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Below is our complete Nonpoint news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
South Florida's NONPOINT has set a November 6 release date for its fifth studio album, "Vengeance". Currently hunkered-down at Bieler Bros. Studios in Pompano Beach, FL, NONPOINT will co-produce "Vengeance" alongside Matt LaPlant (SIKTH). "Vengeance" will be the follow-up to the acclaimed "To The Pain" CD, which featured the breakout single "Bullet With A Name".
NONPOINT will spend this fall co-headlining "The Great American Rampage" tour alongside Bieler Bros. Records labelmates and ragga-punk-metal kings SKINDRED. Rounding out the amazing bill will be Ozzfest breakout band ANKLA and Aussie award-winners KARNIVOOL. Dates for the tour and more details will be announced soon.
The following press release has been announced:
"BIELER BROS. RECORDS are proud to announce the launch of “THE GREAT AMERICAN RAMPAGE” Tour. Created to be an annual touring event, this year’s inaugural jaunt will take place in the United States and will run from October through December, and is set to feature a power-packed lineup of bands.
Co-headlining “THE GREAT AMERICAN RAMPAGE” this year will be metal fan favorites, NONPOINT, and the kings of Ragga-Punk-Metal, SKINDRED. Supporting the “Rampage” headliners will be none other than Latin-Metal Monsters, ANKLA, who are currently dominating OZZFEST’s second stage and making a name for themselves as the festivals breakthrough act this year. With three powerhouse bands already on tap, opening acts for the journey are expected to be announced soon.
“THE GREAT AMERICAN RAMPAGE” will also feature a series of prize giveaways and opportunities to interact with the bands. Dates for the tour and more details will be announced soon."
Nonpoint recorded a new song dubbed "Everybody Down" this past week for an upcoming wrestling video game due out later this year. Currently the band are still writing new material for their next album which they plan to begin recording next month. More on that can be found here.
Nonpoint have been added to the Real Rock 101's "Earthday Birthday" in Orlando. Also slated to appear on the bill are rock favorites Sevendust, Three Days Grace, Daughtry, Papa Roach and many more. Full details on the event can be found here.
In related Nonpoint news, the band's "Bullet With A Name" was recently selected to be featured in a series of promotional vignettes for the new "Stone Cold" Steve Austin movie "The Condemned". The vignette began airing earlier this week and is scheduled to run during all WWE programming over the next several weeks. Fans can get more information, as well view the vignette at this location.
Killswitch Engage's "My Curse" and Nonpoint's "Bullet With A Name" have both been featured in trailers for the new Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez double feature "Grindhouse." You can view some of those tv spots at The Movie Box or on the Grindhouse website
"Bullet With A Name" initially appeared as the first single to Nonpoint's highly acclaimed 2005 release, "To The Pain." Nonpoint are currently at home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida writing the untitled follow up to "To The Pain".
Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino's "Grindhouse" hits theatres everywhere on April 6th.
Nonpoint have announced plans to play a special one-off show in San Juan Puerto Rico on May 5th at the Anfiteatro Tito Puente. Also slated to be on the bill is fellow spanish metal hereos Ankla and Ill Nino.
On Thursday, March 29th Nonpoint will be taking a break from writing the follow up to their highly acclaimed "To The Pain" album. The band will be part of the WWE's pre-Wrestlemania festivities with a closing performance at THQ's "Superstar Challenge" at the Gem Theatre in Detroit, MI. Below is an excerpt from the official press release.
"See 16 of your favorite WWE Superstars, Extremists and Divas battle it out in the virtual arena as they compete in a single-elimination tournament playing WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 on Xbox 360. There will be opportunities for autographs, prizes, and much more! You'll never see this many Superstars up close in the same room at the same time. The event will be capped with a live performance by Nonpoint. Get your tickets now!"
Fans can get tickets to this event here.
Nonpoint has posted a quick update on the progress of the writing process for the bands newest album:
"well another week has gone by at combat zone studios and more songs have been written. so far the writing has been going amazing. the new spot that we found has been an inspiration in the song writing. we are pushing each other really hard in there. the results have been really encouraging."
"so as of now, 5 songs have been written. really cool vibe in the music and taking all the best elements of nonpoint and taking it it even further."
"we cannot wait to debut some of this stuff to you. i will be taking pictures this week so you can see the place and since 300 pics are allowed on myspace it is time to add new pictures up. i am hoping to get some video as well and we will be starting a you tube channel as well. stay tuned here for all things nonpoint."
"p.s. i would spill some titles but i want to make sure that all the titles are the final ones. maybe next week."
Following the success of their run on the Music As A Weapon tour, Nonpoint have begun writing songs for their next album. You can keep tabs on the process by reading the band's blog here.
Nonpoint's previous (fourth) album, "To the Pain", was released on November 8, 2006 via Bieler Bros./Lava.
On Friday December 22nd at 3:30pm, Nonpoint will be taking part in a meet and greet autograph session at Exclusive Company in Janesville, WI.
Friday 12/22 3:30pm
1259 Milton Ave.
Janesville, WI 53545
Store phone: 608.743.0786
Nonpoint have posted the live version of their track "Past It All" at this location. The track is featured on their new live CD/DVD, 'Live and Kicking', which is available now.
The Foo Fighter's new live acoustic album, 'Skin and Bones', debuted at No. 21 on The Billboard Top 200 this week with 49,000 copies sold. Hinder fell from No. 11 to 12 and Evanescence fell from No. 12 to 15. The Deftones, who debuted at No. 10 last week, dropped to No. 46 with 23,000 copies of their latest, 'Saturday Night Wrist', sold.
Ill Nino, Nonpoint and 36 Crazyfists failed to make the chart with each band moving less than 4,000 copies of their new releases.
Sales are up 12% from last week and up less than 1% compared to the same week last year. Overall sales for 2006 are down 5% compared to 2005 with 456.2 million units.
Disturbed have announced the full line up for their upcoming Music as a Weapon 3 tour.The full North American tour will feature:
Confirmed dates are as follows:
Nov. 15 - Providence, RI
Nov. 17 - Portland, ME
Nov. 18 - Hartford, CT
Nov. 19 - Amherst, MA
Nov. 21 - Manchester, NH
Nov. 22 - Glens Falls, NY
Nov. 24 - Battle Creek, MI
Nov. 25 - Dayton, OH
Nov. 28 - Nashville, TN
Nov. 29 - Atlanta, GA
Dec. 01 - Fort Myers, FL
Dec. 02 - Orlando, FL
Dec. 03 - Biloxi, MS
Dec. 05 - Hollywood, FL
Dec. 06 - Jacksonville, FL
Dec. 09 - Dallas, TX
Dec. 10 - Oklahoma City, OK
Dec. 12 - Lincoln, NE
Dec. 14 - Chicago, IL
Dec. 15 - Indianapolis, IN
Dec. 16 - Detroit, MI
Dec. 18 - Peoria, IL
Dec. 19 - Green Bay, WI
Dec. 21 - Cedar Rapids, IA
Dec. 22 - Madison, WI
Diecast have booked the following shows with Nonpoint:
September 26th Tallahassee, FL - Floyd's Music Store
September 27th Panama City, FL - Spinnakers
September 28th Ft. Meyers, FL - Ricochet Night Club
September 29th Jacksonville, FL - French Quarter
First scenes out of the video of NONPOINT's cover of PHIL COLLINS' 'In The Air Tonight', which is the first single off of the Miami Vice movie soundtrack along with an accompanying commentary can be found on NBC6 Miami at this link:
Starting in August, Nonpoint will be hitting the road for a national headline tour, Nonpoint has chosen Silent Civilian, Seemless and label mates Ankla as the tours opening acts.
Aug 4 2006 the machine shop flint, MI
Aug 5 2006 the machine shop flint, MI
Aug 6 2006 aliant energy center madison, WI
Aug 8 2006 blue note columbia, MO
Aug 10 2006 club mate baltimore, MD
Aug 12 2006 woodshock music festival bellefontaine, OH
Aug 13 2006 intersection grand rapids, MI
Aug 15 2006 streeters traverse city, MI
Aug 16 2006 pieres fort wayne, IN
Aug 17 2006 the rock maplewood, MN
Aug 18 2006 elixur rockford, IL
Aug 19 2006 pearl room mokena, IL
Aug 23 2006 Chameleon lancaster, PA
Aug 24 2006 crocodile rock allentown, PA
Aug 26 2006 webster theater hartford, CT
Aug 27 2006 northern lights albany/cliffton park
Aug 30 2006 ushuaii orono, ME
Sep 2 2006 peabodys cleveland, OH
Sep 9 2006 alrosa villa columbus, OH
STAIND, NONPOINT and DOPE are among the confirmed artists for the JJO Band Camp 2006, set to take place August 6 at Willow Island in Madison, Wisconsin. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:
Seven more acts will be announced soon. For more information, visit jjobandcamp.com.
Hot on the heels of their success with "Bullet with a Name", NONPOINT have announced their next single will be "Alive and Kicking", with a radio impact date of May 2. Check it out at this location.
NONPOINT have a series of headline dates and radio shows coming up, culminating with a hometown show that will be recorded and filmed for a live DVD and CD, to be released early fall.
As previously announced, NONPOINT will be hitting the road with BUCKCHERRY in May and June for a coast-to-coast tour. Initial dates are as follows:
May 12 - Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
May 13 - Killeen, TX @ Heroes
May 14 - Amarillo, TX @ Midnight Rodeo
May 16 - Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theater
May 19 - Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues
May 26 - Los Angeles, CA @ Henry Fonda Theater
Jun. 10 - Kansas City, MO @ TBA
Jun. 18 - Dallas, TX @ TBA
Nonpoint have announced that will be doing a tour with The Revelation Theory, Burn Season, and Egypt Central in which Nonpoint will be headling. Nonpoint's headlining tour will take place before they begin touring with Buckcherry. Nonpoint's headlining tour dates are as follows:
April 24 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
April 25 - Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
April 26 - Chatanooga , TN @ Fathom
April 28 - Zephryhills, FL @ 98 Rock Livestock @ Festival Park
May 2 - Jacksonville, NC @ Planet Rock
May 4 - Nashville, TN @ Exit Inn
May 5 - Myrtle Beach, SC @ The Social
May 6 - Jackson, MS @ Crawfish Bowl
May 7 - Knoxville, TN @ Blue Cats
Directed by Darren Doane (EVERY TIME I DIE, THURSDAY, POISON THE WELL, etc.), NONPOINT's video for the track 'Bullet with a Name', off their recent Bieler Bros. release "To the Pain", has been made available online at this location.