METAL CHURCH Collector's Album Cover Gallery & Information

"Metal Church " was an American heavy metal band. They originally formed in Seattle, Washington as Shrapnel in 1980. Their first album was released in 1984, and the band's most recent work, "This Present" Wasteland, was released in 2008.

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On the discography listing below you will find METAL CHURCH vinyl records released during the 1970s and 1980s. For each record you will have the record companie's catalognr, album title, year and country of release. Complete information for each record can be viewed by selecting the corresponding links. Albums have been ordered in ascending alphabetical order of the album titles.

Mini biography of "Metal Church":

"Metal Church" was formed when the thrash metal genre was still evolving. Lyrically, the band's themes are usually dark, with early topics such as conflict and fear expanding to philosophical and social commentary later on. After releasing five full-length albums and touring extensively throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Metal Church disbanded in 1994, but decided to re-form four years later. Having endured numerous lineup changes since, they worked with their third vocalist, and have released four more studio albums and one live album. On July 7, 2009 it was announced on the band's official website that they have again disbanded. "Metal Church" was formed when the thrash metal genre was still evolving. Lyrically, the band's themes are usually dark, with early topics such as conflict and fear expanding to philosophical and social commentary later on. After releasing five full-length albums and touring extensively throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Metal Church disbanded in 1994, but decided to re-form four years later. Having endured numerous lineup changes since, they worked with their third vocalist, and have released four more studio albums and one live album. On July 7, 2009 it was announced on the band's official website that they have again disbanded.


FEATURED METAL CHURCH VINYL RECORDS


METAL CHURCH - Blessing in Disguise ( Elektra ) 12" Vinyl LP
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Elektra 960 817 , 1988 , EEC

  "Blessing in Disguise" is the third studio album by American heavy metal band "Metal Church" and was their final record release on the Elektra label in the summer of 1989.

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METAL CHURCH - The Dark ( Germany ) 12" Vinyl LP
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Elektra 960 493 , 1986 , Germany

This is the German release of "The Dark" which is the second full length album released by Metal Church. It was also the last album in which the line-up of Wayne, Vanderhoof, Arrington, Wells and Erickson performed,

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METAL CHURCH - The Dark ( USA ) 12" Vinyl LP
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Elektra 9604931 , 1986 , USA

"The Dark" is the second full length album released by Metal Church. It was also the last album in which the line-up of Wayne, Vanderhoof, Arrington, Wells and Erickson performed, until 1999's Masterpeace album.

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METAL CHURCH - S/T self-titled ( Elektra Records ) 12" Vinyl LP
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  Elektra 960471 , 1984 , Germany

This album "Metal Church" is the self-titled debut album. Released in 1984, this album and its successor, 1986's The Dark, are considered metal classics

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METAL CHURCH - S/T Self-Titled ( incl Big Guns ) 12" Vinyl LP
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Steam-Hammer SH 0023  , 1984 , Germany

This first european release/issue of "Metal Church" and includes the extra bonUS track Big GUns

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METAL CHURCH - S/T Self-Titled ( Canada Banzai ) 12" Vinyl LP
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SteamHammer Banzai BRC 1933 , 1984 , Made in Canada

This is the Canadian release on Banzai records of "Metal Church" the self-titled debut album.

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