Gideon is an American Christian heavy metal band hailing from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, who were established in 2008. The groups’ current label imprint is Facedown Records and former was Strike First Records. In 2011, the band came out with a studio album called Costs with Strike First. Their second studio album was issued in 2012, titled Milestone, under current imprinter Facedown. On February 10, 2016 Gideon announced that they signed to Equal Vision Record and will release their fourth later in the year.