12 Metal Christmas Songs for Unsilent, Unholy Nights

Dio, AC/DC, Spinal Tap and more deck the halls with heavy riffs
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Thrashing Through the Snow

Stevie Wonder once said "Everyone's a kid at Christmas," and the thrashers set are no exception. Over the years, metal bands have turned their inverted crucifixes around and cut some of the heaviest, loudest, most rip-roaring odes to the holiday season. Here are 12 if the most fist-pounding, throat-shredding, head-banging, heavy metal Christmas tunes ever recorded. -JOHN GENTILE

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