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  1. Watch: Manic Street Preachers Cover The Sex Pistols

    'No Feelings' gets a Nicky Wire makeover... News Manic Street Preachers ... 'Tsunami' before dropping a cover into the set. Nicky Wire grabbed the mic for a delirious run through the Sex Pistols' classic 'No ...

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  2. Wire Plan Live Album

    ... confirming a new UK tour News Wire have confirmed details of a new live album alongside a comprehensive British tour. Wire's career tends to go in fits and spurts. Their seminal opening salvo ...

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  3. From Mutual Friends To Ambient Bangers: Introducing Audiobooks

    ... material. In a previous interview, they referenced the high wire approach of the Fall or Sonic Youth. “It’s become a different thing ...

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  4. Live Report: Manic Street Preachers - Wembley Arena, London

    ... a leopard print jumpsuit. Bassist and head glamourpuss Nicky Wire looks on enviously. “Yes I did try and steal that jumpsuit,” he purrs. ... now three ageing 50-year-old Welsh blokes (despite Wire still sporting the best set of pins in rock and roll). The other way ...

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  5. Premiere: Alpha Maid - 'So Pretend'

    ... with her recent releases earning praise in the pages of The Wire. New release 'So Pretend' is a dazzling return, with each note seeming ...

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  6. Premiere: Piano Wire - 'Cherry Coma'

    ... Underground'... Videos Piano Wire is a project born of the fetid imaginations of Sym Gharial and Andy ... with a snarling sense of energy, the record is Piano Wire stripped bare - in some cases literally. New cut 'Cherry Coma' airs ...

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  7. Wire - Nocturnal Koreans

    ... Koreans' is the latest instalment in what has been Wire's longest uninterrupted stint as a band, and finds the group revisiting ... dropped a letter from their name and regrouped as Wir, a Wire where machine rhythms were woven through Gotobed's own machine-like ...

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  8. Next Wave #827: Drahla

    ... of innovative post-punk that draws from the parentage of Wire and The Fall in their prime, in part thanks to a propensity for enormous ... the riff in that song occasionally sounds very similar to Wire’s ‘The 15th’: “It wasn’t intentional. We’re big fans of that ...

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  9. Listen: YOWL - 'Warm (In The Soft White Fire Of Modern Living)'

    ... their songs. Each new track feels razor sharp, a barbed wire collection of angular riffs and leering, preening vocals. Cult heroes ... of post-punk noir reminiscent of everyone from The Fall to Wire to The Birthday Party while retaining its own individual path. Tune in ...

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  10. Wire Talk New Album

    ... Tree' out now News Punk pioneers Wire have spoken about the making of their new album 'Red Barked Tree'. Wire are an anomaly - but then, they always have been. Even in the maelstrom ...

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