Metal Church is an American heavy metal band. They originally formed in San Francisco, California in before relocating to Aberdeen, Washington the following year and briefly using the name Shrapnel. Metal Church is the self-titled debut album by American heavy metal band Metal Church. The album was originally released by the independent record label. Metal Church is an American heavy metal band. They originally formed in San Francisco, California in before relocating to Aberdeen, Washington the. Home page of METAL CHURCH, a metal group from Aberdeen. Metal Church Official. Metal Church. likes · talking about this. Metal Church is an American heavy metal band. Welcome to our Official Facebook Page. Formed in San Francisco in , Metal Church consisted of vocalist David Wayne, guitarists Kurdt Vanderhoof and Craig Wells, bassist Duke Erickson. Metal Church's debut album is one of those timeless classics that still holds its own easily among both its peers and all the newer albums that have been. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Metal Church - Metal Church at Discogs. Complete your Metal Church collection. Metal Church Lyrics: Many, many years ago on a distant shore / Men did gather secretly beyond a hidden door / They travelled long and travelled far / Dark. This might seem a little tame now, but in 84 Metal Church's Proto-Thrash riffing, thunderous Drumming and rough Vocals seemed to be the heaviest thing on earth.