For many of us, Hot Topic is our go-to place for band merchandise. Over the years, we’ve spent hours staring at seemingly endless wall displays, desperately hoping to find a certain shirt we can’t go another day without. We’ve compiled a list of shirts that were must-haves for every scenester in the late ‘00s. Let us know which shirt(s) you risked life and limb for in the comments below.

 

Thanks to always-incredible Iwrestledabearonce, metal just got gay

 

Attack Attack!'s bird poop shirt was once a common sight at Warped Tour

 

Blessthefall's curse words shirt was a must-have

 

Sky Eats Airplane killed the shirt game with this gem

 

 

There's something incredibly relaxing about this Dance Gavin Dance shirt

 

 

Another Warped Tour favorite

 

This is probably how an actual All Time Low party would look

 

Dare to be D.R.U.G.S. free

 

Paramore's Riot! shirt will forever be a classic

 

“Keep running your mouth!” 

 

Reptar will always be King Of The Ozone

 

There are no words needed