Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Clocktower On A Poll

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Mannequin Republic would like to encourage all you fanatics to go to HEAVY Music Magazine’s online poll and vote for Save The Clocktower as you favourite Australian band.  Not surprisingly, the 5 lads from Launceston are sitting near the top, just under Parkway Drive and Psycroptic.

With your help, we can put Save The Clocktower at the top where they belong.  Go to and vote for Save The Clocktower!

HEAVY Magazine is a Victoria based quarterly publication that features articles and information on the local and international metal, hardy rock and hardcore music scene.  Check out your local newsstand for the latest edition.

Your vote counts and Save The Clocktower are counting on you!… more...

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Meanwhile, Another Review

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Mannequin Republic’s own hardcore shooting stars, Road To Ransome have been reviewed again.  Their first studio EP, Meanwhile, In The Sky… has been making the grade and winning over fans since its release earlier this year.

The latest review by Alessandro Oliveira from Press Record also praises the EP, going into detail on the technical aspects of the band’s musicianship.   “The whole album comes together to form something that the scene is missing – depth, creativity and diversity between songs” says writer Alessadro.

On behalf of the band, Mannequin Republic would like to thank Press Record for publishing the review and Alessandro Oliveira for writing a fair, critical and genuine review of the EP.  We encourage all of you fanatics to check it out at

And don’t forget to check out Road To Ransome’s official Big Cartel online store to purchase your own copy of Menawhile, In the Sky… … more...

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Paradise Destroyed

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Brisbane pop-core bad boys As Paradise Falls have reeled in a brand new endorsement deal.  Mannequin Republic is proud to announce that the band is officially sponsored by The True Destroyer Clothing line from the United Kingdom.

The True Destroyer Clothing produces awesome metal inspired t-shirt designs for mosh lords across the globe.  Based in the UK, this extreme clothing label sponsors bands from England, Germany, Holland and all across the United States and Australia.

Each True Destroyer design is inspired by metal songs from bands like Slayer, Pig Destroyer and Anaal Nathrakh.  Represent the roots of metal with one of their awesome designs.

As a special gift to all you As Paradise Falls fanatics, you can get 10% off your entire order from True Destroyer by entering the special discount code ASPARADISEFALLS when you make your purchase.

Head over to The True Destroyer official website right now at

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The Hole Picture

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In July, Road To Ransome took part in a new band promo photo shoot on the greens showing off their sexy golf wear.

During the shoot the boys (and girl) of Road To Ransome had the camera rolling and captured some brutally honest moments of the band in real life.  The clip is now available on YouTube at

Have a look at Brisbane’s hottest hardcore band behind the scenes in this short video clip and see the special moments they share.

Thanks again to Caitlin Rose of KTB Photography for all the hard work she did on the photos.  You can see the full set on the band’s Facebook page.… more...

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Fall’s Full Set

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On September 20, As Paradise Falls took the opening spot at Brisbane’s favourite hardcore nightclub by storm with a passionate and entertaining live set.

The usually cynical and reserved Brisbane scene weakened under the weight of the brutal guitar riffs and pounding drums by As Paradise Falls and the band made a statement that night on why they deserve to rise through Australia’s alternative rock music ranks.

Shame on you if you missed it live, but thanks to As Paradise Falls, you can see the whole set from start to finish on YouTube right now by going to

For those who made it such a great night out, we thank you for coming, moshing, singing along and jumping around with us.  We can’t wait to do it again.

Check out As Paradise Falls this Saturday evening, October 27, as the band invades the Mt. Gravatt PCYC (90 Klumpp … more...

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