Epiphone recently finalized an endorsement deal with Atlantic Recording Artists, Kill Hannah.

Kill Hannah formed in 1995 in a dorm room at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and from the very beginning have been one of the hardest-working groups in the city. It was not uncommon to see members of the band endure rain and snow to hand out flyers to strangers after shows, as they still do to this day.

The band's determination paid off as a following exploded to the point where Kill Hannah were selling out bi-monthly gigs at Chicago's world-famous Metro club, forging the same path as previous local legends, The Smashing  Pumpkins.

Lead singer Mat Devine describes the band's sound as this, "Our look and sound began as a result of having completely immersed myself in my older sister's vinyl collection as a teenager: The Cure, Smiths, Bowie, Pixies, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Siouxsie and the Banshees. I must've listened to Staring at the Sea every night for 4 years. But it's always been important that we update and sort of Americanize our sound. We've added electronics and at times it's more raw and aggressive, but at other times more fragile.”

Lead Singer Mat Devine (left) and Guitarist Dan Wiese (right) finalize an endorsement deal with Epiphone representative Cara Hogan at the historic Palmer House Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.

For more information about Kill Hannah visit them on-line at www.KillHannah.com.

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