Top 10 Songs Inspired by Horror NovelsAny genre is included. Feel free to add as many as you want. Also, get ready to see a lot of songs from Iced Earth's Horror Show in the top 10 of this list.
The Top Ten
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
Inspired by Bram Stoker's Dracula.
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
Inspired by Mary Shelly's Frankenstein.
Inspired by Stephen King's The Dark Tower series (The Dark Tower counts cause it's half horror).
Inspired by Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera.
Inspired by Stephen King's It.
Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rovert Louis Stevenson.
Based on Stephen King's The Stand, a post-apocalyptic horror / fantasy novel. - Metal_Treasure
Based off of Edgar Allan Poe's short story of the same name.
Inspired by Peter Straub's Floating Dragon.
Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness.
Another Frankenstein inspired song on here.
It's based on Stephen King's Misery, a psychological horror thriller novel. - Metal_Treasure
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2. Dracula - Iced Earth
3. Crimson King - Demons & Wizards