(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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Demons and Wizards In Flames
Mudvayne Nightwish
Vicious Mary Chaingunn
Perzonal War Anthrax
Twelfth Gate Twisted Tower Dire
Dirty Power Seven Witches
Solace Queensryche
Mark Boals Vaginal Carnage
Mortician Agoraphobic Nosebleed
Ravage Dark Moor
Sickspeed Firewind
Wizard Manowar
Metallica Power of Omens
Vyndykator Agony Divine
Black Sabbath SelfInflicted
Paragon Fireball Ministry
Curriculum Mortis Mourning Beloveth
King Diamond Axenstar
Eidolon Savatage
Halloween Krisiun
Out of the Lair Three Inches of Blood
TNA Drowning Pool
Superchrist Cryonic Temple
Babylon Mystery Orchestra Bang The Union
David Shankle Group Donnerkopf
Brutal Mastication Joe Stump
Estuary Lilitu
Saxon Imp
Beaten Back To Pure Annihilator
Z02 Haunted By Angels
Within Temptation Cryme
Twisted Sister Triumph
Betrayer Code Black
Gods Of Fire Rottweiller
The Apocalyptic Riders Miles Beyond
Blood Red Throne Kamelot
Korpiklaani Sabaton
Icarus Witch Chuck Schuldiner
John Sykes Kaamos
Marduk Chaoswave
Freedom Call Ramesses
Callenish Circle Ivory Knight
Manntis Testament
Taake Dam
Killing Spree Resurrecturis
A Lower Deep Armored Saint
Violent Storm ASG
Twilight Overmars
Dogs Of Winter Hate
Absu Nobody's Fool
Witchery Powerglove
Cannibal Corpse Lair Of The Minotaur
Beyond Fear Hell-Born
Firehouse Cryptopsy
The Ocean The Smackdown
Pyramaze Hirax
8th Sin Hate Profile
The Furor Jotunspor
Suzukiton Smohalla
Space Odyssey Dendura
Psycroptic Scary Manilow
From the Grave Vicious Rumors
Skyforger Death Breath
Abominant Pump
Enochian Crescent Mastodon
Sathanas E-lane
The Showdown Kotipelto
Urkraft Gaza
Skullflower Blood Tsunami
Southern Gentleman Battered
Necrophobic Nagelfar
Chrome Division Five Finger Death Punch
Hacride Nominon
Manes JR Ewing
Funeral Fight
Faith And Fire Echoes of Eternity
Diamond Dogs Spheric Universe Experience
Night Ranger Distorted
Rosetta Demonic Symphony
Jesus Martyr Last Stone Cast
Bullet For My Valentine Mar De Grises
Bible Of The Devil Alestorm
Faded Hope Sotajumala
Sister Sin