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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 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.

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

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.

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.'

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.'

DaMusic.be Feature On LaFaro At Eurosonic 2012

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

LaFaro Interview And Performance On 'Community of Independents'

Jonny and Dave talk to Community of Independents about why they got into music, touring, and what they think of the modern music industry.

Terrorizer Magazine Review LaFaro's London Show

'It's clear that all they give a shit about is rock.'

'Meat Wagon' A Short Fanzine About Rocking Review

'A bouncy and beautifully incoherent masterpiece.'

Our Zone Magazine Feature LaFaro

'The vocals are a dirty meaty filling of a sublime rock band.'

Bido Lito Magazine Review LaFaro's Liverpool Show

'Forget music that makes you want to fight, this is the kind of music that makes you think "why the fuck am I not in a band?"

Kerrang! Review 'Easy Meat'

'Riff, after riff, after raw as fuck riff.' - KKKK

Bearded Magazine Review LaFaro's 'Easy Meat'

'Fills you with enough teenage spunk that you do just kind of feel like lamping someone.'

AU Review The Now Infamous 'Easy Meat' Album Launch

'Once is fully acceptable: everyone’s entitled to their opinion. Twice is a bit redundant, and seven times is just disappointing.'

Exploding In Sound Magazine - Easy Meat - Album Review

'LaFaro's Easy Meat is cooked to perfection'

Rock-a-Rolla Magazine Review 'Easy Meat'

'Like a turd in punk's clothes'

Kerrang! Review LaFaro's Sheffield show

'The intimate setting affords the band a chance to not so much throw out stage banter as engage in actual conversation, wittering on about burning priests, the joys of Bring Me The Horizon and whatever falls out of their clearly deranged heads.' - KKKK

LaFaro Talk To Noise Addiction Magazine

"[Jonny is] like a lyrical Womble!" - Alan

The Irish Star Review LaFaro's 'Easy Meat'

'Meaty riffs topped by mouthy lyrics with an anti-establishment tone.' 3/5