In April 2005, the Manic Street Preachers announced a two-year layoff. But the Welsh alternative rock trio's devoted fan base won't have to wait much longer to see vocalist/guitarist James Dean Bradfi

In April 2005, the Manic Street Preachers announced a two-year layoff. But the Welsh alternative rock trio's devoted fan base won't have to wait much longer to see vocalist/guitarist James Dean Bradfield again. Read Tom Ferguson's column.