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  • Nicky Wire's Paintings & Polaroids Exhibition will take place at Tenby Museum & Art Gallery between 14th September - 21st October 2018

 
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Teenage Rampage - Sounds, 26th January 1991


Are Manic Street Preachers saliva-splattered scam-merchants or rabble-rousing revolutionaries. John Robb takes a deep breath and holds on tight as the fresh faced Welsh windbags vent their spleen on everything from the cluelessness of The Clash to the sorry state of David Gedge.

Sex, style and subversion have always been at the frontline of any white-heat rock that's counted. They were last spotted during punk rock, a form which has been completely drained of these components over the last ten years and gradually reduced to beer-tainted pub-rock workouts and fuzz-faced hippy laziness.

The Manic Street Preachers are arrogant, proud and dangerous. Blunt, articulate, intelligent, they understand the sheer thrill of a band blazing on a colourful combination of rock and revolution

Completely opinionated, the Manic Street Preachers are here to apologise for their existence like some mangy, flea-bitten muso dogs. They want to have a hit with their single, 'Motown Junk', put out a double album of 30 tracks and then top the charts with 'Repeat', a controversial five-line rant that strings up the monarchy. Anything less will be considered failure.

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📺📻 Fri 25th May 2018 - The Biggest Weekend - BBC4/BBC Radio 6 Music, 8pm

🖼️ Fri 14th September 2018 - Nicky Wire's Paintings & Polaroids exhibition opens at Tenby Museum & Gallery

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April
Sat 14/04/2018 London Rough Trade East FD Forum Thread
Mon 23/04/2018 Newcastle Metro Radio Arena FD Forum Thread
Wed 25/04/2018 Glasgow SSE Hydro FD Forum Thread
Fri 27/04/2018 Birmingham Arena FD Forum Thread
Sat 28/04/2018 Manchester Arena FD Forum Thread
May
Tue 01/05/2018 Llandudno Venue Cymru Arena FD Forum Thread
Wed 02/05/2018 Leeds First Direct Arena FD Forum Thread
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Sat 05/05/2018 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena FD Forum Thread
Fri 25/05/2018 The Biggest Weekend Belfast FD Forum Thread
June
Sun 03/06/2018 Berlin Olympiastadion FD Forum Thread
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Fri 15/06/2018 Sataman Yö Festival FD Forum Thread
Tue 19/06/2018 London Southbank Centre FD Forum Thread
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July
Sat 21/07/2018 Penn Festival FD Forum Thread
Fri 27/07/2018 Y Not Festival FD Forum Thread
August
Fri 10/08/2018 Lokerse Feesten FD Forum Thread
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