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Punk // Derry City, Derry

Invaderband are a garage/artrock band assembled in Derry, Northern Ireland by Mancunian singer, guitarist and songwriter Adam Leonard who enlisted local musicians to voltage-enhance his dystopian post-punk songs. Their self-titled debut album was released in January 2017 on CD, Ltd vinyl & DL. Since then the record has enjoyed radio play throughout the UK & Ireland (BBC Radio 6Music, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Foyle, RTE 2FM, RTE 2XM, RTE RNAG & Today FM) and has received widespread critical acclaim (see below for press quotes). Tracks from the album have now been 6Music Recommended by Steve Lamacq TWICE.

In 2021 a new album 'Peter Gabriel' was announced and lead single 'I Won't Remember You' was released on 12th March.


+ “If John Peel was still with us, this lot would be one of his favourite new bands” - The Daily Mirror

+ "Invaderband have set the bar incredibly high ... sounds like a lost classic" - The Irish News

+ "A rare breed of a record. Impossibly earworming" - The Thin Air

+ “Definitely one of the records of the year. Magnificent” - SWIT

+ “Sly and cunning with a great hook. I really like this…” - Steve Lamacq, BBC Radio 6Music

+ “Really good ... smashing record” - Gideon Coe, BBC Radio 6Music

+ “Splendidly anarchic” - Tom Robinson, BBC Radio 6Music

+ “Fresh, invigorating & snappy” - Mickey Bradley, BBC Radio Ulster

+ "Fantastic. A great debut record" - Across The Line, BBC Radio Ulster

+ "Incredible. An absolute must-have" - Stephen McCauley, Electric Mainline, BBC Radio Foyle