Who’s to say heavy music and Christmas don’t go together? Not us! From a Slayer Christmas ornament to a “scary” Metallica Christmas sweater, Gibson.com’s 2013 Metal Holiday Gift Guide 2012 packs a list of brutal holiday items that should bring smiles to the faces of even the toughest metalheads.
Alice Cooper 2013 Christmas Ornament
Who wouldn’t want Alice Cooper’s haunting presence on their Christmas tree? Thankfully, the Coop is offering a chilling Alice Cooper 2013 Christmas Ornament, complete with his name and creepy mug staring out.
Black Label Society’s Glorious Christmas Songs That Will Make Your Black Label Heart Feel Good
Glorious Christmas Songs That Will Make Your Black Label Heart Feel Good dropped back in 2011, but the songs certainly sound fresh around the holidays. The EP features acoustic, instrumental renditions of traditional Christmas tunes, including “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “Oh Little Town of Bethlehem” and “It’s a Wonderful World.”
Cost: $2.99 via iTunes
Deftones Holiday Dove Ornament
No true rock Christmas tree is complete without the official Deftones Holiday Dove Ornament, right? This round ornament is black with the band’s logo and Diamond Eyes symbol. Perfect to add some edge to your Christmas tree.
Foo Fighters Navy Winged Crest Zip Hoodie
It’s winter. It’s cold. What better way to warm you up than with a Foo Fighters hoodie? This Foo Fighters Navy Winged Crest Zip Hoodie features the Foos’ logo in white across a navy blue backdrop. Dave Grohl approves.
Killswitch Engage, Disarm the Descent
Sometimes it’s a good idea to give the music lover on your list some good, old fashioned music. Killswitch Engage fans that don’t have the band’s latest album yet, this year’s Disarm the Descent, would certainly appreciate the tunes this holiday season.
Korn Chemistry Knit Beanie
Korn fans that want to show some Korn outerwear pride will likely dig this Korn Chemistry Knit Beanie. The beanie in black features the Korn Chemistry embroidered graphic.
Metallica Scary Holiday Sweater
What Metallica fan wouldn’t want the metal icons’ moniker splattered all over a bright red and green Christmas sweater? We thought so. This Metallica “Scary Guy” version of a holiday sweater is designed by Tony Squindo. It’s made of 50 percent wool and 5 percent acrylic.
Cost: $74.99 to $76.99, depending on size.
Ozzy Osbourne Holiday Ornament
Say you want to add some Ozzy Osbourne flair to your Christmas tree? Then you’re in luck, as the official Ozzy Osbourne Holiday Ornament is for sale this season. The silk-screened ornament features the Triple Ozzy Holiday artwork on the front. It’s a red glass ball measuring 3 1/2".
Slayer Slay Bells Christmas Bobble Hat
Keep your metalhead warm this winter with a killer, Christmas-themed Slayer cap. The Slayer Slay Bells Christmas Bobble Hat features Slayer’s famed logo and a fuzzy ball on the top of the hat.
Stone Sour Block Logo Beanie
Stone Sour wants you to keep your head snug and warm this winter with the official Stone Sour Block Logo Beanie. This black beanie features a Stone Sour logo embroidered on the front.