Official Website Metal Church (1984) The Dark (1986) Blessing in Disguise (1989) The Human Factor (1991) Hanging in the Balance (1993) Masterpeace (1999) The Weight of the World (2004) A Light in the Dark (2006) This Present Wasteland (2008) Generation Nothing (2013) XI (2016) was an American heavy metal band. They originally formed in Seattle, Washington as Shrapnel in 1980. Their first album was released in 1984 On May 9, 2005, David Wayne died of complications from injuries sustained in a car accident that occurred months before. He was 47 years old. I figured this thread would not only be a great tribute to a great classic metal band, .. but to those fans of David Wayne also!! R. I. P. Metal brother!!