Monthly Archives: February 2016

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New Blood In The Bag

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Mannequin Republic would like to thank everyone who was a part of the recent New Blood Showcase put on at The Brightside on January 2, which was headlined by our very own A Breach Of Silence.

The event was thumping and lived up to its promise of showcasing the hottest new talent that will takeover the Australian heavy music scene this year.  Alongside A Breach Of Silence, the event also featured awesome hardcore rock acts Descent, Vessel Born, Dead Yet and Season Unending.

It was a good day for Australian music and made even more sensational by all of you fanatics who came out and participated in the event.  We look forward to bringing you more events featuring A Breach Of Silence as the year rolls on.… more...

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Find Solace Video Drops

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Continuing their rise through the rankings of the Australia heavy music scene, Bayharbour’s latest single, “Find Solace” has propelled the band to another level after its early release on YouTube and the subsequent launch show at the end of January.

To follow on from that, Bayharbour have released the official music video for “Find Solace” on January 14 through their Facebook page.  The clip has amassed over 10,000 views since its release and attracted a wave of positive response from fans across Australia.

You can view the video for yourself on the band’s official Facebook page by going to  If you haven’t already, make sure you follow the band for the latest info on the many awesome new things Bayharbour has in store for this year.… more...

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Legion Needs Paradise

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The hot new Legion Festival has been turning heads in the Australian music world with their epic line up announcement for the 2017 debut of the festival, including Lordi, Devildriver, Darkest Hour, Devil You Know, Frontline Assembly, Battlecross, Dream On Dreamer, Capture The Crown and Heard Of Cows.

There are six spots left open for bands on the Brisbane showcase with As Paradise Falls in the running for one of the top spots.  Anyone who has ever seen In Paradise Falls take the stage knows they will have their expectations shattered, so head over to the official Legion voting site and let’s show the world what Brisbane hardcore is all about.

All you have to do is head over to, enter your name and email address and just like magic, As Paradise Falls gets another vote closer to blowing your mind at Legion Fest.

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Glen Tribute Highlights

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The loss of As Paradise Falls guitarist Glen Barrie still weighs on the hearts of all of is in the Brisbane heavy music scene, but the tremendous response Glen’s friends and family still receive always lifts out spirits.

Approximately 3 weeks after Glen’s sudden passing, the hardcore, metal and underground heavy music community came out in force to put on one of the most widely received shows of 2015 in honour of our fallen friend’s memory.

As Paradise Falls headlined this event and showcased a couple of new songs from their recent album they recorded with Glen in Thailand.  The band has released a 3 and a half minute long video highlighting some of their set.

You can see the video right now on the bands official Facebook page by going to  If you were one of the many, many fanatics at this event, keep an eye out … more...

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Awaken Sunny Coast

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One of Brisbane’s greatest heavy bands, Awaken I Am, is putting on another awesome show on the Sunshine Coast alongside Mannequin Republic’s own Bayharbour in the featured support slot.

Make sure you come out and see Awaken I Am, Bayharbour, Pave Paradise and Worldliness as they play Villa Noosa Hotel (19 Mary Street, Noosaville) on Sunday March 13, starting at 8:00 pm.  This is an 18+ event and tickets are only $10.

To all you hardcore music fanatics and Bayharbour faithful on the Sunshine Coast, come see what the hype is about in the wake of the latest hit single, “Find Solace.”  More information is available on our events page.… more...

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