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The Ultimate Pop-Punk Gift Guide: 14 holiday present ideas for music fans

2020 has shown us that we will never take a gig with our closest friends for granted ever again. Nothing can match the energy of the crowd and the feeling of screaming our favorite lyrics at the top of our lungs. However, the holidays are still coming up quickly, and we want to make sure you have the perfect gift in mind for your best friends. Take a look at our favorite pop-punk picks and grab these presents while they’re still in stock.

All of these items were selected by the Alternative Press team with you in mind. AltPress may collect a share of the sales from the links on this page if you decide to pick up a new shirt or other merch items for your collection.

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blink-182 “Aliens Exist” T-shirt – $22.90-$26.90

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It feels like the only thing missing from this past year is concrete proof that aliens do exist. While you search for the truth, take a look at this tee for yourself or your favorite blink-182 fan. Order your shirt here.

Green Day 21st Century Breakdown hoodie – $52.90-$56.90

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Treat someone special in your life to a different type of mask this holiday season with this 21st Century Breakdown hoodie from Green Day. The design continues down each sleeve so everyone around you will know you’re repping your favorite band. Order yours here.

Machine Gun Kelly XX portrait T-shirt – $22.90-$26.90

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2020 has been the year of MGK, and we can’t wait until we get to see him play songs from his No. 1 album Tickets To My Downfall on the road. Until the inevitable tour can actually happen, settle for picking up this portrait T-shirt for you or a friend. Select your size here.

Fall Out Boy Take This To Your Grave tie-dye hoodie – $54.90-$58.90

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Tie-dye is in, and even Fall Out Boy have received the treatment. Featuring the cover of the classic Take This To Your Grave, this hoodie will be the perfect gift for any FOB superfan. Order that gift here.

Bayside traditional tattoo woman T-shirt – $22.90-$26.90

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Bayside and traditional tattoo designs go hand in hand, but what if you’re looking for something a little less permanent? This tee fits the bill perfectly. Available now—pick your size here.

Neck Deep “Lowlife” T-shirt – $22.90-$26.90

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Missing the energy of a live Neck Deep show? Slow down with this “Lowlife” design and gift one to a friend this holiday season. Purchase your shirts here.

All Time Low “Monsters” T-shirt Hot Topic Exclusive – $22.90-$26.90

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Maybe you’ve spent the past few weeks enjoying All Time Low’s Basement Noise streaming concert series and want to grab a shirt as if you were actually at the gig. If so, get this exclusive from Hot Topic here.

Four Year Strong Brain Pain T-shirt – $22.90-$26.90

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Trip out with this design from Four Year Strong‘s latest album, Brain Pain. If this album helped you through your first few months of isolation during the pandemic, pick up your shirt here and wear it with pride.

The Wonder Years pigeon rose T-shirt Hot Topic Exclusive – $22.90-$26.90

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Afraid to buy a shirt you think your recipient already owns? Luckily for you, this Wonder Years T-shirt is a Hot Topic exclusive, meaning there’s no chance they picked it up at a show. Ask their size and order it here.

Waterparks green print long-sleeve T-shirt – $28.90-$32.90

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Your Waterparks-loving bestie preordered the band’s live DVD as soon as it was announced, and now you’re wondering if they would actually want another shirt. Answer? Of course they would. Ship it directly their way here.

State Champs “Mine Is Gold” T-shirt – $22.90-$26.90

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Sometimes all you need is a classic black tee with a unique design relevant to your favorite band’s lyrics. For the State Champs fan in your life, gift this shirt featuring lyrics from “Mine Is Gold.” Order the shirt here.

YUNGBLUD Be Fookin Happy hoodie – $52.90-$56.90

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Warm up as the days get shorter with this YUNGBLUD hoodie. With a huge year leading up to his sophomore album, Weird!, we can’t wait to see what’s to come in 2021. Ask your friend their size and order it here.

Gold safety pin earrings – $9.90

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To complete any look this holiday season, just add safety pins. For a more subtle approach, select these earrings and pair them with your favorite band tee. Order yours here.

Songs That Saved My Life Vol. 2 LP vinyl Hot Topic Exclusive variant – $18.90

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Pick up a copy of this pink exclusive variant, only from Hot Topic. With proceeds benefitting mental health and suicide prevention charities, your gift recipient will be stoked, and you’ll be doing some good in the process. Add to your bag here.