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. A collaboration single with Glasgow hip-hop duo Hessian Renegade saw the band break into mainstream radio with the release of ‘Trigger The Silence’ (Hessian Renegade remix). With 2021 in full swing, the band went back into the studio to record a double a-side release: ‘Engineered To Die’ and ‘Resurrection’. Both tracks received substantial airplay and the band were featured heavily in European webzines. The band recently supported Black Tongue at a sold out show in Edinburgh and followed this up with a well received EP launch show in Glasgow celebrating the release of their ‘Amethyst’ EP which featured 2 singles, ‘Forsaken’ and ‘Nurse Jones’, both of which received spins globally across the metal radio community.
 

Agent: Jay Burnett

BIG DRINK

Hailing from the quaint market towns of Newbury and Hereford, Big Drink 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. The band soon chiselled out a sound of their own, while embracing their influences. ‘their latest releases received warm praise from many quarters and saw the band selected as a finalist on the Impericon Next Generation competition. With a new EP and several tours in the works, the stage is set for the band to break out to the masses.

Agent: Dave Maxwell

COSMIC COLD WAR

Cosmic Cold War take you to the most remote reaches of the cosmos and the darkest corners of your mind. Matching soaring melodies with crushing riffs, their international line-up delivers a unique blend of prog, groove and thrash metal inspired by literary and cinematic horror. Featuring artists from the UK, Turkey and Venezuela with an envious resumé of live credits – including supports for Arch EnemyNapalm Death and Ill Niño across Europe, South America and New Zealand, and some of Europe’s biggest heavy festivals including Metal Summer Fest (Turkey) – Cosmic Cold War is an experienced band that is ready for the biggest stages! The band’s debut three track E.P. ‘Inconsequential Oblivion’ was released in November 2021, receiving international airplay and resulting in the band being featured live on LionHeart’s Friday night show on BBC Radio London. In 2022 they released the single ‘Absolute Zero’ which elevated the band further across the global metal community. The video accompanying the release hit 50k views on YouTube and the track was played on the likes of Total Rock, Hard Rock Hell and Amazing Radio.

 

Agent: Jay Burnett

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 with the ‘lockdown’ single Ordinary Strange. The song encapsulated the mood of the times and picked up some impressive airplay including the likes of Idobi RadioAmazing Radio and BBC Introducing’s Rapal Show. In 2021 the band released Games We Play which has been their most played track to-date across airwaves and streaming sites. The band recently supported Space at The Garage.

Agent: Jay Burnett

DVL

2022 has seen DVL reinvent themselves with the release of their sophomore album Hush, out now on WormHoleDeath Records. Sparking excitement among critics, Metal Hammer Magazine praised the release saying “Each of the songs on Hush delivers flair and musicianship that is exactly the kind of high-adrenaline excitement modern metal benefits from!” New singles Eternity and Among Us have seen air play on over 150 national and global radio stations, including Kerrang! Radio and Jim Gellatly’s show on Amazing Radio.

Agent: Dave Maxwell

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

SEAN FINDLAY

A solo artist who has built a name for himself around Dundee and the East Coast, Sean Findlay’s song writing takes inspiration from retro and alternative pop rock influences including artists such as David Bowie, The Beatles, Nirvana, and The Beta Band, while creating a sound that is unmistakeably his own. During the Covid Lockdown he channelled his creativity into homemade music videos, raising his profile and engagement and gaining over 50 thousand views. Post lockdown, Sean Findlay has jumped back into performing live and released his most recent music video for “Ride a Cloud”.

Agent: Jay Burnett

HARLEY & THE WOLF

Harley & the Wolf are a four piece Alt Rock band from Northern Ireland. Combining strong riffs, delicate harmony and ear catching melody to bring you their take on modern Alternative Rock, drawing heavily from the music that influenced them growing up. With anthemic choruses backed by a solid groove, the band released their debut single For What It’s Worth in 2020. In early 2021 they followed this release with their self-titled single Harley & the Wolf. In 2022 they released their debut EP ‘Youthful Souls’ featuring the eponymously titled ‘Youthful Souls’ single as well as ‘Lost Hope & Mixed Blessings’. Both singles were well received and were picked up globally including spins on BBC Introducing (both in Northern Ireland and Scotland), Total Rock and Amazing Radio.

Agent: Jay Burnett

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

KYOSHI STATION
 
Born from the swirling mist of melody, harmony, beats and riffs that were generated during the downtime of lockdown 1 in the summer of 2020, Kyoshi Station took their time recruiting and rehearsing, tightening up to become a 5 piece rock group that distill their influences into a mixture of powerful riff driven songs, extended psychedelic jams and tunes that pull the rug out from underneath you when you think they know where they are going. With a passion for playing live, catch them when they come to your part of the world.
 

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 Magazine’s ‘Tracks of the Week’. Following a major line-up change the band are currently working on new music for 2022.
 

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

PETTY CASSETTES

Petty Cassettes are an indie-rock band from Glasgow. Their songs vary from energetic tunes to mellow ballads. Neck deep in their origins, they are the soundtrack of choice for any party night. Influenced by different genres, the result is an explosive mix of upbeat-indie-rock songs and marching ballads, a song for everyone…a song to everyone! The band finished 2021 strong with the release of 2 singles; ‘Rydo & Julianne’ and ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’, which put them firmly in the public eye receiving encouraging reviews and literally thousands of national and global airplay with the likes of Amazing Radio (UK and USA) and BBC Introducing supporting the releases. They ended the year performing at the legendary Barrowlands as support to Scottish 80s icons Hipsway. The band hit the ground running in 2022 with their first sold out hometown show off the back of new single ‘Good Enough’ which made the BBC Radio Scotland Introducing playlist.

Agent: Jay Burnett

THE RHUBARB

Hitting your senses from Glasgow, Scotland, The Rhubarb, have been dispatching engulfing stoner riffs, and gargantuan grooves since their inception. During the past five years, the rising quartet have supported a slew of established artists panning from Bongzilla, Black Moth, Lord Dying, Mantis Toboggan, Skandal, and Juniper Grave to Strauss.  With influences ranging from Black Sabbath, Sleep, High on Fire, Electric 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 Radio, Hard Rock Hell, The Max and Total Rock. In 2022 the band signed with Milky Bomb Records and they are currently in production of their debut album.

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 LaneCrobotThe Lazys and US blues rocker Jared James Nichols, they have developed a reputation for an explosive show. With the introduction last year of a new vocalist and a keys player, 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 be 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 RockThe Max and Amazing Radio. The band released ‘The Lowdown’ late last year and followed that up with back to back appearances at King Tuts supporting The Dust Coda and Bad Touch earlier this year.

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 Introducing’s Rapal Show 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 Nan Gaid Heal. Both single releases from said EP, ‘King Of Nothing’ and ‘Sinking Fast’, picked up airplay across the globe as well as rave reviews. In  early 2022 Felix released ‘Fool That I Am’ via the label No Big Deal Music and the single gave him his first BBC Radio Scotland play on the Roddy Hart show. He will be performing at this year’s HebCelt Festival.

Agent: Jay Burnett

NICK SHANE

Nick Shane and his band The 121s are a UK Mod/Punk/Indie outfit based in Dundee, Scotland, evoking the likes of The Strypes, The Sherlocks, Shambolics, Ocean Colour Scene, Paul Weller and Johnny Marr. 2021 saw the band total over 100k worldwide streams and downloads, having been featured on Spotify’s ‘All New Rock’ Playlist, and recommended by Scottish Actor Robert Carlyle, BBC Introducing, and Amazing Radio UK/US. Frontman Nick Shane has been part of the Scottish music scene for a number of years, gaining attention with a large Mod/Psychedelic back catalogue, and has been heavily involved in LGBT Rights Activism over the past ten years. The band recently released debut album ‘Wired To The Moon’ with the eponymously titled single ‘Wired To The Moon’ garnering new levels of support across Europe and the USA. Nick has recently finished a Scottish tour and is currently working on his next solo project.

Agent: Jay Burnett

PETE SMITH

Pete Smith is a no holds barred, singer-songwriter from Dundee, the city of discovery. Since 2019 he has been performing live across Scotland, and has a string of single releases to his name over the past few years too including: ‘The Lord’s Call’, ‘What Happened To You Girl’, ‘Allez‘, ‘The Good, The Bad & The God Damn Ugly’ and most recently ‘A Boy Named Sue’Over the last 6 months his popularity in the scene has increased and with that has come an array of support shows with the likes of Wrest and Cutchy Cash. In early 2022 he released the single ‘No Smoke Without Fire’ which opened up the singer to a new fanbase as the single was picked up both nationally and across the globe on a variety of grassroots and commercial radio stations.

Agent: Jay Burnett

STAY FOR TOMORROW

Formed in 2018, Stay For Tomorrow are an energetic four piece alternative rock band from Dunfermline. Inspired by the likes of Twin Atlantic, Biffy Clyro and Foo Fighters, they burst onto the Fife scene in 2019 with their debut single ‘Kings and Queens’. Several singles later (‘Rumours’ + ‘Criminal’) we fast forward to 2021 with the releases ‘I Don’t Need You To Save Me’Non Applicable (Na Na) and ‘The One’ which saw the band raise their profile and progress further with record amounts of airplay and streaming numbers, including BBC Introducing and Amazing Radio spins! The band celebrated the release of new single ‘Prison Living’ with a sold out hometown show supporting Massive Wagons and Anchor Lane earlier this year.

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.