About Numbers On Napkins
Numbers On Napkins formed in the hot summer of 2003, following the demise of their former band Yars Revenge.
NoN wasted no time, and immediatly entered the studio with Aaron Carey (Megadeth, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, etc.) and released their debut album "Waiting for Tomorrow" on Bad Stain Records. The CD was the fastest selling solo release in the history of Bad Stain Records, selling over 8,000 copies to date.
Numbers On Napkins toured extensively for the release and performed with bands like Bayside, The Independents, Yellowcard, Bullets to Broadway, Groovie Ghoulies, Zebrahead, Authority Zero, Tokyo Rose and various others.
NoN's name was soon known worldwide in the underground music scene, thanks to an onslaught of articles ranging from local magazines like The New Times, Get Out Magazine and the College Times, to national publications and websites like Maximum Rock N' Roll and Punknews.org.
"Waiting for Tomorrow" continued to do well for Numbers On Napkins. Their single, "True Love" blew audiences away, becoming the #1 Best Love Song for the genre of Punk on the ALL TIME Charts at GarageBand.Com Their first radio friendly single, "Runaway" had positive responses on many online and college radio stations, and
it wasn't long before NoN found themselves selling out shows.
As the years flew by, NoN received more exposure. Their video "Broken" was nominated for Best Video of the Year at the 2006 AZ Ska Punk Awards. NoN walked away with the award for Best Video for the single, "Forget This, I'm Going to Tokyo" in 2007, and won again in 2008 for their video, "Go Away". NoN was nominated four years in a
row for Best Melodic Punk Band, and Best Pop Punk Band, and eventually took home the award for Best Pop
Punk Band at the 2007 Ska Punk Awards Ceremony. At the 2007 and 2008 Arizona Ska Punk Awards, NoN was nominated for Most Comical Band and Best Live Show, and walked away with the Award for Best Rock Band in
In the summer of 2006, Numbers On Napkins followed up their debut release with their Limited Edition E.P. "Quickerdrunkenlouderharder", also released on Bad Stain Records. NoN recorded the album at Arcane Digital Recording in Chandler, Arizona, and chose Ryan Butler,
guitarist for both North Side Kings and Landmine Marathon to engineer and mix the CD.
The album was limited to 2,500 copies and was also praised by various publications and webzines. The E.P. brought the band an onslaught of sponsors to help support them including Fender Guitars, Bud True Music, Lucid Dream Tattoos and Lithium Clothing Company.
NoN once again hit the road to promote their latest album, and performed with a variety of national touring acts like Flogging Molly, Guttermouth, Youth Brigade, Agent
Orange, Deadbolt, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Toys That Kill, Pour Habit and more.
After performing with legendary punk pioneers The Queers, NoN approached frontman Joe Queer to help produce their next release. Joe agreed and NoN hit the studio and began recording tracks with Ryan Butler for their second full length, "Borrachos, Chingasos
Y Rucas". NoN finished recording the album in early 2008, and began shopping the record to various labels.
In February of 2008, NoN gained two new sponsors. Marked for Life Clothing, and Liquid Salvation Hydrating Water. NoN actually made Liquid Salvation their official
water, and began giving it away at various shows.
In January of 2009, Numbers On Napkins signed a deal with F-Bomb Records to release their second full length CD. The album was originally schedualed to be released on Bad Stain Records in April of 2009, but at the last minute, NoN decided to ink a deal with F-Bomb instead. The guys did allow Bad Stain to release a special limited pressing collector's edition copy of "Borrachos, Chingasos Y Rucas". The album was limited to only 500 copies, and included 3 bonus tracks, only available exclusively to the collector's edition. Because of the new deal, both Bad Stain and F-Bomb decided to push the release date to June of 2009. NoN plans on an extensive U.S. tour in the summer of 2009 to help promote their new upcoming CD, as well as a small west coast tour starting in late November of 2009.
Numbers On Napkins are currently working on a variety of upcoming releases, including a Christmas E.P., a split CD release with ATM, a cover album featuring tracks originally performed by Billy Joel, Britney Spears, Eddie Rabbitt, Talking Heads and more, and a two hour DVD. Look for Numbers On Napkins performing live in your