Taking their name from a 1962 Steve McQueen war movie, British post-hardcore band Hell Is For Heroes formed in 2000 between Will McGonagle and Joe Birch following the break-up of their previous band Symposium. Their incredible debut album The Neon Handshake followed in 2003, becoming one of the standout records from the prolific UK rock scene of the time alongside the likes of Hundred Reasons, Reuben and A. They announced an indefinite hiatus in 2008 but now, they’re back! To celebrate the 15-year anniversary of The Neon Handshak, the band will be re-releasing the record (on vinyl) on Big Scary Monsters on 9th Feb, The band will also be doing an eight-date tour of the UK alongside supports A and Vex Red in February 2018 alongside the release, performing the album each night in its entirety.
Hell Is For Heroes reunite to celebrate 15 years since the release of their debut album The Neon Handshake with a limited re-release on black and white vinyl