Fighting With Wire

Fiercely melodic post-hardcore three piece from Derry, Northern Ireland.

Fighting With Wire released their debut album ‘Man Vs Monster’ through Smalltown America Records in 2008 to widespread critical acclaim.

The band are known for their explosive live shows and have toured relentlessly in the UK, Ireland and throughout Europe, taking in festivals such as Reading, Leeds, Download, Sonisphere, T In The Park, Oxegen, Radio One's Big Weekend, SXSW and CMJ.

The band secured a record deal with Atlantic Records in 2008 which led to them linking up with Grammy award winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, Deftones) to record the follow up to Man Vs Monster in Nashville, Tennessee.

Fighting With Wire will be on tour with 90s hardcore heroes Helmet in March/April 2012 throughout Europe and the UK to promote their eagerly anticipated second album, due for release late Spring 2012.

"The most essential rock album since 'The Color and the Shape'" - Big Cheese 5/5

"As debut albums go, this is an absolute corker. Derry's Fighting With Wire play like they're already headlining stadiums." - Kerrang! 4/5

"A flawless modern rock record" - Zane Lowe Radio1

"‘Man Vs Monster’ is a huge-sounding, balls-to-the-wall guitar record at a time when we’ve never needed one more." - AU Magazine 9/10

"Perhaps the time is finally right for Fighting With Wire to take centre-stage." - Drowned In Sound 8/10


Cahir O'Doherty
Jamie King
Craig McKean