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]

<< back >>

LA Guns Vicious Mary
Karaboudjan Norma Jean
Overkill Godsmack
Circle II Circle Usurper
Wizard Manowar
Valley's Eve Alchemy X
Vyndykator Byfist
Agony Divine Black Sabbath
SelfInflicted Godiva
The Graveyard Boulevard Wycked Synn
Rob Rock Thunderstone
Halloween Attacker
Royal Anguish Fairyland
Hard Echo Neverland
Black Stone Cherry Superchrist
Funerus Scala Mercalli
Exodus Jaw
downBleed UFO
Outworld Disarmonia Mundi
Donnerkopf Nova Lex
U.D.O. Marillion
Iron Angel Estuary
Devil In The Kitchen Joe Lynn Turner
Scorpions Vox Tempus
Potential Threat SF House of Shakira
Mine Conquestador
Behemoth Avenue F
Azrael's Bane Feared Creation
Code Black Crowbar
Audiovision Belef
Dirt Shatterpoint
Strikelight Heartcry
Mechanical Poet Chuck Schuldiner
the missing: Samael
Argument Soul Novembers Doom
Omegalord Bruce Dickinson
Meshuggah Soul SirkUS
Kryoburn Swallow The Sun
Thunderblast Gizmachi
Sinisthra Impiety
Slumber Pro-Pain
Nightrage Graveworm
Naglfar Unshine
Kult ov Azazel Evemaster
Horna Devil Lee Rot
Edenbridge Scar Symmetry
Painmuseum Illuminatus
Before The Dawn Russell Allen
Penetrator Overloaded
Bolt Thrower Avenged Sevenfold
Vinterriket The Absence
Dreamland The Tenth Circle
Motorhead End of Level Boss
Enforsaken Totalisti
Powerglove Naked Beggars
Blackmore's Night 286
Tris Katone Valhalla
Viron Down Factor
Hirax Stormcrow
Dawn of Azazel She Said Destroy
Nachtmystium Time Requiem
Fleshgore Amputated
Zoroaster Venom
Obtest Lordi
Winger Demise
Middian Starkweather
Melechesh Manticore
Madking Ludwig Merciless Death
Cruachan Grenouer
Nagelfar Passion
Mithras Rob Zombie
Since the Day Tears
Warner Drive Trenchfoot
Kruger Ulcerate
Fight Faith And Fire
Randy Ellefson Hellveto
Diamond Dogs Frosthardr
Straight Line Stitch SOS
Kreator Godhead
Trinacria Iron Fire
Son of Eric End of Man
Winterfylleth Dark Castle
Earthen Grave