12 best alternative holiday songs to soundtrack your Christmas party

Listen to your favorite alternative artists put a spin on classic holiday tunes. From Jimmy Eat World to Fall Out Boy, these are the top alt holiday songs.

Listen to Phoebe Bridgers' devastating cover of the Handsome Family's "So Much Wine"

Phoebe Bridgers has famously released a Christmas benefit single for the past few years. This year, she covered the Handsome Family’s 2000 song “So Much Wine.”

Watch Lindsay Lohan star in Netflix’s new holiday rom-com Falling For Christmas

Falling For Christmas marks Lindsay Lohan’s first major film role since 2013. In the trailer, she plays an obnoxious hotel heiress who gets a reality check.

jxdn drops deluxe version of debut full-length 'Tell Me About Tomorrow'

Following his cover of blink-182’s “Happy Holidays, You Bastard,” rising star jxdn has shared a deluxe version of his debut album Tell Me About Tomorrow. This version includes three new songs, “CRACK MY SKULL,” “DEAD OR ALIVE” and “CHRISTMAS SUCKS.” Read more: Jxdn revisits blink-182’s seasonal classic ‘Happy Holidays, You Bastard” Jxdn’s debut album featured […]

Listen to Phoebe Bridgers reimagine Tom Waits' "Day After Tomorrow"

Phoebe Bridgers has released a cover of Tom Waits’ “Day After Tomorrow.” The new track continues her annual tradition of dropping appropriately themed music just in time for Christmas. The new song features an all-star cast to help Bridgers in her reimagining of Waits’ song. Mumford & Sons‘ Marcus Mumford, Kaitlyn Dever and Mady Dever, […]

jxdn revisits blink-182's seasonal classic "Happy Holidays, You Bastard"

jxdn is kicking off the season right with his cover of blink-182’s holiday hit “Happy Holidays, You Bastard.” The rising pop-punk artist adds his lively flair and energy to a hilariously raunchy holiday classic. “‘Happy Holidays You Bastard’ is one of the best Christmas songs of all time,” jxdn says. “It’s funny as hell and exactly […]

10 essential punk Christmas songs to add to your holiday playlist

Christmas is quite possibly the most musically controversial holiday of the year. Not everyone digs the varying styles of seasonal music, though it’s a genre unto itself. You have the ancient carols, full of religious imagery, usually sung by hoary old choirs. The early 20th century’s awash with hokey Tin Pan Alley Christmas standards, sung […]

Ultimate Vinyl Guide: 12 essential 2020 releases every collection needs

As we enter the 2020 holiday season, we’re all eagerly searching for that perfect gift for the music lover in our lives. Concert tickets are obviously out of the question unless you want to plan far in advance. And merch can be hit or miss, especially if you aren’t too sure of your loved one’s […]

15 recent Christmas songs that might replace your emo holiday favorites

Whether we like it or not, Christmas is here again. And this year, it’s going to be an even weirder one. We’re enduring a holiday season adulterated by limited celebrations with family and friends due to COVID-19. So we need a strong festive playlist to keep our minds off the unusual setting 2020 has handed us. […]

Hear twenty one pilots’ surprise holiday song “Christmas Saves The Year”

twenty one pilots fans can finally take “Level Of Concern” off of repeat (or should we say a never-ending loop) because the duo have returned with another brand new song, “Christmas Saves The Year”. Following Tyler Joseph’s hidden nod to Clancy and the tease of a pending “gift” Monday, the band finally shared the new […]

10 theories about Christmas movies that will ruin your childhood

It seems like everyone loves to watch feel-good Christmas movies to get in the holiday spirit once December rolls around. But many holiday movie fans have noticed that some of these classics have dark theories behind them.  If you scour the internet, there’s no shortage of conspiracy theories about Christmas movies, old and new. Some make […]

10 alternative Christmas covers for people who hate the holidays

Are there any arguments more divisive than the appropriateness of Christmas music during any given time or place? Sure, there’s the whole “pineapple on pizza” debate, but does that really get your blood boiling like being assaulted with holiday merriment? There are a number of reasons why anyone might be ill-disposed toward seasonal jingles. Maybe […]

You could hear new music at Every Time I Die's Christmas telethon event

Fans have been patiently waiting since last year for any signs of new material from Every Time I Die‘s highly-anticipated new album and it looks like they’re finally teasing something. The band are revealing a clip today and while it may not be a new song, fans are going to have something to look forward […]

Hear Lights spread holiday cheer with this laid-back “Deck The Halls” cover

Lights is spreading some holiday cheer this year in the form of her new “Deck The Halls” cover. This week, she debuted a laid-back reimagination of the holiday classic and revealed why the cover was rejected from a Christmas movie soundtrack. Read more: Black Veil Brides’ Jinxx offers an update on his coronavirus diagnosis 2020 […]

Hear Senses Fail cover the Christmas songs no one else wants to play

As the holiday’s inch closer and closer, artists are helping get us in a festive mood and Senses Fail are doing their part with two brand new Christmas covers. The band are revealing two fresh cover tracks helping spread some holiday cheer and brighten your mood today. Read More: See Bayside celebrate life’s little moments in acoustic […]

The Ultimate Metal Gift Guide: 19 holiday present ideas for metalheads

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 […]

The Ultimate Toy Gift Guide: 11 collectibles for the super fan in your life

We all have that person in our life who lives for showing off their favorite TV shows, movies and pop culture passions by displaying treasures and trinkets proudly. From classic cartoons and anime to video game favorites, it can be intimidating to select a collectible gift that stands out. If you think turning to graphic […]

QUIZ: Which ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ song are you?

This quiz is for the people who annoy their friends by singing along to every song while watching The Nightmare Before Christmas.  But don’t be ashamed. One of the reasons why the Tim Burton film is so popular is because of all the magical music numbers that put us in the Halloween spirit all year.  […]

10 reasons ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is actually a Halloween movie

With Halloween right around the corner, the long-debated question of whether The Nightmare Before Christmas is really a Halloween or Christmas movie has resurfaced yet again. From Jack Skellington dangling from Christmas lights and enjoying the smell of chestnuts roasting on an open fire to hoping for a box filled with a delightful pox, the […]

20 guilty pleasure horror movies that true genre fans will love

In his 1981 book Danse Macabre, legendary author Stephen King makes a potent defense for the kind of films that are often labeled “guilty pleasures.” “I’m no snob,” King writes, “and if you are, that’s your problem. In my business, if you lose your taste for good baloney, it’s time you got into some other […]
<< >>