Allister is an American pop punk band from Chicago, Illinois. The four–piece formed in 1996 and were one of the first bands to sign to Drive–Thru Records. Besides releasing four studio albums – 1999's Dead Ends and Girlfriends, 2002's Last Stop Suburbia, 2005's Before the Blackout, and 2010's Countdown to Nowhere – Allister made a cameo appearance in the 2004 film Sleepover. On March 6, 2007, the band announced their intention to go on hiatus. In 2010, Allister reunited after three–years.