War of Ages

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War of Ages
Also known as Point Zero (2002–2005)
Origin Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres Christian metal,[1][2] metalcore,[1] Christian hardcore,[citation needed] hardcore,[3] Melodic death metal[3]
Years active 2002–present
Labels Strike First, Facedown
Website www.warofagesmetal.com

War of Ages (sometimes abbreviated WoA, formerly known as Point Zero) is an American Christian metalcore[1] band formed during the summer of 2002 in Erie, Pennsylvania.

The band's self-titled debut album War of Ages was released in July 2005 on Strike First Records and in February 2006, they were moved to the Facedown Records roster and recorded their second full-length album, Pride of the Wicked, released in September 2006. Arise and Conquer was released in 2008. The band's fourth offering Eternal, was released April 13, 2010, produced by cc from As I Lay Dying. In a Radio U interview with Jaddeus, Leroy revealed that the new album would feature guest vocals from Tim Lambesis of As I Lay Dying and Sonny Sandoval of P.O.D.. Their seventh studio album Supreme Chaos was released on July 22, 2014.

Christianity[edit]

The band is known for their strong Christian faith which is expressed in their lyrics. In a 2009 radio interview with The Full Armor of God Broadcast, Leroy professed that as Christians the band wants to "Make a difference in a world that's covered in darkness."[4]

Band members[edit]

Timeline

Discography[edit]

War of Ages discography
Studio albums 7
Music videos 10
EPs 1
Singles 7
EPs
Studio albums
Year Title Label Chart peaks
US US Heat US Rock US Hard Rock Christian Independent
2005 War of Ages Strike First Records
2006 Pride of the Wicked Facedown Records
2007 Fire from the Tomb
2008 Arise and Conquer
2010 Eternal 179[5] 5[6] 19[7] 28[8]
2012 Return to Life 155[9] 46[10] 8[11] 8[12] 28[13]
2014 Supreme Chaos 107[14] 37[15] 14[16] 5[17] 24[18]
Music videos

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hill, Stephen (16 September 2014). "WAR OF AGES: SUPREME CHAOS". Metal Hammer. Retrieved 28 January 2015. Metalcore crew offer lots of hooks, not a lot of catch 
  2. ^ Jones, Kim. "Top 8 Christian Metal Bands". About.com. Retrieved January 29, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "War of Ages". Last.fm. Retrieved August 29, 2015. 
  4. ^ "War of Ages radio interview". The Full Armor of God Broadcast. Retrieved August 20, 2010. 
  5. ^ Billboard. "Top 200 Albums: May 1, 2010". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  6. ^ Billboard. "Heatseekers Albums: May 1, 2010". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  7. ^ Billboard. "Hard Rock Music: May 1, 2010". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  8. ^ Billboard. "Independent Albums: May 1, 2010". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  9. ^ Billboard. "Top 200 Albums: May 12, 2012". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  10. ^ 'Billboard. "Rock Albums: May 12, 2012". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  11. ^ Billboard. Prometheus Global Media http://www.billboard.com/charts/hard-rock-albums/2012-05-12. Retrieved November 24, 2016.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ Billboard. "Christian Albums: May 12, 2012". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  13. ^ Billboard. "Billboard". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  14. ^ Billboard. "Top 200 Albums: August 9, 2014". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  15. ^ Billboard. "Rock Albums: August 9, 2014". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  16. ^ Billboard. "Hard Rock Music: August 9, 2014". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  17. ^ Billboard. "Christian Albums: August 9, 2014". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  18. ^ Billboard. "Independent Albums: August 9, 2014". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 

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