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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.
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.
February 02, 2006 – Ft. Wayne, IN
I started this evening with mixed emotions about the first group Wicked Wisdom, which Jada Pinkett Smith is the singer. Could actress/model actually produce worthwhile metal? The answer to that question is YES! Jada hit the stage with a fury that I did not think was possible from this pint-sized rocker. This band has seemed to have a hard time being accepted in the metal community but I highly disagree, I think they kicked ass! I really think it's great to see Jada following her dreams and producing the music that's near and dear to her heart. Despite all the negative feedback from the Metal World. More...
Nonpoint are planning to issue a new Spanish EP later this year which will feature a number of new Spanish language tracks, plus a few previously released tracks re-recorded in Spanish. In other news, the band have firmed up more dates for their run with Sevendust, Socialburn, Wicked Wisdom and One, they are as follows:
January 18th Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution
January 19th Tallahassee, FL - The Moon
January 24th Montreal, QC - Spectrum
January 26th New Haven, CT - Toads Place
January 29th Albany, NY - Northern Lights
February 03rd South Bend, IN - Club Fever
February 04th Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
February 09th Springfield, IL - The Warehouse
February 11th Appleton, WI - The Checkered Flag
February 12th Milwaukee, WI - The Rave
February 14th Denver, CO - Gothic Theater
February 16th Boise, ID - Big Easy
February 17th Spokane, WA - The Big Easy Concert Theater
February 21st Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
February 25th San Diego, CA - House Of Blues
February 26th West Hollywood, CA - House Of Blues
February 28th Anaheim, CA, - House Of Blues
March 02nd Phoenix, AZ - Marquee Theater
March 03rd Las Vegas, NV - House Of Blues
The following are notable heavy metal/hard rock U.S. sales debuts for the week ending November 15, 2005, as reported by Nielsen SoundScan (all figures are rounded to the nearest ten, except numbers between 1,000 and 2,000, which are rounded to the nearest hundred; and numbers above 2,000, which are rounded to the nearest thousand):
NONPOINT - "To the Pain": 9,000
HELLOWEEN - "Keeper of the Seven Keys - The Legacy": 1,700
ANNIHILATOR - "Schizo Deluxe": 340
UFO - "Showtime" CD: 560
UFO – "Showtime" DVD: 500
SEPULTURA - "Live In Sao Paulo" CD: 410
SEPULTURA - "Live In Sao Paulo" DVD: 350
VENOM - "MMV" (4-CD Box Set): 80