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Manic Street Preachers donate money to Pontypridd flood relief fund

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Hundreds of homes in South Wales were left underwater by Storm Dennis

Fresh appeal launched on 25th anniversary of Richey Edwards’ disappearance

The Manic Street Preachers guitarist disappeared on February 1, 1995

Manic Street Preachers announce cinema release of ‘The Holy Bible’ live film

Manic Street Preachers' have announced details of the cinematic release of their acclaimed 20th anniversary tour of seminal album 'The Holy Bible'. Shot during the band's long-time collaborator and BAFTA-winning director Kieran Evans, Be Pure Be Vigilant Behave first premiered in Cardiff in 2016 as part of Swn Festival. Evans' never-before-seen director's cut will be shown in cinemas throughout the...

Watch Manic Street Preachers perform with Welsh rugby star Jamie Roberts in Japan

Manic Street Preachers frontman James Dean Bradfield and Welsh rugby star Jamie Roberts
Manic Street Preachers were joined onstage by Welsh rugby star Jamie Roberts in Japan tonight (September 27) . The ex-British Lions centre, who is working as a TV pundit during the World Cup for ITV, joined the band on guitar for a live rendition of 'You Love Us'. You can watch footage below. Posting on Twitter, he wrote: "A twice in a...

From the Vault – Siamese Animal Men: NME goes to Bangkok with Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers 1993
On our first evening in the boiling, stagnant sauna that is Bangkok in its hottest month, we join three of the Manics for a cruise down the River Chopraya. Having arrived a couple of days earlier to acclimatise, the band were hard at work this afternoon signing CDs, posters and T-shirts for a scrum of over 3,000 Manics hysterics...

Exclusive: Manic Street Preachers disown new Richey Edwards biopic

Richey Edwards biopic Manic Street Preachers
Manic Street Preachers have told NME they are not involved with a forthcoming biopic about their missing guitarist Richey Edwards. The guitarist has been missing since 1995, and his life is to be the subject of a new film, 4Real. Directed by Lindy Heymann, the movie is due to begin shooting next year. But the band's spokeswoman told NME: "The band have...

Watch Manic Street Preachers perform songs from ‘This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours’ live for the very first time

Manic Street Preachers played songs from their seminal 1998 album, 'This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours', for the very first time last night - watch fan-shot footage of the show below. Spawning hits such as 'If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next', 'You Stole the Sun From My Heart' and 'The Everlasting', it's been over 20 years since the...