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