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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
Racer X Sinner
Steel Prophet The Haunted
Misery Index Tiamat
Dokken Disturbed
Anthrax Twelfth Gate
Cradle of Filth Skullview
Kalibas Celestial Ode
Solace Queensryche
Nazareth Rawhead Rexx
Crematorium God Dethroned
Late Nite Romeo H.I.M.
Exawatt Bloodbath
Artension Dream Weaver
Nordheim Sludge!
Thunderstone Primal Fear
Body Count Iron Savior
Soul Reaper Dew Scented
Dreamaker Mother Misery
F5 Three Inches of Blood
Force Of Evil Bang The Union
Freakhouse Wolf
Epica Velvet Revolver
Ministry Cyst
House of Lords Devil In The Kitchen
Goatsnake Joey Belladonna
Dream Evil Killswitch Engage
Wintersun Katagory V
Megadeth Polterchrist
Internal Bleeding The Project Hate
Negative Creeps Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Made of Iron Betrayer
Napalm Death Sonata Arctica
Azrael's Bane Gods Of Fire
Rottweiller The Mighty Nimbus
Kamelot Korpiklaani
Labyrinth Darkthrone
Antares Swallow The Sun
Strapping Young Lad Thunderblast
System Of A Down Ivory Knight
Groundcrew Naglfar
Amorphis God Among Insects
Unchained Unshine
Kult ov Azazel Prowler Inc.
Gemini 5 Sebastian Bach
Widow Sheavy
Edenbridge Iron Maidens
A Lower Deep Peccatum
Violent Storm Shattersphere
Ewigkeit The Absence
Spellbound Avulsed
Urizen Asrai
Sinocence From This Day
Sodom Second Shadow
Southern Black Sand Tandjent
Cardinale Cannibal Corpse
Poison Ephel Duath
Event Horizon Ampast
Vreid Candlemass
Hate Profile Apiary
Dawn of Azazel Jotunspor
Destruction Psycroptic
Shadows Within I
Pump Semargl
Obtest Sathanas
Lordi Celtic Frost
Urkraft Centinex
Gaza Warmachine
Hardcore Superstar Lost Eden
Southern Gentleman With Passion
Throne of Katarsis Dream Theater
Warbringer Manticore
Lord Belial Necrophobic
Old Man's Child Marc Sasso
Cattle Decapitation White Wizzard
Five Finger Death Punch Gotthard
Transmission 0 Retrospective
Trenchfoot Ulcerate
Hearse Himsa
Mongrel Distorted
Glenn Hughes Orthodox
Witchfinder General Souls Of We
The Lamp of Thoth Sotajumala
Raven