Metal Church



Rank:
280
311 fans
Also known as Shrapnel (1980-1983)

Country: USA
Labels: Rat Pak Records
Nuclear Blast Records

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Formed in: 1980
Broke up: 1994-1998
Hiatus: 2009-2012

1980- Heavy metal
1980- Thrash metal

Line-up

1980-1987  Kurdt Vanderhoof - guitars
› 1998-  -//-
1988-1993  Mike Howe - vocals
› 2015-  -//-
2004-  Steve Unger - bass
2008-  Rick Van Zandt - guitars
2017-  Stet Howland - drums
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1980  Aaron Zimpel - drums
1980  Rick Wagner - drums
1980  Rick Condrin - guitars
1980-1981  Ed Bull - vocals
1981  Carl Sacco - drums
1981  Steve Hott - bass
1981  Mike Murphy - vocals
1982  Tom Weber - drums
1982-1988  David Wayne - vocals
› 1998-2001  -//-
1982-1993  Craig Wells - guitars
› 1998  -//-
1982-1993  Kirk Arrington - drums
› 1998-2006  -//-
1982-1993  Duke Erickson - bass
› 1998-2001  -//-
1986  Mark Baker (II) - guitars
1987-1993  John Marshall - guitars
› 1998-2001  -//-
2001-2003  William McKay - vocals
2001-2008  Jay Reynolds - guitars
› 2012  -//-
2003-2014  Ronny Munroe - vocals
2006-2017  Jeff Plate - drums
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1999  Jeff Wade - drums
1999  Brian Lake - bass
2005  Ira Black - guitars
2016  Chris Caffer - guitars
2017  Stet Howland - drums
1989  Kurdt Vanderhoof - guitars

Discography

1981 Red Skies [Demo] 7
1982 Hitman [Demo] 7
1982 Four Hymns [Demo] 6.5
1983 Demo [Demo] 7
1985 Gods Of Wrath [Single] 10
1986 Watch The Children Pray [Single] 10
1986 Start The Fire [Single] 10
1989 Iron Man [Collaboration] [Single] 7
1989 Fake Healer [Single] 10
1989 Badlands [Single] 10
1990 '90 Demo [Demo] 7
1991 Speed Metal [VA] 10
1991 Date With Poverty [Single] 9
1991 In Harm's Way [Single] 9
1991 The Human Factor [Single] 9
1991 Operation Rock & Roll [Split] [DVD] 8
1991 In Mourning [Single] 9
1993 Gods Of Second Chance [Single] 9
1998 Live In Japan [Live] 7
1998 Live [Live] 8.4
2000 Masterpeace & Live [Compilation] 9
2000 2 Originals Of Metal Church (Hanging In The Balance / Live) [Boxset] 9
2007 A Spanking Good Song Collection [VA] 6.5
2007 Dynamo Classic Concerts 1991 [DVD] 8.3
2008 The Shrapnel Tapes 81-84 [Compilation] 9
2015 Badlands (2015) [Single] 10
2017 Classic - Live [Live] 7.8
2020 The Elektra Years 1984-1989 [Compilation] 8.8
2020 From The Vault [Compilation] 7.9

Latest reviews

XI
8.1
XI proves Metal Church still worthy of its name - perhaps more worthy than it has been in many years.   Review by ScreamingSteelUS ››
Every two years, Metal Church comes back with a new album. This time, this is "This Present Wasteland" which will be the new release of the American combo. If you're a fan of Metal Church "This Present Wasteland" shouldn't...   Review by Jeff ››

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