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Muze Review ASIWYFA's 'A Little Solidarity Goes A Long Way / Set Guitars To Kill'

'this ambitious foursome have the drive of some kind of bastard big tank and have managed to build not just their own reputation to towering heights but also that of a whole city'

A New Band A Day Review Alan MX's 'Warpsichord'

'This is where awkwardness and lushness overlap, creating its own musical Venn diagram'

Sound Of Violence Review 'Adventuring'

'Not only does this record represent agreat step forward in terms of technical execution, less monolithic and predictable, but also a sense of joy, of veritable pleasure to beplaying together and sharing these emotions.' - 4/5

Rock Sound Magazine Review 'Adventuring'

'Let the adventure begin' - 8/10

Vice Magazine Review ASIWYFA's Debut

'Rescuing the instrumetal ship from the deepest depths of irrevocable mediocrity' - 8/10

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

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...]

Rock Midgets Review "Sugar"

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

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'

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.'

ASIWYFA - Vice Album Review - 8/10

Soundshock Live Review Of FWW & LaFaro

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

BBC Across The Line Live Review Of FWW

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

Pavelware Review ASIWYFA's "The Voiceless"

It's easy to see why so many people have connected with the band's music based solely on this one piece.

Hot Press Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

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

Turn This Up : Nailler9 'Letters' Review

WOAH! This debut is knocking my socks off.

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.

A Synesthete's Description Of TheseRIOTSareJUSTtheBEGINNING.

'I have sound/vision synesthesia; certain sounds, particularly when I’m concentrating solely on them (i.e, like listening to music in a quiet room), can trigger an autonomic visual reaction were by I can ’see’ the beat of the drum, or a guitar riff there, in front of me as colour'

The Evening Echo Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

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

NME Review 'Wrecked Angles'

'This is Les Savy Fav doing Captain Beefheart, a totally unpredictable racket that, for this very reason, is double-mega'

Subbacultcha Review This Ain't No Picnic

'Horseshoe moustaches - why was there so many of them?'

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

Bham Review "All For Nothing"

'Chunky euphoric riffs'

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

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

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'

Rock Sound Magazine Review 'Dirty Versions'

'Bold basslines and hip-shaking beats' - 8/10

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'

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire's Radio 1 Session

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

UK Music Review On 'Well-Oiled Machine'

'Creating a sound akin to The Killers being locked in a room with The Psychedelic Furs and forced to write a bunch of unashamedly indie pop songs, Clone Quartet are a Belfast four piece with a keen ear for a tune.'

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

The Dreaded Press Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

"Fighting With Wire are full of the wasps-in-the-trousers get-up-and-go that comes from throwing your heart and mind into doing something as best you can"

The Sun Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'The tug-of-war between pleasing melody and punk ferocity is superbly balanced.' - 3.5/5

The Sun Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Sweeping choruses and riffs that pack plenty of punch'

Rock Sound Magazine Review Man Vs. Monster

'I thought it was good, falling short of awesome...A Solid 7/10'

Classic Rock Magazine Review 'Man vs. Monster'

'Not bad, just tiresomely generic.' - 5/10

Rock Sound Magazine Review 'Wrecked Angles'

'Truly the leaders of the post-punk pack'

The Subways Review 'Man Vs. Monster' In Rock Sound Magazine

'It was solid and they have a good rock sound' - Billy, The Subways - 7/10

Big Cheese Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'The most essential rock album since 'The Colour And The Shape.'

Teletext Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Raucous and splenetic' - 7/10

New Noise REview 'Man Vs. Monster'

'As good as anything Dave Grohl's men have produced in recent years'

Big Cheese Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'The most essential rock album since 'The Colour And The Shape''