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Noel Gallagher Wants Smiths To Reform

Noel Gallagher wants The Smiths to reform.The 'If I Had a Gun' hitmaker is a massive fan of the iconic 80s indie band and though frontman Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr have always maintained they...

Morrissey Named Peta's Brit Of The Year

British rocker Morrissey has been honoured for his commitment to animal rights by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta).The musician has been named the organisation's U.K. Person of the Year, taking over from...

Morrissey Will Not Record For Major Label

Morrissey will never record for a "grown-up record label" again.The former Smiths frontman - who is currently unsigned after his contract with Universal ended in late 2009 - doesn't feel there is any chance he...

Morrissey Demands Apology To End Lawsuit

Singer Morrissey has urged magazine bosses to apologise and end an ongoing lawsuit to prevent a costly court battle.The former The Smiths frontman has issued a writ against Nme alleging comments he made in a...

Morrissey Accuses Venue Staff Of 'Assaulting' Fans

Morrissey has spoken out to explain why he cut short the final gig on his recent North American tour, alleging fans who tried to shake his hand were "unashamedly assaulted" and "choked to death" by...

Morrissey Abandons Gig Over Security Trouble

Singer Morrissey stormed off stage and cut short the final gig of his North American tour on Sunday night (18Dec11) after slamming security officials for ejecting fans from the venue.The former The Smiths frontman was...

Morrissey Gig Evacuated In Earthquake Scare

Thousands of fans attending a gig by rocker Morrissey in Mexico were evacuated from the venue when an earthquake hit the region.The former The Smiths frontman was preparing to take to the stage in Puebla...

Morrissey Axes Gig Over Injured Drummer

Singer Morrissey has cancelled another show on his North American tour after drummer Matt Walker suffered a mystery eye injury.The former The Smiths frontman's U.S. trek got off to a shaky start last month (Nov11)...

Pamela Anderson Launches Peta Stamps

Pamela Anderson joined former 'Price is Right' host Bob Barker to launch a new stamp range by PETA.The former 'Baywatch' actress and the TV legend have allowed their likenesses to be used for the stamps,...

Sir Paul Mccartney, Natalie Portman And Morrissey To Grace Peta Stamps

Sir Paul Mccartney, Natalie Portman and Morrissey are among the famous faces who will adorn a set of U.S. postage stamps in the name of vegetarianism.Executives at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta)...

Paul Mccartney Immortalised On Peta Stamp

Sir Paul McCartney, Natalie Portman and Ellen DeGeneres are among stars to feature on a new stamp range featuring the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time.The trio of famous faces have agreed to lend their...

Morrissey Praises 'Genuine Poet' Delaney

Singer Morrissey has paid a touching tribute to late playwright Shelagh Delaney, hailing her as a "genuine poet".The former The Smiths frontman has often praised Delaney during his career, and once confessed she was the...

Shelagh Delaney, Morrissey Muse, Dies Aged 71

Shelagh Delaney, who the singer Morrissey lists as among his greatest influences, has died sadly after a battle with cancer. The screenplay writer's death comes just a few days before what would've been her 72nd...

Morrissey Gives Permission For Smiths Song On Advert

Morrissey has given John Lewis permission to use a version of a Smiths song for its Christmas campaign. The 'Shoplifters of the World Unite' musician - who is famously anti-establishment - is said to be...

Morrissey Cancels First U.s. Date

Singer Morrissey has axed the first gig on his upcoming North American tour after a visa blunder left guitarist Boz Boorer unable to perform in the U.S.The former The Smiths singer was due to kick...

Taylor Swift's Kitten Meredith Becomes Twitter Star

Taylor Swift's kitten Meredith has become a twitter sensation after she posted two pictures of her on the internet. The 'Love Story' hitmaker uploaded two photographs of the adopted kitten - who is thought to...

Taylor Swift's Kitten Becomes Twitter Sensation

Taylor Swift 's kitten, Meredith, has become a social networking star after the American country singer posted a picture of her on Twitter. The 21-year-old tweeted a photograph of her adopted pet this week -...

Morrissey Fires First Salvo In Libel Case

Singer Morrissey has issued a statement ahead of his pending libel battle with a British magazine, insisting tape recordings of an interview with the publication show his quotes were "heavily edited" to make him "appear...

Morrissey's Libel Battle Heading To Trial

Morrissey's libel battle against a British music magazine over a controversial 2007 interview can go to trial, a judge has ruled.The former The Smiths frontman came under fire after talking about the influx of foreigners...

Morrissey Set For Court Showdown With Nme

Morrissey has been given permission to take his libel case against music publication Nme to court, with a showdown set for 2012. The former frontman of The Smiths is suing the magazine over a November...

Morrissey's Libel Battle Reaches Court

Morrissey continues to suffer damage to his reputation following a controversial 2007 magazine interview in which he discussed immigration in Britain, a lawyer for the singer argued in court on Monday (17Oct11).The former The Smiths...

Morrissey: 'I'm Ridiculed For My Opinions'

Outspoken rocker Morrissey is convinced he is ridiculed for voicing his opinions on current affairs and fears he is now known only as a "bigmouth".The former The Smiths frontman has strong views on a number...

Morrissey Sends Nephew To Confront Writer At Book Launch

Singer Morrissey sent his nephew to a book launch to publicly rebut a claim the rocker used vocal-correction technology on his most recent album.A special event was held in the British star's hometown of Manchester,...

Johnny Marr Glad He Left The Smiths

Johnny Marr is glad he left The Smiths. The 'This Charming Man' band's legendary guitarist is proud of what they achieved, but also glad he left in 1987 - causing the end of the group...

Morrissey Has Further Treatment For Broken Finger

Rocker Morrissey is undergoing more treatment to his broken finger after it failed to heal for more than two months.The former The Smiths frontman was injured in June (11) after he was bitten on his...

Morrissey Unapologetic About Norway Massacre Comments

Outspoken singer Morrissey is refusing to retract controversial comments he made comparing the massacre in Norway to the daily slaughter of animals for fast food outlets, insisting they are morally equivalent.The staunch vegetarian launched into...

Morrissey: 'Norway Massacre Nothing Compared To Fast Food Killings'

Morrissey has sparked fury among fans after insisting the massacre in Norway last week (22Jul11) was "nothing" compared to the number of animals killed daily for the fast food industry.The controversial former The Smiths star...

Morrissey Quit Label Over Brit Awards Bad Judgment

Rocker Morrissey has revealed he parted ways with executives at record label Universal and manager Irving Azoff over their poor judgment surrounding his last album release.The album, Years of Refusal, was a critical success, but...

Morrissey Cancels Swedish Gig Because Of Rain

Morrissey refused to perform at a concert in Sweden last night (14.07.11) because it was raining.The 'Girlfriend In A Coma' singer had been booked to play at Helsingborg's Sundsparlan venue but cancelled just hours before...

Morrissey Cancels Gig After Downpour

British singer Morrissey reportedly refused to perform at an outdoor concert in Sweden on Thursday (14Jul11) due to heavy rainfall.The former The Smiths frontman was scheduled to play at the Sundsparlan venue in Helsingborg but...

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