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Kerrang! Introduce LaFaro

"It's fucking rock music, not accountancy!" - Jonny

Watch LaFaro Reading Festival Highlights

Panicdots.com Interview LaFaro

'Tea, Crumpets and Buckfast for Breakfast'

LaFaro / ASIWYFA In Rock Sound Festivals Review

The Fly Review 'Basic Nature'

'‘Basic Nature’, sees the trio discovering new areas of their sound, whilst also sticking to the ramshackle resonance they’ve already honed so well.'

Crooked Mountain, Crooked Sea: Source Magazine Interview

"...Comparisons, ranging from Cursive for their similarly narrative songs to the restrained rage of Fugazi and At The Drive In."

'Hugs' Is State Magazine's Album Of The Week

'Hugs is forthcoming in September which will feature guest appearances by Maps and Kaori Tsuchida of The Go! Team'

Art Rocker Magazine - I Watched It From The Roadside - Album Review

'Consistent, interesting and ever so slightly unpredictable, they should do well.'

Rock Sound Magazine Live Review

[Alan is a] "good looking cripple." - Jonny

Rock Sound Magazine Review LaFaro's York Show

'The grunge-infested guitars that form the basis of set-closer 'Cold Dog Soup' makes Rock Sound's head rumble.'

Review And Guilfest Preview

And So I Watch You From Afar Feature In Fuck You Brussels Magazine

ASIWYFA Live From Amsterdam!

Rory ASIWYFA Talks Sonisphere

LaFaro Chat To Hotpress Magazine

"It's difficult to write as you tour...but you do find that you might come up with things during the soundcheck, between the engineer shouting at Alan to set up his drums properly." - Dave

ASIWYFA Support Them Crooked Vultures!

ASIWYFA will be supporting Them Crooked Vultures on their upcoming European tour.

LaFaro Album Launch - KKKK

State.ie - 'LaFaro' - Album Review

"They have established themselves as a highly sought-after live act on the UK & Ireland circuit, having listened to the album it’s not hard to imagine why."

405.com - 'LaFaro' - Album Review

'As dirty and grimy as even the most perverse fantasies of Danny Boyle, the debut album from the Belfast quartet is fiercely unrelenting.'

RockMidgets.com On LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut Album

'Reuben playing Mclusky songs'

LaFaro In Cargo Collective May 2010

The Fly Review LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut Album

'It's a gripping, infectious, frenetic, pummelling, riff-tastic masterpiece in rock that makes you remember how good real, honest, hard rock music can be. God Bless LaFaro. Album of the year, bar none.'

Kerrang! Review LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut

'Summoning the spirit of Seattle circa 1990, this debut album from Northern Irish quartet LaFaro is a thing of rampant power and joy.'

LaFaro's Forthcoming UK Tour In Rock Sound Magazine

Rock Sound details LaFaro's upcoming tour.

Rock Sound Magazine Review LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut Album

'A ferocious, frenetic spirit few bands could rival, and the lyrics are ace throughout.' - 8/10

LaFaro Is Rock Sound Magazine's 'Band Of The Month'

"I made a pact with myself eight years ago never to write a fucking love song." - Jonny

LaFaro On Rock Sound Magazine's CD This Month

'Cold Dog Soup' from LaFaro's self-titled debut album is in May's edition of Rock Sound Magazine.

Big Cheese Magazine Feature LaFaro

'Rock 'n' Roll rarely sounds this sexy, fun and heartfelt.'

Rock Sound's New Band Of The Month - LaFaro

Drop-D Magazine - 'LaFaro' - Album Review

Felberg Feature In AU

"Quirky, eccentric and surreal sounds fine unless you are descriping your doctor."

Cahir Talks To AU Magazine At SXSW 2010

"Weirdest moment so far was watching Jamie King [bass], out of his mind, start a moshpit at a rave." - Cahir

The Irish News Review LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut

'A short sharp shock of heavy, abrasive grunge rock carved from big dumb riffs, savage caveman drumming and the rantings of an evil old pervert.'

AU Magazine Catches Up With The NI Bands At SXSW 2010

"A crowd of 150-plus had gathered outside, it was incredible...not even our booking agent Beckie could get in." - Chris Wee

Rock Sound Magazine Live Review of Let Our Enemies Beware And LaFaro

'Their crazed performance tonight ranks them supreme.'

ASIWYFA Album #2 Features In Rock Sound

The Irish Independent Review ASIWYFA's Andrew's Lane Theatre Show In Dublin

'A capacity crowd is lapping up the relentless assault of cascading riffs and white noise...'

HeinekenMusic.ie Review ASIWYFA's Andrew's Lane Theatre Show In Dublin

"This music makes you wish you played guitar."

Cahir Talks To The Derry Journal About Fighting With Wire's Upcoming Performance At SXSW 2010

"The second album is already turning into our 'Chinese Democracy'." - Cahir

Rhythm Feature

"I'd describe our sound as more like Mars Volta, a real open-minded, progressive sound." - Chris

What Austin Thought Of ASIWYFA's SXSW 2010 Appearance

'The entire crowd erupted in micro-moshing and headbanging, transfixed by the sound.'

Austin Chronicle Review Of SXSW 2010

"The band cranked up the volume, kicked away the microphone stand and now aims its instro-rock right in the gut."

PunkMusic.com Review Of SXSW 2010

'I never knew an instrumental set could be this exciting.'

See What The Locals Think At SXSW 2010

'A blistering, deafening, yet almost hypnotic wall of instrumental guitar.'

And So I Watch You From Afar Tower Instore Photos

Spinner Magazine - SXSW 2010 Interview

"I like Erasure, have you ever heard of them? I was into that sort of a thing when I was younger. I would be in a drunken state at parties and get really into it, and people would take photos and blackmail me."

LaFaro Do Studio 8 Session For BBC ATL

All the LaFaro classics as you've never heard them before...

Andrew Chats All Things STA With Rocksound.

Rock Sound Magazine Review Of The Letters EP

"Catchy guitar riffs crashing against a heavier adaptation of the same theme."

Letters Reviewed In Rock Midgets

"...A lesson in how to stick a much needed rocket up post-rock's arse."