Birmingham, AL, USA
Hailing from Birmingham AL, Final Weapon is an up and coming synth driven rock group. Rooted in rock, J-pop, gaming and film scores, the band's music is best summed up as unity in diversity, simplicity in complexity. Fronted by a Vocaloid singer, their signature blend of over-the-top solos and catchy melodies, underlined by complex arrangements, pushes the envelope of modern rock music and will have you humming their tunes for days.
Final Weapon consists of Jacob Cooke on guitars, Steven Wilson on bass, Matt Gates on keyboards, and Josh McDonald on drums. Since its inception, the band has focused on synthesizing orchestral, Japanese pop, film and video game genres to create a boundless musical framework. Their sound has been compared to the likes of Dragonforce, Rush, Dream Theater, and a plethora of iconic video game franchises.
Final Weapon is gaining national recognition, performing at traditional and convention concerts across the East Coast and Midwest. Artists they have performed alongside include Motley Crue, Nylon Pink, The Protomen, New York Dolls, and Lisa Furukawa.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Anime Festival Orlando 2013 - August 16-18, 2013 in Orlando, FL, USA
- SukoshiCon: Pokécon 2013 - July 19-21, 2013 in Louisville, KY, USA
- Ancient City Con 2013 - June 21-23, 2013 in Jacksonville, FL, USA
- Sukoshicon: Destination Anime 2013 - January 4-6, 2013 in Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA
- Realms Con 2012 - October 12-14, 2012 in Corpus Christi, TX, USA
- N.A.P.P.A. Con 2012 - July 20-22, 2012 in Decatur, AL, USA
- PersaCon 2011 - July 15-17, 2011 in Huntsville, AL, USA
- Sukoshicon 2010 - August 14, 2010 in Birmingham, AL, USA