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Down Royale Sign With Mannequin Republic

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Mannequin Republic are please to announce that Brisbane based hardcore band Down Royale have been officially signed to our roster.  With the recent shake up of talent in the Mannequin Republic camp, the addition of Down Royale is a welcome change.

Down Royale have been rising through the ranks of the Queensland heavy music scene since forming in 2009.  They recently released their debut full length album, Sway, sparking a buzz around the band this year.

They have a distribution deal with record label Convergence Records and have performed with American heavyweight acts All Shall Perish and Veil Of Maya as well as Scandinavian   heavy hitters Sybreed and Mnemic.

Through Mannequin Republic you can expect to see Down Royale playing exciting new shows across Australia to promote their album with several big events already lined up.

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Behind Equilibrium

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Brisbane’s hardcore bad boys have been tearing up the scene with their latest EP, Save Yourself, which all got started with the first single from that project, “Equilibrium.”  The track dropped with an epic music video that made it onto Channel V rotation.

To further your enjoyment of As Paradise Falls and their awesome EP, the fine folks at Her Name Is Murder Productions have released a special follow up to the video, taking you behind the scenes to see how it was all put together.

There are some interesting insights from the band on the song and why they chose Her Name Is Murder Productions to construct the project, the new experience of shooting a music video and using actors and drones on top of a building in the middle of Brisbane.

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TerrorBound To North Queensland

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Prepare yourselves for a metal reckoning, North Queensland, as the mighty TerrorBound tour makes its way to the tip of Australia.  This epic metal festival will feature 13 bands, including Mannequin Republic’s own A Breach Of Silence and headlining act Lord from Sydney.

First stop is Cairns on Friday July 17 at the North Cairns Tigers Football Club (Watsons Oval, Behan Street, Manunda) for a special all ages show featuring an amazing line up of local and national talent.  Doors open at 1:30 pm, so get there early and get in on the action.  See more here.

Next up is Townsville on Saturday July 18 for another all out mosh at the Mansfield Hotel (743 Flinders Street) where A Breach Of Silence and Lord will headline another huge line up of bands.  Another early start at 2:00 pm, so be prepared for a full day of metal.  See more … more...

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Dylan Wears Prada

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Road To Ransome vocalist Dylan Cottee has dropped a little treat on all of us heavy fans via his Architect Studios YouTube channel.  This time Dylan puts his vocal talents to the test with The Devil Wears Prada’s “Ben Has A Kid” from their With Roots Above And Branches Below album.

This is far from the usual vocal cover as Dylan recorded each part himself for use on the track, with the exception of the Steven Slate drum samples.  You can check out the full cover on YouTube right now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtMN3Lsi38k.

Special thanks to Jared Bray for filming this studio recording.  You can check out Jared’s other awesome work on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/jaredbrayphoto, including some awesome shots of Road To Ransome from various gigs around Queensland.

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New Paradise Clip Coming

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The new darlings of the Aussie underground scene, As Paradise Falls, continue to win over fans and critics with their 2014 EP release Save Yourself.  Keeping the momentum going, rumours are swirling around a new music video in the works.

It is believed the new video will be for the track “False Awakening”, the third song on the Save Yourself track list, which is available on iTunes right now at https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/save-yourself/id908800028.

Expect the usual insanity you’ve come to know and love from As Paradise Falls, lasers, hoodies, masks and super heavy music.  Keep up with As Paradise Falls on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AsParadiseFalls for the latest on the new “False Awakening” video.… more...

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