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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
The Great Deceiver Children Of Bodom
Solemnity Impellitteri
December Gun Barrel
Solace Overkill
Warhorse Iron Maiden
Manowar Conquest
Agony Divine Iced Earth
Dragonforce Thunderbolt
Artension Assrockers
Malstrom Krisiun
Wicked Sensation Doro
Hard Echo F5
Fear Factory Volbeat
Shiva Death Angel
Black Stone Cherry Silver Mountain
Cryonic Temple Gothic Knights
UFO Leash Law
Graveland David Shankle Group
Icon And The Black Roses Skyfire
Gamma Ray Low Earth Orbit
Marillion Black Zodiac
Dragonspoon De Lirium's Order
Therion Chapter VIII
Scorpions Psychotron
Dark Age I.C.E.
GWAR Silent Force
Scenteria Rottweiller
Divine Fire Blood Red Throne
Kings X Kamelot
Impaled Maze Of Torment
Dirt Korpiklaani
Quiet Riot Carina Alfie
Ravensthorn Mystic Prophecy
Backyard Babies John Sykes
Crimson Moonlight Marduk
Bleed The Sky Fire Alley
Strapping Young Lad Thunderblast
Raintime Fastkill
Grand Magus Ivory Knight
Embraze Maximum Overdrive
Testament Dark Funeral
Goddess Of Desire Kult ov Azazel
Voyager Gaia
Thor Resurrecturis
Sheavy Clutch
Scar Symmetry Warchild
Octavia Sperati The Atomic Bitchwax
Monster Magnet Armored Saint
ASG Mabon
Paths Of Possession Skullshifter
Dragonlord Motorhead
Vanquished Nocturnal Rites
Vader Taunusheim
Early Man Insense
Nobody's Fool End My Sorrow
Witchery Across Tundras
Thyrane Dissection
Tris Katone Leviathan/Sapthuran
Valhalla Vore
Cavalar Athanator
The Furor Jotunspor
Swashbuckle Hydrogyn
Skyforger Death Breath
Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers Battle Bratt
Lupara Audrey Horne
Cheva Middian
Starkweather Deicide
Kotipelto Phazm
Skullflower Melechesh
Terry Sullivan Crescent Shield
Nagelfar Denial Fiend
Wuthering Heights Trenchfoot
Lipstick Magazine Frosthardr
Night Ranger I Shalt Become
Bilocate 40 Below Summer
Pop Evil Witchfinder General
Straight Line Stitch To-Mera
Armory Godhead
The Lamp of Thoth Bible Of The Devil
Iron Fire Deadsea
Ihsahn Battleroar
Sotajumala Earthen Grave