When you get to be an old fart, like myself, you've heard the traditional Christmas tunes 2 million times and you eventually get tired of them.
Well, many of these songs I've got listed here are more of a 'rock' take on traditional classics. So, instead of kicking Christmas songs to the curb, here are some that will help get you in the spirit of the holidays.
Hail SantaParody of Ghost "Year Zero"
Royal Bliss - I Just Want You (For Christmas)
August Burns Red - Carol of the Bells
Twisted Sister - O Come All Ye Faithful
Black Stone Cherry - Santa is Back
Thousand Foot Krutch - Jingle Bell Rock
Buckcherry - Christmas is Here
U2 - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Shinedown - Happy Xmas (War is Over)
AC/DC - Mistress for Christmas
Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Christmas Eve/Sarajevo
16 Second Stare - The Grinch
Pillar - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen