With their full performance of The Holy Bible, the Manic Street Preachers take the most sunless of records and place it under a spotlight.
17 Dec 2014
Manic Street Preachers are in the midst of promoting their 11th LP Rewind the Film. To celebrate, PopMatters explores the top 20 of a special fan poll of the most popular Manics songs.
18 Sep 2013
Nine Inch Nails' The Downward Spiral is one of the most grueling albums of the '90s and represents a creative high and personal low that Trent Reznor has never matched. In Manic Street Preachers' The Holy Bible, however, the album has a dark twin which matches its irresistible horror blow for blow.
14 Nov 2012
Welsh heavyweights' tenth album is a mixed bag filled with John Cale, gospel choirs, Duff McKagan, mammoth choruses, Ian McCulloch, and the obligatory literary references. At least a few of these elements actually work.
19 Sep 2010
Manic Street Preachers - “(It's Not War) Just the End of Love” (Behind the Scenes Video)
The Welsh agitprop rockers release behind-the-scenes footage about their video for the first single promoting their softer tenth record.
02 Sep 2010
The Nicky Wire Interview, Part Two, in which he discusses the Manic Street Preachers' career as well as other artists who have influenced them.
05 Jul 2005
Part one of a conversation with one of rock's most interesting figures, Nicky Wire.
19 May 2005
It remains a galling, cankerous reminder of the painful and profound issues that the majority of pop music has always been designed to mask. If the album seems strained in places, overwrought in others and unimaginably grim throughout, it is still -- despite these flaws -- a vital and demanding work.
19 May 2005
Weathering the disappearance of original primary lyricist Richey Edwards, the band has not only thrived, but also grown in new directions.
17 Oct 2000
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