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Disciples of the New Church

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Title History

  • NWA TNA Tag Team titles [Brian Lee & Slash] defeating America’s Most Wanted [Chris Harris & James Storm] (November 13, 2002);

Career Highlights

  • June 19, 2002 – TNA: Jim Mitchell debuts his Disciples of the New Church; Malice, Justice & Slash..
  • ~~~Malice is the last person eliminated in the Gauntlet for the Gold match to determine a new NWA World Heavyweight champion..
  • June 26, 2002 – TNA: Jim Mitchell makes his intentions clear, sending Malice after NWA World champion Ken Shamrock..
  • July 3, 2002 – TNA: Ken Shamrock defeated Malice to retain the NWA World Heavyweight title..
  • July 10, 2002 – TNA: Jerry Lynn & AJ Styles defeated Slash & Tempest to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • July 17, 2002 – TNA: Sabu defeated Malice in a ladder match to become #1 Contender to the NWA World title..
  • July 24, 2002 – TNA: Malice runs in during the Sabu/Ken Shamrock ladder match and climbs the ladder to steal the belt!
  • July 31, 2002 – TNA: Slash defeated Sonny Siaki and then poured the “Blood of the Audad” over Siaki’s head!
  • August 7, 2002 – TNA: Malice defeated Don Harris in a “First Blood” match..
  • August 14, 2002 – TNA: Don Harris defeated Malice in a “Last Man Standing” match, and shook hands afterwards..
  • August 28, 2002 – TNA: Jim Mitchell brings in Cobain (played by Flash Flanagan) but he disappears after two weeks..
  • September 2002: Jim Mitchell & the Disciples of the New Church fade away for several weeks..
  • October 30, 2002 – TNA: Jim Mitchell returns with Slash & Brian Lee as his followers going after America’s Most Wanted..
  • November 6, 2002 – TNA: America’s Most Wanted defeated Brian Lee & Slash by DQ for not listening to the referee..
  • November 13, 2002 – TNA: Jim Mitchell introduces Bella Donna, Brian Lee & Slash defeat AMW to win the Tag Team titles!
  • November 20, 2002 – TNA: Brian Lee & Slash defeated America’s Most Wanted by DQ to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • November 27, 2002 – TNA: Brian Lee & Slash defeated BG James & Curt Hennig by DQ to retain the Tag Tema titles..
  • December 4, 2002 – TNA: Chris Harris pinned Brian Lee & James Stormed pinned Slash to win 5 minuted alone with Jim Mitchell..
  • ~~~Jim Mitchell said he had a doctor’s note, and sent Bella Donna (a chick) in to get her ass kicked by America’s Most Wanted..
  • December 11, 2002 – TNA: Brian Lee & Slash defeated the Harris Brothers by DQ to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • December 18, 2002 – TNA: America’s Most Wanted beat Brian Lee/Slash & the Harris Twins in a Non-Title 3-Way match..
  • January 8, 2003 – TNA: America’s Most Wanted defeated Brian Lee & Slash to win back the Tag Team titles..
  • February 2003: The Disciples of the New Church began getting cheered, and joined the battle against Sports Entertainment Xtreme..
  • February 5, 2003 – TNA: Elix Skipper & Low Ki vs Brian Lee & Slash was a draw and the tag titles were held up!
  • February 12, 2003 – TNA: The Harris Brothers defeated Brian Lee & Slash in a #1 Contenders Tournament Match..
  • February 26, 2003 – TNA: Brian Lee & Slash defeated Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger..
  • March 5, 2003 – TNA: Brian Lee & Slash defeat The Hotshots..
  • March 19, 2003 – TNA: Low Ki & Elix Skipper defeated Brian Lee & Slash via DQ to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Malice reappeared at the end of this match to destroy all three members of Triple X as well as the referee..
  • March 26, 2003 – TNA: Lee/Slash/Sandman/Saturn beat Harris Brothers/Daniels/Skipper in a Sadistic Madness match..
  • April 9, 2003 – TNA: The Harris Brothers beat Sandman/New Jack & Brian Lee/Slash in a Armed Asylum match..
  • ~~~The Disciples of the New Church later attacked Team Extreme and through a fireball in Sandman’s face!
  • April 16, 2003 – TNA: Jim Mitchell introduces Mike Awesome, who defeats Perry Saturn by Disqualification..
  • ~~~Later that night, Brian Lee/Slash defeated New Jack/Sandman with interference by Saturn, Mike Awesome & Justin Credible..
  • April 23, 2003 – TNA: Team Extreme (Saturn/New Jack/Sandman) defeated the New Church in an “Ultimate Sin” match..
  • ~~~Later on, Slash vs Justin Credible wet to a no contest when Team Extreme & The New Church brawled in the parking lot!
  • April 30, 2003 – TNA: Perry Saturn/Justin Credible beat Harris Brothers, America’s Most Wanted & Brian Lee/Slash in a 4WAY..
  • May 21, 2003 – TNA: Mike Sanders beat Brian Lee in a Hard 10 TOURNAMENT match..
  • May 28, 2003 – TNA: New Jack defeated Slash in a Hard 10 TOURNAMENT match..
  • June 2003: The Disciples of the New Church once again fade away from NWA:TNA pay per view..
  • July 30, 2003 – TNA: Shane Douglas, Brian Lee & Slash defeated Raven, Julio Denero & Alexis Laree..
  • August 20, 2003 – TNA: Slash & Sinn w/James Mitchell defeated Julio Dinero & C.M. Punk w/Alexis Laree..
  • September 17, 2003 – TNA: BG James/Ron Killings beat America’s Most Wanted, Sinn/Slash, Kid Kash/Abyss for a title shot..
  • ~~~Later that night, Shane Douglas defeated Raven in a “Hair vs Hair” match after Vampiro made his shocking debut!
  • September 24, 2003 – TNA: The Gathering (Raven/Punk/Dinero) beat The New Church (Douglas/Slash/Sinn) in a dog collar match..
  • ~~~After the match, all three members of the Gathering were hung from the rafters by chains..
  • October 1, 2003 – TNA: James Mitchell thanked Shane Douglas for his work and said it was time for Vampiro to move to phase 2..
  • ~~~3-Live Krew (Konnan, Ron Killings, BG James) defeated Sinn, Slash & Vampiro by DQ..


Updated: January 31, 2024 @ 10:23 am

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2003 (TNA)







Finishing Move(s)

Favorite Move(s)

Double Backbreaker Drop
Back Elbow (Sinn) followed by a Running Clothesline (Slash)
Inverted Suplexes (Slash) onto a Fallen Opponent (Sinn)

Notable Feuds

Ken Shamrock
America's Most Wanted
Sports Entertainment Xtreme
Team Extreme
The Gathering