ToD Nominate Themselves for Independent Music Awards

imaAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas-bred independent music giants …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead have taken one for the proverbial team and nominated themselves in two separate online categories at the 9th annual Independent Music Awards.

Speaking during a media conference call setup to promote the obscure awards ceremony, Trail of Dead elder statesman and primary press point man Jason Reece explained the band’s curious decision to nominate themselves ahead of dozens of other deserving independent bands and artists.  “It’s nothing personal,” Reece declared.  “We love and support fellow independent artists as much as the next bunch of independent artists, but we felt very strongly about lending some credibility to this new awards thing.  Before they …