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Andy Rourke: The World Needs Colourful Characters Like Morrissey

Andy Rourke says the world needs ''colourful characters'' like his old bandmate Morrissey.The 55-year-old bassist co-founded The Smiths with frontman Morrissey in Manchester in 1982, and he has admitted the music industry would be ''boring''...

Andy Rourke Drops Debut Single From New Band Blitz Vega

Andy Rourke has formed the new band Blitz Vega with British musician KAV.The former Smiths bassist has joined forces with the Los Angeles-based frontman - who helped reunite Manchester band Happy Mondays in 2004, and...

Morrissey Axes Gigs After 'Medical Emergency'

Morrissey has been forced to axe shows in Canada, due to a ''medical emergency''.The former Smiths star postponed two shows in Vancouver scheduled for Sunday (14.04.19) and Monday (15.04.19), with the gigs now set to...

Billie Joe Armstrong 'Honoured' To Work With Morrissey

Billie Joe Armstrong thinks it was an ''honour'' to work with Morrissey.The Green Day frontman has teamed up with the 'Last of the Famous International Playboys' hitmaker to record a version of The Fifth Dimension's...

Morrissey's Covers Album Features Big Name Collaborations

Morrissey's 'California Son' will feature collaborations from the likes of Billie Joe Armstrong and Lydia Night.The 59-year-old musician is set to release the all-covers album on May 24, and on Tuesday (26.02.19) the full list...

Morrissey Announces Covers Album 'California Son'

Morrissey has announced plans for a covers album.The former Smiths frontman had confirmed he will be releasing a collection - titled 'California Son' - featuring tracks by the likes of Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan and...

Morrissey Mobbed On Stage

Morrissey had to cut short his concert in San Diego after fans stormed the stage.The former Smiths star was playing his 1988 song 'Everyday Is Like Sunday' at the Copley Symphony Hall over the weekend,...

Jonah Hill Reveals Email Exchange With 'Best Friend' Morrissey

Jonah Hill wrote a personal letter to Morrissey to convince him to write a song for his directorial debut.The 34-year-old actor helmed the new comedy-drama 'Mid90s', and Jonah has revealed how he convinced one of...

Johnny Marr Slams Ex-bandmates

Johnny Marr has blasted his former Smiths bandmates over their reunion project.The iconic group announced earlier this year they were to reunite as Classically Smiths without the guitarist and frontman Morrissey for a series of...

Morrissey's Manager Calls Protest Party Ahead Of Gig "Bull****"

Morrissey’s manager has decried plans for an anti-racism party near the singer’s upcoming Manchester gig as “bull****” and has accused the organiser of attention-seeking.Campaigners describing themselves as ex-fans of Morrissey’s solo work and his music...

Johnny Marr Won't Stand By Morrissey

Johnny Marr doesn't ''feel any need to stick by'' Morrissey.The 54-year-old guitarist admitted he disagrees with his former Smiths bandmate's controversial views, including lending his support to For Britain, branding the treatment of EDL co-founder...

Morrissey Extends UK Tour

Morrissey has added new dates to his UK tour.The former Smiths frontman has announced he will perform intimate shows at Portsmouth Guildhall on July 10 and Reading Rivermead on July 12 in South England.The music...

Moby Won't Tour Again

Moby won't tour again.The 52-year-old musician occasionally joins his friend Peter Hook on stage when the former New Order star performs in London, but he's got no interest in playing his own shows as there...

Morrissey Announces Two Manchester Gigs

Morrissey has announced two homecoming shows at Manchester's iconic Castlefield Bowl.The former Smiths frontman will perform songs from his new album, 'Low In High School', and classic hits on July 7 and 8 at the...

Morrissey Brands Halal Meat 'Evil'

Morrissey thinks halal meat is ''evil''.The 58-year-old singer has described UK law as ''pointless'' and has argued that neither of the major political parties in the country deserve anyone's vote because they support halal meat...

A$ap Rocky To Collaborate With Morrissey?

A$AP Rocky has revealed his desire to work with Morrissey.The 29-year-old rapper has been known to collaborate with some unexpected names, having previously worked with the likes of Rod Stewart on his track 'Everyday', and...

Morrissey Thrills Fans With Covers

Morrissey covered the likes of Elvis Presley, Pretenders and The Ramones at his gig at London's Alexandra Palace on Friday (09.03.18) evening.The 58-year-old singer shunned his own extensive back catalogue and latest album 'Low in...

Noel Gallagher Wants To Work With Morrissey

Noel Gallagher wants to write a song for Morrissey.The 50-year-old rocker has decided he wants to start sharing his songwriting talents around and has made a wish list of artists he wants to work with...

Classically Smiths Concerts Axed

The Smiths' 'Classically Smiths' concerts have been axed after bassist Andy Rourke denied his involvement and drummer Mike Joyce pulled out.The legendary punk rock group were set to reunite without frontman Morrissey and guitarist Johnny...

The Smiths Reunite - Sort Of - For Classical Concerts

The Smiths are reuniting without Morrissey and Johnny Marr for a series of orchestral concerts.Drummer Mike Joyce, bassist Andy Rourke and occasional guitarist Craig Gannon, have teamed up for the first time in 31 years...

Morrissey Cancels Headline Slot At Kroq Event

Morrissey was forced to cancel his headlining slot at an annual concert. The 'Everyday is Like Sunday' hitmaker axed his latest performance at the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas show in Los Angeles, which was due...

Morrissey Gets Vintage In 'Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up On The Stage' Video

Morrissey goes very retro with the video for his new song 'Jacky's Only Happy When She's Up On The Stage' taken from his recently released eleventh solo studio album 'Low In High School'. It's his...

Morrissey Defends 'Sexual Harassment'

Morrissey believes Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey may have just been making ''a pathetic attempt at courtship'' towards their alleged victims.The 58-year-old singer has refused to condemn the media mogul and the 'House of Cards'...

Morrissey 'Spearheaded' Fluidity

Morrissey thinks he ''spearheaded the movement'' towards sexual and gender fluidity.The 58-year-old singer revealed he identified as humasexual - meaning he is attracted to ''humans'' - in 2013 and he thinks it is ''extraordinary'' the...

Sexual Harassment In Hollywood: Morrissey Defends The Accused

Morrissey has some interesting thoughts on the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal involving the likes of Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey among others. He has managed to anger a lot of people (not for the first...

Morrissey: 'Kevin Spacey Needlessly Attacked'

Morrissey has claimed Kevin Spacey has been ''needlessly attacked'' over an allegation of sexual misconduct.The 58-year-old singer insists it is ''ridiculous'' that the Hollywood actor was replaced in forthcoming film 'All the Money in the...

Morrissey Overlooks Manchester In UK Tour Announcement

The ever-controversial Steven Patrick Morrissey has caused a stir by announcing his first UK tour in three years – but opting to leave out his home city of Manchester.The former Smiths frontman revealed details of...

Morrissey Announces UK Tour

Morrissey has confirmed his first full UK tour in two years in support of his upcoming new album 'Low in High School'.The former Smiths frontman has announced plans to go back on the road in...

Morrissey Ponders The 'Directionless' Youth With 'Low In High School'

Morrissey is back with his first album in three years entitled 'Low In High School' and, as the title suggests it explores the social, political and economical mindsets of today's youth. Of course, the opinionated...

Brandon Flowers 'Idolises' Morrissey

The Killers' Brandon Flowers ''idolises'' Morrissey.The 36-year-old rocker has admitted he has previously embarrassed himself in front of the former Smiths frontman when he was working as a waiter in a Las Vegas restaurant aged...

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