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Music Towers Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'With riffs as sawdust rough as anything else from the alt-rock stable on this side of the Atlantic in the last five years'

Hard Rock House Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

''Man Vs Monster' is an excellent debut and one that does compliment Fighting With Wire's continuing strong live performances'

Angry Ape Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Fighting With Wire have finally officially arrived'

Musica Popolare Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

''Well Oiled Machine' è un lp lindo e ben costruito, peccato che appare decisamente privo di passione emotiva'

Impact Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'All in all a musical tour de force which will have you convulsed in a paroxysm of wrath, tears and glory' - 5/5

Subbacultcha Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

A rousing debut from the Derry trio' - 3/5

Metal Hammer Review And So I Watch You From Afar's Debut Album

'An exhilerating blend of Pelican-style crunching riffs and spaced-out yet heavy guitars' - 7/10

Drowned In Sound Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Perhaps the time is finally right for Fighting With Wire to take centre-stage' - 8/10

In The News Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'A frenetic and buzz-paced collection'

Kerrang! Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'As debuts go, this is an absolute corker' - KKKK

Road Records Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Extra heavy Foo Fighters with tons of added punk rock attitude'

Sounds Of Violence Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'propose l’un des meilleurs albums, car complet et personnel, de ce début d’année' - 4.5/5

MusicNews.com Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'With the vocal urgency of a modern day Phil Lynott and a guitar attack that Dave Grohl would easily endorse, 'Man Vs. Monster' is a relentless power.'

Music News Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Man Vs. Monster is an ear splitting and controlled triumph' - 3/5

Kerrang! Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Fighting With Wire have the melody and the hooks, but there's a backbone of solid rock holding it all together to brilliant effect...As debut's go, this is a corker.' - 4/5

Rock Sound Magazine Review ASIWYFA's 'This Is Our Machine And Nothing Can Stop It'

'The glinting horizons and shimmering payoffs are high points' - 7/10

NME Review And So I Watch You From Afar

'The sound of someone crashing an oil tanker through Sigur Ros' ice floe' - 6/10

Kerrang! Review ASIWYFA's Debut Album

'It's rare for a body of work to be so dreamy and elegiac yet conversely monstrously heavy' - KKKK

Rock Sound Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Sounding like Foo Fighters circa 1995...'Man Vs Monster' is a solid album with strong, sing-along hooks and enough substance and weight to please most' - 8/10

AU Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'A huge-sounding, balls-to-the-wall guitar record at a time when weve never needed one more' - 9/10

Rock Sound Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'Hooks big enough to land a sperm whale'

Organ Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

Intelligent indie guitar rock with something to hang on to'

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire And And So I Watch You From Afar

'Fighting With Wire play like they're already headlining stadiums. With their grungy crunch and arsenal of big fuck off choruses it would be a travesty if that dream didn't become destiny.' - 4/5

The Fly Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'A well-tamed beast that explodes at just the right times under guidance from it's masters'

Fate Magazine Review And So I Watch You From Afar

'They could easily soundtrack such disasters as worlds colliding, bombs dropping or the Incredible Hulk just smashing stuff up'

Room 13 Review 'Oppenheimer'

'A glorious marriage of electro fuzz with sugar-sweet pop melodies'

Sound Of Violence Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

'Malheureusement, 'Well-Oiled Machine' souffre des maux communs à beaucoup de premiers albums.'

This Is Fake DIY Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

'For something which seems the composite of many tried-and-tested formulae, Clone Quartet and their eleven offerings throw up something surprisingly fresh'

The Plastic Ashtray Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

'The pop stamina and song writing chic to impress even the most stubborn muso'

Across The Line Show Love For Clone Quartet

'Clone Quartet have taken a wide tangent, back to the song, to the squelchy emotions, the fuzz and the fever'

iShotTheDeputy Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

'Electronic + fab vocals + some screaming + catchy tunes + noise = Sheer and utter genius.'

AU Magazine Review ASIWYFA's 'Tonight The City Burns' Project

'They play with the kind of energy which makes them look like they may lift off stage and career through the air at any moment'

AU Magazine Review ASIWYFA's 'Tonight The City Burns' Live Project

"Fuck London. Fuck grumbling about music here. Fuck waiting about for something to happen" - Rory Friers

Miwsig Review 'Backlash Cop'

'If Pavement at their best had embraced a hip hop/rock fusion...'

The plastic Ashtray Review 'Backlash Cop'

'Backlash Cop is a bold step in a great new direction'

Miwsig Review 'Who Invented Love?'

'Blasting their way to glory with the most poetic of punk sentiments'

Teletext Review 'Backlash Cop'

'Whatever style they take on, it’s assimilated with a breakneck intensity' - 7/10

The Line Of Best Fit Review 'Backlash Cop'

Their most consistent work to date and yet still sees them stretch their musical muscle

Ciao Review 'Backlash Cop'

'Let Fantastic People be Fantastic'

Scubbacultcha Review 'Backlash Cop'

I've been enthusiastically evangelising about ''Backlash Cop',

Angry Ape Review 'Backlash Cop'

Jetplane Lofts the flag high for the cause of the independent artist

Glasswerk Review 'Backlash Cop'

'Defiance, empiricism and gnarl'

The Downloader Review 'Who Invented Love?'

'A sublime debut record'

Tangents Review 'Who Invented Love?'

'Contemporary guitar rock music doesn't get any better than this'

Artrocker Magazine Review 'Carousel'

'If Arcade Fire actually got around to writing a song with hooks and pop melody, or if they gave enough of a shit to want to move your feet at the same time as your heart and head, they would have a hard job competing with Clone Quartet'

Maps Review 'Carousel'

'Will have you singing along before you even realise everyone else on the bus is looking at you'

Rock Sound Review 'Backlash Cop'

By far Jetplane's most consistent work to date

Across The Line Review 'Carousel'

'A riot of ear-shredding beats and belligerence'

No Clarity Review 'Carousel'

'They kicked out the spiky Dr. Robotnik jams like we’re 11 years old again on the final level of Mario Bros 3!'

Plastic Ashtray Review 'Carousel'

'The fun of Pavement fed through an Amiga 500'