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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Scanner Neck
Impellitteri Twelfth Gate
December Nazareth
Vaginal Carnage Manowar
Johnny Lokke Pyn Siren
H.I.M. The Chainsaw
Bloodbath Runemagick
Mourning Beloveth Nordheim
Axenstar Mnemic
Vhaldemar Thunderstone
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Asperity Hard Echo
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Scala Mercalli Riot
Jaw Messiah's Kiss
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U.D.O. Marillion
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Blind Guardian Made of Iron
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Azrael's Bane Kinetic
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Yyrkoon Icarus Witch
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Bleed The Sky Kryoburn
Ignitor Babylon
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Fates Warning Havochate
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Loits Redemption
Before The Dawn Overloaded
Sun O))) Barcode
Algol3 Shattersphere
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Sinocence Dogs Of Winter
Torture Killer Vanquished
Dismember Absu
Witchery Naked Beggars
286 Fields Of The Nephilim
Hell-Born Viron
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Suzukiton Azure
Amon Amarth Sahg
Agalloch Woodtemple
Wednesday 13 Belphegor
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Mastodon Eyes of Ligeia
Teeth of the Hydra Twinball
Cult of Daath Biolich
Venom Sathanas
Panzerchrist Middian
Melechesh Fu Manchu
Stonegard Diagnose: Lebensgefahr
Omnium Gatherum Static-X
Merciless Death Gotthard
Manes Aborted
Wuthering Heights David Galas
Sworn Enemy Temple Of Blood
Spheric Universe Experience Mongrel
I Shalt Become Demonic Symphony
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Puscifer Kreator
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Sin Mustasch
My Dying Bride Suspyre