Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers belong to a special class of artists. A class comprised of those few acts that have sustained decades-long careers despite the restlessness of popular music’s audience. They have scored hits in five different decades while selling tens of millions of records along the way. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during their first year of eligibility and have garnered accolades and awards too many to mention. Through it all their uncompromising integrity has never wavered while their concert tours have become things of legend.
Tom Petty has said the Heartbreakers are first a live band. Critics have said they are one of the few great live rock 'n roll bands still playing today. The audience spoke loudest of all when Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' last major North American tour was their most successful, attended by more people than ever before.
Tom Petty, with the Heartbreakers at his side, is a rock and roll icon lauded by fellow musicians and music lovers worldwide.