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Why 2014 Is The Year Of A Hoobastank Comeback

#CrankTheStank

It’s been 10 years since the release of Hoobastank’s hit single, ‘The Reason.’

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Remember that video? The one where a girl is hit by a car, and the driver immediately says:

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As soon as Hoobastank came into our lives, they were gone.

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Zach Galifianakis wanted them to be his musical guest when he hosted SNL for the first time, but they didn’t show.

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This happened over and over again. It seemed Hoobastank were dead.

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People were starting to give up.

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Hoobastank memorabilia was a hot commodity. In the film Pitch Perfect the acapella groups fought over a microphone they used in a concert.

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Hoobastank brought Rod back from the dead in Hot Rod!

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It seemed Hoobastank was slowly softening.

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Then, out of no where the Stank resurfaced, posting videos of their crazy antics online!!

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They started posting cryptic tweets! Doug likes Cola?! Does this mean they’re making a comeback!?

#HoobaDoug enjoys his cherry coke @cocacola

— Hoobastank (@Hoobastank)

They visited our troops in the Middle-East! There has to be a REASON for that?!

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Then they did the greatest cover of all time!

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Momentum started to build!

Props to whoever made this. #KeepCalm

— Hoobastank (@Hoobastank)

People began to wonder if this was it…Are we going to see a return?!

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Many die hard Hooba-fans would argue that Hoobastank never left, and in the words of the great LL Cool J:

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So please Hoobastank, it is time to come back into the spot light and save music! This is your time! It is time for the world once again to:

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