Nonpoint was formed in January 1997 by vocalist Elias Soriano, guitarist Andrew Goldman, bassist Kenneth "KB" Charman and drummer Robb Rivera.
The band released their debut major label album Statement on October 10, 2000 via MCA Records. To promote the album, as well as the band on a nation-wide scale, Nonpoint toured with such heavy weight artists as Hed PE, Mudvayne, Fuel, Taproot, Drowning Pool, Their main tour was appearing on the United States leg of the 2001 Ozzfest tour. A year after its release, the album entered the Billboard 200 charts, where it peaked at #166. The first single from the album, "What a Day", peaked at #24 on the Mainstream Rock charts.
Nonpoint's second album Development was released on June 25, 2002. The album entered the Billboard charts at #52, with the only single released from the album, "Your Signs", peaking at #36 on the Mainstream Rock charts. Nonpoint completed a successful second appearance at Ozzfest, during the Donington Park leg of the European tour. Other tours included Sevendust on the first Locobazooka tour, Did dates with Filter, Sunset Black, Papa Roach.
Nonpoint released a CD/DVD combo, Live and Kicking, on November 7, 2006. The live album was recorded at the band's April 29, 2006 show in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The album sold 3,475 copies during its first week of release.
They went on the first ever Great American Rampage Tour with labelmates Skindred, Ankla and Karnivool. On December 1, 2007 at a show in Florida, Elias broke his ankle during the first song. Despite this, he still sang the last four songs, finishing up their time on stage. On December 2, 2007 in Sayreville, New Jersey (Starland Ballroom) he was helped out on to the stage by band members and played most of the set with his leg propped up on a front speaker. During "Broken Bones" he pointed to his right leg and later explained what happened.
In support of Vengeance the band has also toured with HellYeah, Machine Head, Sevendust, Drowning Pool, Egypt Central, A New Revolution, Skindred, Ankla, Karnivool, 12 Stones, Royal Bliss and Midnight to Twelve.
On Wednesday, September 3rd the band announced via their Myspace page that guitar player Andrew Goldman was leaving the band to "pursue interests outside the world of music." The band also announced they would begin touring again in October with a new guitar player, later named as Chicago-based guitarist Zach Broderick, formerly of the St. Louis based band Modern Day Zero.
Nonpoint announced that they are going out on the What does not kill you tour with 12 Stones, A New Revolution, Royal Bliss and Midnite to 12
|Year||Song||US Bubbling Under Hot 100||U.S. Modern Rock||U.S. Mainstream Rock||Album|
|2001||"What a Day"||-||-||14||Statement|
|2004||"In The Air Tonight"||-||-||34||Recoil|
|2005||"Bullet With a Name"||-||-||19||To the Pain|
|2006||"Alive and Kicking"||-||-||23||To the Pain|
|2006||"In the Air Tonight (Re-release)"||3||-||-||Miami Vice Soundtrack|
|2007||"March of War"||-||-||22||Vengeance|
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