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Formed: 1994 in Agoura Hills, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Dan Estrin, Douglas Robb, Chris Hesse, Markku Lappalainen, Derek Kwan, David Amezcua, Doug Robb, Jesse Charland, Josh Moreau
Biography: While the heavy alternative sounds of Tool and Alice in Chains were primary influences on Hoobastank's sound, the post-grunge quartet tempered the gloomier elements of such music with a suburban California groove and an eye for accessibility. Formed in the Los Angeles suburb of Agoura Hills in early ...Read full biography
Fight or Flight
Released: 2012
Label: Open E Records
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Departed from Universal Records, Hoobastank stake out an independent route, hiring Gavin Brown to helm their fifth album, Fight or Flight. The title alone suggests a bit of a bristle in Hoobastank's backbone ...Read full review
Released: 2009
Label: Island
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The parenthetical "n" in the title of For(n)ever isn't merely a piece of clever typography, it's an indication of what Hoobastank's fourth album is all about, for For(n)ever is tied together by the notion ...Read full review
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