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Nme Awards Johnny Marr 'Godlike Genius' Title, 2013

Johnny Marr will be crowned Godlike Genius of the Year at this year’s NME Awards. Marr, whose distinctive guitar licks were combined with Morrissey’s song-writing skills to make The Smiths the legendary band that they...

David Bowie Demands Bosses Pull Photo From Morrissey Single

David Bowie has asked Emi Uk bosses not to use a photograph of him with Morrissey as the cover art for the reissue of The Smiths' The Last Of The Famous International Playboys single.The 1989...

David Bowie Really Didn't Want To Be Photographed With Morrissey

We are joking, of course, but David Bowie clearlty doesn't want any confusion surrounding his forthcoming album 'The Next Day', so much so that he's slapped down Manchester misanthrope Morrissey following a request for a...

Sick Morrissey Postpones More Concerts

British singer Morrissey has cancelled two more tour dates as he deals with his health crisis.The former The Smiths frontman called off several gigs on his North American tour last month (Jan13) after being admitted...

Johnny Marr 'In Pursuit' Of Morrissey

Johnny Marr lives ''in pursuit'' of a songwriting relationship like the one he had with Morrissey. The guitarist was a key member of 80s indie band The Smiths with Morrissey, and although they parted ways...

Morrissey Has Pre-cancerous Throat Condition

British singer Morrissey has been diagnosed with a pre-malignant throat condition linked to a significantly increased risk of cancer.The former The Smiths frontman axed several gigs on his North American tour last month (Jan13) after...

Noel Gallagher Has Tinnitus

Noel Gallagher is suffering from tinnitus.The former Oasis guitarist recently had a brain scan after worrying about a ringing in his ear - a common sign of the ear condition - and doctors believe his...

Morrissey's Bleeding Ulcer Forces Him To Cancel 6 Shows

Morrissey, ex-frontman of '80s band The Smiths, has been diagnosed with a bleeding ulcer and may need surgery. His ill-health renders him unable to continue with his US tour currently, but is expected to return...

Bleeding Ulcer Causes Morrissey To Cancel Yet More Us Tour Dates

Morrissey has been forced to postpone six live dates after it was revealed that the former front man of The Smiths was suffering from a bleeding ulcer.The outspoken performer is just getting going on a...

Morrissey Recovering From Bleeding Ulcer

British rocker Morrissey has called off his planned gigs over the next two weeks as he recovers from a bleeding ulcer.The singer was expected to be back on stage on Monday (28Jan13) after it first...

Unexpected Illness Cuts Morrissey Tour Short

After Morrissey cancelled a concert scheduled for this past Thursday in Flint, Michigan, it has been revealed by Billboard that the reason behind the cancelation was because the singer has been admitted to the Beaumont...

Morrissey Hospitalised With Bladder Infection - Report

British singer Morrissey was hospitalised in Michigan on Friday (25Jan13) to undergo tests for a suspected bladder infection.The former The Smiths frontman cancelled a concert in Flint, Michigan on Thursday (24Jan13) three hours before showtime,...

Mike Joyce Calls On Morrissey To Consider Smiths Comeback

Former The Smiths star Mike Joyce is urging Morrissey to consider reuniting the band in a bid to please fans.The group split in 1987 after a fall-out between singer Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr, but...

Morrissey Axes Gigs As Bandmembers Fall Ill

British singer Morrissey has axed three gigs on his North American tour after his entire band fell ill.The former The Smiths frontman is on a 37-date trek around the U.S. and Mexico but he cancelled...

Morrissey Refuses To Reform The Smiths For 2013 Coachella

Singer Morrissey has turned down yet another attempt by bosses of the Coachella rock festival to reunite his former band The Smiths.The Suedehead hitmaker is dogged by frequent rumours the cult 1980s band is planning...

Morrissey On The 'Insufferable' Beckhams: "I'd Have Them Flogged"

Morrissey Arrives For The Late Show With David Letterman This Week Wearing Fetching White Nail PolishNever one to mince his words, Morrissey has taken aim at the Beckhams in his latest rant, labelling David and...

Morrissey: 'I'd Have The Beckhams Flogged'

Singer Morrissey has launched a vicious tirade against David and Victoria Beckham, insisting he would have the pair "flogged" if he ran Britain.The former The Smiths frontman takes aim the celebrity supercouple in a new...

Morrissey: 'Mick Ronson Saved My Career'

Singer Morrissey has credited David Bowie's late guitarist Mick Ronson with saving his career after The Smiths split up.The Suedehead hitmaker reached number one in the British charts with his debut solo album Viva Hate...

Boz Boorer Suffers Broken Arm

Veteran British rocker Boz Boorer is playing through the pain during a tour Down Under with singer Morrissey after breaking his left arm.The Polecats guitarist headed to Australia and New Zealand earlier this month (Dec12)...

Morrissey Blames Royal Family And Kate Middleton For Nurse Jacintha Saldanha's Death In An Ignorant Declamation

While certainly there are an increasing number of anti-royalists, The Smiths' Morrissey is leading the pack by blaming the Royal Family, and particularly Kate Middleton, for the tragic death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha. Jacintha Saldanha...

Morrissey Attacks Royals Over Nurse's Suicide

Anti-monarchist Morrissey has taken aim at Britain's royal family again - blaming the Queen's brood for the suicide of the nurse caught up in the Duchess Of Cambridge's pregnancy prank scandal.Jacintha Saldanha took her own...

Robbie Williams Used Concert Film To Impress Girl

Robbie Williams once tried to impress a woman by showing her a video of his biggest concert.The 'Candy' singer was so keen to impress an American girl who had never heard of him that he...

Morrissey Postpones Remainder Of U.s. Tour

Morrissey has scrapped the remainder of his North American tour so he can spend more time with his sick mother.The Suedehead hitmaker postponed a series of dates at the beginning of the week (22Oct12) and...

Controversial Smiths Star Morrissey Cancels Us Tour

Morrissey has pulled out of his upcoming tour dates across America after his mother was rushed to hospital for unknown reasons.The former Smiths frontman has pulled out of all forthcoming US shows, including one at...

Morrissey Axes Gigs To Be With Sick Mother

Singer Morrissey has axed a string of concerts in the U.S. and jetted back to the U.K. after his mother fell ill and was hospitalised.The former The Smiths frontman was on tour in the States...

Morrissey Opens Up About Good Samaritan Incident

Singer Morrissey was left stunned when a woman collapsed in front of him in a New York bookstore, as he was the only customer who offered to help her.The former The Smiths frontman turned hero...

Morrissey Revives Stricken Pigeon

Animal-loving rocker Morrissey nursed a pigeon back to health after it was run over by a motorbike.The singer was in Rome, Italy, where he has a home, when he was shocked to see the bird...

Morrissey Attacks Royal Family On U.s. Tv

Rocker Morrissey has brought his anti-monarchy stance to America after insisting the members of Britain's royal family are "arrogant" and "horrible".The former The Smiths star hit headlines with his remarks about The Queen and her...

Comedian Stephen Colbert Goes Veggie For Irreverent Morrissey Chat

U.S. funnyman Stephen Colbert agreed to turn his TV studio and green room into a meat-free zone on Tuesday (09Oct12) after landing a rare chat with vegetarian Morrissey.The British rocker insists all venues he visits...

Morrissey Denies The Smiths Reunion

The Smiths are ''never, ever going to reunite''.Morrissey's spokesperson has categorically denied rumours of a reunion for the 'How Soon Is Now?' hitmakers and has hinted at tension between the group's members. The singer's representative...

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