It's getting to that time of year again and if there's one thing to signify it in the UK, it's the recent tradition of the annual John Lewis Christmas Advert. Head to the replies to watch this year's short movie, titled Man On The Moon with a cover of Oasis' "Half The World Away" by Norwegian artist Aurora as the official song. You can also check out previous years short stories which have featured the likes of Ellie Goulding (covering Elton John), Slow Moving Millie (covering The Smiths), Gabrielle Aplin (covering Frankie Goes To Hollywood), Lilly Allen (covering Keane) and Tom Odell (covering John Lennon).
Kyle Huntington on 11/06/15 - 03:35 AM
Head to the replies to watch yellowbirddd perform "Silent Night."
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/24/14 - 03:20 PM
Augustine Rampolla (The Little Indians, Hellogoodbye) and Andrew Richards (Hellogoodbye) have released a Christmas song. Hear "Christmas Time! (A Very Righteous Christmas Time)" here. The track also features Forrest Kline (Hellogoodbye) and Rico Vigil (ex-You, Me, and Everyone We Know).
Kelly Doherty on 12/25/13 - 12:50 PM
Ghost Thrower have released a Christmas EP, Holidays on Twice, for pay-what-you-want on bandcamp. It picks up right where 2011's uber-depressing Holidays on Ice ended.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/22/13 - 10:39 AM
Listen to Reggie and the Full Effect's cover of Run DMC's "Christmas in Hollis" in the replies. It's from the X-Mas Mini EP, which will be released tomorrow.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/19/13 - 04:25 PM
Our old friends in We Are Voices have released their version of "O Come, O Come, Emanuel," along with a video that can be seen in the replies. You can also download the track on the band's website for pay-what-you-want and the band will give all proceeds to Toys For Tots.
Blake Solomon on 12/19/13 - 02:54 PM
No Sleep Records has released a new holiday compilation, No Sleep till the Holidays 2, for free download.

Track Listing
01. Allison Weiss - Sounds Like Snow
02. Daisyhead - O Holy Night
03. Grey Gordon - Colors of Youth
04. Maps for Travelers - War is Over
05. Sean Nelson (of Harvey Danger) - Work on Christmas
06. State Faults - Mookie’s Last Christmas
07. Whats Eating Gilbert - My Favorite Time
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/12/13 - 10:47 AM
The Rocket Summer will release an EP titled Christmas Madness on December 3. You can hear previews on Amazon. The band will be playing a pair of shows to celebrate the release. Details are in the replies.

Track Listing
1. Christmas Madness
2. Elf Creep
3. Grapevine Christmas Eve
4. O Holy Night
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/26/13 - 02:51 PM
Real Friends' music video for "I Had a Heart," their contribution to Punk Goes Christmas, can be viewed in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/06/13 - 09:36 AM
Mac Miller & Ariana Grande have covered "Baby, It's Cold Outside", which you can stream/download here.
Jake Denning on 12/25/12 - 11:26 AM
Merry Christmas! Have a splendid day.
Drew Beringer on 12/24/12 - 11:47 PM
Jarinus (side project of Bowling for Soup frontman Jaret Reddick) released a free Christmas song entitled "Happy Holidays Asshole."
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/24/12 - 03:10 PM
Hellogoodbye posted a new holiday ditty entitled "While We're Still Young (Christmastime)" on soundcloud.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/24/12 - 02:04 PM
Energy posted a free Christmas song entitled "25 Holidays" on bandcamp. Check out the music video in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/22/12 - 09:54 AM
Need some more Christmas music in your life this holiday season? The Essential NOW That's What I Call Christmas, which features everyone from John Lennon and Elvis Presley to The Jackson 5 and The Beach Boys, is on sale for 99 cents from Amazon MP3.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/18/12 - 08:54 PM
Last Call posted a free holiday song entitled "The Duke's Real Name Was Marion Morrison" on bandcamp.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/18/12 - 02:08 PM
Former Get Scared frontman Joel Faviere has released a free Christmas EP entitled All Wrapped Up. Listen to his rendition of "Mr Grinch" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/18/12 - 02:04 PM
In another piece of "Christmas cover" news, head to the replies to hear Lucy Rose cover Shakin' Stevens' "Merry Christmas Everyone" for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge.
Kyle Huntington on 12/17/12 - 06:32 AM
Head here to stream The xx's cover of Wham!'s Christmas classic "Last Christmas."
Kyle Huntington on 12/17/12 - 06:28 AM
Head to the replies to check out a brand new song from Tyler Carter (Issues), "Make It Snow". Carter will release his debut solo album in 2013.
Jake Denning on 12/15/12 - 10:00 PM
Punchline released a new holiday single entitled "Our Favorite Night" on iTunes. All proceeds go to Rock for the Heart, so be sure to pick it up. Check out a preview in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/07/12 - 08:52 PM
Head to the replies to hear The Dollyrots's "Because I'm Santa" - their holiday take on "Because I'm Awesome." Download the song, along with "Messed Up Xmas," for free here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/05/12 - 12:20 PM
Wayfarer (ex-Sherwood) have posted a Christmas EP as a free download. Get the tracks here.
Scott Weber on 12/04/12 - 09:54 AM
Head to the replies to watch DMX sing "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/03/12 - 05:35 PM
Watch Dropkick Murphys' music video for "The Season's Upon Us" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/03/12 - 10:46 AM
Listen to Driver Friendly's "X-mas in Texas" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/29/12 - 02:49 PM
Anarbor's "West Coast Christmas" is streaming in the replies.
Jason Tate on 11/28/12 - 01:41 PM
Brighten's Christmas song, "Poor Mama" is now on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 11/28/12 - 01:21 PM
Hey, It's Christmas Vol. 3 is now available, for free.

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Jason Tate on 11/28/12 - 11:56 AM
Listen to Divided By Friday's rendition of "All I Want For Christmas Is You" from Hopeless for the Holidays in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/27/12 - 12:29 PM
Hopeless Records will release a digital EP entitled Hopeless for the Holidays on December 4th. Stream For the Foxes' contribution in the replies.

Track Listing
1. For The Foxes - The Only Thing That Glistens
2. Divided By Friday - All I Want For Christmas Is You
3. Anarbor - West Coast Christmas
4. Driver Friendly - X-Mas In Texas
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/26/12 - 02:16 PM
Looking to get in the holiday spirit? Download the Big Box Christmas compilation of 280 Christmas songs for $1 on Amazon.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/14/12 - 06:54 AM
Watch August Burns Red's animated music video for "Sleigh Ride" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/05/12 - 11:48 AM
Head to the replies to watch August Burns Red's animated music video for "Flurries."
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/12/12 - 09:37 AM
Sufjan Stevens will release a new Christmas box set next month. Silver & Gold: Songs For Christmas, will include 58 songs spread across five EPs, and will comprise entries 6-10 in his years-running Songs For Christmas series.
Jason Tate on 10/02/12 - 09:09 AM
Listen to August Burns Red's rendition of "Sleigh Ride" in the replies. Pre-order Sleddin' Hill here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/18/12 - 02:12 PM
August Burns Red will release Sleddin' Hill, A Holiday Album on October 9th.

Track Listing
1. Flurries
2. Frosty the Snowman
3. Sleigh Ride
4. God Rest Ye' Merry Gentlemen
5. Jingle Bells
6. Oh Holy Night
7. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
8. Sleddin' Hill
9. Little Drummer Boy
10. Winter Wonderland
11. O Come, O Come Emmanuel
12. Carol of the Bells (2012)
13. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/07/12 - 11:07 AM
A video to go along with Runner Runner's Christmas song can be seen in the replies.
Rohan Kohli on 12/26/11 - 11:34 AM
From our computers to yours... a gift that can last all year long. Happy Holidays from the AP.net staff.
Linda Ferreira on 12/24/11 - 01:26 PM
Listen to Panic! at the Disco's cover of "White Christmas" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/23/11 - 09:08 AM
Watch Set It Off play a few Christmas songs, including a cover of Fall Out Boy's "Yule Shoot Your Eye Out," in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/23/11 - 08:01 AM
Listen to The Crimson Armada frontman Saud Ahmed's cover of Justin Bieber's "Mistletoe" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/23/11 - 07:42 AM
MC Lars' new Christmas EP, The Frosty the Flow Man EP, is available now on bandcamp. Watch the video for "How the Grinch Occupied Whoville" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/22/11 - 03:28 PM
Download Punks in Vegas' holidaycompilation - featuring Last Call, Forever Came Calling, The Sheds and more - on bandcamp. You can grab it for free or pay what you want with all proceeds being donated to the Manilow Music Project.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/21/11 - 02:14 PM
Just in case all of the holiday cheer is getting to you, Ghost Thrower are here to bum you out. Check out their free Christmas EP, Holidays on Ice, on bandcamp. It features three covers and an original song.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/21/11 - 08:21 AM
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