The Smoking Hearts are set to rock the UK this month with tour dates at which they will be showcasing new vocalist Ben Mills. Back in 2010, The Smoking Hearts (Drummer Matty Taylor, Bassist Calvin Roffey, Guitarists Nobba Green and Simon Barker, and Singer Rodd Lethal) released their debut album 'Pride Of Nowhere'.
Receiving rave reviews from critics (KKKK - Kerrang, 8/10 Rocksound, 4/5 NME etc) the band were going full steam ahead when vocalist Lethal quit the band. By text message. Word soon got out, and before audition requests could even be answered, Ben Mills (formerly of Essex hardcore band The Takeover) had emerged as favourite for the job. His credentials for the job were only strengthened when on his first meeting with the other 4 Smoking Hearts, he drunkenly stumbled backwards in to a baby's pushchair*. Thankfully the pushchair was empty.
So, Ladies and Gentlemen. The Smoking Hearts are: