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LaFaro On Tour With Therapy?

After touring with Therapy? in 2012 the dream touring combo is back. Expect big riffs, insults, jokes about dead bodies and more riffs.

Lafaro Tour With Therapy? + Hawkeyes

Expect big riffs, insults, jokes about fucking dead bodies and more riffs.

In The Studio: LaFaro

"We think it's the best sounding, tightest record we've done yet" - Dave Magee

LaFaro To Play Electric Picnic

"We're delighted to have been asked, it's flattering to be offered the chance to play such a great festival" - Dave Magee

LaFaro To Play Krach Am Bach Festival In Beelen, Germany

LaFaro to support We Were Promised Jetpacks at the German festival this Summer. Mach Show!

GoldenPlec - LaFaro To Support No Spill Blood

LaFaro Support No Spill Blood on July 5th Upstairs Whelan's, Dublin

Hot Press Review LaFaro At The Dublin Crawl

'Blessed with a thundering, throbbing, heavy duty sound, typified by breakneck rhythms, clattering percussion and snarling vocals, Black, Magee, LaFaro and Lynn easily charm the pants off the Whelan’s massive, some of whom are too entranced by the racket to headbang along.'

LaFaro To Headline G Sessions Stage At Glasgowbury 2012

"I've only moved back from Sheffield a few months so I'm looking forward to actually seeing all these NI bands that I keep hearing about and never see" - Oisin

LaFaro Talk To Camden Crawl Dublin

LaFaro talk about their upcoming appearance at the first ever Camden Crawl Dublin, their longing to play on The Muppet Show and how riffs rock the ivories.

Camden Crawl Dublin Latest

Lets Buy Happiness, Blacklisters And Alpines Join LaFaro At STA's Dublin Camden Crawl Show

STA At Pigstock 2012

We are happy to announce that Fighting With Wire, LaFaro and More Than Conquerors will all be playing this year's Pigstock Festival.

Dutch Magazine Gonzo Review 'Easy Meat'

Any Dutch speakers who can translate? Much appreciated.

LaFaro's Meat Wagon On Artrocker Radio

3voor12 Review LaFaro Supporting Automatic Sam

Any Dutch fans who can translate please?

German Magazine Éclat Review 'Easy Meat'

Sure, this album is emphatically unsexy, rough ‘n’ ready and clumsy. But LaFaro see this as anything but a weakness. No - they’re justifiably proud as punch. A frontal masterpiece in shit brown. Fuck me, this bucking bronco of an album is fun! - 9/10

All Quiet On The Western Front

After a mammoth tour of Europe, LaFaro return to rip up the UK.

LaFaro's Jonny Black Talks To German Magazine Éclat

Jonny talks tours, the NI scene, Larry David, German chefs, Derry 'wans', writing 'fuck' songs and posthumously fires Scott LaFaro...

WINNEN! Kaarten Voor Punkband LaFaro In Ekko, Utrecht!

Something for the Dutch fans.

Smalltown America At Camden Crawl Dublin 2012

Smalltown America to host night at the first ever Camden Crawl Dublin.

Jonny Black On 'Easy Meat'

LaFaro's Jonny Black explains 'Easy Meat' track-by-track. An insight? Maybe. The truth? Possibly. Good reading? Definitely.

LaFaro and Fighting With Wire In Bearded Magazine's 'Guide To Belfast'

'It’s not for everyone, and it’ll be interesting to see what they decide to do next, but either way, whatever they’ve got, the people of Belfast want a lot more of it.'

Dutch Site 'iDordt' Review LaFaro Live At Bibelot

'Uiteindelijk kwam ik er op uit dat de muziek wel wat weg had van Peter Pan Speedrock en de zang wel een beetje leek op Johnny Rotten van de Sex Pistols, maar ook hier zijn de overeenkomsten nog vrij ver gezocht.' [This definitely sounds interesting...Any translators?]

Dutch Site 3Voor12 Review LaFaro

'Easy Meat klinkt als Motörhead in overdrive, overkill wordt het echter niet.' [Anyone available to translate?]

German Site MetalTrails.com Interview LaFaro Frontman Jonny Black

"For years the English have been trying to convince the world that the Germans never laugh, that they all wear storm-trooper uniforms and that they are all called Siegfried. But the German people are some of the warmest, funniest people we have ever met." - Jonny

No Borders Magazine Review LaFaro In Edinburgh

"Throw a glass at Oisin if he makes a mistake." - Jonny

Chimp Magazine Review 'Meat Wagon

'Savage, crunchy, dissonant and punctuated with dynamics that deliver a huge break and massive drop.' LaFaro have 'the drop'? - Do one Skrillex...

OoR Magazine Review LaFaro's 'Easy Meat'

Taken from February's issue of Oor Magazine. Still in need of translation.

AU Magazine Review LaFaro In Belfast

'Any anxieties about Black being seated were ill-founded; tonight the songs speak for themselves, with the frenzied crowd more than making up for Black’s lack of movement.'

A Year In Focus: LaFaro

Jonny Black talks to Molten Magazine about a year in the life of LaFaro during 2011.

LiveXS.nl Review LaFaro At Eurosonic

"Compared to you we look like the monsters out of 'Lord of the Rings'." - Jonny

LaFaro's 'Easy Meat' Reviewed In German Magazine 'Eclipsed'

'With fat riffs and their manic vocals this band is about to institutionalise itself into the hardcore genre.' - 6/10

LaFaro's 'Easy Meat' Reviewed In German Magazine 'Visions'

'It’s starting off with a surprise attack: Full Tilt is losing it without warning and hitting the right spots. Nose first, temples second. You’re stumbling. Langer is mocking the German citizenship and during Sucking Diesel the brawl becomes a party'.- Album Of The Year - 10/12

Eurosonic Review LaFaro's Performance At The Festival

"[Here is] so much better than where we're from. Belfast is a fucking shithole, more like a minefield."- Jonny

Oor Magazine Review LaFaro at Eurosonic 2012

You don't need to speak Dutch to guess what 'Jonny Black zit op een stoel' means...

KickingTheHabit.nl Review LaFaro At Eurosonic

'LaFaro speelt stevige rocksongs die net wat harder aangezet zijn dan bij (het bekendere werk van) Therapy?' - Dutch speakers required!

Fileunder.nl Review LaFaro At Eurosonic 2012

'Lafaro close the opening night of Eurosonic and these Irish do it with verve.'

DaMusic.be Review LaFaro At Eurosonic 2012

'If you're from Belfast it's not surprising you make this type of music Lafaro does. Compare it to an unexpected headbutt and you kinda get the idea.

LaFaro In AU Gig Guide

LaFaro's first Irish date of 2012 in AU Magazine.

LordsOfMetal.nl Review 'Easy Meat'

'The first thing that comes to mind when listening to the second album of the Irish LaFaro is: "These guys don't mind a bit of Therapy? and Helmet."'

'Easy Meat' In Dawn Of The Deaf's Top 10

LaFaro's 'Easy Meat' is number 6 in Dawn Of The Deaf's 'Top 10 Albums Of 2011'

LaFaro Make Top 50

LaFaro's 'Easy Meat' Makes It Into AU Magazine's 'Top 50 Albums Of 2011'

UP Magazine Review 'Easy Meat'

Wanted: Dutch translator

LaFaro's 'Easy Meat' Is Echoes And Dust's Number 2 Album Of 2011

STA Alumni, And So I Watch You From Afar pinches it to number 1 with 'Gangs'

Dutch Magazine 'Oor' Review 'Easy Meat'

It's all in Dutch, but we're pretty sure its a good review...

LaFaro's 'Easy Meat' In Culture NI Magazine's Top 5 Albums of 2011

'LaFaro show a natural gift for melody and arrangement that could yet take them to new and explosive heights.'

LaFaro's 'Easy Meat' In Clash Magazine's Highlights of 2011

'An 18 track razor sharp punk rock filled album'

Contact Music Review 'Easy Meat'

'This album is less a calm blue ocean, and more a flaming chasm in the deepest depths of hell...These songs are truly punishing, and would probably start riots if you played them loud enough. There is no respite here.'

LaFaro In Rock Sound Top 50

We're all really proud to learn that LaFaro's album 'Easy Meat' has made it into Rock Sound Magazine's 'Top 50 Albums Of The Year', number 43 to be precise. Talking about the album they said...

Rare Skip Moses Performance This Week

LaFaro's Jonny Black's alter ego Skip Moses is playing live this Friday, December 9th in Bennigan's Bar, Derry with Junior Johnson

DaMusic.be Feature On LaFaro At Eurosonic 2012

'The Pixies at their most dangerous, Big Black with pepper up their asses...'