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heavy metal wedding

This is Offbeat Wed’s celebration of heavy metal weddings, including some song ideas… and even a few vikings!

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A skull-filled Halloween wedding with on-site ring tattoos

Michelle and Shaun planned a Dia de los Muertos-meets-Halloween-meets heavy metal wedding with barbecue, kegs of beer, papier-mâché masks, and skull details. And get this, they got ring tattoos… AT THE WEDDING!

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A gothically delicious ’til-death-themed wedding

They don’t like the usual wedding traditions, so why would they use them? Bring on the goth fashion, metal music, and the EPIC Jekyll and Hyde-themed bar! With an eyeball bouquet, lots of leather, a couple of gorgeous masks, and some clever DIY, this wedding was turned into a celebration of their personal connection.

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DonnaMarie & Ricky’s unholy union and heavy metal cabaret wedding

These metal heads know how to rock. They also know how to make an amazing heavy metal cabaret afterparty on a budget. Board games, ear plugs, lighters, and metal horns were required and provided. Oh, and you’re going to going to freak over the most awesome light-up Ghostbusters cake evar!

D&D, costumes, & epic music at this heavy metal wedding in Utah

Heavy metal love songs🤘75 tracks we played at our metal wedding

On my wedding profile, I got a question from one reader who asked “what type of metal did you play that the guests could tolerate all night?” The answer is, well, EVERY TYPE! You have to play all types of metal for those non-metal heads to the pros. We also used our laptop and rented the PA equipment because we could not get a DJ that would cooperate with what we wanted to be played. Here is a list of the main songs we used that night.

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Hannah & Nick’s whacky-tacky Las Vegas ceremony & London reception

An Elvis impersonator, purple wedding dress, elopement and a boat party? This wedding is awesome and sneaks in some tighty-(non)whitey action! Can you spot the briefs?

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Rhiannon & Graham’s viking and folk-metal wedding by a castle

Rhiannon & Graham are both huge fans of Scandinavian Folk Metal. They like it because the lyrics are rooted in history and mythology. They used this as their inspiration while creating their Viking inspired ceremony as well as the overall aesthetic of the wedding.