David Wayne


1982-1988 Metal Church - vocals  
1988 Intrinsic - vocals  
1989 Heathen - vocals  
1989-2005 Reverend - vocals  
1998-2001 Metal Church - vocals  
2001-2005 Wayne - vocals  
2003-2004 Bastardsun - vocals  

Guest musician

1991 Evildead - vocals  

Personal information

Born on: 01.01.1958
Died on: 10.05.2005

From 1984 to 1989, Wayne appeared as vocalist on four albums by Metal Church. He was influenced by singers like Rob Halford and has influenced singers like James Hetfield. Perhaps his most famous song, "Watch The Children Pray", is one of the more well-known songs by Metal Church, showcasing a vocalist at the limits of his power and range.

When he left the band in 1989, Wayne formed Reverend, which remained active until his death. His legacy as a vocalist is captured in Metal Church's only live album, Live, recorded in 1984.

He also started a band called Wayne (or David Wayne's Metal Church) after leaving Metal Church.

Wayne died on May 9, 2005 from complications following a car crash. Before joining Metal Church, Wayne was a US Army field medic