Nonpoint is a hard rock / nu metal band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, formed in January 1998 by vocalist Elias Soriano, bassist Kenneth "KB" Charman and drummer Robb Rivera. The band created a name for itself in the burgeoning South Florida metal scene of the mid-late '90s. Other notable bands to emerge included Puya, Endo, Darwin's Waiting Room, Lost and The Groovenics. Nonpoint's first album Separate Yourself was released independently in 1998.
The band's first commercially released album Struggle was released on May 18, 1999 on the now defunct Jugular Records. Statement (2000-2002) 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. Development (2002-2003) 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.Make Nonpoint Playlist