Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock


Sounds like

Sticky Fingers, Six60, Son Little


band members

Robz Godfrey Jnr - Vocals/Rhythm, Joel Wells - Lead Guitar, Steve Leavy - Bass, Fabian Soutar - Vocals, Tim Weire - Drums


Influences

Sticky Fingers, Six60, Sublime, Lenny Kravitz, 3 Doors Down, Bumpin Uglies, Supergroove, The Holdup


Website

mantisempire.com

Bio

Known as the; “Rock, Reggae Juggernauts, creating waves of hype around the coast…” Mantis Empire is your good time band with an undeniabie ability to break ice and build vibes.
Emerging onto the scene with sweet harmonious hooks, relatable lyrics, showcasing through high energy sets.
In June 2018 the group released their debut album, ‘Spread the word’ capturing the attention of Triple J host Nkechi, which featured ‘Tell me the truth’ on ‘Roots n All’ show. Furthermore gaining airplay throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.
Winners of Passport to Airlie Sunshine Coast. M.E’ (Mantis Empire) blasted their way, vivaciously through multiple live sets, which in no time had punters of Airlie Beach Festival of Music wowed with their distinct sound.
“Shadows style guitar work and more than just a bit of Santana thrown in, this music made for some perfect festival vibes”
The coastal dark horses have said to expect more music very soon followed by the possibility of a 2nd album late 2019….

Review

Review by Nkechi Anele Nkechi Anele

11 May 2018

Triple J
35

Coastal groovy vibes with a steely lead vocal to drive it all home makes this a rocker of a track - Dig it!

Coastal groovy vibes with a steely lead vocal to drive it all home makes this a rocker of a track - Dig it!

Review

Review by Ice City Ice City

16 May 2019

50

My only regret is not jumping on unearthed more, if i did i would have found this beauty sooner!
Amazing track Mantis! Yous are killing it!!

My only regret is not jumping on unearthed more, if i did i would have found this beauty sooner!
Amazing track Mantis! Yous are killing it!!