02/17/2012 12:13 pm ET

Heavy Metal Stars That Found God: From Rock Stars To Choir Boys

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson recently caused a stir on the heavy metal news outlets when he revealed in an interview with St. Louis Today that he was studying to become a pastor in the Lutheran church. Many fans of the band criticized Ellefson for betraying his metal roots, but he's hardly the first headbanger to find religion. Here's a list of eight metallers who went from rock star to choir boy.

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