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Morrissey Launching Pop-up Shop For Animal Charity

The former The Smiths rocker has long been an outspoken advocate for animals, and before he plays to a sold-out crowd at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn next week (begs19SEp16), his MPORIUM merchandise...

Morrissey: My Cancer Treatments Are Exhausting

Morrissey has opened up about living with cancer and has revealed his treatments have slowed him down.The 57-year-old singer first revealed he had been diagnosed with Barrett's cancer in 2014 stating in a matter-of-fact way...

Morrissey: 'Cancer Treatment Has Slowed Me Down'

The former Smiths frontman revealed in October, 2014 he was receiving treatment for Barrett's oesophagus, a condition which had turned cancerous, but told U.S. radio host Larry King last year (15) he felt...

The Smiths Team Up With Peta For Meat Is Murder Video Game

The Smiths have partnered with PETA for a 'Meat is Murder' video game. The iconic British indie group - which was comprised of Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Mike Joyce and Andy Rourke - have lent their...

The Smiths And Peta Team Up For 'Meat Is Murder' Mobile Game

British indie legends The Smiths have teamed up with animal rights group PETA to create a new video game based on the group’s 1985 song ‘Meat Is Murder’.The track, from the Mancunian group’s album of...

The Smiths Lend Meat Is Murder To New Peta Game

The British rockers have given permission for their 1985 track Meat Is Murder to be adapted as a quirky instrumental and used as the soundtrack for the mobile game, called The Beautiful Creature...

Johnny Marr Says He Will Promote His Book Via Two Events

Johnny Marr is set to promote his comprehensive autobiography via two ''in conversation'' events.The former 'The Smiths' guitarist has revealed he will talk about his upcoming book - 'Set The Boy Free' - at Manchester's...

Morrissey: 'Airport Customs Officials Stole From Me'

The former The Smiths star claims customs officials in Los Angeles took money out of his wallet when he refused to stand where they wanted him to stand. Expanding on an incident...

Morrissey Says A Smiths Reunion 'Wouldn't Make Sense'

Morrissey does not think a reunion of The Smiths would ''make sense''.The singer-songwriter enjoyed critical acclaim alongside Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce in the 1980s, but after subsequently finding success as a solo...

Morrissey Reveals Reason For His Arrest

Morrissey has alleged that immigration officers at Los Angeles International Airport stole money from him because he refused to follow their instructions.The outspoken star mentioned in his autobiography that he spent time in a jail...

Morrissey: 'There's No Chance The Smiths Will Regroup'

Following a spate of unlikely rock reunions, capped off by the Guns N' Roses classic line-up comeback, fans have started to wonder if the estranged former The Smiths bandmates would ever consider a...

Morrissey Will Only Play Venues That Ban Meat

The 57-year-old singer demanded Sydney's Vivid Festival in 2015 ban the sale of meat in the catered venues associated with the concert hall or backstage during his four-day stint. And Los Angeles’ Staples Center closed...

Morrissey Announces World Tour

Morrissey has announced he is going on a world tour.The former Smiths frontman is heading out on the road this autumn and will be travelling to Japan, China, North America, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore.The 'How...

Morrissey Returning To Hometown Stage After U.k. 'Retirement'

The former The Smiths star shocked fans in September (15) when he warned he would "likely" never play another ticketed show in his native Britain after failing to secure a new record deal....

Morrissey Changes His Mind About Chicago Riot Fest Performance

In a statement on Morrissey’s website True To You on Monday, a representative for the former The Smiths singer wrote: "As of this date, Morrissey is not a part of this year’s Chicago...

Kate Bush Posts Heartfelt Tribute To Prince

Kate Bush has penned a heartfelt tribute to Prince, following his untimely death last Thursday (April 21st). The notoriously private star took to her website to share her sadness over his death, describing the singer...

Steven Tyler: 'I Hope Prince's Death Was Not Drug-related'

Prince was found dead at his home in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16), amid reports suggesting he overdosed on the painkiller Percocet he was taking for hip issues days before his passing. Tyler,...

Johnny Marr Releasing Long-awaited Autobiography

Set the Boy Free will hit stores in November (16) and will chronicle Johnny's childhood in Manchester, England in the 1960s, his time as Morrissey's sidekick in The Smiths and his session work...

Jessica Brown Findlay Joins Morrissey Biopic

The former Downton Abbey actress will star opposite Scottish actor Jack Lowden in Steven, which chronicles Morrissey's life in 1970s Manchester, England before he finds fame with The Smiths in the 1980s....

Morrissey Warns Fans Not To Follow The Smiths On Twitter

The music icon has insisted that the new account, set up by Warner Music to "celebrate the history of the band", has not been sanctioned by him. When an official Twitter account launched earlier this...

Morrissey Slams Britain's 'Useless' Royals In Online Rant

The former frontman of The Smiths is a vocal animal rights activist and took exception to comments made by the Prince, in an interview last week (beg14Mar16), supporting the practice of trophy...

Jack Lowden To Play Morrissey Onscreen

The War And Peace star will lead the cast of Steven, which will chronicle the singer/songwriter's early life struggles after leaving school in his native Manchester, England, and moving from one dead-end job...

'War And Peace' Star Jack Lowden Cast As Morrissey In Upcoming Biopic

Jack Lowden who starred in BBC period drama ‘War and Peace’ earlier this year, has been cast as Morrissey in the upcoming biopic of The Smiths’ frontman. Titled Steven, the film will focus on Morrissey’s...

Boris To Morrissey: Is This Radical Vegan Really Seeking London Mayorship?

So, Morrissey is seriously considering entering the race to become Mayor of London, putting forth his vegetarian views as his main political focus. And he only needs £10,000 and a minimum of 330 signatures of...

Panic On The Streets Of London As Morrissey Considers Mayoral Run

Members of the Animal Welfare Party have launched a campaign to have the former The Smiths frontman's name added to the mayoral ballot before Londoners head to the polls in May (16)....

Morrissey Distances Himself From Supreme Clothing Advertisements

The former The Smiths star first addressed his involvement in the promotional posters on Saturday (13Feb16), after fans began posting photos of the billboards on social media. In a message shared on...

Alain Whyte's Guitar Fetches $2,500

The musician, who was part of the former The Smiths star's backing band from 1991 and became his chief songwriting partner until they ended their business relationship in 2004, put the axe up...

Morrissey Book Mocked By Mike Joyce Christmas Card

The former The Smiths singer provoked howls of derision from literary critics when he released List of the Lost in September (15), and the story about a sports team in 1970s Massachusetts was...

Morrissey Dismisses 'Bad Sex Award' As A "Repulsive Horror"

Morrissey has brushed off the news of his ignominious triumph in the Bad Sex in Fiction award earlier this month, dismissing the panel who awarded him dubious honour as “replusive horrors”.The 56 year old published...

Morrissey Blasts Peruvian Leader Over Bullfighting

The Suedehead singer is currently on tour in South America and took the opportunity to address the issue ahead of a scheduled concert in Peru's capital Lima on Saturday (19Dec15). The outspoken...

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