Dead Reynolds (Callum, Luke, Ben, Dom & Tweek) are a five-piece alt-rock act from various parts of East Anglia, UK. (Kings Lynn, Huntingdon, Chatteris) – and officially launched in October 2018.
All of the band members were regulars on the Peterborough and Cambridgeshire rock music scene having been in bands before. Ben was in The First who released 2 albums “`Swimming with Sharks” & “Take Courage” plus supported Black Sabbath/Lower than Atlantis/Deaf Havana. Dom and Luke Green were in Phoenix Calling, who released 2 albums “Our Lost Hearts” & “Forget your Ghosts” and supported Young Guns/Brigade/The Vamps plus toured in Europe. Luke Green. (Tweek) was in a punk band called Damage that supported UK Subs/Bad Manners and The Damned.
Ben grew up on a diet of Van Halen, Guns n Roses, Queen and Skid Row. Dom and Luke Reid share these influences along with some newer bands – Alter Bridge/I Prevail/Normandie/BMTH. There is a 90’s rock feel to our influences with Feeder/Manic Street Preachers running through but also a pop-punk feel with A Day to Remember/Funeral for a Friend/Taking Back Sunday.
Where did the name of the band come from?
It was a throwaway comment Dom made shortly after Burt Reynolds had died and the band hadn’t heard… “what about ol’ dead Reynolds?” and it just stuck!