Nicky Wire

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Sean Moore, Nicky Wire and James Dean Bradfield: 'People secretly like to know when things are going to end and for something to have a finite time span, but I instinctively rail against that.'

Manic Street Preachers singer James Dean Bradfield has very vivid memories of their first Dublin show back in the mists of 1991 that are slightly more(...)

There’s a style to St Etienne singer Sarah Cracknell’s second solo album that could not be mistaken for anyone else. Part of this is down (...)

Last year’s Rewind the Film was supposed to be a double album but realising that they had two entirely different sets of songs, Manic Street Preach(...)

Salutes you, sir: Dave Grohl of Nirvana on McCurtain Street, Cork, when the band played at Sir Henrys, supporting Sonic Youth, in August 1991. Photograph: Siobhan O’Mahony/UCC

The Mekons played at Sir Henrys on Sunday, February 6th, 1994. It was my first night DJ’ing at the venue. Hardly anyone was there for the first hour o(...)