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Manic Street Preachers Axe Show After Plane Drama

Manic Street Preachers axed their planned performance at Britain's V Festival on Saturday (16Aug14) after they were left stranded in Hungary.The Welsh rockers were in the country for a gig at the Sziget Festival on...

Manic Street Preachers Eye Holy Bible Shows To Lay Ghost Of Richey Edwards To Rest

Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers are considering a concert tour featuring their 1994 album The Holy Bible to "draw a line" under the disappearance of guitarist Richey Edwards.Edwards vanished in 1995 prior to heading out...

Manic Street Preachers Plan 'Big' Album

Manic Street Preachers want to make ''the biggest f***ing rock record ever''.The Welsh trio have just released their 12th album, 'Futurology', which has been one of the most well-received of their career, but they...

Rudimental To Headline Our House At V Festival

Rudimental will headline the Our House Stage at Virgin Media's V Festival.The 'Feel the Love' hitmakers will take part in a sound-clash with Hospital Records (All Stars); London Elektricity, Danny Byrd, Fred V & Grafix...

Manic Street Preachers Named Most Lyrically Diverse As 'Futurology' Released

A tasty chunk of news for the music nerds: Manic Street Preachers have been found to be the most lyrically diverse act in a study of Welsh artists. Wales Online conducted the study to celebrate...

Manic Street Preachers Will Keep Going

Manic Street Preachers will keep performing until they are in ''wheelchairs''.The Welsh trio - who formed in 1989 - don't think any younger bands have emerged who can ''replace'' them so they can't ever see...

Manic Street Preachers Debut New Songs

Manic Street Preachers treated fans to three new songs at their London gigs this weekend.'Europa Geht Durch Mich', 'Futurology' - both of which were played throughout their current tour - and 'Let's Go To War'...

Blondie To Receive Nme Godlike Genius Award

Blondie are set to receive the NME Godlike Genius Award. The 'One Way Or Another' hitmakers will be recognised for their musical genius at the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas on Wednesday, February...

Liam Gallagher And Bonehead Reunite At Jon Brookes Tribute Concert

Liam Gallagher was joined on stage by former Oasis guitarist Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs for first time in 14 years at the 'A Night For Jon Brookes' tribute concert.The two ex-bandmates played with Andy Bell, Chris...

Mumfords And Sons' Winston Marshall Joins Night For Jon Brookes Concert

Mumfords & Sons' Winston Marshall will perform at the tribute concert for The Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes.The folk rock band's banjo player and The Pretenders guitarist James Walbourn have joined the line-up for 'A Night...

The Sun Comes Out For Manic Street Preachers At Portmeirion's Festival No 6

Manic Street Preachers brought this year's Festival No 6 to a highly anticipated and triumphant close: a true reward for all those who'd braced the lashing rain and blasting gales throughout Sunday's stormy weather.Nicky Wire...

Manic Street Preachers Close Festival No.6

Manic Street Preachers closed Festival No.6 last night (15.09.13).The 'Show Me the Wonder' group gave a preview of tracks from their new album 'Rewind the Film' - released today (16.09.13) as they headlined the event...

James Blake Headlines Festival No, 6

James Blake headlined Festival No. 6 last night (13.09.13).The 'Limit Your Love' singer brought the first day of the festival to a close when he performed to fans in Portmeirion, north Wales.James - whose album...

A Week In Music, We Catch Up With Diiv's Cole, Icky Blossoms Unveil Their Self-titled Album And Cookie Monster Shows Restraint In Icona Pop Cover

A week in music videos... We caught up with Brooklyn band Diiv last week as they are currently enjoying the 2013 festival season. Talking to lead member Cole, he explained just how different it was...

A Week In Music, Manic Street Preachers Get Nostalgic, Dj Muggs Returns Solo And Thom Yorke Throws A Spotify Strop

A week in music videos... Manic Street Preachers teamed up with Richard Hawley for the nostalgic title track from their upcoming new album 'Rewind The Film'. It has that classic Preachers mix of anthemic melodies...

Manic Street Preachers Fuming Over English Defence League Song Use

Welsh rockers the Manic Street Preachers have reportedly ordered members of a controversial U.K. protest group to stop using one of the band's songs to promote an upcoming rally.Members of the extreme right-wing English Defence...

James Dean Bradfield: 'My Voice Wasn't Good Enough For New Tracks'

Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers brought in guest vocalists to collaborate on their latest album as frontman James Dean Bradfield was convinced his voice wasn't good enough for the new songs.The trio collaborated with artists...

Manic Street Preachers Record Anti-thatcher Song

Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers have revealed new track 30 Year War is an anti-Margaret Thatcher protest song.The trio wrote the "angry" song before the former British Prime Minister died earlier this year (13)....

Manic Street Preachers Unveil Rewind The Film

Manic Street Preachers have premiered their new single 'Rewind The Film'.The 'A Design for Life' band have announced their 11th studio album, also called 'Rewind The Film', and previewed the first track from it, a...

Manic Street Preachers Perform With Rugby Player

Manic Street Preachers took to the stage with an extra guitar player after recruiting Welsh rugby star Jamie Roberts for a gig in Melbourne, Australia.The band is currently Down Under to play a series of...

Manic Street Preachers: Richard Hawley Is 'Great'

Manic Street Preachers think Richard Hawley is a ''great man''.The 'A Design For Life' band are working hard on a follow up from 2010 album 'Postcards from a Young Man' and are thrilled with the...

Manic Street Preachers Making 'Acoustic Soul' Album

The Manic Street Preachers are working on an ''acoustic soul'' album.The 'If You Tolerate This, Your Children Will Be Next' group have dropped their original plan to record a huge album called '70 Songs of...

Manic Street Preachers To Tour Australia With Rugby Team

Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers will tour Australia this summer (13) so they can follow their favourite rugby team's progress in a tournament Down Under.The band will play a number of dates in the country...

Richey Edwards' Sister Relieved After Missing Persons Law Change

The sister of vanished Manic Street Preachers rocker Richey Edwards has spoken of her relief after a new law allowing relatives of missing persons to take over their finances was passed in the U.K.The Welsh...

Manic Street Preachers Excited By New Song

Manic Street Preachers are ''very excited'' to have collaborated with Cate Le Bon.The 'Faster' hitmakers - who are made up of frontman James Dean Bradfield, bassist Nicky Wire and drummer Sean Moore - have been...

Manic Street Preachers Announce UK Return

Manic Street Preachers have announced their first UK show in almost two years.The 'A Design for Life' band will play a one-off exclusive performance at Festival No.6, breaking their two- year exile from the British...

Manic Street Preachers Return With Homecoming Show

Rockers Manic Street Preachers are ending their self-imposed U.K. hiatus after almost two years to headline a festival in their native Wales.The Everything Must Go hitmakers bid farewell to their British fans in December, 2011...

In Light Of Courtney Love Covering Jay Z's '99 Problems': Five Most Unlikely Cover Versions

Courtney Love doesn’t have much of a track record when it comes to cover versions. With her band Hole, she would often play a version of Guns N Roses’ ‘Paradise City’ that she would abandon...

Manic Street Preachers To Release New Album In 2014

Manic Street Preachers are planning to release their 11th studio album in early 2014. James Dean Bradfield, the group's lead vocalist and guitarist, insists the 'Design For Life' hitmakers' next record is ''much better'' than...

Bono & Bradfield Team Up With Herbert Groenemeyer For First English Album

German pop superstar Herbert Groenemeyer has teamed up with Bono and Manic Street Preachers frontman James Dean Bradfield for his first English-language album.I Walk will feature many of the beloved German star's hits translated into...

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