The Medics• Origin: Cairns, Queensland
• Genres: Rock
• Years Active: 2007–present
• Labels: Starving Kids, Footstomp/Warner
• Members: Jhindu Lawrie, Charles Thomas
• Members: Kahl Wallace, Andrew Thomson
• Website www.themedics.com.au
The Medics is an Australian rock band formed in Cairns, Queensland in 2007. In April 2010 they moved to Brisbane. The band was formed by Jhindu Lawrie, Charles Thomas, Kahl Wallace and Emma Andrews, later expanding to a five piece band with Andrew Thomson. Andrews left the band, reducing it back to four members. They are mentored by Lawrie's father, Coloured Stone's Bunna Lawrie. They released their debut ep in 2008 and followed it up with a second in 2010.
The Medics won a Deadly award in 2010 for Band of the Year. They won a Triple J Unearthed competition, getting a spot at the Groovin' the Moo festival in Townsville. The band were featured in the Foxtel documentary Who We Are broadcast during NAIDOC Week. The band released their debut album, Foundations, on May 18, 2012. The album was a featured album on Triple J and reached #29 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart on May 28, 2012.
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