“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.”
Our final gig of the year:
After the success of last year’s gig at The Castle Hotel, we’re again doing an end of year gig in aid of local homelessness charity ‘Lifeshare’. Joined by three of our favourite local bands, it’s going to be a memorable night and not one to be missed, make sure to get tickets now!
“Back in July we went to Gardenback’s debut single launch gig at Jimmy’s and what a show they put on! Now the trio are back with a brand new track ‘Bulldogs’. 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 …
Huge thanks for Emerging North for our first review on our latest single ‘Bulldogs’ “The crys of ” you bark like a bulldog!” and “B-U-L-L-D-O-G!” imply that Bulldog has all the attributes of being a big fan favourite whenever Gardenback take to the stage.” Click through this link here to read the full review: …
Little Illusion Machine / Ladies’ Darts Night / Gardenback – Jimmy’s, Manchester (8th July 2017)
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:
And it’s available to buy from iTunes: http://apple.co/2mOyUNg
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!”