NOFX is an American punk rock band. The band was formed by guitarist Eric Melvin met bassist/vocalist Mike Burkett (Fat Mike) in 1983 in Los Angeles. Erik Sandin (drummer) joined them shortly. El Hefe joined to play lead guitar and trumpet in 1991. The band gain popularity in 1994 with their album "Punk in Drublic" which was certified gold, and is now considered a classic punk album.
The band had released 11 studio albums, 15 EPs and a number of 7 singles. NOFX has sold over 6 million records worldwide, making them one of the most successful rock bands of all time. The band aired their own show on Fuse TV entitled NOFX: Backstage Passport on Fuse TV.
In 1991, they released the album "Ribbed". During this time, Steve Kidwiller left the band and was replaced by El Hefe (real name: Aaron Abeyta). With El Hefe, the group recorded the album White Trash, Two Heebs and a Bean followed by The Longest Line, released in 1992. NOFX release of their album Punk in Drublic in 1994. It is was followed by 1996's slower Heavy Petting Zoo, although it is not as successful as the previous album. In 1997 the band released the album "So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes" and followed by "The Decline" in 1999.