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Hello To Hooray For Humans

"blissful counterbalance between boy/girl shouty pop, sensitive indietronica, big choruses and fun times; think Mates Of State, Fiery Furnaces, Q And Not U and you're there"

AU On ASIWYFA's 'Tonight The City Burns' Project

"It's about solidarity, about pushing not only ourselves but Northern Ireland as a whole." - Rory Friers

AU Magazine 'In the Studio' With ASIWYFA

"We couldn't be happier with the set of songs we've chosen to record for this. We're feeling pretty confident at this stage. We don't want to be jumping the gun, but we certainly feel it is our strongest collection to date" - Tony Wright

This Ain't No Picnic - Sunday Headliners + Lots More!

"computer noise, high energy beats and their love of American New Wave oddballs Devo to create a heady, energising sound that they dub "technicolour pogo punk". We're not going to argue with that."

Hotter Than An Austrian Dungeon

O'Doherty's impassioned guitar freakouts on the more unconventional offerings, are both engaging and entertaining. Catch them before they explode.

Rock Sound Magazine Review 'Dirty Versions'

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

An Emergency - Pre-hibernation Shows Start Tonight!

However, we should stress that there's no 'bad blood' or 'creative differences' at work here, and the band's attitude has always been and remains one of never say never,

ZOO Magazine Review FWW At One Big Weekend

What a bunch of tits...

Rock Sound Magazine Live Review Of FWW

"It's hotter than an Austrian dungeon in here" - Cahir

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'

PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCAST CLUB #3 - TODAY

Totally Calorie Free!!

GayDar Radio Feature On Alan MX's Maida Vale Session

'Huw Stephens and his radio 1 crew seem impressed too, nodding in approval and repeating in disbelief, “This is only his 5th gig?!”

Cahir's Favourite Shit In Kerrang!

"The one about the boy who is lying on his bed furiously jerking off..." - Cahir

Kerrang! On Fighting With Wire's BBC Radio 1 Session

'Like Foo Fighters and Dinosaur Jr losing a fight to Million Dead.'

Cahir's Favourite Shit

"The one about the boy who is lying on his bed furiously jerking off with his headphones on and his eyes shut. When he opens his eyes his mum has left him a cup of tea and sandwich on the bedside table" - Cahir O'Doherty

Kerrang! Review Fighting With Wire's Radio 1 Session

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

Pow! Let Your Enemies Beware

Imagine twisted avant-metal, shards of feedback and haunting moments of stillness

Pure Tense:FWW Live At One Big Weekend

The 405 Talk To JPL's Andrew & Jamie About 'Backlash Cop'

"Phil Coulter body-slamming Madonna" - Andrew

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

Kerrang! Review FWW Live In Camden

'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.'

Keep Voting Fighting With Wire!

STA In Derry, FWW On MTV2

"Needless to say THEY ARE INCREDIBLY BRILLIANT."

Box Of Secrets: An Emergency All Dayer

An Emergency's forthcoming LP and another Alldayer!

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'

No Gimmicks: FWW At One Big Weekend

Climbing Craig McKean at One Big Weekend

Fighting With Wire Radio 1 One Big Weekend

"I think to really enjoy FWW you need to see them live! "

Rock Sound Magazine Review Man Vs. Monster

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

Vote Fighting With Wire!

Clustered alongside some fine new releases from the likes of Foals, The Futureheads and The Zutons (well, two out of three, at least!), you can vote for the band by heading over to the MTV2 Myspace page.

Classic Rock Magazine Review 'Man vs. Monster'

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

ASIWYFA's Rory Friers Talks To Rock Sound Magazine About His Favourite Music Video

"The whole thing is played in reverse after shooting it with them walking and rapping backwards" - Rory

FWW In Music Week' Playlist

'Tight punchy rock'

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

STA Hearts Radio 1

What does that mean? Well, not only will listeners be gifted with some brilliant live session tracks, you'll also get to hear Ferris and Daniel talking about STA's past, present and future whilst spinning some tracks from some of our forthcoming releases!

Public Service Broadcast Club #2

Public Service Broadcast Club #2 - This weekend!

Public Service Broadcast Club 2 takes place this weekend, on Saturday April 19th

Fighting With Wire And Alan MX - Live n Radio 1

This is, obviously, incredibly exciting news by itself, but here's something even more exciting.

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'

Alan MX - Mixed'icord!

The record was recently mixed over five frantic days at London's Southern Studios by one Mr Harvey Birrell, whose recent CV includes a certain album named Backlash Cop. Exciting, non?

Big Cheese Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

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