Christmas jumpers are no longer a novelty – every bugger’s got one! Ah, but we know how you can stand out AND wear your musical allegiance at the same time. Plus, these 16 music-themed Christmas jumpers are ideal conversation staters at the awkward work Christmas party. Bonus!
“I know when that hotline bling / That can only mean one thing”: it’s time to slip on your Drake sweater and get down to business.
A man’s needs… include a Cribs jumper. Women need them too. Your dog might want one. Listen, everyone should salute Wakefield’s finest indie-pop trio with this festive effort.
The 1972 song ‘Snow Blind’ is Black Sabbath’s ode to cocaine, but you can wear it while watching ‘The Two Ronnies’ with your nan.
Wake me up when December ends. This festive knit comes courtesy of Californian pop-punk trio Green Day and if you’re wondering what to get singer Billie Joe for Christmas, he’s still looking for that fourth chord.
Apparently Pink Floyd’s album ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ syncs up eerily with the film ‘The Wizard Of Oz.” Wear this Pink Floyd jumper while watching movie and you’ll probably combust.
Reindeer horns up! How does Slipknot percussionist Dicknose, who wears a mask with a massive nose that looks like a dick, get this jumper on his over his massive dicknose?
Guns N’ Roses stars Axl Rose and Slash have been at loggerheads for years. Perhaps they’ll put their differences aside and toast a couple of marshmallows by the fireside together, each wearing this jumper emblazoned with guns and skulls.
Someone needs to explain to Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme who Santa is, because he’s not a candy-loving extraterrestrial who chills on a mushroom.
Rock this sweater along with a devilock – the hairstyle invented by Misfits star Jerry Only, whereby your fringe is a pointed dagger that obscures your face – and have yourself a punky little Christmas.
Hells bells! Slip on this festive AC/DC knit and you’re back in black.
The singer-songwriter Ryan Adams gifted us with an album of Taylor Swift covers earlier this year. Who knows what he’ll take aim at in 2016.
This jumper pays homage to the teenage Japanese metal trio Babymetal. Wondering what they want for Christmas? A clue: they released a single called ‘Gimme Chocolate!!”
If someone tells you they want something Anthrax-related this year, they’re talking about the legendary New York thrash metal band, not spores of the deadly disease. You’re welcome.
The metal festival Download has its own seasonal jumper, which makes sense, since both festivals and Christmas hinge on a general sense of reckless indulgence.
The Californian thrash metal group Slayer are loathed by religious groups, who object to their blasphemous lyrics and iconography, but that doesn’t stop the band from raising a glass to Jesus’ birthday.
Texan heavy metallers Pantera have a song called ‘Psycho Holiday’, a term that probably also applies to their Christmas plans.