Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Secrets Skeptically Reviewed

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A Breach Of Silence have been raking in reviews from across all platforms of heavy music media, from some of the biggest international publications to genuine, homegrown, local blogs.  We appreciate everyone who takes the time to give their opinion on Secrets and pen an article reviewing the album.

Another stellar review has come in from The Skeptics Review, in a well-crafted piece by The Scientist, the new A Breach Of Silence album is deconstructed track by track and analyzed.

The review praises the album, claiming it will have something for everyone, no matter what your musical preference.  Calling A Breach Of Silence a band that “deserve[s] to be listened to” and unafraid to push their limits as musicians and unique song writers.

Especially called to attention are tracks such as “Secrets”, “’Fair Weather Friends” and “A Better Place” for their stand out qualities as tracks that showcase the next … more...

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Time Lapse Tour Out

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A massive thanks for everyone who came out to see Bayharbour on their quick capital city tour around Australia as they launched their first full length album Time Lapse.  Their were some great crowds and great tunes and we were proud to be a part of it.

A big shout out to Diamond Construct, who joined A Breach Of Silence in the featured support slot for every show.  They brought the goods every night, as did the other bands who jammed with us in each city.

Our thanks to all the venues and event organisers who helped make these gigs possible, including the Phoenix Arts Theatre in Brisbane, The Bald Faced Stag in Sydney, Royal Melbourne Hotel and Wrangler Studios in Melbourne.

We’d also like to shout out Elliot Sauvage for taking some killer shots of Bayharbour on tour, many of which you can see on his official Facebook … more...

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Ride Or Die On Spotify

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The first tracks that come to mind off of A Breach Of Silence’s new full length album, Secrets, are probably the early singles “Falling Away” and “Broken” or underground fan favourite “Sugar And Spice.”  However, another track has been turning heads in recent weeks, that being “Ride Or Die.”

“Ride Or Die” has recently been championed by the knowledgable and particular playlist editors on Spotify, making it a featured part of the New Metal Tracks Playlist.

If you already subscribe to Spotify, it’s well worth checking out this awesome playlist by going to, where you can hear “Ride Or Die” along with a heap of other hot new heavy tracks.

The entire Secrets album by A Breach Of Silence is also available on Spotify along with loads of other specially crafted playlists featuring other Mannequin Republic acts.  Get listening!… more...

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Secrets Charts iTunes

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Secrets, the third full length album by A Breach Of Silence, was released to the world towards the end of February in 2017 and has turned heads across the music industry and the buzz for the band has become apparent in many respected music carts.

On the first week of release, Secrets made an impact on the iTunes music charts, debuting at the number 2 slot in the metal category, charting just under Born Of Osiris and over metal heavyweights like Suicide Silence, Metallica and I Prevail.

The album also hit the number 39 spot on the worldwide iTunes music charts for the same week of February.

Our thanks to all the A Breach Of Silence faithful out there who pre-ordered the new album and went out and purchased it on the first day.  We’re very proud of the success the band has achieved with this project and we … more...

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Hysteria Over Secrets

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Hysteria Magazine is one of the top names in heavy music publications here in Australia and their reviews can often influence large waves of fans to get behind a new project or not.

That’s why we here at Mannequin Republic were stoked to see Hysteria Magazine give A Breach Of Silence’s new album Secrets and rave review.  Author Michelle O’Rance took the new disc to task, proclaiming “overall, from the thirteen tracks on the album, there isn’t a bad one among them.“

The review calls the new approach by A Breach Of Silence more melodic with a new focus on vocals, while at the same time complimenting the writing efforts of the guitarists.  The overall message being the the band has kept the pieces that worked well in the past, such as the production by Fredrik Nordstrom and Henrik Udd while the band has successfully crawled into new territory to … more...

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