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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
Anvil Mudvayne
Twilight Odyssey Big Dumb Face
Norma Jean Skullview
Seven Witches Steel Attack
Widowmaker Masterplan
Manowar Late Nite Romeo
Cage Alchemy X
Saint Catch 22
Wycked Synn Kilfast
Assrockers Nordheim
Mnemic Attacker
Pink Cream 69 Whitesnake
Krisiun Slayer
Fraise Project: Failing Flesh
Dreamaker Node
Riot Jag Panzer
Bang The Union Deep Purple
Wolf Epica
Icon And The Black Roses Edge Of Forever
Gamma Ray Nova Lex
Estuary House of Lords
Devil In The Kitchen Joe Lynn Turner
Chapter VIII Skeletonwitch
Shadows Fall Katagory V
I.C.E. Polterchrist
Slowlife GWAR
Tartharia Dark Ruin
Conquestador Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Jackyl Angra
Cryme Azrael's Bane
Legion Cradle To Grave
Gods Of Fire Audiovision
The Mighty Nimbus Blood Red Throne
Crionics Loudblast
Hibria Boomerang
Lord Gore Fire Alley
Thunderblast Raintime
Python Sothis
Graveworm Vicious Art
Unshine Nuse
Ritual Killer Power Quest
Resurrecturis Nuclear Assault
To The Bone Future is Tomorrow
Black Majesty Dragonia
Monster Magnet Armored Saint
Blood Thirsty Demons Twilight
Thrones Akercocke
Spellbound Vile
Wolfmother Avulsed
Skullshifter The Tenth Circle
God Forbid Detonation
Virgin Steele Hate
Nobody's Fool Brother Hawk
End My Sorrow Poison
286 Nikki Puppet
Beyond Fear Thyrane
Fields Of The Nephilim The Berzerker
Phoenix Mourning The Smashup
Ampast Vreid
Down Factor Non-Human Level
Black Crucifixion Dawn of Azazel
Fragments of Unbecoming Unsilent Phenomenon
Bloodbound She Said Destroy
Amon Amarth Abominant
Anata The Finals
Amputated Isis
Mastodon Teeth of the Hydra
Lupara Lordi
The Showdown Gaza
Handful of Hate Threat Signal
Onslaught In This Moment
The Chronicles of Israfel Cattle Decapitation
Nominon Throneum
Fight Randy Ellefson
Hellveto Temple Of Blood
Destynation Pathosray
Frosthardr Dantesco
Ost Est Ima Witchfinder General
Burzum SOS
Kreator Intolerant
Bible Of The Devil Son of Eric
Winterfylleth Nasty Idols
Sister Sin Earthen Grave