A term used to describe a particular group of teenagers living in the town of Healdsburg, California. They typically have about 6-8 members; their attire is usually reconstructed denim, from thrift stores, or Threadless.com
. They are mostly homeschooled or attend the local community college, and several make up the pop-punk band known as Secret Cat
and attend the theater group known as the Imaginists
. Helmet is famous for its genius creativity and obsession with apes.
Helmet's emblem or logo is characterized by a minimalistic face made up of a simple circle for a head, two dots for eyes and a straight line for a mouth.