We Wish You a Metal Xmas and a Headbanging New Year

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We Wish You a Metal Xmas and a Headbanging New Year
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International Cover
Compilation album by Various artists
Released October 14, 2008[1]
Genre Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Christmas Carols
Label Armoury Records, distributed by Eagle Rock Entertainment
Producer Bob Kulick and Brett Chassen
Alternative Cover
US Cover
US Cover

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 released on October 14, 2008. Each track puts together a unique supergroup playing a traditional Christmas selection.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "We Wish You A Merry Xmas" (Jeff Scott Soto / Bruce Kulick / Bob Kulick / Chris Wyse / Ray Luzier)
  2. "Run Rudolph Run" (Lemmy / Billy F. Gibbons / Dave Grohl)
  3. "Santa Claws is Coming to Town" (Alice Cooper / John 5 / Billy Sheehan / Vinny Appice)
  4. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" (Ronnie James Dio / Tony Iommi / Rudy Sarzo / Simon Wright)
  5. "Silver Bells" (Geoff Tate / Carlos Cavazo / James Lomenzo / Ray Luzier)
  6. "Little Drummer Boy" (Doug Pinnick / George Lynch / Billy Sheehan / Simon Phillips)
  7. "Santa Claus Is Back in Town" (Tim "Ripper" Owens / Steve Morse / Juan Garcia / Marco Mendoza / Vinny Appice)
  8. "Silent Night" (Chuck Billy / Scott Ian / Jon Donais / Chris Wyse / John Tempesta)
  9. "Deck the Halls" (Oni Logan / Craig Goldy / Tony Franklin / John Tempesta)
  10. "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer" (Stephen Pearcy / Tracii Guns / Bob Kulick / Billy Sheehan / Greg Bissonette)
  11. "Rockin' Around the Xmas Tree" (Joe Lynn Turner / Bruce Kulick / Bob Kulick / Rudy Sarzo / Simon Wright)
  12. "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" (Tommy Shaw / Steve Lukather / Marco Mendoza / Kenny Aronoff)

Bonus tracks version:

  1. "O Christmas Tree" (Doro Pesch / Frankie Banali/ Michael Schenker / Tony Franklin)
  2. "Auld Lang Syne" (Girlschool)
  3. "Frosty The Snowman" (Bumblefoot / Chris Chaney/ Kenny Aronoff / Steve "Lips" Kudlow)
  4. "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" (Dez Fafara / Blasko / Doug Aldrich / John Tempesta)



  1. ^ "Armoury Records Wishes You A Metal Xmas | News @". Ultimate-guitar.com. 2008-11-19. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  2. ^ "We Wish You a Metal Xmas - Product Details". Eagle Rock. 2008-11-24. Retrieved 2013-07-24.

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