Number One Gun
|This article needs additional citations for verification. (August 2011)|
|Number One Gun|
|Origin||Chico, California, U.S.|
|Genres||Christian rock, indie, alternative, experimental rock|
|Years active||2002-2006, 2007-present|
|Labels||Floodgate, Tooth & Nail|
|Associated acts||Surrogate, Armed For Apocalypse, Casing The Promised Land, The Make|
|Website||Number One Gun MySpace|
|Past members||Christopher Keene
Number One Gun is a Christian rock band from Chico, California, that was most recently signed to Tooth & Nail Records. They self-released their debut EP Forever in 2002, before releasing their follow-up albums Celebrate Mistakes (2003) on Floodgate Records and Promises for the Imperfect (2005) on Tooth & Nail Records.
In 2006, members of Number One Gun decided to move on to different projects despite their growing success. A MySpace bulletin cleared up the state of the band, stating that Schneeweis created a new band called The North Pole Project, Keene and Mallory formed Surrogate, and that Sellers moved on to play bass in the band Armed for Apocalypse.
In early 2007, The North Pole Project changed its name to Number One Gun, making it the current manifestation of Jeff's solo project.
Number One Gun released The North Pole Project, January 15, 2008, on Tooth and Nail Records. The first song from the album, Million, was released on PureVolume on September 17, 2007. Number One Gun supported this album by touring from January 15–30, 2008 with Justin Richards from Brighten on guitar and drummer Jonathan Russo (Producer/Engineer/Multi-Instrumentalist/Owner of Sky Bison Productions).
The band's following release, To The Secrets And Knowledge, was a continuation of the one-man project.
In June 2012, Jeff Schneeweis announced on his Twitter that he was developing a new song under the Number One Gun band name. Further posts on Twitter and Facebook revealed that the original lineup would be reuniting to write and record a new full-length album. In July 2012, the band launched a Kickstarter page to help fund their new album and subsequent tour. In addition, the band announced that Stephen Christian, lead singer of the band Anberlin, would collaborate and contribute vocals for at least one song on the new album. The final album was made available on November 27, 2013 to fans who backed the Kickstarter project. It is scheduled to be officially released in January 2014 on Tooth and Nail Records.
|Title||Release Date||Label||Chart Positions|
|Top 200||US Christ||US Heat|
|Promises for the Imperfect||2005||Tooth & Nail Records||—||31||—|
|The North Pole Project||2008||—||49||—|
|To the Secrets and Knowledge||2010||—||24||17|
|This Is All We Know||2014||—||—||—|
- Myspace.com, Number One Gun on MySpace
- Purevolume.com, Number One Gun on PureVolume
- YouTube.com, Number One Gun on YouTube
- "Number One Gun - This Is All We Know". Retrieved 10 July 2012.