The Definitive Holiday Gift Guide for Metalheads


Not sure what to buy your metal-loving boo this Holiday Season? It’s never been easier, thanks to our handy Heavy Metal Holiday Gift Guide. We’ve included metal-themed items of all price levels in this year’s list; there’s absolutely no shame in being on a budget so we’ve got plenty of items for the money conscious crowd, but if you happen to have recently come into a little extra cash and wanna lavish that special someone with something nice, we’ve got you covered there, too.

Metal Blade Chrismassacre

The Metal Blade Records webstore is selling a whole host of holiday-appropriate items, including winter hats, hoodies, Christmas ornaments, “Hail Santa” sweaters, scarves and more. And while you’re there, may as well toss in a few items from your boo’s favorite bands, including King Diamond, The Black Dahlia Murder, Goatwhore and a zillion others.

Buy: from Metal Blade

jcm800 Pluginz Jack Rack

The Pluginz Jack Rack

Never lose your keys again! With this handy set, just attach the guitar jack to your keychain and “plug it in” to the Jack Rack when you get home, just like you do every time you actually plug in. Keep things extra simple for that forgetful metalhead. Available in several brand models, including Marshall, Engl and Friedman. They also offer gift cards in case you aren’t sure which one your secret Santa would like!

Buy: $24.99 to $29.99 at Pluginz


Aspire Pockex All-in-One Vaping Starter Kit

Now’s the time to get your loved one to finally kick that smoking habit, and it’s never been easier with this all-in-one starter kit from Vape Club that’s got everything he or she will need. For someone who already vapes, why not turn it up to 11 with the Smok H-Priv220W TC Starter Kit. Once you’ve the kit, you’re going to need some juice, so check out the wide range of eliquids available there as well.

Buy: £22.99 at Vape Club

Slipknot disc golf

Custom Disc Golf Discs

Slipknot guitarist Mick Thompson had his own set of custom-branded discs made, so consider getting a custom set for the disc golfer in your life featuring his or her favorite bands.

Buy: from Dynamic Discs

Slayer x Supreme

Slayer x Supreme Fall 2016 Clothing

Earlier this fall, long-running skatewear brand Supreme teamed up with Slayer to release an extensive clothing line of hoodies, shirts, jackets and more. High quality items for the sophisiticated Slayer fan.

Buy: $65 and up at various retailers

Axl Rose Funko Pop

Guns N’ Roses Funko Pop! Figures

Axl, Slash and Duff are the latest rock musicians to get the Funko treatment, with figurines to be released next month. Prices haven’t been made available yet, but with that average show gross of $5.5 million on their reunion tour, it’ll just be a drop in the bucket to these guys. More info here.

Buy: TBD from Funko

AC/DC bluetooth speaker

AC/DC iDance Bluetooth Speaker

Feel just like Angus Young with this classy bluetooth speaker, styled after the rocker’s famous Marshall head and housed in a solid MDF wood cabinet. The classic vintage look features gold-colored metal details, analog XXL volume control and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for up to two hours of continuous playback time. Works with most Apple and Android devices or you can use a 3.5 mini jack cable to connect.

Buy: TBD from iDance

MetalSucks T-Shirts

Self-explanatory! Chose from a dozen designs, including our popular Star Wars spoofs on famous metal band logos and several others.

Buy: $15 at the Official MetalSucks Webstore

Black metal mug

Black Metal Coffee Mug

Just because you drink your coffee with a little bit of milk doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it in this most blackest of black metal coffee mugs.

Buy: $16 from Fun with Robots

corpsepaint_statuesCorpsepaint Ceramic Statues

Portland-based artist Tom LaBonty has an Etsy store where he spoofs those bizarre ceramic statues your grandmother had around the house. His distinctly more metal versions would make your grandmother horrified, but that’s just the way we like it.

Buy: $25-$60 on Etsy

Periphery x Vigilante Coffee

Periphery’s own coffee collaboration with Vigilante boasts “dark chocolate, toast, rounded mouthfeel and a clean finish.” We haven’t tried it ourselves, but we’re willing to bet it’s djent-ilicious.

Buy: $25 from Periphery’s shop, $30 with Periphery mug included

Death Logo Pint Glass Set

Enjoy two eras of Death logos — classic and new — and this set of two Death pint glasses! The designs are screen-printed onto 16 oz. glasses.

Buy: $14.99 at Relapse

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