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Kurdt Vanderhoof

Kurdt Vanderhoof

Real/full name:
Kurdt Vanderhoof
58 (born Jun 28th, 1961)
Place of origin:
United States (Aberdeen, Washington)


Kurdt formed Hall Aflame after his first departure from Metal Church, with Tom Weber, Ron Lowd and Brian Smith. They released one album, "Guaranteed Forever", and toured with ZZ Top. Mike Howe contributed guest vocals on the album, on the song "Country Angel".

He wrote songs for Metal Church even while he was not in the band.

Metal Church

Guitars (1980-1987, 1998-2009, 2012-present)

1981 Red Skies (Demo) Guitars
1982 Hitman (Demo) Guitars
1982 Four Hymns (Demo) Guitars
1983 Demo 1983 (Demo) Guitars
1984 Metal Church Songwriting, Guitars
1985 Gods of Wrath (Single) Guitars
1986 Watch the Children Pray (Single) Guitars
1986 The Dark Guitars
1998 Live (Live album) Guitars
1999 Masterpeace Mellotron, Lyrics (track 1), Guitars, Songwriting
2004 The Weight of the World Songwriting, Guitars
2006 A Light in the Dark Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting
2008 This Present Wasteland Guitars, Synthesizers, Mellotron, Songwriting
2013 Generation Nothing Songwriting, Guitars
2015 Badlands (2015) (Single) Guitars
2016 XI Guitars, Synthesizers, Mellotron, Songwriting
2017 Classic Live (Live album) Guitars
2018 Damned If You Do Guitars, Mellotron
2020 From the Vault (Compilation) Guitars
(show all)

Presto Ballet

Guitars (2004-present)

2005 Peace Among the Ruins Guitars, Mellotron, Chamberlin, Hammond Organ, Synth, Bass Pedals, Piano (electric)
2008 The Lost Art of Time Travel Keyboards, Mellotrone, Guitars, Bass
2011 Invisible Places Guitars, Mellotron, Bass pedals
2012 Relic of the Modern World Guitars, Keyboards (additional)
2018 The Days Between Guitars

Hall Aflame

Unknown (?-1994)

The Lewd

As Blobbo:
Bass (early), Guitars (later)


Guitars (1997-2004)

1997 Vanderhoof Mellotron, Bass, Vocals (lead), Hammond organ, Guitars (acoustic), Synthesizers, Mandolin, Vocals (backing), Piano, Guitars
2002 A Blur in Time Guitars

Chris Caffery

Guitars (2005)


2012 New Breed of Godz Songwriting (tracks 1 & 4)

Metal Church

1989 Blessing in Disguise Songwriting, Guitars (additional)
1993 Hanging in the Balance Guitars (additonal)


1988 Breaking Point Producer

Metal Church

1984 Metal Church Logo
1986 The Dark Cover concept
1989 Blessing in Disguise Lyrics
1991 The Human Factor (Single) Arrangements
1991 In Harm's Way (Single) Arrangements
1991 Date with Poverty (Single) Arrangements
1991 The Human Factor Arrangements
1993 Hanging in the Balance Arrangements
1998 Live (Live album) Mixing, Repairs
1999 Masterpeace Producer, Mixing, Recording, Cover concept
2004 The Weight of the World Lyrics, Producer, Mixing, Artwork
2006 A Light in the Dark Lyrics (track 6), Producer, Mixing
2008 This Present Wasteland Engineering
2013 Generation Nothing Design, Producer, Lyrics
2016 XI Mixing, Artwork, Lyrics, Producer, Mastering, Design
2017 Classic Live (Live album) Mastering, Mixing, Producer
2018 Damned If You Do Engineering, Producer
(show all)

Presto Ballet

2005 Peace Among the Ruins Producer, Cover art, Design
2008 The Lost Art of Time Travel Producer

Ronny Munroe

2009 The Fire Within Engineering, Producer

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

2009 Night Castle Engineering (additional)


1997 Vanderhoof Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2002 A Blur in Time Producer, Engineering, Mixing
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