Manic Street Preachers to tour ‘The Holy Bible’

manicsThe prayers of Manic Street Preachers fans have been answered: the band have confirmed they’ll be playing ‘The Holy Bible’ in full for the first time ever. The band will perform seven dates in four cities to mark the 20th anniversary of the record – the last to feature contributions from lyricist and guitarist Richey Edwards, who disappeared in 1995. “We’ve taken a long time over the decision, but we realised that we’ll never have another chance to celebrate ‘The Holy Bible’ and what we did with Richey again,” says singer James Dean Bradfield.

Full piece in NME, 27 September 2014.