Top 10 Songs Inspired by Horror Novels

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The Top Ten Songs Inspired by Horror Novels

1 Phantom of the Opera - Iron Maiden

Based on Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera.
Great song. Their live version is probably even better (the song sample is exactly the version that I mean, it's with Bruce D. on vocals) - Metal_Treasure

2 Dracula - Iced Earth

Inspired by Bram Stoker's Dracula.

3 Crimson King - Demons & Wizards

One of my top 3 songs by this band. It's a reference to the Crimson King, the main antagonist of The Dark Tower series by Stephen King. Lyrics are written from Randall Flagg's point of view ("Call me Flagg, I'm the Good Man, I'm the Dark Man").
In an interview Hansi stated that the Crimson King is Satan. - Metal_Treasure

4 Frankenstein - Iced Earth

Inspired by Mary Shelly's Frankenstein.

5 Somewhere Far Beyond - Blind Guardian

Inspired by Stephen King's The Dark Tower series (The Dark Tower counts cause it's half horror).

6 The Phantom Opera Ghost - Iced Earth

Inspired by Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera.

7 Guardian of the Blind - Blind Guardian

Inspired by Stephen King's It.

8 Jekyll & Hyde - Iced Earth

Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rovert Louis Stevenson.

9 Among the Living - Anthrax

Based on Stephen King's The Stand, a post-apocalyptic horror / fantasy novel. - Metal_Treasure

10 The Cask of Amontillado - Alan Parsons Project

Based off of Edgar Allan Poe's short story of the same name.

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11 Welcome to Dying - Blind Guardian

Inspired by Peter Straub's Floating Dragon.

12 In My Kingdom Cold - Immortal

Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness.

13 Frankenstein - Edgar Winter

Another Frankenstein inspired song on here.

14 Misery Loves Company - Anthrax

It's based on Stephen King's Misery, a psychological horror thriller novel. - Metal_Treasure

15 Jekyll & Hyde - Five Finger Death Punch
16 Pet Sematary - Ramones
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