Desire Barely Illegal [EP]
out rock as if theyd
it, Wired Desire release their Barely
Illegal debut EP and ask you to lay down
your souls for the new gods of Rock-
THEIR VOCALS AND RAPID INSTRUMENTALS are reminiscent of traditional rock
and yet there's something creeping in here that is being given a new
slant that's Wired Desire, shakin' the brickwork
with their debut EP, Barely Illegal.
Line-up is 22-year-old Kieran Daly (vocals); Jam, also 22 (lead guitar); 20-year-old
Eddy (rhythm guitar); 21-year-old Danny (bass) and 22-year-old Jeeves (drums)
sounding like a seasoned rock band and looking the business.
Early days, but Wired Desire has impressively already shared the stage with
Wishbone Ash, Eric Bell and Bad Company. And fresh from their full UK tour with
rock gods Nazareth, the band is fast building a reputation as the pioneers for
a new generation of rock music.
Wired Desire's mesmerising live show rips through the UK music scene collecting
fans as it goes. The boys cite influences that include The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith,
ZZ Top and AC/DC and it shows. These five young rock stars have achieved
in two short years what many bands don't achieve in a lifetime.
Damn Hard will certainly have you out of your seat all four tracks
are great stuff and likely to get you moving, but that was our favourite. "Packed
with raucous riffs, heavy licks and," says the publicity machine of the EP,
"a bass on it with more revs than a Formula One racecar." Barely Illegal
has already shifted over 700 units from sales at Wired Desire's last thirteen
gigs alone although the official release date is 6 October (2008).
There's also the quite remarkable 400,000 MySpace views including an
average of 400 plays a day. You cannot deny that these Scottish rocksters are
certainly wired and most definitely desired.
"Tune in and turn up the volume," advises the publicity machine, warning that
you will need to "strap yourselves in as Wired Desire take you on a trip of
no-nonsense, high-velocity Rock 'n' Roll!"
"Rock 'n' Roll is back with a vengeance and Wired Desire are leading the way."
Which way did they go? Follow that band it's Wired Desire creating sounds
that reek of the true spirit of Rock-and-Roll.
Wired Desire's debut EP Barely Illegal
will be released on 6 October, 2008.
Tracklisting 1 No One Sleeps | 2 The Hard Stuff
| 3 Damn Hard | 4 Ride
Check out myspace.com/wireddesireband
"The best support band we've had in 40 years!" Nazareth
"Follow that band it's Wired Desire creating sounds that reek of the
true spirit of Rock-and-Roll" MotorBar
"Their fist pumping, balls to the wall, foot stomping tunes are screaming out
one simple message… Rock 'n' Roll is back!" Rock Radio
"Wired Desire have an enthusiasm and love for rock that is infectious. They
will make you smile" BBC Radio 2
"Desire have delivered a lapel-grabbing four-track debut EP that brightens rock's
future to an ever more dazzling degree with each successive play. Stunning high
voltage stuff" Classic Rock Magazine
"A confident, young enthusiastic band that sound like they know what they are
doing and where they are going" Jon Astley, Producer and Mastering
Engineer (The Who, Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton)
"This band is what rock and roll is ALL about. LOUD, PROUD AND ROCKING THE CROWD!"
The Atomic Chaser, All Access Magazine (Los Angeles)