Chess Club Heroes are a 5 piece covers band from Bristol, consisting of former members of critically acclaimed Bristol punk rock band Cars On Fire.

Covering songs by a vast array of great bands past and present, Chess Club Heroes will blow you away with a set tighter than a Schwarzenegger strangle hold and an explosive live show that will leave you spinning around the dance floor like you have just been roundhouse'd by Chuck Norris! 

If you love rocking music, guitar swinging musicians and a night of live music you will never forget…then Chess Club Heroes are the band for you!

Ali, Jon, Mike and Steve are former founding members of Bristol's critically acclaimed defunct punk rock band 'Cars On Fire'. All four are known for their energetic and ballsy persona’s on stage, as well as their relentless musical precision.

During their time with Cars On Fire, Ali, Jon, Mike and Steve have toured with UK rock band ‘Fightstar’ and played a multitude of major UK festivals including Sonisphere , Boardmasters, Hevy, and NASS. They have also recorded and played live sessions at BBC’s Maida Vale studios, XFM, and Redbull Studios in London.


Angus is a former member of the Cars On Fire road crew and has a mass of touring experience under his belt, although his work has mostly been as a stage manager and back-line technician, he is a natural front man with a powerful voice and a loveable personality, he is also a complete party animal and loves nothing more than to get the crowd moving!