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Fighting With Wire - Tour, Single, Zane Lowe, Your Photos!

To coincide with the tour we'll be issuing the very first single from 'Man Vs Monster', in the shape of a 7" vinyl of 'Everyone Needs A Nemesis'.

ZL Hearts FWW

"radios up, no excuses, GO!"

AU Presents: Attack Of The Clones

"With Well-Oiled Machine, Clone Quartet might be next NI band to crack the UK."

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

FWW's Cahir Talks To The Derry Journal About Signing To Atlantic Records

“Imagine, a team of mad Derry boys in New York, negotiating a record deal with one of the biggest labels in the industry - it’s hilarious! It was so completely random but worth every single minute” - Cahir

Awesome February News Deluge

"This is the hottest record in the world right now... "Everyone Needs A Nemesis" - the most pitch perfect example of a modern rock record you're likely to hear this year." Zane Lowe on FWW

Smalltown America Presents @ Ulster Hall - March 9th, 2009

As part of the re-opening of the Ulster Hall, Smalltown America in collaboration with Belfast Waterfront & Ulster Halls Anti Series of Events proudly present: March 9th, 11PM - Late: Ulster Hall Bar - Andy Henry (Clone Quartet), Not Squares, Halves (HL), STA DJs

Kick Out The Jams/Everyone Needs A Heineken

The Fly Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

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

The Fly Magazine Review ASIWYFA & FWW Live

'Loud and melodic, with each track slowly erupting to a powerful crescendo, sometimes it feels like the soundtrack to every tragic film scene'

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'

GayDar Radio On Alan MX

'Electro's Gay Young Guns'

First National Radio Play For FWW

Zane Lowe has picked up on album track "Everyone Needs A Nemesis" and is blasting it on his Fresh Meat Segment.

The Dying Breath Of An Industry Attempting To Secure Brand Loyalty: JPL Disscusses

"It's a pointless affair, that will be eradicated sooner rather than later."

Skibunny Debut Single

The Belfast institution that is Skibunny are finally treating us with a physical embodiment of their legendary club night.

YouTubery Greatness With A Musical Theme By Jamie Burchell

"...Our drinking was proceeded by my falling 'into' the road at Blackheath Common and almost getting run over by an oncoming Mini Metro. Just Say No! Kids."

NI Hearts STA

Public Service Broadcast 9 featuring Let Our Enemies Beware has been getting plenty of spins on Irish radio over the last week

Norman Records On 'Public Service Broadcast #9'

'Seriously, the only person who wins here is the punter getting that much tunage for less than a fiver. It defies economics'

Underground Party Broadcasting

Public Service Broadcast Club Number One - was a great success I thought. Gone the decapitated chicken madness of previous PSB shows; replaced by effortless stage management and wonderful sound provided by the able hands at RoTa.

Room 13 Review 'Oppenheimer'

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

Two Thousand And Heaven

You thought you'd escaped the unending cycle of retrospectives on the year just departed, right? RIGHT?

Hooray For Humans

Aren't they pretty? Good beard too on that lad...

Watch! New! Young Playthings Video!

Catching Up With Alan MX

"like Jamie T staggering through an Edgar Alan Poe daydream, if I said it was great, I'd be lying – it's brilliant" - Unpeeled

Press Release - Fighting With Wire 'Man Vs Monster' - Release Date 03.03.08

"...vicious and stinging in parts, but applied with dexterity and finesse" Kerrang!

Darren 'Wiz' Brown Charity CD Release - Ipanema

“This is not the end, but you are very close… …this is not goodbye, those words won’t pass my lips”

Spectator UK Tour - Nepotism Alert!

“a refreshingly old school guitar band who play aggressive yet melodic hardcore...”

LoadsAFun Issue 1

Fun, Fun, Fun 'Albums Of 2007' - Number 4: 'Backlash Cop'

'This is an album of experimentation and vision and its sits perfectly in the fierce, intelligent, 35 minute journey'

AU Albums of 2007: Number 2

'Total freedom. That's the dominant sound of 'Backlash Cop', whether it was the fingers aflame guitar playing, the funky beats and bass jives or the anything goes lyrical playfulness.'

Andrew's 2007 Highlights

My friend Ian said the best thing about 2007 was his girlfriend moving out; "the bitch" with that as context this is my year in review

Sound Of Violence Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

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

Fantastic Reviews For Well-Oiled Machine

"In short, into this Well-Oiled Machine they put: electronic + fab vocals + some screaming + catchy tunes + noise = Sheer and utter genius." This is Fake DIY

2007 Was The Year That Saw...

Tom Morello Eats Cahir's Dust: Jetplane Landing released third album, Backlash Cop to a hailstorm of Rage Against The Machine comparisons. NME gave it 3/10; but we stayed up all night and manged rearrange the review copy to generate the 'This Album Is The Shit' strap-line.

Jingle All The Dayer

A day in Leeds helping out Nestor & Joel from The Deku Tree run "Jingle All The Dayer" with Yndi Halda, Cats In Paris, Laura Groves and a bunch of others playing in a CHURCH in the centre of LEEDS.

Sweeping The Nation 'Albums Of 2007' - Number 9: 'Backlash Cop'

"No-one can stop us when we make our own records... fuck them, be radical/I'll get my tit out like Janet if she's not available" - "Backlash Cop", JPL

Watch! New Clone Quartet Video

Clone Quartet's debut album 'Well-Oiled Machine' is out now, distributed by Cargo Records, and available in all good independents nationwide.

Clone Quartet Star in Windmill Xmas Party

Sunday night's Xmas Party headliners are Belfast's excellent Clone Quartet, showcasing the electro rock of their new album 'Well-Oiled Machine'.

Jingle All The Dayer - Mince Pies Or Yule Logs?

We also caught up with Nestor, head honcho at The Deku Tree the maverick behind this whole day, and put some tricky questions to him. Just so we can bring you, our adoring public, some more key details about this event. We're nice like that!

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'

The Young Playthings - Love In A Van

"These will be the best rock shows ever. End of quote."

FWW Number 4 in AU's 'Top 10 Most Wanted 2007'

'To lose one bass player is careless, but five . . . Jamie King is the last in a long line of four-stringers.'

Oppenheimer Top AU's 'Top 10 Most Wanted 2007'

'Whether you have a penchant for punk, dance or indie-rock it is nigh on impossible not to succumb to the intoxicating pop-tronica of Oppenheimer'

AU Magazine's 'Top 10 Most Wanted 2007'

'Clone Quartet are an electro-rock dreadnought, stabbing synth, slash and burn guitars and apocalyptic rhythms underpinning a maniacal vocal, their bad-ass sonics guaranteed to pulverise the senses.'

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