John Marshall (guitarist)

John Marshall (guitarist)

For other people named John Marshall, see John Marshall (disambiguation).
John Marshall
Genres Heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock
Occupations Musician
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1989–1993, 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 (1989–1993, 1998–2001). Before joining the band in 1989, he was the guitar tech for Metallica's lead guitarist Kirk Hammett.[1] 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. He also briefly played in progressive thrashers Blind Illusion (which also featured Les Claypool and Larry LaLonde)

Marshall also has Type 1 diabetes.[2] He stands 6'7".



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