Hoobastank is an American rock band, best known for their 2004 hit "The Reason" and other hits "Crawling in the Dark" and "Running Away".
They formed in 1994 in Agoura Hills, California, with singer Doug Robb, guitarist Dan Estrin, drummer Chris Hesse, and original bassist Markku
Lappalainen. They are signed to Island Records and have released four albums and one extended play to date. Their fourth and most recent
studio album, For(N)ever, was released in January 2009. They have sold 10 million albums worldwide.