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Spice up your holiday light display with head-banging Metallica tunes

‘Tis the season to roast chestnuts, binge Hallmark holiday movies and impress the neighbors with your new light display, metalhead style.

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Setting your lights to bands like Metallica or Iron Maiden is a fun way to add a little dark twist to a holiday tradition.

Need some inspiration? Here are some popular Metallica Christmas light displays from around the world:

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For more soundtrack variety, Rolling Stone published a list of 15 metal Christmas songs “for unsilent, unholy nights” back in 2013. The collection includes “rip-roaring” tunes such as AC/DC’s “Mistress for Christmas” and Spinal Tap’s “Christmas with the Devil.”

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If you need help setting your lights to music, this wikiHOW article offers up some great advice. Hint: You’ll need a control system, some software and enough outdoor power.

Hunting for the best shows around town? Here are nine of the most delightful holiday light displays in Georgia.

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