Hell Is for Heroes are an English post-hardcore band from London. Founder members Will McGonagle and Joe Birch (previously of Symposium) were joined by James Findlay, Tom O'Donoghue and later Justin Schlosberg. The band played their formative shows in West London throughout 2001.
After two independently released singles, Hell Is for Heroes released their debut album in February 2003 on EMI. The Neon Handshake was produced and recorded in Los Angeles at Sound City Studios and mixed in Umeå, Sweden at Tonteknik by Pelle Henricsson and Eskil Lövström. Their second album, Transmit Disrupt, was released independently, before they signed a deal with Burning Heart Records, who subsequently re-released it in 2006. Their final self-titled album was released through Golf Records in 2007.
In October 2008, Hell Is for Heroes went on hiatus, returning in June 2012 to play three shows alongside Hundred Reasons and Cable. In 2017 they were back again, playing live to celebrate the 15 year anniversary of their debut album.
Official website hellisforheroes.net