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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers are a Welsh alternative rock band, formed in 1986 in Blackwood and consisting of James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire and Sean Moore. They are often colloquially known as "The Manics", or simply, "Manics". The former bass player was Miles Woodward, but he ended up leaving the band in early 1988, but later in that same year after the release of the first single "Suicide Alley" they became a quartet when Richey Edwards joined the band as primary lyricist and rhythm guitarist. The first record of the band, Generation Terrorists, they proclaimed would be the "greatest rock album ever" and sell around sixteen million copies around t ... more on Wikipedia

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