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Best Band Christmas Jumpers: We Wool Rock Yule

From Guns N’ Roses to Ryan Adams, we takes a look at 12 of the best band Christmas jumpers from holidays past and present.

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The holiday season is a time for togetherness – and nothing unites people like the love of Christmas jumpers. Undoubtedly, there’s been an upsurge in the amount of Yuletide knitwear on the streets these days, as everyone from dads to hipsters wrap up in a woolly; the best band Christmas jumpers go one louder, allowing you to pledge your allegiance to the musicians that rock your holidays.

A disparate array of musicians have embraced winter fashions, with everyone from rock behemoths Guns N’ Roses to thrash pioneers Megadeth, singer-songwriter Ryan Adams and hip-hop legend GZA selling natty knitwear to ring in the holiday season.

We take a look at 12 of the best band Christmas jumpers we could find from Yuletides past and present.

Megadeth

A disembodied Rattlehead Vic floating above two festive-coloured hand grenades? Perfect for the countdown to extinction (which some people refer to as “Advent”)…

Megadeth Christmas Jumper - 530

 

Guns N’ Roses

We know what you’re thinking: “You could be mine.” You wish.

Guns N Roses Christmas Jumper 1 - 530

 

Anthrax

These guys always did things their own way – and their seasonal sweater is no different.

Anthrax Hannukah Sweater - 530

 

Iron Maiden

Iconic mascot Eddie The Head makes an appearance on this Maiden voyage – emblazoned with the number of the beast for extra Yuletide cheer.

Iron Maiden Christmas Jumper - 530

 

Queens Of The Stone Age

Anyone else think there’s something distinctly pagan about this one…?

QOTSA Christmas Jumper - 530

 

GZA

Perfect for all iron mic duels held in sub-zero temperatures, GZA’s jumper takes his swordsmanship skills to new levels.

GZA Christmas Jumper - 530

 

Ryan Adams

Tapping into Adams’ love of arcade games, this top nods to retro classic Space Invaders.

Ryan Adams Christmas Jumper - 530

 

AC/DC

It might take a whole lotta rosé to get anyone into this…

ACDC Christmas Jumper - 530

 

Foo Fighters

Dave Grohl and co are known for their great sense of humour. Sadly, this gingerbread man doesn’t seem to get the joke.

Foo Fighters Christmas Jumper - 530

 

Black Sabbath

It might have little to do with the true meaning of Christmas, but this pattern is strangely alluring.

Black Sabbath Christmas Jumper - 530

 

Green Day

The colour scheme here doubles up as a handy ad for their American Idiot album. Who’s have thought?

Green Day Christmas Jumper - 530

 

5 Seconds Of Summer

Well if that’s all we have… At least this can keep you warm during the other 31,536,000 seconds of the year.

5SOS Christmas Jumper - 530

Looking for more? Discover the best Christmas songs of all time.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Dick

    December 26, 2016 at 6:17 am

    Awesome & cool looking rock sweaters, very artistic xmas style knit wear

  2. Zsch

    November 17, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    How much for the acdc one

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