Hinder is an American rock band that was formed in 2001 by Cody Hanson and Austin Winkler.
Before the band Hinder was formed, the boys performed at the club “The Blue Note” building a large local fan base. The released an EP in 2003 on an independent label and sold 5,000 copies. Mike Rodden and Mark King joined the band later.
In 2005, they were offered a record deal by many different labels but they decided to sign with Universal Records. They have released four studio albums to date.