The holidays are fast approaching and we know this is the time of year it gets a little stressful trying to find that perfect something for the loved ones in your life. Knowing that a lot of you out there are hard rock and metal fans, we've been trying to come up with some ideas that will help you shop for those who share your appreciation for all things heavy.

Whether it be big ticket items, white elephant gifts or something awesome at a very reasonable price, there's a little something for all the hard rock and metal fans out there. So without further adieu, check out our 2013 Rock and Metal Holiday Gift Guide.

  • DevilDriver 'Christmas Kills' Bundle

    Nothing says Christmas like DevilDriver! The band, who issued their 'Winter Kills' album this year, is offering the 'Christmas Kills' bundle for the holidays. Included in the package is this ugly Christmas sweater, a crewneck sweatshirt, an embroidered scarf, a 5-inch vinyl sticker and a custom DevilDriver ornament.

  • 'Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal' Book

    Penned by veteran industry scribes Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman, 'Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal' lives up to its names as a comprehensive read on all eras and genres of hard rock and metal. The book was crafted from over 400 interviews with such outspoken and iconic rockers as Ozzy Osbourne, Lemmy KilmisterEddie Van Halen, Tommy Lee, Lars Ulrich, Axl Rose, Rob Zombie, Dimebag Darrell, Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Kerry King, Marilyn Manson and many more. It's a must read for the true metal fan.

  • Anthrax Pentagram Christmas Bobble Hat

    Oh the weather outside is frightful, but with this gift, so can be your hat. Anthrax are serving up this line of winter bobble hats, complete with their logo and knit-in pentagrams. They're just one of the acts who put their stamp on bobble hats, as Motorhead, Rob Zombie and Slayer also have their own hats.

  • 'Bury the Hatchet' Tour Tickets

    If Escape the Fate and Falling in Reverse can find goodwill toward each other heading into the New Year, isn't there hope for peace on Earth? With Falling in Reverse's Ronnie Radke and his former band Escape the Fate making nice, it's sure to be a fan's dream come true in early 2014. Make sure you don't miss the 'Bury the Hatchet' tour as it's one of early 2014's most anticipated treks.

  • Motorheadphones

    If you're gonna rock, it helps if you can hear the music in its best possible manner. Motorhead's branded line of headphones, Motorheadphones, should give you exactly what you need to rock hard from one of music's heaviest bands. Pick from your choice of their Bomber, IronFist and Motorizer headphones and rock out in style.

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  • Dark & Somber Greetings

    Black metal and Christmas may not seem to go together, but that doesn't mean you can't still wish someone the best this holiday season or during special occasions over the rest of the year. The Dark & Somber greeting cards let someone know you're thinking about them while giving it that corpse-painted, hard rocking stamp you've come to love from black metal.

  • Rock and Metal Pillow Case Covers

  • 'The Merciless Book of Metal Lists'

    How often do you find yourself debating some of rock and metal's hot button topics with your friends? For those who love to argue the merits of heavy rock, the 2013 book 'The Merciless Book of Metal Lists' should keep the conversation going for hours, days or even months on end. See how many of the lists you agree with and read the foreword and afterword from Slayer's Kerry King and Pantera's Philip Anselmo.

  • Metallica SF Bar Stool

    Need a place to sit while you're downing your whiskey in a jar? Belly up to your home bar with a new Metallica SF bar stool. That unnamed feeling you've got will be satisfaction at honoring the Bay Area thrash metal icons on yet another piece of your home's furniture. This will go nicely with your James Hetfield table.