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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
HammerFall Into Eternity
Loudness Vehemence
Vicious Mary Perzonal War
Grave Digger Deceased
Regurgitate Celestial Ode
Steel Attack Advent
Iron Maiden Masterplan
Late Nite Romeo Dr. Butcher
Valley's Eve Black Label Society
Cage Vyndykator
Johnny Lokke Pelican
Ion Vein Tungsten
Catch 22 Thunderbolt
Curriculum Mortis Axenstar
Halloween Pharaoh
Defiled Force Of Evil
Soil Death Angel
Black Stone Cherry Devil To Pay
Construcdead Babylon Mystery Orchestra
Gamma Ray Nova Lex
Marillion Zaius
Acrid Ungodly
Joey Belladonna Vox Tempus
Meliah Rage Saxon
Psychotron Images of Eden
Wintersun Lullacry
Marshall Law Jamie. St. James
GWAR Tartharia
Dark Ruin Mine
Conquestador Agnostic Front
Seventh One Rush
Sonata Arctica Azrael's Bane
Feared Creation Of Infinity
Paradise Lost Bloody Sign
Entombed Belef
Labyrinth Vicious Circle
Desire Black Icarus Witch
Apocalyptica Argument Soul
Kaamos Chaoswave
Novembers Doom Drunkard
Soul SirkUS Operatika
System Of A Down Babylon
Grand Magus Throes of Dawn
Python Darkane
Slough Feg Voyager
Gemini 5 Frameless Scar
Fates Warning Resurrecturis
Clutch Warchild
Nuclear Assault Lake Of Tears
Redemption V:28
Pagan's Mind Monster Magnet
Penetrator Barcode
Shattersphere Crystal Ball
Infliction Chain Collector
Beecher Taunusheim
Early Man Brother Hawk
Fallen Wisdom Second Shadow
Cardinale Blackmore's Night
Intronaut Poison
Hell-Born Steep
The Berzerker Clawfinger
Cryptopsy The Smackdown
Pyramaze Imagika
Stormcrow TK-421
Unsilent Phenomenon Destruction
Psycroptic Scary Manilow
Mouth of the Architect Eyes of Ligeia
Lupara Obtest
Sathanas E-lane
The Showdown Darkness Eternal
Phazm Fu Manchu
Threat Signal Terry Sullivan
Warbringer Mindgrinder
Crescent Shield Merciless Death
Cruachan White Wizzard
Chrome Division Mithras
Funeral Hearse
Spheric Universe Experience Pathology
Dantesco Averse Sefira
The Obsessed Jesus Martyr
Last Stone Cast Burzum
Virgin Black Alestorm
Faded Hope Ihsahn