink Floyd, Metallica, the Sex Pistols, the Grateful Dead, the Doors, Def Leppard (Really? Def Leppard? O.K.), Rush, Pantera, Dylan, and especially Nirvana, wow, are you in luck!
And what a brave stance to announce to the world that you are a fan of one of these universally adored bands. Very edgy! Huzzah!
You can get classic rock and punk shirts for yourself, your newborn, and your cat anywhere.
They have no investment value.
And also: THERE ARE MORE THAN 15 BANDS WORTH LISTENING TO.
THERE ARE MORE THAN 15 BAND SHIRTS WORTH WEARING.
HERE ARE SOME SOURCES FOR YOU!
YOU MADE ME YELL. ARE YOU HAPPY?
The 604 Shop
The 604 Shop features products from Canadian artists at 604 Records, Light Organ Records and Comedy Here Often.
Here are some of our faves.
Arts & Crafts
Arts & Crafts Productions is a Toronto-based independent artist services company, and their merch regularly sells out, so don’t wait. Do they have merch besides t-shirts? Yes. You can see some of our faves here. Also, they have a record club, which you can read about here.
Dine Alone Records
Dine Alone was founded in St. Catharines, but now it’s based in Toronto, Nashville and Los Angeles (sorry, St. Cats).
Flemish Eye Records
This black, trans-owned record label has a mission to help transgender artists achieve mainstream success while feeling empowered and respected for who they are. It was established in 2017.
Hand Drawn Dracula
This boutique label is based in Toronto.