ACTIVE ARTISTS

Our roster covers a wide spectrum of genres from pop-punk, metal, and post-hardcore, to alt-rock, indie and hip-hop.
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ARC ARRIVAL

Stirlingshire tech metal trio Arc Arrival made their entrance onto the scene with the release of their debut EP C.H.A.O.S in October ’20. The first 2 singles Count Havoc Among Our Sins and Re:Birth picked up national and global airplay across the likes of Total Rock + Amazing Radio.

Agent: Jay Burnett

BLACK STAR JACKALS

Glasgow based Black Star Jackals burst on to the scene in 2019 with debut single Maybe winning great critical acclaim. The band then went on to win the Scottish final of the Soundwaves Music Competition. Since then the alt-rock 4 piece have quickly garnered new fans, radio airplay and positive reviews from industry professionals thanks to their infectious melodies and hard rock vibes. Their last singles Always The Same and Party People have surpassed all expectations and have featured heavily across radio including the likes of BBC Introducing and Amazing Radio. Tom Russell made Party People his single of the week on his The Max radio show.

 

Agent: Jay Burnett

DEADFIRE

There’s nothing subtle about Scottish heavy rockers DEADFIRE. The brazen booze riff slingers have absorbed the attitude, energy and craft of Motörhead, Black Sabbath, Rage Against The Machine and Therapy? The end result is a no-holds-barred sound and high intensity live show that begs to be witnessed. They are an extremely well-oiled gigging machine and have two European tours under their belts taking in Germany, Poland, Holland, and Czech Republic. They have also supported the likes of Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, Hawkwind, Sham 69, and Sister Sin. In early 2021 they released their explosive new EP, My Mind Belongs To The Devil, which was met with positive reviews.

Agent: Jay Burnett

THE DEAD NIGHT

Hailing from Glasgow, The Dead Night are a three-piece garage-pop band who have drawn comparisons with The Jesus & Mary Chain, with influences ranging from Jack White and The Killers to The Cure and The Waterboys. Their debut single Caramel received a fantastic response and was been picked up by a number of stations including BBC Radio Scotland and Amazing as well as a plethora of local and international stations.

Agent: Jay Burnett

DIVINATORS

Formed in 2017, Divinators are a 4-piece Glasgow based prog metal band who have quietly gone about the business of creating their own unique sound with riffs that pack a punch and rhythms that keep you on your toes. 

Regulars on the Glasgow gig circuit, playing alongside some of the top names in the Scottish music scene, 2020 has seen Divinators move up a gear, with the release of their debut single “Cartographer” (available on all major streaming platforms), produced by Bryan Ramage of the mighty Ramage Inc.

Agent: Bobby McDougall

DMS

DMS craft absolute tunes! Energetic, dynamic, make you want to dance tunes, and with headline slots at Liquid Rooms, Mash House and Cab Vol having all sold out for their previous launches in record time, this Edinburgh 5-piece band’s ambition and progress is not going unnoticed. In 2019 they released their debut EP “Impostor Syndrome” to critical acclaim, and followed that up the ‘lockdown’ single Ordinary Strange. The song encapsulated the mood of the times and picked up some impressive airplay including the likes of Idobi, Amazing and BBC Scotland. In 2021 the band released Games We Play which has been their most played track to-date across airwaves and streaming sites.

Agent: Jay Burnett

ELESSAR

Elessar are a 3-piece Pop-Rock band hailing from Gloucestershire, UK. Combining emotive lyrics with heavy guitar tones and dancing drum beats that go hand in hand, ELESSAR have set out to prove to the world that they are carving a sound unique to their own path. Dropping the sad vibes of the past, the new sound brings in a party atmosphere that addresses realistic situations, encountered by frontman, Ricky, through recent years. 

ELESSAR have been touted as ones to watch, renowned by many for passionate and energetic live performances. Leading them to share the stage with acts such as; Boston Manor, Milk Teeth and Mallory Knox to name a few.

ELESSAR’s latest singles City Talk and Give It Up can be found on all streaming platforms, with new music expected soon. 

Agent: Dave Maxwell

THE HEAD OF THE TRAITOR

The Head of the Traitor is a 6-piece Symphonic Deathcore band from Glasgow. Formed in 2020, they combine grand orchestra sounds with brutal, fast Deathcore that is still incredibly melodic.

The band released their debut single “Forest of the Impaled” exclusively on SLAM WORLDWIDE which received a huge positive response from the Deathcore community, racking up 4k Views within the first 2 days. The band are currently in the process of recording their debut album “The Beginning” due out in 2021.

Major influences include: Lorna Shore, Shadow of Intent, The Black Dahlia Murder

Agent: Dave Maxwell

HESSIAN RENEGADE

Beginning as a venture into 90’s era hip hop, Glasgow-based Hessian Renegade quickly evolved into a far more diverse crossover sound, combining these core elements with electronic synths, distorted guitars and a blend of live and digital drum sounds. Lyrically, the duo’s subjects range from everyday observations to black humour.

Their debut single “Bread & Circuses” was instantly picked up by Glasgow based professional wrestling company ICW as the entrance theme for their former Zero G Champion ‘Andy Wild’.

The debut EP ‘Oral Spiel’, was released on the 18th of January 2019. A 5-track record showcasing the duos musical range, which launched alongside a music video for their third single ‘Scratchings’.

Agent: Dave Maxwell

LAYAWAY

LAYAWAY is Stewart Matheson, Rob Lees, Euan Wilkie and Fraser MacDonald. They produce big alternative rock with a mixture of melodic lead, crushing rhythms and soaring vocals.

Hailing from the west of Scotland they have played their way around the Scottish music scene. Headlining such venues as Oran Mor, O2 Academy2, King Tuts and the West End Street Festival. Singles such as “Counting Windows” and “Close your Eyes” have received national radio play bringing their sound to new audiences and raising the bands profile. 

Agent: Dave Maxwell

A NEW HOPE

Formed in 2017 and hailing from the quaint market towns of Newbury and Hereford, A New Hope are in stark contrast to their tranquil origins. The lively six-piece came together with one true goal: to pen and perform catchy as hell pop-punk music that is upbeat, energetic and full of down-tuned riffs.

A New Hope soon chiseled out a sound of their own, while embracing their influences. ‘Purple Drank’, the first single from the bands upcoming EP, premiered with Discovered Magazine and received warm praise from many quarters. Follow up singles ‘The Triggering’ and ‘Don’t Come’ brought further praise and a solid fanbase, setting the stage for the band to break out to the masses.

Agent: Dave Maxwell

A RITUAL SPIRIT

Edinburgh based heavy-rockers A Ritual Spirit have been playing on the UK live circuit since 2011, including slots at Bloodstock Open Air Festival, Wildfire Festival, Out of the Ashes Festival and Bevvy Scotland. Extensive touring has seen them playing alongside such bands as Warrior Soul, Dead Label, Falling Red and The Rocket Dolls to name a few.

The end of 2019 saw the release of The Antidote EP as well as the video for lead single ‘Sacrifice’. The EP was produced & engineered by Bryan Ramage of Ramage Inc. fame and the video directed by Sam Hayles of DOSEprod Graphic Design Studio (Skindred/Pitchshifter/Earthtone9). Hayles is also creator of the band’s artwork.

A Ritual Spirit hit the road on several occasion during 2019 and early 2020, solidifying the new songs as staples in the set at their often explosive live shows. ‘Sacrifice’ has received airplay on multiple UK radio stations and on stations across Europe, USA and Australia, while also appearing on multiple playlists. Summer saw the release of ‘Broken/Disappear’, the second single from The Antidote EP.

Agent: Bobby McDougall

NOCTURNE WULF

Nocturne Wulf are a 5 Piece heavy metal band from Glasgow. The band made an immediate impact on the local scene by reaching the final of Metal 2 the Masses in 2018. By the following year they were established headliners across the city, with a major highlight being their first show at King Tuts. Debut album NW was released in 2019 followed by a UK tour and festival dates including one of Scotland’s major rock and metal fests, Wildfire. In 2020 they released the ‘lockdown’ single Silverhand, receiving excellent reviews across the rock media. However, latest single Troll Hunter has been the band’s biggest single to-date with new streaming records set as well as a plethora of radio airplay across the UK and global radio. The track was premiered on Tom Russell’s The Max show and has proved popular garnering further plays. The single itself features the return of front man Bobby McDougall to the band and introduces new drummer Marc McArthur to the set-up.

Agent: Jay Burnett

OHNOVA

OHNOVA are a Glasgow based alternative/desert rock power trio. Their energetic sound smashes you with big riffs and bigger melodies. In 2019 they released their debut EP I Can’t Sleep to rave reviews. This allowed the band to support both international and domestic touring bands, tour the UK, and gain consistent global radio play for singles Heavy Smile, Banjo Mac and Easy Way Out. In early 2020 released Nobody Move, which was recorded with Bruce Rintoul (Vukovi/Fatherson) it embraced a more mainstream sound, using electronics to augment their melodic, modern rock sound. On release, the song received considerable support, getting heavy airplay from the likes of Planet Rock and Hard Rock Hell Radio. Not only that but it was also named one of Classic Rock Magazines ‘Tracks of the Week’.
 

Agent: Jay Burnett

OUR CITY FIRES

Hailing from Leicester UK, with influences from the likes of You Me At Six, Foo Fighters, and Paramore, Our City Fires worked with producer Matt O’Grady (Don Broco, You Me AT Six, Architects) on their debut eponymous EP, out now on all major platforms.

2018 saw the release of their first music video “Just Come Home”, wide ranging UK radio play, including BBC Introducing East Midlands, and the band embarking on their first UK tour. This year continues to see the band grow, with the release of their latest single “Need Us To Be” earning them wider still radio airplay across the UK and Australia.

Agent: Dave Maxwell

PILEDRIVER

Piledriver are one of the Philippines premier hardcore bands with roots going back to 1998 in the Laguna underground scene. In 2006 after years of line-up changes and the heartache of their guitarist being murdered in a drive by shooting the band finally made their debut release Rosa City which was a tribute to the city they grew up in. The band are currently recording their follow up album on the back of signing with UK label Engineer Records. The band regularly tour across the country as well as collaborating on shows with bands across South East Asia.

Agent: Jedd Lefthander

THE RHUBARB

Hitting your senses from Glasgow, Scotland, THE RHUBARB, have been dispatching engulfing stoner riffs, and gargantuan grooves since their inception at college in 2015. During the past five years, the rising quartet have supported a slew of established artists panning from Black Moth, Lord Dying, Mantis Toboggan, Skandal, and Juniper Grave to Strauss.  With influences ranging from Black Sabbath, Sleep, High on FireElectric Wizard and Hawkwind, their enthralling combination of male and female driven vocals, blended with exhilarating fiery riffs, and distinctive psychedelic phrasing is a fresh and ultra-intriguing take on the doom stoner genre. The band released debut EP Black Sun in 2020 and both singles taken from it, Drag Me To Hell and Part Time Suicide, received airplay both nationally and global with the likes of Amazing, Hard Rock Hell, The Max and Total Rock all adding the tracks to their new release playlists.

Agent: Jay Burnett

SALT RIVER SHAKEDOWN

Salt River Shakedown have been tearing down the UK gigging circuit with their energetic brand of blues rock for the last few years. Having played alongside such bands as Anchor Lane, Crobot, The Lazys and US blues rocker Jared James Nichols, they have developed a reputation for an explosive show. With the introduction last year of new vocalist Griff, and brand new keys player Clayton expanding the band into a 5 piece for the first time, and the success of their most recent singles Sign Of The Times and Fight or Flight under their belt, they released new single Honey in 2021. The song has gone on to the band’s biggest  release to-date, giving them their first BBC Introducing play on the Rapal Show as well as airplay across the likes of Total Rock, The Max, ERB Radio, Hard Rock Hell and Amazing Radio.

Agent: Jay Burnett

FELIX SAUNDERS

Felix Saunders is a singer songwriter that hails from the Western Isles. He plays the kind of music that is usually heard in smoky back rooms as the sun comes up. Where people spill their most vulnerable secrets and try to wash them away with each drink they take. Felix’s debut solo single This Old Town gained national radio play including BBC Rapal and received over 80,000 streams on Spotify. In 2021 he released his debut EP I Guess This Is Progress which received fantastic reviews and raised his profile so much so that he featured in a Herald Scotland story about the music scene in his native Stornoway and recorded a session with BBC Radio Scotland for the Rapal Show. The first single from said EP, King Of Nothing, picked up airplay across the globe as well as rave reviews.

Agent: Jay Burnett

STAY FOR TOMORROW

This four piece indie/alt rock band from Dunfermline, Scotland burst onto the Fife scene in 2019 with their debut single “Kings and Queens”, with their follow-up second single “Rumours” released later that year.

With a line-up consisting of Joe MacFarlane, Nic Holson, Sean Priestley and Ollie Cobbett. STAY FOR TOMORROW are a band to watch out for.

Agent: Josh Fleming

TAKE TODAY

Take Today soared onto the scene following Fireball’s Hottest Band final which earned them a support with Flogging Molly. This was to be the catalyst that changed the band forever, bringing in a new line-up and immediately securing a support with Sleeping With Sirens and more recently Dream State. The band went on to release the single ‘Lifeline’ which was named Track of the Week on Jim Gellatly’s Amazing Radio show, a single which marked a change in musical direction for the band leading them to the current EP ‘Visions’. This was new territory for the Glasgow based 5-piece and both singles Freefall and Divide broke all the band’s streaming records from previous releases.

Agent: Jay Burnett

PAST ROSTER ARTISTS

We don’t believe in convoluted management contracts at Reaction; We work with artists for as long or as short as they wish, and every band is free to move on without being tied to a service for a lengthy duration. Our aim is to help them on their journey and watch them grow. Even after artists leave our active roster we’re always available for feedback and we still keep an eye out for suitable openings that may suit each band we’ve worked with.