Metal fans, rejoice! We know that the holidays may not have the dark vibe you usually appreciate, but asking for the perfect gift has never been easier. While gift cards are always appreciated, nothing beats the feeling of seeing the exact item you asked for waiting underneath the tree. Shop our picks for you or for a friend—after all, ’tis the season!
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Pick this shirt up for your friend who misses Ghost gigs more than anything. Featuring psychedelic artwork from the Seven Inches Of Satanic Panic EP cover, this shirt stands out from your typical metal designs. Check their size and pick it up here.
Perfect for the upcoming cold winter months and dark nights, this glow-in-the-dark hoodie offers a unique twist on Iron Maiden’s The Number Of The Beast album artwork. Don’t miss the extra detail of the album name listed down the right sleeve. It’s available for purchase here.
There’s no problem with revisiting your favorite albums, especially in a year as unpredictable as 2020. Celebrate you or your close friend’s unwavering A7X love with this Waking The Fallen-inspired shirt, available here.
March may feel like just yesterday, but In This Moment’s latest album, Mother, is about to reach its eight-month milestone. If this album helped someone you know get through the year, select their size here.
For the Ozzy Osbourne fan who has enough black tees to last a lifetime, surprise them with this Hot Topic exclusive Funko figure. Outfitted in his cover ensemble from his 2020 album, Ordinary Man, this is the perfect surprise for Osbourne fans of any age. Get yours here.
Combining some of our favorite spooky elements with a reaper, this Trivium tee feels perfect for the season even long after Halloween has come and gone. While you wait for the band’s next release, purchase your next gift here.
Snaggletooth is an icon, and what better way to represent its importance than sporting it proudly with this Motörhead tee? The Warpig logo has never looked bolder than in this classic design. Order your next gift here.
Lamb Of God fans have a lot to be thankful for this year as the band released their 10th album and earned a No. 1 slot on the Hard Rock Albums Billboard chart. Give your closest friend something to celebrate as well by picking up this shirt, available here.
It’s hard to believe that almost a year has passed since the final dates of Slayer‘s 2019 Farewell tour. While the band will be missed by many, their legacy will never die. Continue to show your appreciation for the group with this tee, available here.
Aggretsuko represents all of our most metal rage in a tiny cute package. Face masks are sure to be the most ideal stocking stuffer this year, and who doesn’t love a practical gift? Pick up your mask here.
Blood, blood and more blood—nothing fits Cannibal Corpse more. While this shirt doesn’t exactly scream “season’s greetings,” we’re sure you know someone who would find some holiday joy in receiving it. Pick their size here.
There’s still time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of British Steel, and your gift recipient will be glad you remembered this Judas Priest milestone. Ship this iconic design straight to their door! You can select their size here.
Give your look the perfect finishing touch with these edgy platform boots, featuring a padlock and key charm. Gift them to your bestie so you won’t have trouble seeing over everyone taller than you in the crowd when concerts return. Select their size here.
Revisit one of Korn’s most iconic albums with this anniversary take on the classic album cover. “Freak On A Leash” may be over 20 years old, but we know it still holds up with the rest of Follow The Leader. Get the shirt here.
This long-sleeve tee is covered in quintessential Slipknot iconography. From the red suits featured on the front to the S logo design on the back, this shirt takes us all to the late ’90s. Order yours here.
This online exclusive long-sleeve tee is just as bold and in your face as Pantera‘s legacy continues to be. Don’t miss the detail of the band’s name printed along the sleeve as well! Choose your size here.