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Metal Church

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
San Francisco, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1982
Genre:
Heavy/Power/Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Society, Inner Struggles, Metal, Death
Current label:
Rat Pak Records
Years active:
1980-1982 (as Shrapnel), 1982-1994, 1998-2009, 2012-present
Photo left to right: Jeff Plate, Rick Van Zandt, Kurt Vanderhoof, Ronny Munroe, Steve Unger.

Originally, Metal Church was formed in 1980 under the name Shrapnel in San Francisco by Kurdt Vanderhoof and others. Lars Ulrich (Metallica) also played in the band in 1981 on a few rehersals but didn't make it into the band, and so he is not considered as one of the past-members. This lineup released a ...
Current
Kurdt Vanderhoof Guitars (1982-1987, 1998-2009, 2012-present)
See also: Presto Ballet, ex-Vanderhoof, ex-Hall Aflame, ex-The Lewd
Steve Unger Bass (2004-2009, 2012-present)
See also: Where Angels Suffer, ex-Chris Caffery
Jeff Plate Drums (2006-2009, 2012-present)
See also: Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, John West, ex-Machines of Grace, ex-Wicked Witch, ex-Chris Caffery, ex-Doctor Butcher
Rick van Zandt Guitars (2008-2009, 2012-present)
See also: ex-Rottweiller
Past
Aaron Zimpel Drums (1980)
See also: Anvil Chorus, ex-Leviathan, ex-Release, Sumerian Crown
Rick Wagner Drums (1980)
See also: Griffin
Rick ''Chief'' Condrin (R.I.P. 2014) Guitars (1980)
Ed Bull Vocals (1980-1981)
See also: ex-Control
Steve Hott Bass (1981)
Carl Sacco Drums (1981)
See also: ex-Murder, ex-Heathen
Mike Murphy Vocals (1981)
Duke Erickson Bass (1982-1994, 1998-2001)
See also: ex-The Lewd
Kirk Arrington Drums (1982-1994, 1998-2006)
See also: Garden of Eden, ex-Vanderhoof
Tom Weber Drums (1982)
Craig Wells Guitars (1982-1994, 1998)
See also: ex-Wayne
David Wayne Vocals (1982-1988, 1998-2001)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Wayne, ex-Heathen, ex-Intrinsic, ex-Reverend, ex-Bastardsun
Mark Baker Guitars (1986)
John Marshall Guitars (1987-1994, 1998-2001)
See also: ex-Blind Illusion, ex-Metallica (live)
Mike Howe Vocals (1988-1994)
See also: ex-Heretic, ex-Snair
Jay Reynolds Guitars (2001-2008, 2012)
See also: Malice, ex-Neverland, ex-Megadeth
William McKay Vocals (2001-2003)
See also: Griffin
Ronny Munroe Vocals (2003-2009, 2012-2014)
See also: Ronny Munroe, ex-Paladin, ex-FireW├Âlfe, ex-Presto Ballet, ex-Rottweiller, ex-Brutal Godz, ex-Far Cry, ex-Glamm Slamm, ex-Lillian Axe, ex-Sea of Souls
Past (Live)
Jason Hinrichs Guitar (1994-?)
Ira Black Guitars (2005)
See also: Consfearacy, Bralalalala (live), Lizzy Borden (live), ex-Pornucopia, ex-Doom Society, ex-Prophesy, Attika7, ex-Chris Caffery, ex-Heathen, ex-Vicious Rumors, ex-Mercenary (live)
Kurdt Vanderhoof Guitars (1982-1987, 1998-2009, 2012-present)
See also: Presto Ballet, ex-Vanderhoof, ex-Hall Aflame, ex-The Lewd
Steve Unger Bass (2004-2009, 2012-present)
See also: Where Angels Suffer, ex-Chris Caffery
Jeff Plate Drums (2006-2009, 2012-present)
See also: Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, John West, ex-Machines of Grace, ex-Wicked Witch, ex-Chris Caffery, ex-Doctor Butcher
Rick van Zandt Guitars (2008-2009, 2012-present)
See also: ex-Rottweiller
Aaron Zimpel Drums (1980)
See also: Anvil Chorus, ex-Leviathan, ex-Release, Sumerian Crown
Rick Wagner Drums (1980)
See also: Griffin
Rick ''Chief'' Condrin (R.I.P. 2014) Guitars (1980)
Ed Bull Vocals (1980-1981)
See also: ex-Control
Steve Hott Bass (1981)
Carl Sacco Drums (1981)
See also: ex-Murder, ex-Heathen
Mike Murphy Vocals (1981)
Duke Erickson Bass (1982-1994, 1998-2001)
See also: ex-The Lewd
Kirk Arrington Drums (1982-1994, 1998-2006)
See also: Garden of Eden, ex-Vanderhoof
Tom Weber Drums (1982)
Craig Wells Guitars (1982-1994, 1998)
See also: ex-Wayne
David Wayne Vocals (1982-1988, 1998-2001)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Wayne, ex-Heathen, ex-Intrinsic, ex-Reverend, ex-Bastardsun
Mark Baker Guitars (1986)
John Marshall Guitars (1987-1994, 1998-2001)
See also: ex-Blind Illusion, ex-Metallica (live)
Mike Howe Vocals (1988-1994)
See also: ex-Heretic, ex-Snair
Jay Reynolds Guitars (2001-2008, 2012)
See also: Malice, ex-Neverland, ex-Megadeth
William McKay Vocals (2001-2003)
See also: Griffin
Ronny Munroe Vocals (2003-2009, 2012-2014)
See also: Ronny Munroe, ex-Paladin, ex-FireW├Âlfe, ex-Presto Ballet, ex-Rottweiller, ex-Brutal Godz, ex-Far Cry, ex-Glamm Slamm, ex-Lillian Axe, ex-Sea of Souls
Past
Jason Hinrichs Guitar (1994-?)
Ira Black Guitars (2005)
See also: Consfearacy, Bralalalala (live), Lizzy Borden (live), ex-Pornucopia, ex-Doom Society, ex-Prophesy, Attika7, ex-Chris Caffery, ex-Heathen, ex-Vicious Rumors, ex-Mercenary (live)
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Added on: 2002-07-19 21:53:12 Last modified on: 2014-12-24 00:29:23
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