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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
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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
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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