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Bombshell The Clock Tower



Tasmanian post-hardcore band Save The Clock Tower have gained a lot of momentum and attention with their first official full length album, Wasteland and the follow up music video to the single “These Diseases.”  To get some greater insight into the band’s success,  Bombshell Magazine asked vocalist Luke Vaessen the tough questions on how it all came about.

The article has been published on the official Bombshell Magazine website, which you can read right now at

In the article, Luke reveals some of the motivation and meaning behind the album, the story behind the cover artwork and the band’s experiences in the recording studio with the blokes at FatLip Studios in Davenport and Five Stone Studios in Launceston.

It’s well worth the read and an excellent insight on the life and times of a heavy music band putting out their first album.  Make sure you check it out … more...

Save Yourself Launch Party



Mannequin Republic would like to invite all of you hardcore fanatics to the official EP launch show of Brisbane’s most brutal deathcore band, As Paradise Falls, as they drop their first recorded material in years for the brand new Save Yourself EP.

Make sure you head out on Sunday October 26 to Upstairs At 199 (199A Boundary Street, Brisbane) for an afternoon full of heavy underground live music.  Doors open at 1:00 pm for this super rad all ages event.  Not good enough for you?  Entry is only $5!

Also on the line up are Dropbears from Perth, making their long awaited Brisbane return, another Mannequin Republic act in the incredibly talented Bayharbour, plus local act Deadlines taking time away from their recording to be part of this show.

In what could easily be the best alternative music event of Spring 2014, you do not want to miss As Paradise … more...

Unlucky 13 Tour Kicks Off



For all of you fanatics in the USA, The Unlucky 13 Tour starts this Wednesday October 22 in Jefferson Louisiana at the Southport Hall, featuring Mannequin Republic’s very own A Breach Of Silence alongside Drowning Pool, Like A Storm and Red Tide Rising.

The Unlucky 13 Tour marks the 13th anniversary of Drowning Pool’s album Sinner and also marks the release of A Breach Of Silence’s brand new album The Darkest Road.  Make sure you come out and see A Breach Of Silence on tour in the USA, hitting 26 cities over the next 4 weeks.  The full list of tour dates includes:

22-Oct – Jefferson, LA @ Southport Hall
23-Oct – Destin, FL @ Club LA
24-Oct – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
25-Oct – Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen
26-Oct – Cape Coral, FL @ Dixie Roadhouse
28-Oct – Fredericksburg, VA @ Hard Times
29-Oct – Virginia … more...