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(Stephen) King of Metal: His Influence on Hard Music!
10/1/2020 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
Anvil Cave In
Sinner Grave
Children Of Bodom Carpathian Forest
Exmortem Disturbed
Deceased Neck
Gun Barrel Seven Witches
Celestial Ode Majesty
Steel Attack Rawhead Rexx
Fozzy Mortician
Agoraphobic Nosebleed Angel Dust
Powergod Power of Omens
Valley's Eve Alchemy X
Endless Time Iced Earth
Bloodbath Wycked Synn
Sinergy Savatage
Vhaldemar Attacker
Primal Fear Wicked Sensation
Asperity Royal Anguish
Neverland Tesla
Bang The Union UFO
Gamma Ray Nova Lex
Low Earth Orbit Iron Angel
Cyst House of Lords
De Lirium's Order Fabrizio Bonanno
Acrid Devil In The Kitchen
Black Destiny Saxon
Jungle Rot Haunted By Angels
Acheron Anger
Triumph Legion
Crowbar Motley Crue
Helgrind Audiovision
Lost Soul Crionics
Kamelot Korpiklaani
Heartcry Mechanical Poet
Carina Alfie Darkthrone
Alex Skolnick Trio God Fear None
Drunkard Axel Rudi Pell
Chastain Debris Inc.
Slumber Hatesphere
Embraze Manntis
Graveworm Vicious Art
Sentenced Voyager
Evemaster Gaia
The Father Panic Riot Orchestra Nightvision
Iron Maidens The Scourger
Nuclear Assault Redemption
Black Majesty Russell Allen
Armored Saint Crystal Fate
Ignarus Casus Belli
Avenged Sevenfold Arthemis
Dechrist Akercocke
Cryogen Celebratum
The Tenth Circle Detonation
Beecher Taunusheim
Sodom Grimfist
Thryfing Sepultura
Southern Black Sand Nightmare
Boris Valhalla
Pyramaze Ampast
Hirax TK-421
Sun Descends Ensoph
Unsilent Phenomenon Hydrogyn
Amon Amarth Shadows Within
Rotting Christ Darkness Eternal
Extium Middian
Quest of Aidance Urkraft
Gaza Skullflower
Blood Tsunami With Passion
Zyklon Textures
Five Finger Death Punch Gotthard
Warner Drive Glorior Belli
Lipstick Magazine Malevolent Creation
Ulcerate David Galas
The Wonderfools Randy Ellefson
Averse Sefira Orthodox
Demonic Symphony The Obsessed
Burzum Souls Of We
Iron Fire Deadsea
Luna Mortis Papa Roach
Eighteen Wheels Burning My Dying Bride
Sotajumala Uli Jon Roth