Eight Heavy Metal Costumes for Halloween
So you want to be a rock star, but you haven't been able to convince your partner to let you strip off the Polo long enough to slip into coolness. Thankfully, Halloween is just around the corner. It's the perfect time of year to lose the tie and slip on the dog collar.
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The Demon's KISS Attorney Adult Costume (above) There's nothing that screams heavy metal more than this demonic outfit lifted from The Devil's Advocate. It's Gene Simmons' attorney circa 2010 when the God of Thunder's 12-inch bloody tongue struck a female fan. The attorney is one part Keanu Reeves, two parts Al Pacino, and promises to rock your defendant's world.
Metal factor: 10
Jack Sparrow's Living Dead Girl Adult Costume One of the sexiest costumes to steal this holiday season. It simply requires a black wig and an inflatable Johnny Depp doll. You'll be the envy of pirate lovers and politicians everywhere
Metal factor: 13
Deluxe Illegitimate Son of Satan Mask Satan... Did someone say "Satan"? Jesus, it wouldn't be a party without an appearance from one of the dark lord of the abyss' bastard children, and who better to replicate in rubber than Huey, the not-so-brilliant middle child?
Metal factor: 7
Aging Paul Stanley Mask If you're wanting to let your inner star shine, what better way than with this aging beauty? You'll be a hit with elderly women and the envy of aging rockers everywhere.
Metal factor: 5
Deluxe Heavy Metal Elvis Mask What could be more heavy metal than dressing as the King of Rock, Elvis Presley? This mask has the hair - yes, it feels real - and his signature sunglasses. To make it a little more metal, simply add black leather, skeleton head beads and a few neck tattoos.
The Zombie Rejects with Nursing Twins of Evil Adult Costume Love Rob Zombie? Want to treat your friends to a night they'll never remember? Then you and your partner strap these possessed babies to your chest and slip into these lifelike Michael Meyers and Sheri Moon costumes. You'll scare Metalloween party goers across the Dallas area.
Metal factor: 6
Coked-Out Mad Hatter Adult Costume Simply rent the costume from Costume World or some other rental store, buy several grams of cocaine and dust yourself. Granted, you'll be spending most of the night fighting to keep the aging rockers away while you sober up in county lockup, but you'll have a helluva story to tell your grandchildren.
Metal Factor: 17
Heavy Metal Virgin Adult Costume This costume's lifelike expressions and black t-shirt with Pulitzer Prize-winning sayings promise to make you the topic of conversation among groupies and the wing man for many aging rockers.
Metal Factor: 13
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