John Marshall (guitarist)
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|Genres||Heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock|
|Years active||1986–1993, 1998–2001|
|Associated acts||Metal Church, Metallica, Blind Illusion|
|Website||Metal Church Website|
John Marshall is a former guitarist for the thrash metal band Metal Church (1986–1993, 1998–2001). He was the guitar tech for Metallica's lead guitarist Kirk Hammett. Marshall also became the fill-in rhythm guitarist for James Hetfield in 1986 (while still performing his duties as guitar tech) while Hetfield's wrist was broken due to a skateboarding accident, and again in 1992 when Hetfield was recovering from pyrotechnics burn injuries stemming from a concert with Guns N' Roses in Montreal during the Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour. He also briefly played in progressive thrashers Blind Illusion (which also featured Les Claypool and Larry LaLonde of Primus).
- Blessing in Disguise (1989)
- The Human Factor (1991)
- Hanging in the Balance (1993)
- Masterpeace (1999)
- Huey, Steve. "Biography: Metal Church". Allmusic. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
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