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Live Review: Japanese Voyeurs/Sharks/Wounds @ Barfly, London

Artist: Japanese Voyeurs + Sharks + Wounds
Venue: Barfly, London
Date: 2/2/10

Arriving literally just in time to see Irish lads Wounds open tonight’s show, I’d be lying if I was surprised by just how great their performance was. Playing to a half full Barfly audience who are full of trepidation and standing right at the back of the room, the band seemingly took the audience’s fears and exacerbated them mercilessly. Within seconds of their opening salvo of ragged riffs, guitarist James Coogan is in the middle of the room, throwing his instrument and limbs all over the place. It’s not long before his brother and vocalist Aiden has joined him, the two bounding around the space like jacked-up kangaroos, getting in the faces of the perplexed audience. Continue reading Live Review: Japanese Voyeurs/Sharks/Wounds @ Barfly, London