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Posts tagged with "Fighting With Wire"

ASIWYFA vs FWW, The Final Throwdown...

And Watch This Now As Well!

FWW Bring More Serious Beef Back To ASIWYFA

ASIWYFA Got Serious Beef With FWW

FWWs' 'Man Vs Monster' Set To Be A Hit?

"what Foo Fighters would sound like if they rocked just a little harder and displayed a bit more post-hardcore influence."

Fighting With Wire Vs And So I Watch You From Afar

The date is set!

Alternative Press Feature FWW

"A few years back, we were going to do one more tour and then pack it in..."

Alternative Press Talk To FWW's Cahir

"Three Irish shits trying to sell that back to Americans 15 years down the line; you know, I'm not really sure how that will go down." - Cahir O' Doherty

Fighting With Wire Tour Diaries

Music News Live Review Of Fighting With Wire

'If 2009 doesn’t yield immense success for this band, there’s really no justice – or point actually' - 5/5

FWW's "Sugar" No.1 In MTV2 Charts

Fighting With Wire Start 2009 with a bang

Public Service Blogcast Episode 21

Muze On FWW's "Sugar"

'"Sugar" underlines the Derry three-piece’s position as the band to watch in 2009.'

CD Times Review "Sugar"

'I'd give it another listen if I hadn't already ripped my own eardrums out the first time around'

Click Music Review "Sugar"

'Delightfully tuneful ear-bashing' - 3/5

The Line Of Best Fit Live Review Of FWW

'Tunes and passion in abundance'

Beat Surrender Review "Sugar"

'This might just be down to the choice of single and I’m sure within the context of anal bum it may be better, for now though I’m not convinced' - 2/5 [Really don't know what that comment means...]

Attention All Dissertation Writers...

The rise and rise of JPL touring "We were a shithot band but complete zombies by the time it was over. Our minds had turned into the inside of a Travelodge room..."

Fighting With Wire On Balcony TV - Dublin

Rock Midgets Review "Sugar"

'Don't be surprised if they get their just desserts soon enough. - 4/5

KISS FM On FWW

'Punchy, spirited, no holds barred alt-rock.'

The Ulster Star Review 'Sugar'

'Lyrically introspective, a band to watch in 2009'

IMRO Review FWW's "Sugar"

'Lyrically introspective, "Sugar" showcases the band at its melodic best'

Die Shellsuit Die Live Review Of FWW

'When looking at front man, Cahir; it’s hard to believe that such a delightful roar could come from a guy who looks charming enough to take home to meet your grandma without fear of frightening her to death' - 8/10

Daily Music Guide Live Review Of FWW

'Unpretentious, animated and even more enjoyable live than on record' - 3.5/ 5

FWW IS The Irish Times' 'Gig Of The Week'

'The Derry rockers treated a blokey audience to 50 minutes of tight-as-a-tax-exile high energy northern rock, which was far more enjoyable than the bank of the same name.'

The Daily Record Review FWW Live

'Fighting With Wire may only be a trio, but their melodic rock still managed to pack a powerful punch'

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

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

Top 50 Northern Irish Songs Of AU's Lifetime

Jetplane Landing, And So I Watch You From Afar, Fighting With Wire, Oppenheimer and LaFaro all make up AU's Top 50 with the latter's "Tuppenny Nudger" topping the poll.

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.'

A Little Solidarity...

Friends of ASIWYFA show their love and support in Belfast over 3 days

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!