Armored Saint

Armored Saint

Armored Saint is a heavy metal band originating from Los Angeles, California. Armored Saint was formed in 1982 by brothers Phil and Gonzo Sandoval, and guitarist David Prichard, while attending Woodrow Wilson High School. Next to join were singer John Bush and bassist Joey Vera. Gonzo Sandoval came up with the name after getting stoned with the other band members and seeing the film "Excalibur" at a theater in Monterey Park.

Vintage Magazines with Armored Saint

Screamer Magazine December 1987

Screamer Magazine December 1987
Issue: December 1987. Featuring: Hurricane. Also included Warrant, LA Guns, T.S.O.L, Divine Rite and Much More.

Screamer Magazine February 1992

Screamer Magazine February 1992
Issue: February 1992. Featuring: MSG. Also Included 24-7 Spyz, Armed Forces, Blitzspeer, Hexx, Lillian Axe, Nuclear Valdez, Pyschefunkapus, War Babies and Much More.

Screamer Magazine January 1992

Screamer Magazine January 1992
Issue: January 1992. Featuring: Tesla. Also Included The Almighty, Bangalore Choir, Big House, Britny Fox, Bullet LaVolta, Fishbone, Grave, Primus, Queensryche, Savatage, Scatterbrain, Smashing Pumpkins, Tall Stories and Much More.

Screamer Magazine October 1991

Screamer Magazine October 1991
Issue: October 1991. Featuring: Ozzy Osbourne. Also Included Van Halen, Bang Tango, Craig Goldy, LA Guns, Napalm Death, Ratt, Richie Sambora, Sacred Reich, Sepultura, Sick Of It All, Vinnie Moore and Much More.

Screamer Magazine September 1991

Screamer Magazine September 1991
Issue: September 1991. Featuring: LA Guns. Also Included Guns N' Roses, Skid Row, Armored Saint, Dangerous Toys, Nuclear Assault, Overkill, Screaming Jets, Suicidal Tendencies, The Scream, White Trash, XYZ and Much More

Screamer Magazine August 1991

Screamer Magazine August 1991
Issue: August 1991. Featuring: Metallica. Also Included Anthrax, Chrissy Steele, Havana Black, Noisy Mama, Primus, Saraya, Vicious Rumors, No Alibi and Much More.

Screamer Magazine June 1991

Screamer Magazine June 1991
Issue: June 1991. Featuring: Skid Row. Also Included Poison, Slaughter, BulletBoys, Baton Rouge, Fishbone, Godflesh, Hall Aflame, Junkyard, Kik Tracee, Kix, Mind Funk, Warrior Soul and Much More.

Screamer Magazine May 1991

Screamer Magazine May 1991
Issue: May 1991. Featuring: Bang Tango. Also Included Poison, Blackeyed Susan, Contraband, Mordred, No Sweat, Queensryche, Southgang, Tattoo Rodeo, Thunder and Much More

Screamer Magazine April 1991

Screamer Magazine April 1991
Issue: April 1991. Featuring: Mr. Big. Also Included Agony Column, Bang Gang, Beggers & Thieves, Dangerous Toys, Kane Roberts, Scorpions, Tad, Trixter, White Lion and Much More.

Screamer Magazine March 1991

Screamer Magazine March 1991
Issue: March 1991. Featuring: Great White. Also Included Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne, Anthrax, LA Guns, Armored Saint, Loudness, Suicidal Tendencies, Throbs, Trixter, Lynch Mob and Much More

Articles with Armored Saint

ARMORED SAINT To Reissue Special LP Editions Of Revelation And La Raza Full-Lengths On August 16th Via Metal Blade Records; Preorders Available

Iconic heavy metallers ARMORED SAINT will reissue their Revelation and La Raza full-lengths on vinyl August 16th via Metal Blade Records. Revelation is the fifth studio album from the band, originally released in 2000 on Metal Blade Records, and now available for the first time on vinyl in the US. The song “The Pillar” was… Read more »


(watch) ARMORED SAINT Releases Rendition Of “One Chain (Don’t Make No Prison);” Video/Single Now Playing

ARMORED SAINT, leaders and stalwarts of the American heavy metal scene since the early 1980s, are back with a brilliant rendition of “One Chain (Don’t Make No Prison).” The classic track was originally written by Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter and was first released by People in 1970. Additional covers include The Four Tops (1974),… Read more »


QUEENSRYCHE & ARMORED SAINT – Live! In New York

1980s metal left its mark in Albany, New York with the arrival of metal veterans, Queensryche and Armored Saint last Friday night.  Devoted fans filled Empire Live wearing band t-shirts from the 1980s to merchandise from both bands and their current show lineup dubbed The Origins Tour.  Both bands have a history in the capital… Read more »


METAL ALLEGIANCE 10th Anniversary Show

“Who’s in Metal Allegiance,” you ask?  Everyone.  “Everyone?” you say.  Every fu@*ing one is in Metal Allegiance–including you.  You think I’m kidding?  Even if you haven’t graced the grooves of their two albums, you’re in Metal Allegiance.  Even if you haven’t stepped onto the cable strewn stage with David Ellefson or Chuck Billy, you’re still… Read more »


John Bush (Armored Saint, ex-Anthrax) Discusses Remaining Unique in the Early Thrash Scene in “Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal” Documentary Clip

This Friday, January 19, 2018, MetalRock Films will release part one of a new two part Inside Metal documentary DVD series entitled The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal. Directed by Bob Nalbandian with narration by David Ellefson of thrash legends Megadeth, the documentary focuses on the Los Angeles thrash metal uprising of the early/mid ’80s… Read more »


QUEENSRYCHE Announce US Fall Headlining Tour w/Armored Saint

Internationally renowned Seattle based metal outfit QUEENSRŸCHE have announced their next headlining tour throughout the United States. The month long trek will take place this Fall, starting on November 15th in Seattle, WA and concluding on December 15th in Colorado Springs, CO. Queensryche will be joined by the iconic Armored Saint as direct support, along… Read more »


An Intimate Evening With BUMBLEFOOT w/ Very Special Guests

After the opening show for Guns N’ Roses’ Evening of Destruction/No Trickery at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal hosts a show with special guests at Vinyl, also located in The Hard Rock the following night. Vinyl is a small venue just down from The Joint, with a 650… Read more »


Metal Blade Records 30th Anniversary Bash!

Metal Blade Records 30th Anniversary Bash! On November 30, 2012 at House Of Blues Hollywood Featuring Armored Saint, Sacred Reich, Gypsy Hawk, Plus all the guests and hosts http://www.metalblade.com http://www.facebook.com/metalbladerecords http://twitter.com/MetalBlade