Hoobastank is a California based rock group formed in 1994. The group consists of lead singer 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 five albums and one extended play to date. hey have sold 10 million albums worldwide. The band is best known for their popular songs "Crawling in the Dark", "Running Away", and "The Reason".