New Playlist 101: 18 Covers of Rainbow's "Kill the King"!
8/3/2018 by Frank Hill

British hard rock band Rainbow released their third studio album 'Long Live Rock 'n' Roll' in 1978. It was the last to feature legendary vocalist Ronnie James Dio. On that album is a song with a propulsive riff that influenced scores of power metal bands over the years--the phenomenal "Kill the King".

Check out our list of 18 versions from Metallica, Adrenaline Mob, Jorn, Stratovarius, Primal Fear and many more here...[Full Column Link]

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Cave In Chaingunn
Exmortem Disturbed
Cradle of Filth December
Deranged Skullview
Godsmack Ring of Fire
Steel Attack Advent
Agoraphobic Nosebleed Firewind
Conquest Hammerwhore
Pelican H.I.M.
Tungsten Black Sabbath
Inner Rage of Emotion Dragonforce
Wycked Synn Rob Rock
Nordheim Halloween
DevilDriver Probot
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Fear Factory Node
I Hate Sally Silver Mountain
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Donnerkopf Edge Of Forever
Iron Angel Hatework
Juggernott Therion
Bonfire Meliah Rage
Skeletonwitch Black Destiny
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Shadows Fall Nashville Pussy
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Polterchrist Throcult
Witchburner Six Feet Under
Incantation Acheron
Mirror of Deception Hanzel Und Gretyl
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Gods Of Fire Impaled
Soilwork Necrophagia
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Wolverine Diecast
Crimson Moonlight Drunkard
Fire Alley Holy Moses
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Slumber God Among Insects
Leaves Eyes Killing Spree
Power Quest Cannon
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Wetwork Edenbridge
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Peccatum Armored Saint
Blood Thirsty Demons Overloaded
Dechrist Crystal Ball
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Early Man Sodom
Enforsaken Poison
286 Daylight Dies
Scum Degree Absolute
Event Horizon Leviathan/Sapthuran
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Unsilent Phenomenon Destruction
War Within Paul Bonrud
Skid Row Ynis Vitrin
Battle Bratt Cheva
Deicide Quest of Aidance
Warmachine Old Man's Child
Mendeed Passion
Retrospective Blut Aus Nord
Throneum The Wonderfools
Hearse Ensiferum
Keldian Heresi
Glenn Hughes Shining Star
Bilocate The Obsessed
SOS Vulture Industries
Intolerant Bullet For My Valentine
Mar De Grises My Dying Bride
Raven Suffocation