The Holidays are here, which means the barrage of Christmas music rears its head again. But fear not, because some of our favorite artists knew of our predicament, and have put out Holiday albums just for us! So sit back and enjoy the work of some of hard rock and metal’s finest bringing the Christmas spirit to you in a heavy way.
Halford III – Winter Songs
Imagine cute little carolers singing this album on your front door. Cool huh? Rob Halford can make anything cool.
Black Label Society – Glorious Christmas Songs that Will Make Your Black Label Heart Feel Good
While this album is very short and leaves you wanting more, the three songs in it will be enough to carry you through this holiday season. Shredding and soul are all you need!
We Wish You A Hairy Christmas - Various Artists
This album is wicked cool! With tracks from Warrant, L.A Guns, Every Mother’s Nightmare, Danger Danger, and many more, this one will bring hair metal’s spirit right into your holidays. Does it get any better than that?
Twisted Sister – A Twisted Christmas
Twisted sister will always be one of the coolest and most fun bands to ever walk the earth. This album rocks in so many ways that it is very hard to pick the best track. They’re all awesome!
We Wish You a Metal Xmas and a Headbanging New Year – Various Artists
If you only pick up one holiday album this year, let it be We Wish You a Metal Xmas and a Headbanging New Year. This album is filled with big hitters such as Dio, Alice Cooper, Stephen Percy, Scott Ian, Bumblefoot, Craig Goldy, Tim “Ripper” Owens, Lemmy, Tony Iommi, Billy Sheehan, Bruce Kulick, Rudy Sarzo, Carmine Appice, you name it. So many incredible musicians worked together to put together an album that will for sure make your holiday better. After giving this one a go, you will never hear a Christmas carol the same way.
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