PODCAST: Episode Six – DJ Astrocreep Interviews Hoobastank about “Push Pull” and More!

Hoobastank just completed a tour of the UK with Buckcherry, supporting their 2018 album Push Pull, out now on Napalm Records. Ghost Cult’s DJ Astrocreep met up with vocalist Doug Robb and guitarist Dan Estrin for a wide-ranging interview. The guys discussed their new album, their approach to recording, the band dynamics, coping with the success and expectations of their hit 2003 album The Reason (Island Records) social media pitfalls, and more! Continue reading

Hoobastank – Push Pull

Who can forget Hoobastank’s 2003’s Grammy nominated hit ‘The Reason?’ The band, which hails from Agoura, Calif.—the neighboring suburb of Los Angeles that brought you Incubus and Linkin Park—hasn’t had the same success since the release of their second album by the same name. They have released three studio albums since, toured with Velvet Revolver, opened for Creed’s reunion tour in 2009 and found themselves back on the Billboard 200 chart with 2012’s Fight or Flight (Open E). Teaming up with producer, Matt Wallace (Faith No More, Maroon 5) the quartet is back trying to stay relevant with Push Pull (Napalm). Continue reading