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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
· Lost Horizon· Loudness
· Scanner· The Haunted
· Big Dumb Face· Poisonblack
· Perzonal War· Anthrax
· Cradle of Filth· Seven Witches
· Celestial Ode· Solace
· Overkill· Majesty
· Rawhead Rexx· Mortician
· Liege Lord· Widowmaker
· Sickspeed· Manowar
· Black Label Society· Brainstorm
· Artension· Morbid Angel
· Steel Preacher· Victory
· Evanesce· Guardians Of Time
· Stalker· Primal Fear
· Brides of Destruction· Deivos
· Hard Echo· Three Inches of Blood
· Silver Mountain· Devil To Pay
· Evanescence· Freakhouse
· Van Helsing’s Curse· Highlord
· Jorn· U.D.O.
· Marillion· Dimmu Borgir
· Acrid· Insomnium
· Chapter VIII· Scorpions
· Skeletonwitch· Psychotron
· Final Dawn· Katagory V
· Age Of Silence· Z02
· Necrodemon· GWAR
· Haunted By Angels· Within Temptation
· Avenue F· Rush
· Triumph· Feared Creation
· Legion· Of Infinity
· Bloody Sign· Helgrind
· Image· Corrosion Of Conformity
· Belef· Hellfueled
· Requiem Aeternam· Soilwork
· Labyrinth· Hibria
· Angtoria· Stormwarrior
· Chaoswave· Novembers Doom
· Pure Inc· Bruce Dickinson
· Meshuggah· Kryoburn
· Def Leppard· Rudra
· Python· Ektomorf
· Unchained· Horna
· Leaves Eyes· Dam
· Gaia· Havochate
· Agents Of The Sun· Blitzkrieg
· Flotsam & Jetsam· The Atomic Bitchwax
· Eternal Reign· Dragonia
· Evergrey· Winterfell
· Sun O)))· 1349
· Running Wild· Vinterriket
· The Absence· Balatonizer
· Akercocke· Spellbound
· Mastermind· The Classic Struggle
· Dogs Of Winter· Khold
· Absolution· Enforsaken
· Fallen Wisdom· Cardinale
· Poison· Tris Katone
· Leviathan/Sapthuran· The Ocean
· Valhalla· Pyramaze
· The Furor· Ensoph
· Michael Orlando· Before Silence
· Jotunspor· Suzukiton
· Smohalla· She Said Destroy
· Paul Bonrud· Skid Row
· Shadows Within· Woodtemple
· Zero Hour· Pump
· The Abominable Iron Sloth· The Finals
· Enochian Crescent· Thy Majestie
· Zoroaster· Mastodon
· Sathanas· Starkweather
· Twisted Into Form· Warmachine
· Stonegard· Hardcore Superstar
· Lost Eden· Southern Gentleman
· The Chronicles of Israfel· Incrave
· Chrome Division· Pantera
· Pentacle· Retrospective
· JR Ewing· Glenn Hughes
· Cockpit· Gutted With Broken Glass
· Trivium· Burzum
· To-Mera· Moonshine
· Hacksaw Surgery· Celestia
· Medieval Steel· Deadsea
· Faded Hope· Crown The Lost
· Caliban· Raven
· Giant Squid