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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· Scanner
· Steel Prophet· Vehemence
· Big Dumb Face· Misery Index
· Tiamat· Perzonal War
· Narziß· Anthrax
· Stratovarius· Goatwhore
· Twisted Tower Dire· Gun Barrel
· Queensryche· Mark Boals
· Advent· Fozzy
· Sickspeed· Carnal Forge
· Vyndykator· Godiva
· Chainsnap· Rage
· Beautiful Creatures· Axenstar
· Windseeker· Attacker
· Edguy· Fraise
· Probot· Project: Failing Flesh
· Brides of Destruction· Iron Savior
· Fairyland· F5
· Cryonic Temple· Freakhouse
· Cans· Deep Purple
· Kingcrow· Skyfire
· Edge Of Forever· Hatework
· Joe Stump· Mob Rules
· Unleashed· Metal Church
· Imp· Dio
· Occult· Theocracy
· Eternal Flight· Internal Bleeding
· Arch Enemy· The Lizards
· Ironhorse· Mirror of Deception
· Behemoth· Twisted Sister
· Feared Creation· Of Infinity
· Milkweed· Kinetic
· Yyrkoon· Heartcry
· Soulscar· Desire Black
· Backyard Babies· Kaamos
· Freedom Call· Pure Inc
· Axel Rudi Pell· Fire Alley
· Holy Moses· Sinisthra
· Raintime· Grand Magus
· Impiety· Slumber
· Green Carnation· Rudra
· Sothis· Ektomorf
· Slough Feg· Unchained
· Dynamic Lights· Evemaster
· Power Quest· Impaled Nazarene
· Sheavy· Havochate
· Painmuseum· Lake Of Tears
· Peccatum· Illuminatus
· Eternal Reign· Before The Dawn
· 1349· Shattersphere
· Savage Circus· Arthemis
· Spellbound· Skullshifter
· The Classic Struggle· Celebratum
· God Forbid· Khold
· Nocturnal Rites· Vader
· Nikki Puppet· Beyond Fear
· Hell-Born· Degree Absolute
· Leviathan/Sapthuran· Warrant (Amer)
· Bal-Sagoth· Elvenking
· Nicodemus· The Furor
· Dawn of Azazel· Vengeance
· Hydrogyn· Paul Bonrud
· Psycroptic· Time Requiem
· Skyforger· The Abominable Iron Sloth
· Mastodon· Eyes of Ligeia
· Eighteen Visions· Deicide
· Gaza· Diagnose: Lebensgefahr
· With Passion· White Willow
· The Prophecy· Manes
· Warner Drive· Transmission 0
· Ulcerate· David Galas
· Nation Beyond· Hellveto
· Ensiferum· Echoes of Eternity
· Destynation· Dantesco
· I Shalt Become· Father Befouled
· Manilla Road· Souls Of We
· The Lamp of Thoth· Bullet For My Valentine
· Cursed· Papa Roach
· Faded Hope· Something Beautiful
· Battleroar· Caliban