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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
HammerFall Loudness
White Skull Dokken
Deceased Impellitteri
Cradle of Filth Machine Head
Skullview Helloween
Overkill Majesty
Mark Boals Godflesh
Vaginal Carnage Iron Maiden
Agoraphobic Nosebleed Sickspeed
Crematorium Cage
Led Zeppelin Pyn Siren
Goat Horn Ion Vein
Saint Iced Earth
Biomechanical Sevendust
Mourning Beloveth Victory
Axenstar Thunderstone
Attacker Body Count
Fairyland Soil
Cryonic Temple Gothic Knights
Riot Bang The Union
Kingcrow Wolf
Icon And The Black Roses Iron Angel
Brutal Mastication Hatework
Joe Stump Mob Rules
Ungodly Goatsnake
Black Destiny Saxon
Final Dawn Shadows Fall
Dio Z02
Tartharia Dark Ruin
Ironhorse Agnostic Front
Blind Guardian Behemoth
Betrayer Dark Tranquillity
Napalm Death Sonata Arctica
John Oliva's Pain Milkweed
The Mighty Nimbus Divine Fire
Impaled Veni Domine
Seige of Hate Hibria
Sabaton Shatterpoint
John Sykes Omegalord
Axis Of Perdition Magica
Swallow The Sun Thunderblast
Callenish Circle Fastkill
Def Leppard Disbelief
Blind Stare God Among Insects
Darkane Testament
Goddess Of Desire Taake
Dynamic Lights Nuse
Evemaster Leaves Eyes
Nightvision Fates Warning
Edenbridge Iron Maidens
Nuclear Assault Redemption
Pagan's Mind Orphaned Land
The Absence Dechrist
Akercocke Cryogen
Ram-Zet Chain Collector
Skullshifter Detonation
Enforsaken Nobody's Fool
Mental Care Foundation Pile of Heads
Second Shadow Thryfing
Naked Beggars Tandjent
Cardinale Wolves in the Throne Room
Thyrane Event Horizon
The Ocean The Smackdown
Warrant (Amer) Vreid
Cavalar Bludgeon
Abysmal Dawn Spawn of Possession
Space Odyssey Swashbuckle
Dendura Vicious Rumors
Myon Thy Majestie
Eyes of Ligeia Eighteen Visions
Better Left Unsaid Skullflower
Crescent Shield Blood of the Black Owl
Gotthard Hacride
Since the Day Wuthering Heights
Funeral Depressed Mode
Keep of Kalessin Glenn Hughes
Gutted With Broken Glass Father Befouled
Trivium Last Stone Cast
Manilla Road To-Mera
Godhead Souls Of We
Virgin Black Medieval Steel
UFOmammut Caliban
DC4 Dark Castle