LONDON (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Veteran agent Tom Taaffe has joined the Agency Group at their London office. Tom brings alternative and heavy rock talent to the agency’s roster including August Burns Red, Every Time I Die, Chiodos, Asking Alexandria, Bless The Fall, Whitechapel and A Skylit Drive, among several others.
Taaffe began his music industry career as an agent with Trading Post Agency in Australia, where he represented acts including Frenzal Rhomb, The Butterfly Effect, Karnivool and Gyroscope. In 2004, Tom started his own touring company in Australia, Hill 16 Entertainment, touring U.S. acts including From Autumn To Ashes and Eighteen Visions & Rufio. Prior to joining The Agency Group, Tom was at ITB in the United Kingdom building his own roster of talent.
Tom recently got a nod by the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) for the Tomorrow's New Boss award, in which the winner will be announced at the annual conference in March 2011.
Taaffe's full roster includes: A Skylit Drive, An Horse, Asking Alexandria, August Burns Red, Between The Buried And Me, Bless The Fall, Chiodos, Dance Gavin Dance, Every Time I Die, Hero, Lenka, Letlive, MyChildren MyBride, Of Mice & Men, Revoker, The Acacia Strain, The Hickey Underworld, The Like, Whitechapel and Your Demise. – Ian Courtney