Monthly Archives: June 2012

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Road To Ransome Rack Up Views

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Hardcore shooting stars Road To Ransome are well known for the cover songs released on YouTube by vocalist Ben Cosson.  About a year ago, Ben decided on a cover of “Anchors” by The Amity Affliction with synth player Bec Geldens.  The clip has now been viewed over 100,000 times on YouTube and received over 1,300 likes.

On behalf of Road To Ransome, Mannequin Republic would like to say thank you to the thousands of new fans and long term supporters of the band that continue to go out of their way to share the band’s music and rock out to the epic tunes they produce.

If you have not yet seen the video, head over to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjwHDcnqea0 and check it out, you won’t be disappointed.

Also check out our events page and make sure you catch Road To Ransome on one of their many upcoming shows as they continue to … more...

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Paradise Teaser

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New Mannequin Republic signee, As Paradise Falls, have been putting plans in motion for a major new project coming up.  They have launched the official teaser video for their upcoming EP on YouTube to an excellent response from local hardcore music fans.

Head over to YouTube right now at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e35A02g7nYw and listen to the sample track.  Keep your eye on the mystery guy in the corner.  Like, comment and share with your friends, spread the word new As Paradise Falls is coming.

Head over to As Paradise Fall’s official Facebook page for more updates on new merchandise and announcements for the band at http://www.facebook.com/AsParadiseFallsmore...

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Clocktower CD Review On KYS

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Ever since the release of their album The Human Condition, Tasmanian post-hardcore act Save The Clocktower have been getting more and more recognition.  Recently their album was reviewed by our mates at Kill Your Scene online magazine.

The Human Condition was reviewed alongside 10 other underground Australian artists in an article called The Locals 001 by Kill Your Scene lead contributor and founder Nick Cavarretta.

Check the article out online at http://killyourscene.info/the-locals-001-10-cd-reviews/ and have a look around Kill Your Scene for the latest news and reviews in punk, hardcore, alternative and more live Australian music.… more...

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Endless Footage Of The Endless Pandemic

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Experimental metalcore act The Endless Pandemic have been on he road promoting their first EP release of Shadows since early May.  Now, on YouTube, you can check out a couple of awesome live clips showing the band rocking out with fans at shows in Toowoomba and Fortitude Valley.

First, see them perform “Never Forgotten” live on stage at Toowoomba in an awesome little clip that showcases the band really well.  Check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBweroTtnxk

You can also see them perform live at Billionaire in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley as they perform “Shadows” live at the X&Y Bar.  Keep an eye open for fellow Mannequin Republic signee Jake Solway of Road To Ransome and album audio engineer Joel Adams of Malice Audio rocking out in the front row.  See the clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2NjArkOPcE

Special thanks to Thomas Savage of Mid Nog Photo And Film for doing all the recording and editing … more...

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FMV TV

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Mannequin Republic would like to thank the fine folks at the brand new FMV TV Inside Entertainment website for their inclusion of our local bands on their page.  They currently feature listings for Road To Ransome, The Endless Pandemic, Gathered Below and Trinatyde.

FMV TV is a great new online guide that features insights on happenings related to the local Brisbane music and culture scene.  There’s plenty of new information on their about big touring bands, local underground acts, reviews, arts and much more.

We strongly recommend you go have a look at the recently launched website at http://www.fmvtvinsideentertainment.com.au/.  They have some killer bands from around Brisbane listed as well as some nice give aways and contests where you can win free stuff!… more...

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