Middle-Earth Anthems: 10 Classic Hard Rock Songs That Pay Homage To The Hobbit

by (@BHSmithNYC)


Styx “Lords Of The Ring” (1978)
These mid-western kings of late ‘70s radio rock also drank deep from the Zeppelin cup early on and recorded this tribute to the books on their breakthrough album Pieces of Eight.


Cirith Ungol “King Of The Dead”(1984)
This cult L.A. metal band were influential beyond their record sales and named themselves after the pass which is home to the fearsome giant spider Shelob.