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Manic Street Preachers
Manic Street Preachers (also known as the Manics) are an alternative rock band from Blackwood, Wales, formed in 1986. They are James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitars), Nicky Wire (bass, occasional vocals) and Sean Moore (drums, backing vocals, occasional trumpet). The band is part of the Cardiff music scene, most prominently during the 1990s.
April 19, 2011
Manic Street Preachers, Metronomy and Slash have been added to the line-up for this year's Oxegen festival in Ireland. Coldplay, The Strokes, Black Eyed Peas, The National, The Script, Tinie Tempah and Paolo Nutini will all play at the event, which takes place at Punchestown Racecourse from July 8-10. Read more
April 14, 2011
Manic Street Preachers have been added to the line-up for this year's iTunes festival in London. The free event will feature a total of 62 bands over 31 nights at the Roundhouse in Camden. Read more
March 15, 2011
Manic Street Preachers bassist Nicky Wire is set to release a book of polaroid photographs that catalogue the band's career. The book, entitled Death Of The Polaroid: A Manics Family Album, will be published by Faber in November. Read more
February 15, 2011
Manic Street Preachers have announced details of a small UK arena tour, which will take place in May. The band will play a total of three dates at Llandudno Cymru Arena on May 18, Wolverhampton Civic Hall on May 19 and the Cardif CIA on May 21. Read more
February 4, 2011
The Manic Street Preachers have said that they are 'gutted' about the lack of success of their recent single. 'Some Kind of Nothingness', taken from 2010's ‘Postcards From A Young Man', was the their first single since 1991 not to break the UK Top 40. Read more
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