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Manic Street Preachers Highlight Concert Calendar

Tuesday, 26/05/2009
Manic Street Preachers Highlight Concert Calendar

The Welsh band headlines the Szczecin Rock Festival, which takes place on 25 June at Pogoń Stadium.

Other bands on the Festival line-up include Limp Bizkit, Chris Cornell and Kaiser Chiefs, as wellas renoun Polish acts Happysad, Hey, Izrael, Lipali and Myslovitz. In addition, the winners of a fan voting contest also will entertain.

“Together with the City Hall, we will provide the public with music entertainment of world standard. All rock fans are invited, even those from abroad,” said Mariusz Woźniczka, the chairman of Promotor United Entertainment, which is organizing the festival.

Locally based performers sPiątkuNaSobotę and Devil Inside earned a place on the Festival card by their fans sending 17,000 text messages as part of a promotional campaign. They were culled from a field of 30 bands have applied to participate in the competition.

Launched in 1986, Manic Street Preachers have enjoyed international success with a string of hits, including "She Is Suffering”, “A Design For Life”, and “If You Tolerate This, Your Children Will Be Next”.  The bands members include founders James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire, Sean Moore and Richey Edwards.

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