Founded: 1994

Location: United States

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Hoobastank (sometimes stylized as h∞bastank, and originally known as Hoobustank) is an American rock band formed in 1994 in Agoura Hills, California, by lead vocalist Doug Robb, guitarist Dan Estrin, drummer Chris Hesse, and original bassist Markku Lappalainen. They were signed to Island Records from 2001 to 2012 and have released six albums and one extended play to date. Their most recent album, Push Pull, was released in May 2018. They have sold 10 million albums worldwide. The band is best known for their hit single "The Reason".


1998 They Sure Don't Make Basketball Shorts Like They Used To
2000 Forward
2001 Hoobastank
2003 The Reason
2006 Every Man for Himself

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