The Grates are a three-piece indie rock band from Brisbane, Australia. The band consists of vocalist Patience Hodgson, guitarist John Patterson and current drummer Ritchie Daniell. The band was brought to national attention when a demo of their single "Trampoline" got air time on Triple J.
The Grates have released four studio albums since 2006, two with former drummer Alana Skyring, one with drummer Ben Marshall and one with Richard Daniell III. The band is best known for their energetic and often sold out live shows.