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(Stephen) King of Metal: His Influence on Hard Music!
10/29/2016 1:13:10 PM by Frank Hill





Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers of our modern time with over 350 million copies sold from the 67 novels and books he's published of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.

Within his works are many references to bands like the Ramones and AC/DC. King has stated that he likes heavy metal and has named Anthrax, Judas Priest and Metallica as amongst his favorites to write to.

Without an extensive cataloging of subjects, it's arguable which author has the highest influence on metal, but we grew up with Mr. King and many hard rock and heavy metal band members did as well using some of his subject matter within their own music. So, we have given our pound of flesh and compiled a master list of all the songs we could find related to his books. Read our column here: [Full Column Link]


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RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
The Kovenant Leng Tch'e
Grave Children Of Bodom
Poisonblack Disturbed
Rebellion Neck
Stratovarius Twisted Tower Dire
Iron Maiden Fozzy
Mortician Masterplan
Metallica Pelican
The Chainsaw SelfInflicted
Inner Rage of Emotion Assrockers
Malstrom Duke
Silent Scythe Node
Shiva Jaw
Graveland Disarmonia Mundi
Estuary Dimmu Borgir
Goatsnake Scorpions
Shadows Fall Otep
Theocracy Katagory V
Annihilator Throcult
The Lizards Agnostic Front
Jackyl Betrayer
Crionics Veni Domine
Strikelight Tarot
Soulscar Carbomb
Icarus Witch Carina Alfie
Nevermore John Sykes
Argument Soul Stormwarrior
Novembers Doom Derek Sherinian
Fire Alley Kryoburn
Gizmachi Green Carnation
Hatesphere Ivory Knight
Groundcrew Raging Speedhorn
Mirador Prowler Inc.
Gemini 5 Alice Cooper
The Scourger Loits
Lake Of Tears Illuminatus
Evergrey Armored Saint
Twilight Avenged Sevenfold
Phantom X Dechrist
Dreamland Overmars
Mastermind The Tenth Circle
Torture Killer Taunusheim
Early Man From This Day
Scum Degree Absolute
Leviathan/Sapthuran Bal-Sagoth
Elvenking Bludgeon
The Furor Abysmal Dawn
Ensoph Theater of Tragedy
Michael Orlando Woodtemple
The Ruins of Beverast Death Breath
Setherial Wastefall
Rotting Christ Starkweather
Melechesh Southern Gentleman
With Passion Grenouer
Abigail Williams Cattle Decapitation
Nominon Rob Zombie
Tears Warner Drive
Retrospective Wuthering Heights
Trenchfoot Ulcerate
Hearse Fight
Faith And Fire Keldian
Destynation I Shalt Become
Bilocate Gutted With Broken Glass
The Obsessed Witchfinder General
Uriah Heep Kiuas
Nasty Idols My Dying Bride