His Hero Is Gone was an influential American crust punk band from Memphis, Tennessee. Formed in 1995 from members of Copout, Man With Gun Lives Here, and FaceDown, they disbanded in 1999, playing their last show in Memphis.
His Hero Is Gone released a total of 6 records. Simultaneously or afterwards band members played in the bands Deathreat, Severed Head of State, Call The Police, Dimlaia, Warcry, Union of Uranus and more. Todd Burdette, Paul Burdette, and Yannick Lorrain went on to form the hardcore punk band Tragedy.
Monuments to Thieves is the second studio album by His Hero Is Gone, released on November, 1997 through Prank Records. It was recorded by Dan Rathburn at Polymorph in Oakland, California. Featuring the band's typical crust punk sound, album deals with topics such as institutional racism and oppression.