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State Magazine Review FWW In Dublin

'With a cache of quality tunes, a major label deal in the bag and a sojourn in the USA on the horizon, Fighting With Wire seem destined for greater things '

Drop - D Magazine Feature On FWW

'What Rock 'n' Roll is really all about'

Soundshock Live Review Of FWW & LaFaro

'Fighting With Wire is a band that knows how to impress a crowd in every way.'

FWW's Cahir Q & A For The Irish Daily Star

"I get the bus from Derry to Belast quite a lot. Loads of mavericks on buses" - Cahir

BBC Across The Line Live Review Of FWW

'Cahir is already our own little rock god in waiting'

State Magazine & Panama Kinggs On FWW's Success

'It's been a long time since Ireland produced a top flight rock band, but the wait is finally over.'

FWW Feature In The Big List

The Big List talk about the success of 'Man Vs. Monster' and Fighting With Wire's upcoming show with LaFaro.

Jamie King Book Review

Fighting WIth Wire's Jamie King does a book review for the Belfast Telegraph. Random, but insightful...

Entertainment.ie Interview FWW's Cahir

"Record deals don't matter, good music matters" - Cahir

Hot Press Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Unrelenting hard rock debut from Derry's answer to the Foos' - 2.5/5

Review Of FWW Supporting Biffy Clyro

'With their punchy guitar sound, melodic choruses and immense stage presence, these guys certainly confirmed why they are one of the most hard working bands in Northern Ireland.' The Big List review Fighting With Wire supporting Biffy Clyro in Belfast.

Cut The Transmission...

Smalltown America were ruling the airwaves in Northern Ireland last night. Unfortunately, Brian forgot to pre-advertise the appearances - likely he'll be confined to the dungeon in STA towers with nothing but the mountainous Demo pile for company.

Go Join A Band!

I've always been an advocate of Northern Irish bands, and I've seen so many great bands that broke up never getting their dues.

FWW Are Ones To Watch In 09

Having DJ Zane Lowe as one of their biggest fans was definitely a highlight of 2008 as Cahir explained. "We were totally blown away when he played our stuff and said how much he liked it."

The Evening Echo Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'An album that really brings rock back to its moshing roots' - 4/5

The Big List Talk To FWW's Cahir

"Playing for Jetplane Landing, I realised there hadn't been a big band from Northern Ireland since Ash and that really annoyed me. When we came back from England, I wanted Northern Ireland to have a scene like the old Seattle scene." - Cahir

Culture NI Interview With FWW's Cahir

"We don’t follow any fashion trends. I mean I’m still wearing the same coat for the last seven years!" - Cahir O'Doherty

Subba Chat With One Of Irelands Best Exports, The Loved-By-Zane-Lowe Fighting With Wire

"I realised very quickly that ambulance people do not know what a Stone Cold Stunner is" - Cahir

Public Service Blogcast Episode 9

Kerrang! Review FWW XFM Session

'Colossal melody hooking in your brain and determinedly dragging it wherever it feels like going.'

Rock Sound Magazine Live Review Of FWW & General Fiasco

"I fingered Madonna" - Cahir 'Aggressive and honest' - Rock Sound - 8/10

NME 'Review' FWW Live

"A trainwreck of unrivalled shite" - the infamous live review!

Brum Live Review FWW

'The night ended with an awesome assault of noise that left the crowd hoarse with appreciation'

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire Supporting You Me At Six

'Think Foo Fighters at their most barn storming.' - KKKK

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire At Reading & Leeds Festival 2008

'Pausing only to offer some, ahem, condolences on the break up up of Reverend And The Makers, The Irish lads simply cannot fail.' - KKKK

Cahir's Top 5 Mavericks In Kerrang!

"It's a place filled with beautiful women, but as soon as they open their mouths, it's game over."

Bham Review "All For Nothing"

'Chunky euphoric riffs'

Kerrang! Interview FWW's Cahir

"We're not interested in being famous for five minutes and fucking someone from Hollyoaks" - Cahir

Room 13 Review FWW Live At Reading & Leeds 2008

'At one stage the Irishman begins to mourn the tragic news of Reverend And The Makers breaking up, pleading his sincerity before declaring that their album was a nine carrot gold chunk of shit and did anyone actually get what they were about anyway?'

FWW's Cahir Talks To Big Cheese Magazine

"We're like a creepy travelling Irish gypsy family with songs and strange names." - Cahir

Rocksound Magazine Review Fighting With Wire's 'All For Nothing'

"Their biography says that they're from Derry, where I almost got killed once for saying 'Londonderry'." - 8/10

Exclusive Premier Of 'Sugar' By FWW

Video Exclusives Brighton Style

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire At Truck Festival 2008

'The Fighting With Wire round the rock front up with the taut riffing and melodious invention for which they are due more recognition.' - 4/5

Fighting With Wire On The Road AGAIN!

Kerrang! awards show with glitch-prog-hardcore monsters Rolo Tomassi. Pretty cool, huh?

FWW In Kerrang! Radio's Top 10

FWW's "Everyone Needs A Nemesis" in Kerrang!'s Top 10 singles you should hear NOW!

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire At Truck Festival 2008

'Fighting With Wire round the rock front up with the taut riffing and melodious invention for which they are due more recognition'

Hotter Than An Austrian Dungeon

O'Doherty's impassioned guitar freakouts on the more unconventional offerings, are both engaging and entertaining. Catch them before they explode.

ZOO Magazine Review FWW At One Big Weekend

What a bunch of tits...

Rock Sound Magazine Live Review Of FWW

"It's hotter than an Austrian dungeon in here" - Cahir

Kerrang! Review FWW At Download Festival 2008 - Saturday: Gibson Stage

'Twitchy, enveloping post-rock should have this tent rammed this time next year.' - KKKK

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire In Brighton

'"It's hotter than an Austrian dungeon in here," casually notes frontman Cahir O'Doherty to a mixture of laughter, murmurs and downright disapproval.' - 7/10

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire At Download Festival 2008

'Their twitchy, enveloping post-rock should have this tent rammed this time next year.' - 4/5

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire At Download Festival 2008

'Twitchy and enveloping' - KKKK

Norman Records On 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Seriously hook-laden rock music'

Cahir's Favourite Shit In Kerrang!

"The one about the boy who is lying on his bed furiously jerking off..." - Cahir

Kerrang! On Fighting With Wire's BBC Radio 1 Session

'Like Foo Fighters and Dinosaur Jr losing a fight to Million Dead.'

Cahir's Favourite Shit

"The one about the boy who is lying on his bed furiously jerking off with his headphones on and his eyes shut. When he opens his eyes his mum has left him a cup of tea and sandwich on the bedside table" - Cahir O'Doherty

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire's Radio 1 Session

'Sounding like Foo Fighters and Dinosaur Jr losing a fight to Million Dead'

Pure Tense:FWW Live At One Big Weekend

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire In London

'The Derry trio batter the fuck out of their instruments, attacking their set with a comparable level of honest fury, while never once losing grip on their infectious melodies and impeccable choruses.' - 4/5