Metal Halloween 2022

Here’s What Heavy Metal Musicians Dressed Up As For Halloween 2022 (Updated)


Halloween has once again come and gone and as it is the most metal-adjacent holiday, many a heavy musician once again took part In the big day (as well as the festivities leading up to it this past weekend.) Metallica vocalist James Hetfield leading the charge with his tribute to beloved metalhead Eddie Munson of ‘Stranger Things‘ fame.

There’s also some ‘The Mandalorian‘ love to be found and more among the various photos and videos shared across social media, see below for an early collection of costumes and more:

James Hetfield of Metallica:

Corey Taylor of Slipknot:

Jay Weinberg of Slipknot:

Charlie Benante of Anthrax and Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies:

Mike Wengren of Disturbed:

Jordan Buckley (ex-Every Time I Die):

Keith Buckley (ex-Every Time I Die):

James Iha of The Smashing Pumpkins:

Wes Borland of Limp Bizkit:

Brann Dailor of Mastodon:

Alan Cassidy of The Black Dahlia Murder:

Lorna Shore:

Mike Einziger of Incubus:

Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance, etc.:

Dave Davidson of Revocation:

James “Munky” Shaffer of Korn:

Jonny Hawkins of Nothing More:

Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless:

James Hart of Eighteen Visions:

John Petrucci, Mike Portnoy and Dave LaRue:

The Butcher Babies:

Nita Strauss:

Ice Nine Kills:

Randy Blythe & Art Cruz of Lamb Of God:

Brooks Wackerman of Avenged Sevenfold:

Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park:

Jessica Pimentel of Alekhine’s Gun and Tomas Haake of Meshuggah:


Attack Attack!:

Knocked Loose:


Tatiana Shmayluk of Jinjer & Alex Lopez (ex-Suicide Silence):

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