Worst dressed bands?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Swerve, Nov 29, 2021.


  1. Swerve

    Swerve

    Nov 22, 2002
    Oregon
    I nominate Ween. They're one of my favorite bands, but those dudes look like they rummage through Salvation Army dumpsters. Definitely goes with their slacker, stoner, dgaf aesthetic.

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  2. friskinator

    friskinator Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2007
    Georgia
  3. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    hot fun in the summertime! :laugh:

    i've seen worse.

    i've mostly been a "dress up" musician --- just the nature of the gigs --- but if the band is bringin' it = doesn't matter to me what they look like.
     
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  4. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Back in the 90s, Dave Matthews Band looked like they had just gotten up from their table at McDonald's and stepped onto the stage. Stoned as Hogan's goat and barely able to function (and that was three different tours). My girlfriend at the time was really into them.

    Pretty much equally as frumpy as "Ween" (whoever they are).
     
  5. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
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  6. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
  7. Michedelic

    Michedelic MId-Century Modern

    Ween are far more interesting than DMB would ever hope to be, and recorded one of the all-time great country albums.
     
  8. Texaspandj

    Texaspandj

    Feb 13, 2021
    Heart Of Texas
    It's funny to me how college age kids who come from money dress down ie salvation army, goodwill,etc and kids from same age group who don't come from money dress up ie 200 dollar jeans, 300 dollar shoes etc. But such is life when you're judged by your appearance.
    Worst dressed bands is shorts, sandles, Hawaiian shirts...That Means You!
     
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  9. Gluvhand

    Gluvhand Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2014
    Rockland County, NY
    And… we’re off!
     
  10. Swerve

    Swerve

    Nov 22, 2002
    Oregon
    In case it wasn’t obvious this is just light hearted fun. Not being judgmental. Someone always gets offended though. I’ve worn everything from a dirty morning robe to a full suit on stage.
     
  11. friskinator

    friskinator Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2007
    Georgia
    That's pretty much how every band in the 90s looked. Maybe not the stoned part, but the image.

    These guys always come to mind with 90s non-image. The dude on the left just got finished golfing, apparently.

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  12. 48thStreetCustom

    48thStreetCustom

    Nov 30, 2005
    Colorado
    That Jack Antonoff dude dresses pretty goofy.

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  13. Can't be bothered to find pics, but I nominate Pearl Jam... specifically the early to mid 90's...

    Having said that a LOT of the bands in the early to mid 90's qualify for this honor.
     
  14. Killing Floor

    Killing Floor Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2020
    Austin, TX
    I mean, if we're going there...
    Might as well start from the top, the big top, the toppermost top of badly dressed bands.
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  15. SC Bassboy

    SC Bassboy Supporting Member

    May 7, 2007
    Birmingham, AL
    I love RUSH with my whole heart but they made some very unfortunate fashion decisions over the years.... rush-wearing-kimonos-e1431268243165 (1).jpg
     
  16. mb94952

    mb94952 Endorsing Artist : SFARZO STRINGS Supporting Member

    If someone gets offended by this thread they have real issues ! :)
     
  17. 4SG

    4SG

    Mar 6, 2014
    This is how I dress, both on and off stage. Every day.
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  18. Killing Floor

    Killing Floor Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2020
    Austin, TX
    My God!
     
  19. Killing Floor

    Killing Floor Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2020
    Austin, TX
    Viv Westwood would not approve. I'm not sure what's worse. The sweatband or the fact that it's adjacent on the color wheel to the pajama top he pulled out of the hamper.
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  20. Esteban Garcia

    Esteban Garcia bassist, arranger, aelurophile Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2018
    Portland, OR
    Nobody's said the dead yet?
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