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There are at least two artists using the name Hinder:

1) Hinder is a hard rock group inspired by post-grunge music that was formed in Oklahoma City in July 2001 when guitarist Joe Garvey and drummer Cody Hanson discovered Austin Winkler singing for a cover band at a college dorm party. “I heard him and was blown away,” said Cody. “He has the kind of charisma very few people have and that unique voice. You can’t really compare him to anybody.” Hinder’s perhaps best known for their number one smash “Lips Of An Angel”.

The band is notably influenced both by 90s post-grunge as well as by 80s dirty hard rock and glam metal, with several critics noting their debt to Guns N’ Roses. Cut to almost five years later after Winkler met the guys, and Hinder built a healthy regional following. They released an independent album, titled ‘Far From Close’, which sold out several thousands of copies. The band was the object of an honest-to-goodness bidding war between three different major labels that resulted in its major label debut, titled ‘Extreme Behavior’, coming out to much commercial success in 2005.

True to the group’s origins in Austin Winkler’s cover band, Hinder has released several notable covers of artists that have inspired the band. Examples include “Born To Be Wild” (by Steppenwolf), “Bed of Roses” (by Bon Jovi), “Take Me Home Tonight” (by Eddie Money), and “Thunderstruck” (by AC/DC). Their debut album included the huge hit (and perhaps their best known original song) “Lips Of An Angel”, and said album has been triple-platinum certified by the RIAA.

Hinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, guitarist Joe 'Blower' Garvey, and former lead singer Austin Winkler. The band was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2007. The band is best known for their hits "Get Stoned," "Lips of an Angel," "Better than Me," How Long, "Use Me" and "Without You."

Hinder will go on tour with Finger Eleven, Staind, and 3 Doors Down in support of their album Take It to the Limit.
Their single Use Me debuted at #36 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks and peaked at #5.
Hinder's second album Take It to the Limit will be released on November 4, 2008.
Their 5th single was Homecoming Queen.
Their song Better Than Me debuted at number 95 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The band's fourth single was Better Than Me.
All Music Guide said that Extreme Behavior was one of the years worst albums of 2005.
Their EP Far From Close has sold about 5,000 copies.
They are a post-grunge band.
The band's song Lips Of An Angel has reached number 2 on the Pop 100 List.
Their video Lips Of An Angel was directed by Nigel Dick.
The band's song Get Stoned reached number 4 on the US Mainstream Rock chart.
Hinder endorses T-shirt companies Gibson, Gretsch, Tama, and Sabian.
The lead singer, Austin Winkler, said that he copied the moves of Steven Tyler and uses them on stage.
Their song Lips Of An Angel has reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Their album ,Extreme Behavior was released on September 27, 2005.
Hinder say that Aerosmith is their biggest influence.
Hinder's third single was How Long.
The band's second single was Lips Of An Angel.
On October 11, 2006 their son Lips Of An Angel took over the number one spot on the Canadian BDS chart from The Killers.
The band's first single was Get Stoned.
Their album Extreme Behavior has been certified triple Platinum by the RIAA.
They have toured with Three Days Grace, Hoobastank, Nickleback, Theory of a Deadman, and Buckcherry.
The band is signed to Universal Republic Records.
Austin Winkler - Vocals
Joe "Blower" Garvey - Lead Guitar
Mike Rodden - Bass
Mark King - Rhythm Guitar
Cody Hanson - Drums


Adult Hits

Better Than Me
Lips Of An Angel
Without You

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