Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Tyde Off The Reef

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, Mannequin Republic homegrown metal act Trinatyde have announced that they will be unable to participate in this year’s Rocking For The Reef Festival in Ipswich, scheduled for November 26.

The band has expressed their deep disappointment for the incursion into their scheduled performance, but have promised to make it up to the many Tydons in Queensland with some big plans for events in the future.

In the meantime, we here at Mannequin Republic encourage all of you in the Ipswich area to check out this awesome event, which Trinatyde has participated in in the past.  If you’re a fan of heavy music, this show will not only meet all your metal desires, but it’s also for a great cause in supporting one of Australia’s greatest natural wonders.

The event starts at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 26 at Hotel Metropole (251 Brisbane Street) in Ipswich.  Over … more...

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Secrets Announced

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A Breach Of Silence have officially released the details of their long awaited new recording project, through their record label at Eclipse Records.

In a statement made through Eclipse, the band made it clear that their latest effort will indeed be their third full length album, entitled Secrets and it will be made available to the public on February 24, 2017.

The album will include 13 brand new tunes, including a cover of “Shameless” by The Weeknd.  The recording, mixing and mastering of the new album was once again in the hands of Fredrik Nordstrom and Henrik Udd at Studio Fredman in Sweeden, who were behind the last two A Breach Of Silence albums, both of which came out with massive critical and fan support.

Vocalist Rhys Flannery further confirmed rumours that music on the album would have a more evolved sound, as A Breach Of Silence are known to … more...

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Paradise Promotes New Vocals

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Since the sudden departure of their previous frontman, fans and media sources have been buzzing with speculation as to who might be the new replacement for the coveted vocal spot with As Paradise Falls.

Although lots of rumours have circulated and guesses have been made, no official announcement as to the new signer has come from As Paradise Falls.  However, the band has made it clear in recent social media posts that the band intends to play live shows in Queensland with their new frontman before the end of the year.

As of now, the likely debut will take place on November 11 when As Paradise Falls supports A Breach Of Silence at the Crowbar in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley.  This will be the first time Aussie fans will get a glimpse of the new vocalist and a heap of new tracks from their upcoming debut album.

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Bayharbour Release Stargazing

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In a surprise release for late October, Brisbane hardcore outfit Bayharbour unleashed their latest single on the world, with the brand new track “Stargazing” setting the stage for the continued evolution of the band.

Although known for pushing the envelope with their sound, “Stargazing” is yet another unique example of the diverse talent Bayharbour possess.  Hard hitting drums, interesting spins of screams and clean vocals, melodic and intricate guitar riffs, this track has again set Bayharbour apart from the rest of the hardcore music scene in Australia.

Hear “Stargazing” for yourself right now on YouTube by going to

“Stargazing” was mixed and mastered by Gareth Hargreaves, with special artwork by Thomas Bryden.  This track was also released through the promotional efforts of Dreambound Music.

The video gained 5,000 views in a few days and overwhelming positive feedback from fans and critics.  More news on “Stargazing” by Bayharbour is … more...

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Breach And Paradise Hit Crowbar

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Big event announcement for the many Mannequin Republic fanatics in Brisbane as two of our hottest bands team up to blow your minds for a special show in Fortitude Valley.

On November 11, you can catch the first show in months for A Breach Of Silence, who are headlining this special showcase, with rumours swirling they will be unleashing some hot new music from their recently announced new album, Secrets.

Equally anticipated will be the featured support act, another Mannequin Republic favourite in As Paradise Falls, who have also announced a wrap to recording their new project, with the promise of new music and the debut of a brand new vocalist, still shrouded in mystery.

Also on the card are super sexy local acts Wildheart and Odysseus Reborn, to kick off the show and get this party started right.

If you’re one of the many, many fans that have … more...

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