Ugly sweaters aren’t just being bought for ugly sweater parties anymore. People are buying them to use all throughout the holiday season this year, and places like Goodwill and the Salvation Army have been making a killing off of it. Since last year, however, a few metal bands have released their own line of holiday-themed sweaters, that could be considered ugly by most standards. Last year, Slayer, Motörhead, and Anthrax all released their own line of ugly sweaters for the low low price of $90! A bunch of other bands released their own line of sweater, including Atilla (see above), Emmure, The Descendents, Otep, and Queens of the Stone Age.
Here are the metal sweaters from last year:
Now those are pretty ugly, especially for the price. This year, some new artists are stepping up to the plate. Slayer is leading the charge with their own traditional sweater, updated for 2014:
You can buy the sweater here, but be warned, it’s still $90.
Slipknot also released their own sweater, although it doesn’t seem too ugly. Compared to the one from Slayer at least...
You can pick up this sweater here
Mastodon as well came out with their own Christmas sweater, but like the Slipknot one, it doesn’t actually look that ugly.
You can pick this sweater here
Finally, The Foo Fighters released their own sweater as well, featuring some emperor-inspired imagery:
The sweater comes in at exactly 1/3 the price of the Slayer sweater, and you can pick it up here
So, it just goes to show, the ugliness of a sweater nowadays is directly related to how much it costs. The ugliest of sweaters will cost a lot, while the moderately ugly will cost very little. Maybe Cannibal Corpse can release one of the most grotesque Christmas sweaters ever! Like a nativity scene featuring zombie Mary giving birth to a half-baby jesus, half christmas tree thing. It actually doesn't get much uglier than that...