Music video by RUN-DMC performing King Of Rock. (C) 1985, 1999 Arista Records, Inc.
"King of Rock" is a 1985 single by Run-D.M.C. and the title track from their album King of Rock. It was featured on the video games Guitar Hero: Aerosmith and "Thrasher: Skate and Destroy". The song was sampled for Michael Jackson's song "2 Bad.", and was performed by the group at the 1985 Live Aid concert. Eddie Martinez is the song's lead guitarist and appears in the video.
The song featured a lyric, "There's three of us but we're not The Beatles" in reference to John Lennon's death a few years prior to the song's release.
The music video featured Calvert DeForest as a security guard.
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