In 2006, Hellogoodbye released its debut album, Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs!, which rose to the No. 1 spot on the US Indie Charts, bringing a new spotlight to the indie industry as a whole. This would also lead to its success in the indie pop genre in the years to come. Hellogoodbye concert performances feature extremely high energy and audience interaction that makes ticket buyers more satisfied at the striking of the last chord. The band's down-to-earth music is mirrored in its cooperative style and enthusiastic performances, often featuring more than one opening band from other sectors of the independent music genre. Their dynamic four-man band makes the audience feel at home by using a very interactive approach to each tour performance. Hellogoodbye released their third studio album in 2013, entitled Everything is Debatable, following the end of their 2013 tour, "Did it Kill You?" which took them all over Europe, earning additional acclaim there.
The band was formed in 2001 by frontman Forrest Kline. They spent several years in independent venue shows before signing with Drive-Thru Records. in 2006 and releasing their first album. This would lead to the release of three studio albums, along with five singles, including “Here In Your Arms,” which would rise to platinum status in 2006, shortly after its release. The success of Hellogoodbye has led the band to touring with alternative rock group, Paramore, on their 2013 to 2014 "The Self-Titled Tour." Hellogoodbye’s features include fast-paced alternative powerpop and indie pop, which has earned them a niche following for nearly a decade, making them an indie pop staple.