Sonicflood is: Rick Heil (Song leader & Guitar),
David Alan (Keyboards), Thomas O. Michael (Bass Guitar),
Shay (Lead Guitar), and Brett Vargason (Drums).
Rick Heil, originally a member of the 3 time grammy
nominated, well-established Christian band, "Big Tent Revival,"
was led to join a fledging band, known as Sonicflood. This group
shared their music ministry on the road, traveling in a van. They
soon had a successful record album, but unfortunately the band members
went their separate ways, leaving Rick Heil with the responsibility
of the band's appearance / tour obligations.
Knowing that the Lord had called Sonicflood into this
music ministry, Rick wanted to honor God by finding a way to honor
these performance commitments, so he picked up the phone and called
some friends who all had a heart for worship. Instead of giving
up, a new group of Christian musicians was formed, eager to carry
on this music ministry that Sonicflood had been called to do; promoting
praise and worship of the Lord, encouraging a closer walk with God.
"We're just a group of musicians that God has
called to sing and write music that edifies the church.We're not
trying to do the biggest events in the world, and we're not out
to save a million people, but strive to go where God leads and connecting
others to Him through worship." - Brett Vargasun
Their music is created by group collaboration, "through
their openness to explore new ideas musically and through their
ability to stretch themselves creatively, enabling their songs to
capture the heart and vision of Sonicflood. They strive to creat
songs "where you can see that the song writer's heart was moved
by the Lord's awesomeness while writing the song, the lyrics being
completely honest and open."- Rick Heil
"With all that is going on in the world today,
sometimes it's hard to keep our eyes on Jesus, and his faithfulness."
"Fear has a way of creeping into our lives, and
causing us to forget that Jesus our Lord and Savior has conquered
all, even death, and has empowered us through faith to do the same.
We, the members of Sonicflood, want to be a part of helping others
remember that our Savior is not only kind and gentle to us, He is
consistently waging war against the enemy on our behalf, and we
can walk in courage throughout our lives. He has paved the way,
and our futures lie in His hands."
"As part of this focus, we are launching the Fearless
Planet tour in the Spring of 2004. The tour will feature another
great band, Building 429, as well as well-known speaker/author Michael
Franzese. Michael has been known for doing what few have done before,
he left a life of organized crime and was touched by the Lord, and
now speaks to hundreds of thousands about God's saving grace yearly.
Moreover, he is living proof that courage comes from the Lord. He
lives everyday not knowing if the next time he turns the key to
start the engine on his car, if he will actually hear the motor
start. He believes that God has saved him, and walks out courage,
living in faith. We're excited to have him out."