Hoobastank Heads Back Out On The Road, Talks Incubus

By | December 1, 2001 at 12:00 AM

After several days off back home in Southern California, Hoobastank hits the road again as of tonight (November 29) in support of its self-titled Island Records debut album, featuring the single “Crawling In The Dark.” The group plays at Graceland in Seattle and has shows lined up through December 20 across the West and Midwest parts of the country.

With “Crawling In The Dark,” people have compared Hoobstank’s sound to that of Incubus, and that might not be just coincidental. Hoobstank guitarist Dan Estrin says he’s known the members of Incubus since his early teen years growing up in the Los Angeles suburb of Calabasas.

“I went to junior high school with most of the guys (in Incubus) and became really good friends with them and then, before they had a record deal, I started to go with them to all their shows,” he says. “They weren’t signed or anything, they were just in a local band and I would go with them to their shows and kinda roadie for them and just help Mikey> (Einziger), the guitar player, out with his guitar stuff. It was cool, I would just go hang out with them.”

Estrin adds, “Then they helped us out a lot and would have us play shows with them around L.A.”

Hoobastank Tour Dates (Subject To Change):

  • November 29 – Seattle, WA – Graceland
  • November 30 – Portland, OR – B Complex:
  • December 1 – Chico, CA – Brickworks
  • December 2 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
  • December 4 – Orangevale, CA – Boardwalk
  • December 5 – San Jose, CA – Cactus Club
  • December 7 – Las Vegas, NV – Tremors
  • December 8 – Tempe, AZ – Big Fish Pub
  • December 10 – Colorado Springs, CO – Colorado Music Hall
  • December 11 – Denver, CO – Fillmore
  • December 12 – Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
  • December 13 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
  • December 14 – Cleveland, OH – CSU Convocation Center
  • December 15 – Memphis TN – New Daisy Theater
  • December 17 – Detroit, MI – Shelter
  • December 18 – St Louis, MO – Galaxy
  • December 20 – New Orleans, LA – House Of Blues
  • December 21 – Houston, TX – Engine Room
  • December 22 – Dallas, TX – Trees

Related Content