Merchandise, Music

Yes, Virginia, There Are Official Metallica Christmas Sweaters



Nothing says metal like a nice Christmas sweater. Wait, no…

Nothing says metal in any way about a Christmas sweater. I think that’s right. Or is it…

Nothing says “inappropriate for a Christian holiday” like a sweater with upside-down crosses on it? Don’t worry, if that’s an issue they have an alternate option:


These were not made by obsessive fans and put on Etsy. These are official merchandise. I’m sure band members might make the case that they’re being subversive by turning an inoffensive symbol of kitsch into heavy metal propaganda – but I suspect Lars probably just one day said “What haven’t we slapped our logo on yet?”

I can answer that, Lars. Let me introduce you to Tasha Reign some day.