Jeff Beck, Rob Halford Among Rockers on ‘The Classic Christmas Hard Rock Album’


Story by Cat Badra

‘The Classic Christmas Hard Rock Album,’ due out Oct. 7, brings classic rock and Christmas together

Classic rock and Christmas are uniting in a new holiday album due out Oct. 7 on Legacy Recordings called “The Classic Christmas Hard Rock Album.” This 11-track collection features Christmas classics such as “The Little Drummer Boy,” “The Christmas Song,” “We Three Kings” and “O Come All Ye Faithful” performed by some of the world’s most famous rock guitarists and singers, including Jeff Beck, Rob Halford, Steve Vai and Journey’s Neal Schon.

“The Classic Christmas Hard Rock Album” is part of Legacy Recordings’ 2014 series of Christmas collections. Among the other releases are “The Classic Christmas Pop Album” “The Classic Christmas Country Album” and a variety of Christmas collections by Il Divo, Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como and Johnny Mathis.

‘The Classic Christmas Hard Rock Album’ Track Listing:

“Amazing Grace” — Jeff Beck
“The Little Drummer Boy” — Alex Lifeson (Rush)
“Silent Night/Holy Night Jam” —  Joe Satriani
“Christmas Time Is Here” — Steve Vai
“The Christmas Song” — Steve Lukather (Toto)
“O Come, O Come Emmanuel” — Neal Schon
“Sleigh Ride” — Stuart Hamm (session bassist and solo artist)
“O Come All Ye Faithful” — Trevor Rabin (Yes)
“Deck the Halls” — Ted Nugent
“O Little Town Of Bethlehem” — Robin Trower
“We Three Kings” — Halford



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