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Birth Place: Blackwood, Caerphilly, Wales, United Kingdom
Died: NULL
Years Active: 1986–present

Manic Street Preachers (also known as the Manics) are an alternative rock band from Blackwood, Wales, formed in 1986. They are James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitars), Nicky Wire (bass, occasional vocals) and Sean Moore (drums, backing vocals, occasional trumpet). The band is part of the Cardiff music scene, most prominently during the 1990s. The band were originally a quartet: lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards mysteriously vanished on 1 February 1995. In November 2008, 13 years after his disappearance, he was officially declared presumed deceased. The Manics released their debut album ''Generation Terrorists'' in 1992. Their combination of androgynous glam punk imagery, outspoken ...

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