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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers


Famous as :

Alternative rock band

Birth Name :

Betty Blue

Birth Date :


Birth Place :

Blackwood, Wales, UK

Claim to fame :

Single "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next" from album "This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours" (1998)

Latest News

Nicky Wire on Wyclef Jean's Presidential Run: He Did It From the Heart

September 16, 2010 04:55:53 GMT

bassist Nicky Wire has praised for his presidential bid in Haiti - insisting the hip-hop star showed "an unbelievable amount of bravery" for venturing into politics. Jean hit the headlines in August when he announced he planned to stand in his native country's upcoming leadership race to help rebuild communities following a devastating earthquake earlier this year.

Sister Still Believes Richey Edwards Is Only Missing

July 07, 2010 08:56:33 GMT

The sister of missing rocker Richey Edwards still feels "a residue of hope" he is alive and well - even though the musician was legally declared dead in 2008.

Manic Street Preachers' Nicky Wire Counteracts Radiohead's Ed O'Brien for His Word

February 20, 2010 04:11:57 GMT

' rocker Nicky Wire has fueled a war of words with Radiohead's Ed O'Brien - he launched a furious tirade against the guitarist during a gig on Thursday, February 18. The bass player was seething after O'Brien branded him a "w**ker" for accusing the "Paranoid Android" hitmakers of taking a stand against illegal downloaders only after they had made their fortune in the music industry.