Metal Church



Metal Church

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Active
1980 to 2009
Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
Biography
Metal Church is an American heavy metal band. They originally formed in San Francisco, California in 1980 before relocating to Aberdeen, Washington the following year and briefly using the name Shrapnel. Their eponymous debut album was released in 1984, and their latest, XI, was released in 2016. The band is credited as a formative influence on the thrash metal subgenre, melding the aesthetics of the new wave of British heavy metal and American hard rock with "incredibly tight musicianship" and "piercingly screeched" vocals. Early lyrical topics such as conflict and paranoia later expanded into philosophical and social commentary.
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Classic Live

Classic Live

Metal Church April 28, 2017

10 Tracks

XI

XI

Metal Church March 25, 2016

1 Tracks

Badlands (2015)

Badlands (2015)

Metal Church June 17, 2015

1 Tracks

Generation Nothing

Generation Nothing

Metal Church October 22, 2013

10 Tracks

Blessing in Disguise

Blessing in Disguise

Metal Church February 16, 2010

9 Tracks

Metal Church

Metal Church

Metal Church November 18, 2008

9 Tracks

The Dark

The Dark

Metal Church November 18, 2008

10 Tracks

This Present Wasteland

This Present Wasteland

Metal Church September 23, 2008

10 Tracks

Rhino Hi-Five: Metal Church

Rhino Hi-Five: Metal Church

Metal Church March 27, 2007

5 Tracks

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