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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
Leng Tch'e Nightwish
Scanner Slipknot
Karaboudjan Dokken
Rebellion Deceased
Kalibas Godsmack
Godflesh Dark Moor
Metallica God Dethroned
Power of Omens October 31
Hammerwhore Exawatt
Supervillain Sevendust
Thunderbolt Chainsnap
Steel Preacher Crystal Eyes
Eidolon Mnemic
Murdercycle Primal Fear
Fraise Wicked Sensation
Lacuna Coil Brides of Destruction
Deivos Neverland
Node Ebony Ark
UFO Kingcrow
David Shankle Group Gamma Ray
Lonewolf Iron Angel
Hatework Schenker/ Pattison Summit
Skeletonwitch Dream Evil
Beaten Back To Pure Occult
Aina Lullacry
I.C.E. Jamie. St. James
House of Shakira GWAR
Throcult Six Feet Under
Silent Force Acheron
Negative Creeps Agnostic Front
Anger The 7 Method
Tsjuder Legion
Crowbar Gods Of Fire
Ligeia The New Breed
Corrosion Of Conformity Soilwork
Korpiklaani Necrophagia
Heartcry Suidakra
Icarus Witch Ravensthorn
Mystic Prophecy Darkthrone
Cemetary Bleed The Sky
Omegalord Soul SirkUS
Chastain Fastkill
Grand Magus Pro-Pain
Defleshed Python
Naglfar God Among Insects
Communic Sentenced
Slik Helvetika Gemini 5
The Father Panic Riot Orchestra Love Forsaken
Nuclear Assault Loits
Crystal Fate Ignarus
Arthemis Doomfoxx
Gojira God Forbid
Beecher Decapitated
Vader Early Man
Sodom Nobody's Fool
Pile of Heads Intronaut
Thyrane Steep
Dissection Event Horizon
Viron Bal-Sagoth
Bludgeon Hate Profile
Upon Infliction Spawn of Possession
Vengeance Smohalla
Amon Amarth Sahg
From the Grave Vicious Rumors
Burialmound Zero Hour
Death Breath Mastodon
Teeth of the Hydra Eighteen Visions
Twinball Cult of Daath
Winger Demise
Blood Tsunami The Gathering
Fu Manchu Southern Gentleman
Merciless Death Nagelfar
Incrave White Wizzard
Passion Rob Zombie
Wuthering Heights Blut Aus Nord
Sworn Enemy Keep of Kalessin
Dantesco Averse Sefira
Glenn Hughes Shining Star
Trivium Blood Haven
To-Mera Puscifer
Godhead Souls Of We
The Lamp of Thoth Place Of Skulls
UFOmammut Suspyre