Top 10 Heavy Metal Christmas Songs – get ready for a moshing Metal Xmas with my personal choice of the best Heavy Metal and Hard Rock songs on a Christmas theme!
Headbangingly hard and heavy Christmas tunes to rock the holidays – including Heavy Metal versions of Christmas Carols and Metal and Rock covers of well known Christmas songs and other Christmas music!
Watch and listen to this awesome collection of great Heavy Metal songs for Xmas – and share your own choices!
My choice of the best Heavy Metal Christmas songs (and yeah…I cheated – there’s 12)!
# 10 (JOINT): “Sleigh Ride” by August Burns Red
# 10 (JOINT): “Carol Of The Bells” by Gary Hoey
# 9: “Santa Claws Is Coming To Town” by Alice Cooper
# 8: “I Am Santa Claus” by Bob Rivers
# 7: “No Presents For Christmas” by King Diamond
# 6: “Jingle Bells” by Austrian Death Machine
# 5: “Run Rudolph Run” by Lemmy
# 4: “Oh Come All Ye Faithful” by Twisted Sister
# 3: “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” by Ronnie James Dio
# 2: “Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer” by Dez Fafara
# 1 (JOINT): “Heavy Metal Christmas” by Twisted Sister
# 1 (JOINT): “Silent Night” by Chuck Billy
OK, I know this is supposed to be the Top 10 Heavy Metal Christmas songs and it’s now a Top 12…so sue me! – anyway, this one is so awesome, you won’t care that I can’t count…in joint 10th place is a shreddingly heavy and very “original” interpretation of “Sleigh Ride” by Christmas loving Metalcore band, August Burns Red, which is included on their brand new album, “August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin’ Hill, A Holiday Album”. which was released on October 9, 2012.
Sleddin’ Hill is a collection of ABR’s previously released Christmas songs (some remastered and some re-recorded) with some new festive material and it’s AMAZING! All the tracks bar one are instrumental and they all ROCK big time!
Listen and enjoy…this album is gonna be a classic!!
Gary Hoey – Carol Of The Bells from the album “Ho! Ho! Hoey: The Complete Collection”.
Rock guitarist Gary Hoey is well known for his “Ho Ho Hoey” series of Christmas CDs and his interpretation of “Carol Of The Bells” blows the better known and much-acclaimed version by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra out of the water in my opinion!
Alice Cooper, John 5, Billy Sheehan & Vinny Appice – Santa Claws Is Coming To Town from the album “We Wish You A Metal Xmas And A Headbanging New Year”.
“We Wish You A Metal Xmas And A Headbanging New Year” is a compilation album of Christmas songs played by an all-star collection of hard rock and metal artists. Each track puts together a unique supergroup playing a traditional Christmas selection…it’s an awesome album and several songs from it have found their way onto this Top 10 of my favorite Heavy Metal Christmas songs!
The Grandfather of Shock Rock Alice Cooper, is joined here by guitarists John 5 (Marilyn Manson/Rob Zombie) and Billy Sheehan (UFO/Mr. Big) and drummer Vinny Appice (Dio/Black Sabbath) for a blistering version of “Santa Claus (here spelt Claws for added evil effect) Is Coming To Town”.
Bob Rivers is an American rock radio station personality and prolific producer of parody and novelty songs.
He has produced several Christmas parody albums including the classic “Twisted Christmas” by Twisted Sister.
“I Am Santa Claus” is closely based on the Heavy Metal classic, “Iron Man” by Black Sabbath!
King Diamond – No Presents For Christmas bonus track from the reissued version of the album “Fatal Portrait”.
I’ve been a fan of Danish Metal God, King Diamond since his original days with Mercyful Fate in the 1980’s. “No Presents For Christmas” was King Diamond’s first release after he split from Mercyful Fate in 1985. Originally released as a single, it was included on the reissue of his classic album “Fatal Portrait” and remains a popular show-closer at his concerts!
Austrian Death Machine – Jingle Bells from the album “A Very Brutal Christmas”.
Austrian Death Machine is an American thrash metal side project founded by As I Lay Dying vocalist Tim Lambesis and intended as a parody and tribute to Arnold Schwarzenegger and his films.
Yeah, it’s silly…but what do you expect? It’s a Heavy Metal version of “Jingle Bells”, so come on, it’s the season of goodwill, have a few drinks, get in the festive spirit and just enjoy it for what it is!
Lemmy, Billy Gibbons & Dave Grohl – Run Rudolph Run (Run, Run Rudolph) from the album “We Wish You A Metal Xmas And A Headbanging New Year”.
Iconic gravel-voiced vocalist and Rickenbacker bass maestro Lemmy (Motorhead), joins Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top) and Dave Grohl (Nirvana/Foo Fighters etc) to growl his way through a rocked-up version of Run Rudolph Run in his own inimitable style.
Twisted Sister – Oh Come All Ye Faithful from the album “A Twisted Christmas”.
This is an awesome Heavy Metal version of the much loved Christmas Carol and Dee Snider for once gets a chance to show the fact that he can sing really well!
Unlike all the other songs here, this one actually has an official video in which Twisted Sister once again explore the theme of showing a hapless Metal-hater how to rock out and have a good time in the process!
Great song from a great album – great fun!
Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Rudy Sarzo, Simon Wright – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen from the album “We Wish You A Metal Xmas And A Headbanging New Year”.
The late and much-lamented Metal legend Ronnie James Dio delivers a spine-tingling vocal in this classic Christmas number, accompanied by old mates Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath), Rudy Sarzo (Dio/Ozzy Osbourne/Whitesnake) and Simon Wright (AC/DC / Dio).
Dez Fafara, Doug Aldrich, Blasko, John Tempesta – Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer from the album “We Wish You A Metal Xmas And A Headbanging New Year”.
A headbanging, ear-splittingly HEAVY, Heavy Metal version of the perennial Christmas favorite “Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer” performed as you’ve never heard it before by the Metal Dream Team of Dez Fafara (vocalist – DevilDriver), Doug Aldrich (guitar – Burning Rain/Dio/Whitesnake), Blasko (bass – Rob Zombie/Ozzy Osbourne), John Tempesta (drums – Exodus/Testament/Rob Zombie/The Cult).
I LOVE THIS SONG!
There’s a tie for the number 1 Heavy Metal Christmas song…a lighthearted fun one and a heavy one!
Here’s the first:
Twisted Sister – Heavy Metal Christmas from the album “A Twisted Christmas”.
Chuck Billy, Scott Ian, Jon Donais, Chris Wyse, John Tempesta – Silent Night from the album “We Wish You A Metal Xmas And A Headbanging New Year”.
Another “Heavy Metal Supergroup” brought together for the above album and what a combination!
As someone who is old enough to have been around to not only remember, but witness 1980’s Bay Area Thrash Metal, this is literally all my Metal Christmasses rolled into one! – Chuck Billy (vocalist -Testament), Scott Ian (guitar – Anthrax), Jon Donais (guitar – Shadows Fall), Chris Wyse (bass- Ozzy Osbourne/The Cult), John Tempesta (drums – Exodus/Testament/Rob Zombie/The Cult).
As a Metal Christmas number it’s got everything – awesome guitar, frenetic thrash drumming and the Godlike Chuck Billy on vocals…and more than that, they’re doing “Silent Night” – one of the gentlest and calmest traditional Christmas songs ever…and it works – at least it does for me!
My PERFECT Heavy Metal Christmas song \m/
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It is considered that the problem of failure of its candidate promises to the electorate decides to practice political competition for votes. After all, common sense or unwillingness to be deceived a second time, voters in the next election should support political opponents guilty or campaign to collect signatures for the recall people’s choice (if such a procedure is required by law). In fact, we see a picture that can be allegorically sound so: hydra policy set of goals, and the place of the severed grow new. All political forces promise to voter id status guaranteed ability to meet the pressing problems and needs often differ only by their brands. But even if the candidate or party are sincere in seeking to solve a particular problem, how the voter in the state, from election to election collapses increasingly expensive flurry of election campaigning, to objectively evaluate the possibility of one or another political force better than others to cope with this task (or Basically handle)?
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Further variants are possible. For example, most grassroots elections (neighborhoods, rural) may not require to vote no certification. To vote at the regional, national, etc. Elections can be as individual exams for each certification (like a drivers license category), and multi-level, at which scored points for testing is determined by: the elections which level examinee can be admitted, but for some points need to get.
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a) such a procedure would be dubbed the election itself;
b) voter id card , in the case of the introduction of the system I have described, is likely to be provided with information on the presence or not electoral certification in most of the candidate;
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