New Playlist 101: 18 Covers of Rainbow's "Kill the King"!
8/3/2018 by Frank Hill

British hard rock band Rainbow released their third studio album 'Long Live Rock 'n' Roll' in 1978. It was the last to feature legendary vocalist Ronnie James Dio. On that album is a song with a propulsive riff that influenced scores of power metal bands over the years--the phenomenal "Kill the King".

Check out our list of 18 versions from Metallica, Adrenaline Mob, Jorn, Stratovarius, Primal Fear and many more here...[Full Column Link]

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The Haunted Children Of Bodom
Carpathian Forest Immolation
Karaboudjan Symphorce
Advent Ravage
Sickspeed Metallica
Dr. Butcher October 31
Conquest Circle of Nero
Exawatt Chainsnap
Artension The Graveyard Boulevard
Curriculum Mortis Kilfast
Evanesce Crystal Eyes
Malstrom Rob Rock
Guardians Of Time DevilDriver
Defiled Deivos
Iron Savior Doro
Death Angel Killik
Exodus Jag Panzer
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W.A.S.P. Outworld
Graveland Amityville Whore
Icon And The Black Roses Marillion
Iron Angel Zaius
Black Zodiac Brutal Mastication
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Skeletonwitch Killswitch Engage
Images of Eden Dio
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Valume Nob Internal Bleeding
Slowlife Silent Force
Jackyl Behemoth
Tristania Bloody Sign
Gods Of Fire Blood Red Throne
Crionics Impaled
Veni Domine Soilwork
Quiet Riot Necrophagia
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Hellfire Suidakra
Carbomb Angtoria
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Fire Alley Thunderblast
Fastkill Impiety
Slumber Def Leppard
Maximum Overdrive Communic
Slough Feg Unchained
Horna Ritual Killer
Gaia Clutch
Painmuseum Pagan's Mind
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Dirty Americans Casus Belli
Shattersphere Vinterriket
Balatonizer Doomfoxx
Avulsed Chain Collector
Midnight Idols The Classic Struggle
Dragonlord The Tenth Circle
Detonation Motorhead
Vanquished Beecher
Taunusheim Insense
Nobody's Fool Craft
Southern Black Sand Cardinale
Blackmore's Night Codeon
Firehouse Degree Absolute
Manngard Silver Dirt
Cavalar Apiary
Black Crucifixion Royal Hunt
Cult of Luna Destruction
War Within I
Hurt Wednesday 13
The Ruins of Beverast Myon
Mastodon Venom
Lesbian Bed Death Steve Cone
Skullflower Diagnose: Lebensgefahr
Onslaught Grenouer
Mithras Spit Like This
Nominon Blut Aus Nord
Faith And Fire Hellveto
Mass Extinction Dantesco
Gutted With Broken Glass Jesus Martyr
Straight Line Stitch Vulture Industries
Hacksaw Surgery Souls Of We
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Mar De Grises Alestorm
Luna Mortis Something Beautiful
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