“Gardenback are three-piece band from Oldham, consisting of Ellis James, Neil James and Jacob James, who create psychedelic influenced anthemic garage rock. With a noisy guitar, melodic bass and powerful drums, they reflect upon what they know best; ambition, frustration and ultimately disappointment.”


Oldham Chronicle – ‘Gardenback are on a roll’

http://www.oldham-chronicle.co.uk/news-features/156/lifestyle-music/119751/gardenback-are-on-a-roll   A new single due out soon and a mini-tour of the UK means Saddleworth indie prospects Gardenback are gearing up for an exciting summer. The uber-talented band – front-man and bassist Ellis, guitarist Neil and drummer Jacob – continue to make waves on the local city scene, and they are hoping new track ‘Health …

Even The Stars – When In Manchester Review

http://www.eventhestars.co.uk/2018/04/when-in-manchester-festival-nimuah.html?m=0 “Gardenback shrug off a stage invasion and the presence of a hen party with an inflatable dummy, cock and all with a Jeremy Corbyn mask on its face, to deliver our favourite set of the day. Punchy, agitated and powerful, the likes of last year’s single Bulldogs, the one-two blow to the head of …

Even The Stars Interview

http://www.eventhestars.co.uk/2018/04/gardenback-interview.html?m=0 Ahead of their appearance at this weekend’s When In Manchester, we caught up with one of the more local bands on the bill, Gardenback. They’ve built a strong reputation with some great live performances as well as a couple of singles over the last year or so. We had a chat about their past, …


Our next release ‘Health and Wellbeing’ will be released June 30th 2018 on Spotify, Apple Music and Soundcloud.

Recorded at Voltalab Studios, produced and mixed by Jamie Alsop. Mastered by Felix Davis at Metropolis Studios. Artwork by Alex Bennett @xela.ttenneb





Our latest single ‘Bulldogs’ is out NOW on Spotify, Apple Music and Soundcloud.

Bulldogs started life a few years ago as a response to an EDL march in our hometown of Oldham. This response found itself within this distorted and driving song, made with an aggressive energy parodying the behaviour of these ‘British Bulldogs

Recorded at Voltalab Studios, produced and mixed by Jamie Alsop. Mastered by Pete Maher.

“As distinctive and as bruising as the name would suggest, Bulldogs, as a song for the new generation, can prove to be as iconic to the Manchester music scene as its namesake is to this fair island of ours..” – Emerging North

A rapid, dirty bassline fits perfectly beneath the roaring vocals and gritty riffs. “B-U-L-L-D-O-G!” gives an added bonus to a live set, as you can imagine the crowd chanting along to the bruising track. – Tara Lou, GIGSoup


Listen to our last single ‘Sleepless’ and ‘Call It A Phase’ here:

Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2mydxxT
Apple Music: https://itun.es/gb/ii3wib
Youtube: http://bit.ly/2mODMC8
Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/2nxl6GQ

Gigslutz – “Debut Single ‘Sleepless/Call It A Phase’ is a massive, real statement of intent’; psychedelic baggy beats meshed with a monster chorus, this is noisy, anthemic garage rock n roll of supreme quality”

The Revue – “Gardenback so far seem to be blazing their own trail in the indie rock arena and we could easily see them be the next UK band we are excited to see at an upcoming SXSW festival”

Little Indie Blogs “feisty garage rocker of a new track – ‘Sleepless’”

Turnupthatvolume – “A captivating wall-of-guitar monster fueled with vehement vocals and a hammering rhythm section. This three-piece’s heated intensity will fuel your engine instantly. Top!”