|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||rock alternative rock post-grunge hard rock alternative|
US rock band formed in 2001 by Austin Winkler (vocals), Joe Garvey (guitar) and Cody Hanson (drums). A number of other musicians passed through the band during the first two years of their existence, before a settled line-up took shape with the addition of Mark King (rhythm guitar) and Mike Rodden (bass). By now the quintet had built up a strong reputation on the local circuit, and their debut EP sold very well for an independent release. A recording contract with Universal Motown followed, with the band entering the studio with producer and co-writer Brian Howes to complete work on tracks for their debut album. Released at the end of 2005, Extreme Behavior received a number of disparaging reviews from rock critics not entirely enamoured of Hinders post-grunge riffing and blatantly sexist lyrics. Nevertheless, the endearingly dumb Get Stoned and Lips Of An Angel enjoyed major success on national radio and the US charts, and the album...