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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
Grave Digger Twelfth Gate
December Machine Head
Warhorse Rawhead Rexx
Fozzy Ravage
Wizard Powergod
Late Nite Romeo October 31
Pelican Nicta
Black Sabbath Saint
Inner Rage of Emotion Sevendust
Victory Crystal Eyes
Sinergy Eidolon
Windseeker Murdercycle
Primal Fear Fraise
Neverland Yngwie Malmsteen
Drowning Pool Celesty
Bang The Union W.A.S.P.
Epica Skyfire
Donnerkopf Gamma Ray
Low Earth Orbit U.D.O.
Ministry Cyst
Estuary Dimmu Borgir
House of Lords Acrid
Fireaxe Insomnium
Joey Belladonna Bonfire
Lilitu Killswitch Engage
Rhapsody of Fire Psychotron
Aina Tearabyte
Annihilator GWAR
Throcult Conquestador
Overlorde Agnostic Front
Blind Guardian Mirror of Deception
Behemoth Tsjuder
Triumph Sonata Arctica
Feared Creation Legion
Cradle To Grave Helgrind
The Apocalyptic Riders Divine Fire
Loudblast Sabaton
Vicious Circle Soulscar
Wolverine Darkthrone
God Fear None Boomerang
Drunkard Hatesphere
Biss Embraze
Manntis God Among Insects
Brand New Sin Taake
Evemaster Ritual Killer
Alice Cooper Havochate
Agents Of The Sun Warchild
Painmuseum Mercyful Fate
Orphaned Land Before The Dawn
Monster Magnet Armored Saint
Winterfell The Firstborn
Avenged Sevenfold Phantom X
Balatonizer Thrones
Skullshifter The Classic Struggle
Bronx Casket Company Motorhead
Dismember Naked Beggars
Nikki Puppet Fields Of The Nephilim
Dissection Tris Katone
Clawfinger Valhalla
Vore Cavalar
Candlemass Hate Profile
Spawn of Possession Suzukiton
Bloodbound She Said Destroy
Hydrogyn Amon Amarth
Mouth of the Architect Abominant
Anata Oblomov
Thy Majestie Mastodon
Teeth of the Hydra Biolich
Escape The Fate Starkweather
Gaza Warbringer
Static-X Marc Sasso
Hacride Katrina Johansson
David Galas Hellveto
Ensiferum Echoes of Eternity
Night Ranger Pathology
I Shalt Become Father Befouled
Trivium Last Stone Cast
To-Mera Armory
Trinacria Mar De Grises
Son of Eric Place Of Skulls
Papa Roach Winterfylleth
Something Beautiful Battleroar
Crown The Lost Sister Sin