Debut Release: "The Ultra - EP " 

  • Top 10 on Billboard Heatseekers Chart 
  • Top 50 on iTunes worldwide pre-orders, all genres

New England Music Awards Nominee

  • Rock Act of the Year
  • Live Act of the Year
  • Song of the Year "Lights Go Down"
  • Video of the Year "Lights Go Down"

Boston Music Awards Nominee

  • Rock Artist of the Year 


  • "The core of The Ultra really boils down to the songwriting and the intensity in each track. It's musical craftsmanship at its finest." - Vanyaland

  • "As vibrant a shock of joyous rock as Beantown has ever birthed." - The Patriot Ledger
  • "The US stadium rock quartet The Ultra... articulates their ability to be both powerful and tender at one and the same moment." - Emerging Indie Bands (UK)
  • "Imagine your self experiencing The Ultra. What would you do? I would be jumping up and down in front of the stage singing like there was no tomorrow. Why? Because I have no other choice after discovering this amazing band." - Coverstory (Scandanavia)
  • "The Boston based rock band makes a bigger impact with the four songs on their EP than some artists do over the course of several years." - Concert Crap

    Deborah Radel of DRPR (Los Angeles, CA) 

About The Band

The Ultra is an American rock band whose electric live show turns any venue into a party. Founded by former country singer Alec MacGillivray in 2018, the band set out to fill a void in mainstream music by designing an anthemic sound that combines powerful vocals, soaring guitars and an exhilarating rhythm section. Their critically acclaimed debut The Ultra - EP reached the Top 10 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, and their music has been embraced by country and rock audiences alike. 

They were soon discovered by LA producer Courtney Ballard of MDDN Co (Good Charlotte, All-time Low, 5 Seconds of Summer) and quickly became the premier act of New England, opening for national country and rock acts, headlining a summer concert series at Foxwoods Resort Casino as well as clubs along the east coast. The band is currently touring the east coast and writing material for 2019.

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