Long-running Seattle metallers METAL CHURCH have scheduled the following dates:
Aug. 02 - Maplewood, MN - Myth (w/ JUDAS PRIEST)
Aug. 05 - Warren, MI - The Ritz
Aug. 07 - Southbridge, Mass - ADC Performance Center
Aug. 08 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
Aug. 10 - Yonkers, NY - The Haunt
Aug. 12 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11
Aug. 14 - New Port Richey, FL - Bourbon Street
Aug. 16 - San Juan, PR - Roberto Clemente Coliseum (w/ QUEENSRŸCHE)
More dates will be announced later in the week.
METAL CHURCH will release its new album, "This Present Wasteland", in Europe on September 26 via SPV Records. The CD's artwork, which was submitted by a fan via a MySpace contest, can be viewed below.
"This Present Wasteland" track listing:
01. Killing Space
02. War Never Won
03. Meet Your Maker
04. Crawling To Extinction
05. Mass Hysteria
06. Breath Again
07. Deeds Of A Dead Soul
08. The Prophet And The Madman
09. Beneath The Silence
10. Tales Of A Stalker
11. King Of Lies
12. In The Company Of Sorrow
13. The Perfect Crime
METAL CHURCH recently announced the addition of guitarist Rick Van Zandt (THE END, ROTTWEILLER) to the group's ranks. He replaced Jay Reynolds (also of MALICE), who left the band for "personal reasons."
METAL CHURCH's last CD, "A Light in the Dark", was released in June 2006 via SPV. The LP includes a new version of the classic "Watch the Children Pray" as a tribute to vocalist David Wayne, who passed away in May 2005.