(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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LA Guns The Haunted
Carpathian Forest Poisonblack
Tiamat Exmortem
Perzonal War Neck
Goatwhore Kataklysm
Queensryche Circle II Circle
Iron Maiden Sickspeed
Crematorium Abigor
Powergod Dr. Butcher
Black Label Society Shakra
Fireball Ministry Sevendust
King Diamond Lanfear
Guardians Of Time Tad Morose
Vhaldemar Secret Sphere
Soul Reaper Neverland
Fear Factory Force Of Evil
Black Stone Cherry Drowning Pool
Devil To Pay Funerus
Evanescence Outworld
Wolf Epica
Disarmonia Mundi Jorn
U.D.O. Ministry
Dimmu Borgir De Lirium's Order
Juggernott Devil In The Kitchen
Joe Lynn Turner Fireaxe
Unleashed Dream Evil
Aina Theocracy
Division Scavenger
Z02 Valume Nob
Slowlife Jamie. St. James
House of Shakira Tartharia
Dark Ruin Haunted By Angels
Agnostic Front Jackyl
Rush Azrael's Bane
Fifth Cross Legion
Cradle To Grave The New Breed
Divine Fire Crionics
Maze Of Torment Marduk
Novembers Doom Thunderblast
Neil Turbin Babylon
Green Carnation Blind Stare
Astarte Python
Amorphis God Among Insects
Unchained Circus Maximus
Alice Cooper Devil Lee Rot
Widow Wetwork
Holy Blood Nuclear Assault
Octavia Sperati Eternal Reign
Evergrey Bolt Thrower
Twilight Running Wild
Avenged Sevenfold Paths Of Possession
Damnation Vile
Wolfmother Dragonlord
Vanquished Hate
Decapitated Nobody's Fool
Totalisti Powerglove
Blackmore's Night Intronaut
Fields Of The Nephilim The Berzerker
Degree Absolute Leviathan/Sapthuran
Manngard Pyramaze
Cataract Candlemass
Dream Or Nightmare Hate Profile
Black Crucifixion Michael Orlando
Space Odyssey Fleshgore
Mouth of the Architect Burialmound
Hurt The Abominable Iron Sloth
The Finals Battle Bratt
Rotting Christ Cult of Daath
Venom Obtest
Sathanas Darkness Eternal
Deicide Steve Cone
Urkraft The Gathering
Fu Manchu Diagnose: Lebensgefahr
Mindgrinder Madking Ludwig
Incrave Cattle Decapitation
White Wizzard Pantera
Rob Zombie Wuthering Heights
JR Ewing Faith And Fire
Randy Ellefson Himsa
Destynation Night Ranger
Pathology Averse Sefira
Ride The Sky Trivium
Straight Line Stitch SOS
Embalming Theatre Souls Of We
Mar De Grises Nasty Idols
Uli Jon Roth Suspyre