Artist info

Genre

Pop, Punk


Sounds like

fall out boy, All time low, hit the lights


band members

Brad Smith, Duane Hazell, Chris Moretti, Lee McGarrity


Influences

Blink 182, New found glory, MXPX


Bio

With the May 2011 release of their second album, Take One For The Team, Sydney pop punkers Heroes For Hire have made good on their promise to take over the airwaves. Forever on tour in their trusty van, be it festivals with Paramore and Parkway Drive, arena tours with Short Stack and Boys Like Girls or sweaty clubs with Fireworks and The Wonder Years, the release of Take One For The Team has been spearheaded by lead single “All Messed Up,” a track which has now become a commercial radio staple throughout Australia, with the accompanying video receiving play from Channel V and Video Hits. The album’s second single, anthem in the making “Secrets, Lies And Sins” has recently impacted commercial radio right across Australia, with the accompanying film clip set to premiere through Channel V this August! Take One For The Team was recorded in Baltimore, USA with esteemed producer Paul Leavitt ‐ who had previously worked with All Time Low, Senses Fail and many more – with the album picking up rave reviews from all corners of the Australian media. “With Patrick Stump focusing on a solo career, we’ve all been hopelessly trying to fill the void that Fall Out Boy left in our collections. Enter Heroes For Hire...” Emily Swanson – Blunt Magazine “Songs full of hooks that will leave you humming hours later... one of the best pop punk releases in a long time.” Stu Harvey ‐ Triple J With national tours supporting iconic San Diego pop‐punks Unwritten Law and local chart toppers Short Stack already under their belts for 2011, HEROES FOR HIRE are hitting the road for an extensive headline tour this October and November, with US friends I Call Fives and I Am Villain in support, as well as being the lone Australian act on the initial Soundwave 2012 announcement, alongside everyone from Slipknot and Limp Bizkit through to A Day To Remember and Cobra Starship.

Review

Reviewed by Richard Kingsmill Richard Ki...

16 Feb 2010

Triple J
30

I like the look ...

I like the look of these guys. Reminds me of some of my old press shots. And some of my more recent ones too. And when I looked in the mirror this morning. The song? I like it too. It's got enough melody to fill a dozen more songs.

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Review

Reviewed by Tom Ballard Tom Ballard

12 Feb 2010

Triple J
30

Hey guys, congra...

Hey guys, congrats on the Soundwave spot! This is really great pop-punk stuff, very much in the spirit of Panic @ The Disco! and Forever the Sickest Kids. I look forward to you dudes making a sound that's totally your own. Good luck at the gig!

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Review

Mike!

10 Sep 2012

40

I like that you ...

I like that you guys are out there, doing australia proud! From a Pop punk fan (and semi-pro) thumbs up! Catchy as!

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