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Ok Go Channel Morrissey With Cover Of 'Interesting Drug'

OK Go appeared on 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' this week to play their brand new cover of Morrissey's 1989 single 'Interesting Drug'; a song for which they also released a video earlier...

Morrissey Blames Promoters For U.s. Tour Cancellation

The Panic singer, 57, and his backing band were set to perform in Boulder, Colorado last month (Nov16) when keyboard player Gustavo Manzur fell ill backstage, resulting in the cancellation of the concert...

Morrissey Blames Management For Cancellation Of Us Tour Dates

Morrissey has cancelled the remaining six dates of his U.S. tour, blaming his management for mismanaging the tour’s finances.In a post on fansite True to You, which the singer uses as his official mouthpiece, Morrissey...

George Michael Leads Call For Clampdown On Illegal Pet Trade

The singers are among the stars who have signed a letter to British newspaper The Times demanding U.K. politicians take action against unlicensed breeders and sellers of animals. Citing a new report...

The Smiths To Release Two Unheard Tracks On Vinyl

The Smiths are to release a new vinyl single with two previously unheard tracks.Singer Morrissey's fan site, true-to-you.net, reports that the 7 inch-disc features unreleased versions of 'The Boy With The Thorn In His Side'...

Morrissey Puts U.s. Tour On Hold To Allow Bandmate's Recovery

The former frontman of The Smiths abandoned a gig in Boulder, Colorado earlier this month (Nov16) after bandmate Gustavo Manzur collapsed backstage. He subsequently cancelled three further concerts in Texas. Now Morrissey,...

Morrissey Calls On Car Manufacturers To Use Vegan Leather

The outspoken animal rights campaigner and former frontman of The Smiths wrote a letter to Mary T. Barra, the chair and CEO of General Motors Company (GM), on behalf of organisation People for...

Morrissey Cancels Three Gigs As Sick Bandmate Advised To Rest

The former frontman of The Smiths was due to perform in Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston this week (end20Nov16). However the concerts will not go ahead as keyboardist Gustavo Manzur has been...

Morrissey Cancels Colorado Gig After Bandmember Collapses Backstage

The former frontman of The Smiths was preparing to play at the city's Boulder Theater when his keyboard player Gustavo Manzur, collapsed. According to editors at The Denver Post, the Panic...

Morrissey Cancels Denver Show After Keyboardist Collapses

Morrissey was forced to cancel his concert in Denver on Monday night (14.11.16) after his keyboardist collapsed.The former Smiths star was scheduled to perform a show at the Boulder Theatre in the capital of Colorado,...

Johnny Marr: It Was Amazing Being In The Smiths

Johnny Marr has nothing bad to say about his time in The Smiths.The 58-year-old musician - who was formerly a member of the rock band from their formation in 1982, to their split in 1987...

Johnny Marr: 'Morrissey And I Discussed The Smiths Reunion Plans In 2008'

The pub chat details feature in Marr's upcoming memoir Set the Boy Free, and in an extract published by The Guardian on Monday (31Oct16), the guitarist recalls the reunion was very much in...

Johnny Marr And Morrissey Almost Reformed The Smiths In 2008

Johnny Marr and Morrissey almost reformed The Smiths in 2008.The 58-year-old musician - who was formerly a member of the rock band from their formation in 1982, to their split in 1987 - has revealed...

Morrissey's Bangkok Concert Cancelled After Thai King's Death

King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away on Thursday (13Oct16) aged 88, sparking a national outpouring of grief. Morrissey had been due to play Bangkok's Moonstar Studios venue next Tuesday (18Oct16), but the concert...

Noel And Liam Gallagher On Manchester Walk Of Fame

Noel and Liam Gallagher are among the names to be honoured on the Manchester Walk of Fame.The famous feuding brothers and former Oasis bandmates make up two of the 20 names to be given a...

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...

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