WEAPONS OF GOD
Weapons of God is a Christian Metal band from Dayton, Ohio. The name of the band was inspired by the verses of the Bible, Ephesians 6:10-20, "The Armor of God."
Lyrically, the band is defined as "positive metal", delivering the word of God in every song, testimony, love and hope to the darkness of this world we live in. Giving all the credit in their compositions to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
The band is Composed of veteran musicians with more than 25 years experience: Steve McGowan (Vocals and Guitar), Leon Black (Vocals and Guitar), Ed Girard (Bass), and Jay Hurt ( Drums).
As for their musical influences, they are rooted in the old school of the most classic metal, the best style of bands such as Kiss, Stryper, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, and Led Zeppelin.
The group formed in 2014 and debuted publicly on October 10, 2016 at Cornerstone Church of God, in Lebanon, Ohio, where they played as an opening act of another record artist from Roxx Productions, Biogenesis.
The band released their debut album on July 26, 2019 through Roxx Productions, produced by Luke Nealeigh, Lead Guitarist of AfterWinter.
Weapons of God has played side by side with many great bands like Bred 4 War, Absent from The Body, Relent, Chaotic Resemblance, Monarchs to Oblivion, Becoming Sons, Tetalastai and FaithHead. Weapons of God has had the opportunity to open for bands such as Decyfer Down at the Chains / Unchained Festival in Aurora, Missouri on July 27, 2019, The Protest at the Chains / Unchained Festival in Springfield, Missouri on July 24, 2020 and 3 Days Under at the Jammin' for Jesus Show in Lima, Ohio on August 7, 2021. WOG has been a regular at The First Heavy Metal Church of Christ in Dayton, Ohio, performing their original songs and even doing praise and worship songs for the congregation.
In 2021 Weapons of God released their Sophomore album through Roxx Productions titled: "The War Within Us" produced by Ron Pease with the Refraze Studio in Dayton, Ohio.
2021 also marks the first year that Weapons of God headlined two shows. The first being in Harrison, AR on October 2, 2021 at the Rock'n the River festival, hosted by Tony Marks from The Grr Gospel Rockin' Radio Station on Live 365. Then, in that same month on October 29, 2021 in Milford, Oh at The Neewollah Before Christmas Trunk or Treat Monster Bash. A charity event to collect toys for children in need for Christmas, sponsored by David Massey with the River Tree Church and Toys for Tots with opening band, close friends and brothers in Christ...Rising Within.
Weapons of God, as a Christian Metal band offers through their lyrics and music an uplifting message that can be used to praise God, for fellowship, and spiritual warfare. The message comes directly from the Bible and teaches the listener that God and the Bible are the weapons for their lives.
"With Every Devotion We Will Defeat, The Ways Of Temptation The Devil Will Bring! Stand Firm, Stand Strong With Gods Armor On, We Are The Weapons, The WEAPONS OF GOD!!!" ~WOG
For Bookings, Inquiries, Comments, or Questions, contact Rochelle McGowan at the email address below.....we look forward to hearing from you.....thanks, and God bless!!!
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