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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
Cave In In Flames
Sinner White Skull
Exmortem Disturbed
Impellitteri Goatwhore
December Kataklysm
Godsmack Seether
Godflesh Mortician
Dark Moor Masterplan
Conquest Fireball Ministry
Chainsnap Curriculum Mortis
Victory King Diamond
Lanfear Crystal Eyes
Beautiful Creatures Stryper
Guardians Of Time Eidolon
Slayer Defiled
Doro Royal Anguish
Drowning Pool Jag Panzer
Cans W.A.S.P.
Epica Skyfire
Disarmonia Mundi Edge Of Forever
Metalium Velvet Revolver
Ministry Spiral Madness
House of Lords Krokus
Joey Belladonna Bonfire
Dio Necrodemon
Slowlife Mine
Six Feet Under Agnostic Front
Behemoth Tristania
Napalm Death Sonata Arctica
Azrael's Bane Ligeia
Corrosion Of Conformity Impaled
Veni Domine Soilwork
Vicious Circle Heartcry
Mechanical Poet Mystic Prophecy
John Sykes Cemetary
Alex Skolnick Trio Boomerang
Lord Gore Kinrick
Gizmachi Sinisthra
Raintime Slumber
Rudra Sothis
God Among Insects Ektomorf
Slough Feg Prowler Inc.
Ritual Killer Dam
Thor Widow
Impaled Nazarene Peccatum
Black Majesty Pagan's Mind
Orphaned Land Akercocke
Vile Infliction
Dragonlord Bronx Casket Company
Vanquished Dismember
Absu Machina
End My Sorrow Mental Care Foundation
Witchery Codeon
Thyrane Fields Of The Nephilim
Nightmare Dissection
Leviathan/Sapthuran Viron
Phoenix Mourning Silver Dirt
Athanator Speed/Kill/Hate
Stormcrow Sun Descends
Fragments of Unbecoming Gorgoroth
Dendura Warface
From the Grave Skyforger
Wednesday 13 Isis
Mastodon Biolich
Sathanas Escape The Fate
Cheva Darkness Eternal
Middian Deicide
Lecherous Nocturne Steve Cone
Handful of Hate The Gathering
With Passion Lord Belial
Dezperadoz Cruachan
Grenouer Blood of the Black Owl
Chrome Division Divine Empire
Since the Day Antigama
Tears David Galas
Hearse Fight
Mongrel Shining Star
Demonic Symphony Witchfinder General
Blood Haven Manilla Road
Embalming Theatre Celestia
Medieval Steel Kiuas
Cursed Nasty Idols
Something Beautiful My Dying Bride
Caliban Giant Squid