Published Dec 23, 2009Oh god! It's December 23 and you still have a bunch of blanks on your Christmas list? We hear you. Shopping for that certain sub-culture somebody can be daunting. Do metalheads celebrate Jesus-related holidays? Do punks care for that capitalist crap? Do indie kids rejoice in something so mainstream? The answer is a resounding "yes," but we know how hard it can be to find a suitable gift, so we here at Exclaim! have put together a list of great items to buy for that niche-music connoisseur in your life. And, hey, we've even included a list of albums to give your out-of-touch Dad in hopes you might sway him somewhat closer to cool.
For starters, we've compiled a list of holiday items perfect for that skinny-jean-wearing elitist in your family or circle of friends. This year, you can get that indie kid something a little more thoughtful than another Urban Outfitters gift certificate. Or maybe you're stuck trying to find something just right for the punk rocker in your life. Why not check out our suggestions for some great ideas?
Then, of course, there's the whole problem of metalheads. Just when you thought you had all your gifts bought for your metal son or daughter, you found out they only listen to one certain brand of brutalness. Fret not: we've lists of perfect gifts for fans of death metal, black metal and stoner metal, so no matter what sub-genre they're digging, you'll be set.
And kids, don't leave your dad hung out to dry. Check out the Exclaim! list of things to buy your uncool dad in hopes you might find some awesome musical middle ground.
Now get out there and finish that shopping!