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9 rock songs to add to your Christmas playlist

Looking for songs to help you swing around your tree? Discover these nine titles!

Queen – “Thank God it’s Christmas”

A reminder from Queen: No matter what kind of year you’ve had, always look for the magic of the season.

Rob Halford – “O Holy Night”

Honestly, The Metal God could sing just about anything, and we’d love to, but this cover is really something else.

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – “Christmas Once Again”

If anyone could make a Christmas cool, it was Tom Petty.


Slade – “Merry Christmas Everyone”

Try not to dance to this glam Christmas masterpiece! WE DARE YOU!


Alice Cooper – “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”

Only Alice Cooper could make this happy song a little scary.

Twisted Sister – “Oh Come All Ye Faithful”

Twisted Sister doesn’t stray too far from the source material, but still manages to inject an edge into this Christmas favorite.

Lemmy Kilmister, Billy Gibbons & Dave Grohl – “Run, Run Rudolph”

Oh, Lemmy… how we miss your growl!


The Beach Boys – “Little Saint Nick”

Christmas time meets the California coast, and it’s simply delicious!

Elton John – “Step Into Christmas”

Elton John and Bernie Taupin are one of the greatest songwriting teams of all time, so when it came time to create a Christmas song, they wrote one of the best!

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who knows the label well and is extraordinarily nice.