Junkyard Groove was formed in the year 2005 and has become a mainstay in the Indian independent music scene. Founded by Chennai based singer-songwriter Ameeth Thomas, the band released its first studio album 11:11 in 2009.The album became a huge success and garnered a big fan base and won quite a few awards. Their song ‘Its Ok’ became a part of playlists on every English radio station in India. The song 'Folk You' also won the AVIMA award for Feel Good Song of the Year (2010).
In April 2011 after a small hiccup, the band released the EP 'Nicer In A Minute'. Out of the five tracks on the EP, the track 'Say Goodbye' turned out an all-time favourite among JYG fans.
They have opened for international bands like Iron Maiden, Incubus, Prodigy and Robert Plant to name a few. The band has also performed at various festivals including Rock n' India (2008), Nh7 Weekender (2010) and prestigious college festivals like Mood Indigo IIT Mumbai and Sarang IIT Chennai among others.