2008 Various – We Wish You a Metal Xmas and a Headbanging New Year

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. Each track puts together a unique supergroup playing a traditional Christmas selection.


1We Wish You a Merry Xmas (Traditional)4:40
2Run Rudolph Run (Chuck Berry)3:32
3Santa Claws Is Coming to Town (Haven Gillepsie, Fred Coots)4:21
4God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Traditional)4:08
5Silver Bells (Raymond Evans, Jay Livingstone)5:06
6Little Drummer Boy (Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati, Katherine Davis)4:39
7Santa Claus Is Back in Town (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller)4:02
8Silent Night (Traditional)4:12
9Deck the Halls (Traditional)4:12
10Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (Randy Brooks)4:42
11Rockin’ Around the Xmas Tree (Johnny Marks)3:23
12Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (John Lennon)4:29



1 We Wish You a Merry Xmas

BassChris Wyse
DrumsRay Luzier
GuitarBruce Kulick
GuitarBob Kulick
VocalsJeff Scott Soto

2 Run Rudolph Run

BassLemmy Kilmister
DrumsDave Grohl
GuitarBilly Gibbons
Background VocalsDave Grohl
VocalsLemmy Kilmister

3 Santa Claws Is Coming to Town

BassBilly Sheehan
DrumsVinny Appice
GuitarJohn Lowery
VocalsAlice Cooper

4 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

BassRudy Sarzo
DrumsSimon Wright
GuitarTony Iommi
VocalsRonnie James Dio

5 Silver Bells

BassJames Lomenzo
DrumsRay Luzier
GuitarCarlos Cavazo
VocalsGeoff Tate

6 Little Drummer Boy

BassBilly Sheehan
DrumsSimon Phillips
GuitarGeorge Lynch
VocalsDug Pinnick

7 Santa Claus Is Back in Town

BassMarco Mendoza
DrumsVinny Appice
GuitarSteve Morse
GuitarJuan Garcia
VocalsTim Owens

8 Silent Night

BassChris Wyse
DrumsJohn Tempesta
GuitarJon Domais
GuitarScott Ian
VocalsChuck Billy

9 Deck the Halls

BassTony Franklin
DrumsJohn Tempesta
GuitarCraig Goldy
VocalsOni Logan

10 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

BassBilly Sheehan
DrumsGregg Bissonette
GuitarTracii Guns
GuitarBob Kulick
VocalsStephen Pearcy

11 Rockin’ Around the Xmas Tree

BassRudy Sarzo
DrumsSimon Wright
GuitarBruce Kulick
Slide GuitarBob Kulick
VocalsJoe Lynn Turner

12 Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

BassMarco Mendoza
DrumsKenny Aronoff
GuitarSteve Lukather
VocalsTommy Shaw

Other Musicians

Liner Notes