Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Thanks To Fitzroy

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Huge props to everyone in Melbourne who came out in droves to the double launch party from Feed Her To The Sharks and A Breach Of Silence, proving that Fitzroy is the place to party.

Mannequin Republic was stoked to have 2 bands featured on this great lineup, including co-headliners A Breach Of Silence and our very own post-hardcore heartthrobs This Fiasco, playing alongside Feed Her To The Sharks, Jack The Stripper, Driven To The Verge and Atlantic.

Thanks again to The Evelyn Hotel for hosting another great night of live hardcore and alternative music and to all you fanatics who came out and chucked a mosh with us that day.  We look forward to seeing you all again with more Mannequin Republic bands coming to Melbourne.… more...

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Silence Awarded

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One of the most unique and hardworking bands in Australia, A Breach Of Silence, have gotten the nod from one of Queensland’s most prestigious arts bodies as they were given a nomination in the 2014 Q-Music Awards.

This year the band has been recognised for their contribution to the alternative music scene with their song “This Is The End” going up for top honours in the heavy music category.

Two other A Breach Of Silence tracks, “Vultures” and “Hang ‘Em High”, have been given the additional privilege of making the “highly recommended” runners up list.  They compete for the top prize with the like of Drawcard, Guards Of May and Tria Mera.

A Breach Of Silence are no strangers to the Q-Music honours list, winning the heavy music award in 2012 for their track “Dawn To Rise.”  Brisbane’s power-core party masters are looking to repeat this year with “This Is … more...

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Christian Covers Parkway

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Make sure you check out As Paradise Falls drummer Christian Rady on another drum cover recently completed for his CJRdrums side project.  This time Christian gets his groove on to “Wild Eyes” by Australian export band Parkway Drive.

You can see the full cover video now on the CJRdrums YouTube page at  It’s a rocking sweet anthem track with a killer drum beat.

In the YouTube description Christian goes into detail about the gear and recording set up he uses for all you drum nerds and audiophiles out there.  Make sure you have a look.

Also catch As Paradise Falls in Tasmania as they hit up Launceston on March 27 and back to back shows in Hobart on March 28.  See more on our events page.… more...

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Norma Jean in Brisbane

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Last minute reminder to all you hardcore and heavy music fans in Brisbane that Norma Jean is playing the first show on the 2015 Australia wide tour in our town this Thursday April 2.

Also on the line up are Belle Haven and Mannequin Republic’s own Bayharbour, along with She Cries Wolf and Dire Wolf.

It’s all going down at Crowbar (243 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley) starting at 7:00 pm and tickets are available through OzTix for $43.90, or you can try contacting Bayharbour directly for a last minute deal.

We hope to see all of you out tonight for this awesome show at one of the best sounding venues in the city.  For more details check out our events page.… more...

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Attila On The Road

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Mannequin Republic is stoked to announce that our very own Road To Ransome will be playing alongside American heavy music champs Attila on Wednesday, April 8.

The event takes place at The Brightside (27 Warner Street) in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, where special guests Attila stop on their Australia-wide tour to promote their upcoming album Guilty Pleasure.  The event starts at 8:00 pm and tickets are $36.90 through OzTix.

Alongside Attila and Road To Ransome, there are a heap of other awesome bands on the lineup, including Aversions Crown, Ocean grove and Countdown To Armageddon.  Make sure you come out and enjoy one of the USA’s finest hardcore rock exports in Attila live in Brisbane April 8!  See more here.… more...

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