Tom Heron

Portrait of Tom Heron


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Tom plays drums in The Xcerts. They have performed in notable UK and European venues such as Wembley Arena, Manchester Arena, Brixton Academy, The Royal Albert Hall and AFAS Live in Amsterdam. In 2018 The Xcerts opened the main stage at Reading and Leeds festival.

Tom has toured with bands such as Biffy Clyro, Nothing But Thieves, Manchester Orchestra, Twin Atlantic, Busted, Idlewild and Taking Back Sunday.

The bands most recent record ‘Hold On To Your Heart’ charted in the UK top 40 and their single ‘Feels Like Falling In Love’ was made ‘Rockest Record’ by Dan Carter on BBC Radio 1.

Tom is also an illustrator and works as a designer at WaterBear.

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