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IRON MAIDEN’s Bruce Dickinson in Stained Class Merch!

Bruce Dickinson of IRON MAIDEN in our Horns T-shirt

IRON MAIDEN’s Bruce Dickinson in Stained Class Merch!

Bruce Dickinson IRON MAIDEN in BLK horns

 

Yes…..you are seeing this correctly….Bruce Dickinson of IRON MAIDEN is wearing Stained Class Merch’s Horns T-shirt!

Who better to wear this design than the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band IRON MAIDEN?!?!  If you’ve ever been to an IRON MAIDEN concert you would know that the majority of the individuals there are doing one of two things: 1) wearing an Iron Maiden Tour T-shirt and/or 2) flying their horns with pride!!!!  We don’t think that it’s possible to go to a live music concert, especially metal, and not see this symbol!  It’s the audiences way of showing appreciation to the band and the music!

 

Do you love heavy metal?

Do you appreciate live music?

Why not show up to your next live concert wearing Stained Class Merch’s HORNS T-shirt and fly your horns with pride!!

Horns BLK T

Click on the t-shirt above or HERE to purchase your Horns T-shirt today!  They are available for Men in sizes SMALL to 5X-LARGE as well as for Ladies in 2 different styles of dresses (tank and tee)!  Just click on the style you like and it’ll take you straight to the online Facebook store!  Buy yours today and #DaretoWearStainedClassMerch!!!!

**If you would like to carry this t-shirt as a wholesaler please contact us via email at info@stainedclassmerch.com or via our contact page (via the link below).  We would be more than happy to discuss the possibility with you!**

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Our controversial Horns Design

Billy Biohazard in our controversial horns design

Our controversial Horns Design…..

Horns BLK T

Billy Biohazard from the hardcore band BIOHAZARD is wearing our controversial Horns T-shirt design, which was one of our first ever designs and has caused controversy ever since.

We own the European Trade mark for this design as well as the world copyright and as a natural progression of our aspiring designs, we dared to trade mark it in the USA as NO ONE had ever trade marked the horns hand logo there before.  We felt confident all would be fine however one hell of a fight with the University of texas ensued!!

After a year long battle, the threat of being sued and taken to court in texas (like that would be a fair trial!) and $25,000 in lawyers fees, we had to agree to drop our trademark claim in the USA.  Nevertheless, we managed to negotiate several important points;

  1. we were able to sell in the USA but NOT in texas,
  2. they would NOT steal or use our Horns design and
  3. not object to my USA copyright of the design.

The big downside is that we had to agree to let them trade mark an inferior version of OUR horns design which we believe was completed in 2014, a full 5 years after our design was first registered in Europe!

As a result, ALL of our horns designs are BANNED in texas but not the other US states.  So much for “land of the FREE,” eh!!!  These actions have NOT deterred us but instead have inspired us to create a new brand….BANNED IN TEXAS…which will offer Americans the opportunity to purchase our Horns Designs state side.

Men's Banned in Texas flag

If you are interested in purchasing a horns design T-shirt, visit our webstore!  We are able to deliver to any state apart from texas.

Do you own a retail store and want to carry our designs?  We have printers in LA who can print all our designs for retail outlets not located in texas.  If you are interested, or know someone who may be, please contact us at info@stainedclassmerch.com

LONG LIVE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL!!!! \m/

 

Leave a comment below letting us know what you think of our controversial Horns Design!

 

**photo credit:  Billy and Bobby Biohazard by CINDY FREY