Indie Focus

15 August 2012 | 3:48 pm | Scott Fitzsimons

What our indie bands have been up to this week

Before we look specifically at some bands, we should note that the first details of the Jagermeister Independent Music Awards were revealed recently. The announcement included the news of a new award for the Best Label in the 2012 event.

Speaking of awards, a number of indie bands picked up awards at the Queensland Music Awards.

Melbourne songstress Brous has scored the support for inbound English singer Patrick Wolf. Perhaps most notably, it'll se eher perform on the Sydney Opera House stage.

Still in Melbourne and some of the nation's best metal acts will turn out for the Fuck The Politics: Black & White festival, including Roadrunner signed Make Them Suffer as well as host of other names.

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In the lead-up to their new album, The Amity Affliction revealed to us that they're still searching for a fifth member after parting with their most recent guitarist.

Adelaide teenagers 50 In The City are the latest round winners of the Bedroom Jam.

And Adelaide's City Riots have announced their new single, and a tour in support of it.