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    Default What the hell is a hoobastank?

    I've been meaning to ask. I've seen this band's name around and I did a search in this forum and I didn't get any threads on them. So thought I'd ask you guys. Just what the hell is a hoobastank and what kind of music do they play?

    I didn't find a thread on them so I figured you must not be too impressed with them. I expect you guys to keep this old fart up to date with these new kids out there. Should I give them a listen?

    But then again, some of you don't like Shinedown and I really liked them. Hummmmmmmm who to trust in you bunch of knuckleheads......
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    They had one big hit, a ballad called The Reason. I think it's a good song. The other song I heard by them I didn't like though.
    Right Now you're reading my post!


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    Incubus, Jr...except they can't play as well as Incubus...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunya
    I've been meaning to ask. I've seen this band's name around and I did a search in this forum and I didn't get any threads on them. So thought I'd ask you guys. Just what the hell is a hoobastank and what kind of music do they play?

    I didn't find a thread on them so I figured you must not be too impressed with them. I expect you guys to keep this old fart up to date with these new kids out there. Should I give them a listen?

    But then again, some of you don't like Shinedown and I really liked them. Hummmmmmmm who to trust in you bunch of knuckleheads......
    I'm not a big fan of "gooberstank" but i dug this up for ya...at epinoins.com

    "How in the world did they come up with their name? I watched an interview with the band and they indicated that the name came from an inside joke back in their high school days. They never really explain the inside joke to us, instead, they joke by saying it stands for the "H" in Jesus H. Christ.

    Apparently, they don't feel like they can change it because they have such a strong following"
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    Thank ya.

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    Actually saw these guys open for Velvet Revolver and was not too excited going into it.
    I have to hand it to them though, pretty good live act. No flash or show but they can all play. Was very impressed by the drummer, the guy was on the money, I have to this day not seen anyone pound on the skins them like that since Eric Carr.
    I liked em just not enought to plunk down $17.00 for thier CD.
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    if your hoobastank...take a shower..

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    This band sucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sixstring
    Incubus, Jr...except they can't play as well as Incubus...

    Hey I love Incubus! They are no where near them!

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    Default What's a hoobastank?

    You're soaking in it.

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    Their name is a play on the question "Who's butt stank?". I forgot where I heard it (radio or VH1), but that's what I remember.
    "Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that."

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    Quote Originally Posted by muffdiver
    if your hoobastank...take a shower..
    Exactly! Was with this one girl in college and her hoobastank.

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    Just found this on the Aero One Forums:

    The town of Hooba near Poway in SoCal is where these guys hail from. Hooba is an oil refining town and the stench of the refineries is infamous. The town of Hooba can be smelled from miles away, hence the "stank" reference that trails Hooba in this band's name.
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    Hoobastank definition....Ghetto Pussy
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