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Fighting With Wire NEW single "Sugar", watch video + tour dates

Fighting With Wire

Fighting With Wire emerged from the ever creative Northern Ireland music scene in 2003, the brainchild of guitarist Cahir O'Doherty (also of Jetplane Landing) and drummer Craig McKean. An idealistic bunch, they've since done what rock bands are meant to do: they wrote a bunch of songs, and took to the road.

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The last three years has seen them play shows with the likes of Reuben, Biffy Clyro, Million Dead, Seafood, YCNI:M and Future Of The Left, racking up hundreds of miles and honing their live show into a ferocious explosion in the process.

After putting out a number of limited edition DIY singles, they took a breather at the end of 2006 and finally started work on their long awaited debut album. Recorded in Northern Ireland and finally completed in mid-2007, 'Man Vs Monster' is a dynamic beast of a record - raging out of your speakers one moment yet gentle and intricate the next, and all without losing focus of what's important: the song.

What followed was a maelstrom of critical acclaim, radio play, TV and festival appearances - culminating in a joyous Reading appearance in summer 2008.

What's next for Fighting With Wire? More touring and more songs - starting with their amazing new single "Sugar", out on March 2nd 2009.

Fighting With Wire February 2009 UK tour dates:

5-Feb-09 Thekla - Bristol
6-Feb-09 Cellars - Portsmouth
7-Feb-09 Hamptons - Southampton
8-Feb-09 Academy - Oxford
9-Feb-09 Barfly - London

"The most essential rock album since 'The Color and the Shape'" - Big Cheese 5/5

"As debut albums go, this is an absolute corker. Derry's Fighting With Wire play like they're already headlining stadiums." - KERRANG 4/5

Band members are:

Cahir O'Doherty - Guitar/Vocals
Craig McKean - Drums/Vocals
Jamie King - Bass/Vocals

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