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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
· Cathedral· Grave
· Carpathian Forest· Immolation
· Disturbed· Regurgitate
· Narziß· Cradle of Filth
· Gun Barrel· Overkill
· Warhorse· Queensryche
· Mark Boals· Usurper
· Vaginal Carnage· Iron Maiden
· Widowmaker· Valley's Eve
· H.I.M.· Exawatt
· Saint· SelfInflicted
· Bloodbath· Morbid Angel
· Sludge!· Stryper
· Tad Morose· Hypocrisy
· Fraise· Out of the Lair
· Dew Scented· Royal Anguish
· Fairyland· Shiva
· Silver Mountain· Devil To Pay
· downBleed· Cans
· Bleeding Inc· Graveland
· Icon And The Black Roses· Gamma Ray
· U.D.O.· Dimmu Borgir
· Juggernott· Destructor
· Krokus· Lilitu
· Rhapsody of Fire· Psychotron
· Shadows Fall· Megadeth
· Age Of Silence· Necrodemon
· Throcult· Incantation
· Negative Creeps· Overlorde
· Jackyl· Avenue F
· Milkweed· Bloody Sign
· Cradle To Grave· The New Breed
· Lost Soul· Maze Of Torment
· Quiet Riot· Shatterpoint
· Soulscar· Meshuggah
· Axel Rudi Pell· Strapping Young Lad
· Burden Of Grief· Disbelief
· Embraze· Sothis
· Graveworm· Amorphis
· Goddess Of Desire· Voyager
· Dam· Alice Cooper
· Love Forsaken· Havochate
· Blitzkrieg· Flotsam & Jetsam
· Warchild· Lake Of Tears
· Redemption· Casus Belli
· Third Degree· The Absence
· Ghost Machinery· Wolfmother
· Skullshifter· The Classic Struggle
· Zero Down· Hate
· Insense· Sodom
· Brother Hawk· Second Shadow
· Naked Beggars· Cannibal Corpse
· Codeon· Daylight Dies
· Steep· Moonspell
· Viron· Stormcrow
· The Strongest Proof· Non-Human Level
· Unsilent Phenomenon· Bloodbound
· Hydrogyn· War Within
· Skid Row· Ynis Vitrin
· Agalloch· From the Grave
· Mouth of the Architect· Shadows Within
· Hurt· Zero Hour
· The Finals· Oblomov
· Rotting Christ· Teeth of the Hydra
· Lesbian Bed Death· E-lane
· Handful of Hate· Battered
· Merciless Death· Nagelfar
· Cattle Decapitation· White Willow
· The Prophecy· Spit Like This
· Katrina Johansson· Since the Day
· Antigama· Denial Fiend
· JR Ewing· Nation Beyond
· Temple Of Blood· Night Ranger
· Alkemyst· Shining Star
· 40 Below Summer· The Obsessed
· Aetherius Obscuritas· Last Stone Cast
· Burzum· The Lamp of Thoth
· Trinacria· Medieval Steel
· Bible Of The Devil· Winterfylleth
· Ihsahn· My Dying Bride
· Caliban