Manic Street Preachers to headline Party at the Palace

Manic Street Preachers to headline Party at the Palace

Welsh rock giants Manic Street Preachers will headline Party at the Palace this summer. The Gwent band are topping the bill on the first night of the two-day festival at Linlithgow Palace, near Edinburgh, on Saturday, August 8. Also on the Saturday bill are The Snuts, Toploader and Becky Hill. The Sunday (August 9) sees Hot Dub Time Machine and OMD closing the festival. Johnny Mac and The Faithful, and Be Charlotte will also take…

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Watch the trailer for Manic Street Preachers’ new film

Watch the trailer for Manic Street Preachers’ new film

Ahead of their visit to Edinburgh later this year, Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers have shared the trailer for their upcoming new flim, Truth & Memory. You can watch it here. The film, which features never-before-seen footage, was directed by long-time collaborator Kieran Evans, and tells the story of the band’s No.1 1998 album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours. The full film will premiere on Youtube at 7pm on Thursday, 17 January. “It…

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Manic Street Preachers announce Edinburgh gig

Manic Street Preachers announce Edinburgh gig

Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers have  confirmed details of a UK and Ireland tour and special re-release to mark the 20th anniversary of their classic album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours. Full dates, including a visit to the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, are below. This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours was released in 1998 and features the singles If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next, Tsunami and You Stole The Sun…

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Manic Street Preachers share new single ahead of Scottish gig

Manic Street Preachers share new single ahead of Scottish gig

Ahead of their visit to Scotland later this month, Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers have released a new track from their forthcoming album Resistance Is Futile. You can listen to Liverpool Revisited – an unabashed love letter to the city itself – below. “[It’s] a song about a magical day,” explains Nicky Wire. “A beautiful hazy day when we played Liverpool last; the city takes on a psychedelic hue in that weather, you can see…

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Listen: Manic Street Preachers release first new single in four years

Listen: Manic Street Preachers release first new single in four years

The mighty Manic Street Preachers have unveiled new single International Blue – the Welsh rockers’ first new release in four years. You can listen to it here. Taken from the band’s 13th studio album, Resistance Is Futile, which is out 6 April, the single is unfiltered, classic Manic Street Preachers. Inspired by the city of Nice in the mid winter sun and the life’s work of French artist Yves Klein, bassist and lyricist Nicky Wire…

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