HOOBASTANK RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘PUSH PULL’

RELEASE NEW ALBUM
‘PUSH PULL’
OUT NOW VIA NAPALM RECORDS (Here)

ALBUM FEATURES FIRST SINGLE “MORE BEAUTIFUL” TITLE TRACK “PUSH PULL” AND NEW COVER VERSION OF TEARS FOR FEARS’ 80’s POP CLASSIC “HEAD OVER HEELS”

“HOOBASTANK”CONCERT FILMED LIVE IN 4K TO BROADCAST ON AT&T AUDIENCE NETWORK
(via DIRECTV ch 239, U-verse 1114, DIRECTV NOW)
Watch A “Sneak Peak” With ‘Push Pull’ (Here), ‘The Reason’
(Here) & Behind-the-Scenes (Here)

The Multi-platinum band HOOBASTANK, have released PUSH PULL (via Napalm Records) marking the band’s sixth studio album and their first in six yearsPUSH PULL is available on physical CD, LP and everywhere digitally now Here. The 11-song collection features the first single “More Beautiful,” the title track “Push Pull” and a brand-new cover version of Tears for Fears’ classic pop hit “Head Over Heels,” out now Here.

“Being kids of the 80’s and 90’s, we all have such fond memories of the music we grew up listening to,” explains HOOBASTANK lead singer DOUG ROBB. “Tears for Fears’ are a great band whose pop songwriting we admire and “Head Over Heels” is one of our favorites of the era. We got to relive and recapture those nostalgic feelings and we hope it does the original justice.”

Tune-in to watch the nationwide broadcast premiere of HOOBASTANK.” The concert, filmed live in 4Kaired on AT&T* AUDIENCE Network (via DIRECTV Ch 239, AT&T U-verse Ch 1114 and streaming on-demand through DIRECTV NOW). Watch a “Sneak Peek” from the one-hour concert as HOOBASTANK perform the brand new song “Push Pull” HERE and their beloved pop hit “The Reason” HERE. View a behind-the-scenes interview clip from the show Here.

For the new album, the three-time GRAMMY-nominated group partnered with producer Matt Wallace(Faith No More, Deftones, Maroon 5, Andy Grammer) exploring both rock and pop songwriting with a renewed vigor. As a result, PUSH PULL delivers a large-scale, muscular, alternative rock sound combining the best of what brought them here and establishing their presence in the current pop-rock spectrum Additional album highlights include “True Believer” and “Buzzkill (Before You Say Goodbye)” which show the band maturing from adolescent to adult relationships and examining the difficulty of keeping alive what fuels them.  “We Don’t Need the World” and “There Will Never Be Another” explore the memories which bind two people together. Additionally, DOUG’s lyrics to the headphones-worthy “Fallen Star were inspired by a memory of watching a military family of a soldier who died in combat, while the go-for-broke “Just Let Go (Who Cares if We Fall),” sums up HOOBASTANK’s current attitude.

Expect HOOBASTANKDOUG ROBB (Lead vocals/rhythm guitar), DAN ESTRIN Lead guitar/keyboards), CHRIS HESSE (Drums/percussion/backing vocals), JESSE CHARLAND (bassist/keyboardist/backing vocals)–to launch a worldwide tour soon.

The tracklisting for PUSH PULL is as follows:

1. Don’t Look Away
2. Push Pull
3. More Beautiful
4. Head Over Heels
5. True Believer
6. Just Let Go (Who Cares If We Fall)
7. Better Left Unsaid
8. We Don’t Need The World
9. Buzzkill (Before You Say Goodbye)
10. Fallen Star
11. There Will Never Be Another


Photos/Assets:
Hoobastank. Photo credit: Ashley Osborn. Download here.

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About Hoobastank:
Formed in the mid-90’s, the multi-platinum, three-time GRAMMY Award-nominated group HOOBASTANK has five albums under their belt. The band was integral in establishing a global, critical mass in rock and began their career playing gigs in Los Angeles alongside contemporaries Incubus, Linkin Park and others. HOOBASTANK went on to sell over 10 million albums worldwide have released five albums and one EP. Their highly-anticipated sixth studio album, PUSH PULL, will be released on May 25, 2018 (Napalm Records). HOOBASTANK’s landmark self-titled debut album spawned the breakthough hit “Crawling in the Dark (#68 Billboard Hot 100#3 Modern Rock#7 Mainstream Rock#1 MP3 download chart) while the second single “Running Away” (Billboard Hot 100, #2 Modern Rock#9Mainstream Rock, #3 MP3 download chart) was even more successful. The album went platinum and reached # 25 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and #1 on the Billboard Heatseeker chart. World tours and high profile songs for major studio films (The Scorpion KingDaredevil) followed before they entered the studio with producer Howard Benson for their second album The Reason. The title track for The Reasonbecame a worldwide hit,  #2 Billboard Hot 100, #1 US and World Modern Rock charts (#10 Australia, #12 UK, #15 Germany), following the first single “Same Direction” (#9 Modern Rock, #16 Mainstream Rock). The album reached #3 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and set a record in Canada, with 21 weeks at #1. The album and song The Reason” garnered multiple GRAMMY nominations including “Song of the Year,” “Best Rock Album” and “Best Pop Performance” for a Duo or Group and “The Reason” was played during the final episode of the mega hit NBC TV show FriendsHOOBASTANK’s third album Every Man for Himself achieved Gold certification and debuted at #12 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The group followed with Fornever, a greatest hits album The Greatest Hits: Don’t Touch My Moustache  and their first live album Live from the Wiltern as well as a series of singles and soundtrack releases including We Are One Music for Relief in support of the Haiti earthquake crisis. In 2012, they released their fifth album Fight Or Flight which featured the singles “This Is Gonna Hurt,” and “Can You Save Me?”. Due out May 25, 2018HOOBASTANKDOUG ROBB (Lead vocals/rhythm guitar), DAN ESTRINLead guitar/keyboards), CHRIS HESSE (Drums/percussion/backing vocals), JESSE CHARLAND(bassist/keyboardist/backing vocals)—will release their sixth studio album titled PUSH PULL (Napalm Records). The group teamed with producer Matt Wallace (Faith No More, Deftones, Maroon 5) to exploring both rock and pop songwriting with a renewed vigor. As a result, the 11 songs on PUSH PULL deliver a large-scale, muscular, alternative rock sound combining the best of what brought them here and establishing their presence in the current pop-rock spectrum. Album highlights include title track “Push Pull,” and “More Beautiful,” as well as the go-for-broke “Just Let Go (Who Cares if We Fall),”which sums up HOOBASTANK’s attitude. Expect the group to launch a worldwide tour soon.
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