Bangladeshi-Canadian black metal / death metal band, formed by frontman Vetis Monarch in early 2003 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. After the formation of the band, Vetis temporarily moved to his birthplace of Dhaka, Bangladesh, where the 'Within the Flesh of the Satanist' Demo tape and 'Violated Hejab' EP were recorded. In 2005, Vetis moved back to Canada, but relocated Weapon to Edmonton. The band gained notoriety locally and internationally with incidents of violence. Weapon signed with Relapse Records in 2011 and released their label debut, Embers and Revelations, in 2012. Subsequently, Weapon toured North America with Marduk beginning in May 2012.