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Weapon

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
London, England
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1980
Genre:
NWOBHM/Heavy Metal
Themes:
N/A
Current label:
Pride & Joy Music
Years active:
1980 (as Fast Relief), 1980-1982, 1984, 2005, 2009-2012, 2012-2023 (as Weapon UK), 2023-present
Contact: [email protected]

The band was forced to change their name to Weapon UK in 2012 following a copyright claim on the name "Weapon" by the Canadian black/death metal band Weapon, who'd formed 23 years after them.

Compilation appearance:
- "Set the Stage Alight" on 12 Commandments in Metal (Roadrunner, 1985)
- "Set the Stage Alight" on New Wave Of British Heavy Metal '79 Revisited ...
Current
Oscar Bromvall Guitars
Danny Hynes Vocals (1980-1982, 1984, 2005, 2009-present)
See also: Danny Hynes & Svens, ex-Hooker, ex-Paddy Goes to Holyhead, ex-Snatch
Tony Forsythe Bass (2016-present)
See also: Haven Devine, L.A., Overdrive, ex-Rogue Male, ex-2Karsex, ex-Bambalam, ex-Baseball Boys, ex-Blackfox, ex-Marino the Band, ex-Medusa
Andreas Westerlund Drums (2021-present)
See also: ex-Mental Cell, ex-Bloodofjupiter (live)
Past
Barry "Baz" Downes Bass (1980-1982, 2005)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Inner City Unit, ex-Snatch, ex-The Marionettes
Pete Armitage Bass (1980)
See also: ex-Flex
Bruce Bisland Drums (1980-1981, 1984, 2005)
See also: ex-Wildfire, Tank, Sweet, ex-Andy Scott's Sweet, ex-Lipservice, ex-Praying Mantis, ex-Snatch, ex-Statetrooper, ex-The Wandering Crutchless
Lindsay Broadbridge Drums (1980)
See also: ex-Flex
Jeff Summers Guitars (1980-1982, 2005, 2009-2021)
See also: ex-Wildfire, ex-Flex, ex-Legs Akimbo, ex-Paddy Goes to Holyhead, ex-Snatch, ex-Statetrooper, ex-The Headbangers, ex-The Loudshirts
Kevin Ingles Guitars (1980)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: Black Whiskey, ex-Flex
John Philips Drums (1981)
See also: ex-Megaton, ex-Lautrec
Ron Matthews Drums (1981-1982)
See also: ex-Iron Maiden, ex-Atomic Rooster, ex-Bernie Tormé, ex-Gibraltar, ex-Le Roc Bizarre, ex-McCoy, ex-Space Chickens
Bobby "Angelo" Sawyer Guitars (1981)
See also: ex-Iron Maiden, ex-Gibraltar, ex-High Roller, ex-Praying Mantis
Billy Kulke Bass (1984)
See also: ex-First Strike, ex-Jagged Edge
Malcolm McNulty Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Hazzard, ex-Andy Scott's Sweet, ex-Slade, ex-Sweet
Ian Simmons Guitars (1984)
Gavin Cooper Bass (2009-2011)
See also: Legion, Bob Catley (live), ex-Battlezone, ex-Killers, ex-Sentinel, ex-Lionsheart, ex-Passion, ex-Statetrooper
Ian Sweeting Drums (2009-2014)
See also: ex-Stone Katz, ex-The Risen
PJ Phillips Bass (2011-2016)
See also: Metal Mirror, ex-Cameron Vegas, ex-Barnstormers, ex-Bucket & Co., ex-Liesegang, ex-Rod Stewart, ex-Xero
Darren Lee Drums (2015-2021)
See also: Midnight Messiah
Current (Live)
Håkan Granat Guitars (2021-present)
See also: Misth, ex-Mercury Fang
Past (Live)
Kevin "Skids" Riddles Bass (2016-2017)
See also: Tytan, Kev Riddles' Baphomet, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Lightning Lord, ex-The Deep, ex-Samson, ex-Lucifer, ex-The Fall (live)
John Philips Drums (2018, 2020)
See also: ex-Megaton, ex-Lautrec
Andreas Westerlund Drums (2019)
See also: ex-Mental Cell, ex-Bloodofjupiter (live)
Robert Majd Bass (2021-2022)
See also: Eddy Malm Band, Metalite, Alpha Attakk, Captain Black Beard, Fans of the Dark
Oscar Bromvall Guitars
Danny Hynes Vocals (1980-1982, 1984, 2005, 2009-present)
See also: Danny Hynes & Svens, ex-Hooker, ex-Paddy Goes to Holyhead, ex-Snatch
Tony Forsythe Bass (2016-present)
See also: Haven Devine, L.A., Overdrive, ex-Rogue Male, ex-2Karsex, ex-Bambalam, ex-Baseball Boys, ex-Blackfox, ex-Marino the Band, ex-Medusa
Andreas Westerlund Drums (2021-present)
See also: ex-Mental Cell, ex-Bloodofjupiter (live)
Barry "Baz" Downes Bass (1980-1982, 2005)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Inner City Unit, ex-Snatch, ex-The Marionettes
Pete Armitage Bass (1980)
See also: ex-Flex
Bruce Bisland Drums (1980-1981, 1984, 2005)
See also: ex-Wildfire, Tank, Sweet, ex-Andy Scott's Sweet, ex-Lipservice, ex-Praying Mantis, ex-Snatch, ex-Statetrooper, ex-The Wandering Crutchless
Lindsay Broadbridge Drums (1980)
See also: ex-Flex
Jeff Summers Guitars (1980-1982, 2005, 2009-2021)
See also: ex-Wildfire, ex-Flex, ex-Legs Akimbo, ex-Paddy Goes to Holyhead, ex-Snatch, ex-Statetrooper, ex-The Headbangers, ex-The Loudshirts
Kevin Ingles Guitars (1980)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: Black Whiskey, ex-Flex
John Philips Drums (1981)
See also: ex-Megaton, ex-Lautrec
Ron Matthews Drums (1981-1982)
See also: ex-Iron Maiden, ex-Atomic Rooster, ex-Bernie Tormé, ex-Gibraltar, ex-Le Roc Bizarre, ex-McCoy, ex-Space Chickens
Bobby "Angelo" Sawyer Guitars (1981)
See also: ex-Iron Maiden, ex-Gibraltar, ex-High Roller, ex-Praying Mantis
Billy Kulke Bass (1984)
See also: ex-First Strike, ex-Jagged Edge
Malcolm McNulty Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Hazzard, ex-Andy Scott's Sweet, ex-Slade, ex-Sweet
Ian Simmons Guitars (1984)
Gavin Cooper Bass (2009-2011)
See also: Legion, Bob Catley (live), ex-Battlezone, ex-Killers, ex-Sentinel, ex-Lionsheart, ex-Passion, ex-Statetrooper
Ian Sweeting Drums (2009-2014)
See also: ex-Stone Katz, ex-The Risen
PJ Phillips Bass (2011-2016)
See also: Metal Mirror, ex-Cameron Vegas, ex-Barnstormers, ex-Bucket & Co., ex-Liesegang, ex-Rod Stewart, ex-Xero
Darren Lee Drums (2015-2021)
See also: Midnight Messiah
Current
Håkan Granat Guitars (2021-present)
See also: Misth, ex-Mercury Fang
Past
Kevin "Skids" Riddles Bass (2016-2017)
See also: Tytan, Kev Riddles' Baphomet, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Lightning Lord, ex-The Deep, ex-Samson, ex-Lucifer, ex-The Fall (live)
John Philips Drums (2018, 2020)
See also: ex-Megaton, ex-Lautrec
Andreas Westerlund Drums (2019)
See also: ex-Mental Cell, ex-Bloodofjupiter (live)
Robert Majd Bass (2021-2022)
See also: Eddy Malm Band, Metalite, Alpha Attakk, Captain Black Beard, Fans of the Dark
Added by: UltraBoris Modified by: Quorthallis
Added on: 2003-01-29 20:24:56 Last modified on: 2024-01-03 12:20:08