Manic Street Preachers Biography

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Name: Manic Street Preachers
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Popular Tags: rock, britpop, alternative rock, indie, alternative,

Published/Updated: Sat, 24 Dec 2011 16:04:30 +0000

Biography:
Manic Street Preachers are an alternative rock band from Blackwood, Wales, formed in 1986. Often referred to as "the Manics", they are James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitars), Nicky Wire (bass, occasional vocals) and Sean Moore (drums, backing vocals, occasional trumpet). The band were originally a quartet: lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards mysteriously vanished on 1 February 1995. He was declared presumed deceased in November 2008.

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