Towers of London — Lord Help Us All

take the stage. Just when rock was getting good again, we’re sideswiped with something out of left field that makes you take a step back and scratch your head. But when you listen to the music, it’s not all bad. With their straight-forward fierce guitar and “ays” and “ohs” and “oys,” it makes you think this band is the love (or maybe hate?) child of …

RIV

Perhaps visualized from their spaghetti-western/punk rock dreams while sleeping on the beach in the middle of November, RIV's So. Cal flavored designs are rad. In addition to the T-shirts they have hoodies, button downs and even denim. You'll find some of their t-shirts over at coolestshop.com.

Protoculture

Friends since high school, Protoculture founders Julie Baerwald, Justin Fellers and Matt Giles tried to be punk rockers and failed. They then attempted to make new age music and failed again. So they decided to make t-shirts instead of music. Success! Printed on American Apparel stock, their designs combine modern style graphics with a witty sense of humor to reflect modern life and challenge the …