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Also known as Shrapnel ('80-'82)

Country: USA
Labels: Rat Pak Records
Nuclear Blast Records

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

1980- Heavy metal
1980- Thrash metal

Line-up

Current members:
1980-1987  Kurdt Vanderhoof - guitars
› 1998-  -//-
1988-1993  Mike Howe - vocals
› 2015-  -//-
2004-  Steve Unger - bass
2006-  Jeff Plate - drums
2008-  Rick Van Zandt - guitars
Former musicians:
1980  Rick Condrin - guitars
1980  Rick Wagner - drums
1980  Aaron Zimpel - drums
1980-1981  Ed Bull - vocals
1981  Mike Murphy - vocals
1981  Steve Hott - bass
1981  Carl Sacco - drums
1982  Tom Weber - drums
1982-1988  David Wayne - vocals
› 1998-2001  -//-
1982-1993  Craig Wells - guitars
› 1998  -//-
1982-1993  Duke Erickson - bass
› 1998-2001  -//-
1982-1993  Kirk Arrington - drums
› 1998-2006  -//-
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
Live musicians:
1999  Brian Lake - bass
1999  Jeff Wade - drums
2005  Ira Black - guitars
2016  Chris Caffer - guitars
Guest musicians:
1989  Kurdt Vanderhoof - guitars

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1984 | 8.7 Metal Church
1986 | 8.3 The Dark
1989 | 8.4 Blessing In Disguise
1991 | 8.1 The Human Factor
1993 | 8 Hanging In The Balance
1999 | 7.2 Masterpeace
2004 | 7.6 The Weight Of The World
2006 | 7.9 A Light In The Dark
2008 | 7.4 This Present Wasteland
2013 | 7.5 Generation Nothing
2016 | 7.9 XI
 
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Photo galleries

30.01.2013 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise - Day Three - 30th January 2013 by D.T. Metal
28.01.2013 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise - Day One - 28th January 2013 by D.T. Metal
29.07.2006 MetalWay Festival 2006, Saturday by Jeff


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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
20.03.2016 Metal Church - New Lyric Video Launched
12.02.2016 Metal Church - New Single Released
12.01.2016 Metal Church - Reveal New Album Cover Art And Tracklist
05.01.2016 Metal Church - Return With New Album, Premiere Video
18.06.2015 Metal Church - Streaming Re-Recorded Song
30.04.2015 Metal Church - Singer Mike Howe Returns To The Band
 
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Articles
09.02.2013 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise 2013 - Day One

Concerts
03.06.2016 USA, Corona, CA
04.06.2016 USA, Hollywood, CA
05.06.2016 USA, San Diego, CA
06.06.2016 USA, Las Vegas, NV
08.06.2016 USA, San Francisco, CA
10.06.2016 USA, Seattle, WA
11.06.2016 USA, Portland, OR
14.07.2016 GER, Balingen - Bang Your Head!!! Festival 2016 (1)
13.08.2016 BEL, Kortrijk - Alcatraz Festival 2015
08.10.2016 JPN, Saitama - Loud Park 2016 (1)

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