Manic Street Preachers ‘Postcards From A Young Man’ – Album Review

Manic Street Preachers – Postcards From A Young Man Anyone expecting the Manics’ new album to build on Journal Of Plague Lovers’ resurrection of their angsty, political roots must have been flummoxed by lead single ‘(It’s Not War) Just The End Of Love’.   Its sweeping strings, towering chorus and verses ripped straight from Smashing Pumpkins’ […]

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Watch: Manic Street Preachers release lyric video for new single ‘Europa Geht Durch Mich’

Not long now until Welsh legends Manic Street Preachers release their 12th studio album Futurology – the sort of companion piece to last years acoustic album Rewind The Film. We’ve already heard the lead single ‘Walk Me To The Bridge‘, and now the Manics have followed that up with the lyric video for ‘Europa Geht Durch […]

New single reviews – 13th Sep

Manic Street Preachers – (It’s Not War) Just The End Of Love It’s been almost 20 years since the Manics unleashed their distinct brand of politically driven rock with debut album Generation Terrorists. Since then their career has seen them take various musical and lyrical directions, but have always maintained their position at the top […]

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Stream: May playlist – all the best new music from May 2014

It’s been another busy month in the world of awesome new music, and we’ve done our best to collate the creme de la creme of all that was amazing in May 2014 into the below playlist. In it you will find a fair amount of La Roux, who burst back onto the scene this month […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (24th November 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Afrojack feat. Spree Wilson – ‘The Spark’ First on the list this week is a lyrically uplifting track with a positive message, though one that is wrapped up in a typical sounding 2013 dance rnb track. That said the ‘Gym Class Heroes’-esque […]


Gig tickets for Manics, McBusted, Bombay Bicycle Club, Katy B and Jurassic 5 go on sale tomorrow

There’s a veritable feast of gig tickets going on sale tomorrow, and we’ve got you covered to make sure you beat the rush and get the tickets you’re looking for. First up, tickets for Manic Street Preachers‘ UK tour go on sale at 9:30am tomorrow (Friday 15 November). They’re playing 10 dates in March and […]


Manic Street Preachers announce UK arena tour in support of next album ‘Futurology’

Hot on the heels of their recent 11th album Rewind The Film, Manic Street Preachers are already prepping their 12th – the allegedly more experimental and ‘krautrock influenced’ Futurology. To mark the release of the album next year, the Welsh trio have announced a 10 date UK arena tour through March and April next year […]