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Posted by , 26 November 2008

Manic Street Preachers Terrorise Top Of The Pop

With the troubles in Northern Ireland still ongoing, it was possibly tactless for the Manics to mark their first TOTP performance wearing balaclavas - one of the motifs of the IRA. But it did look subversively cool.

Best bit: When James Dean Bradfield flexes his muscles and looks genuinely worrying - although a bit WWF too. (2:38)

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