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Morrissey Cuts Concert Short Over 'Macho' Security

Rocker Morrissey stormed off stage at a gig in California on Friday (25May12) and cut the show short after blasting security officials at the venue.The former The Smiths frontman was performing at the Rabobank Theatre...

Morrissey, John Lennon & Jimi Hendrix On Ultimate Icon Shortlist

Morrissey, Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, Liam Gallagher and John Lennon have been shortlisted for British rock bible Nme's Ultimate Icon Award.Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, David Bowie and Kurt Cobain also make the list to...

Morrissey Snubs Nme Apology

Singer Morrissey is heading to court in his legal battle with Nme magazine after turning down the offer of an apology from its editors.The former The Smiths frontman is suing the British publication, alleging comments...

Athlete And Nitin Sawhney Added To Hop Farm Line Up

Athlete and Nitin Sawhney have been added to the bill for the Hop Farm music festival.The artists have joined the line-up alongside headliners Bob Dylan, Suede and Peter Gabriel at the three day festival held...

Morrissey Eyes Film Move

Singer Morrissey wants to add actor to his resume - he's planning to team up with French director Guillaume Canet to shoot a movie.The former The Smiths frontman marks his 30th year in the music...

Morrissey Urges 'Retirement' For Elephant

Rocker Morrissey is continuing his campaign to improve the treatment of animals worldwide by calling on Philippine President Benigno Aquino to send a zoo elephant to a sanctuary in the U.S.The British singer is on...

Brian Fallon Aims Broadside At Morrissey And Johnny Marr

The Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon has declared war on former The Smiths stars Morrissey and Johnny Marr by making a cheeky reference to the singer's sexuality and accusing the guitarist of dressing like a...

Morrissey Demands Zoo Closure

Rocker Morrissey has written to a top politician in Indonesia to demand action over the country's notorious zoo where hundreds of animals have died.The former The Smiths frontman is on a tour of Southeast Asia...

Morrissey Against Unethical Sheep-shearing In Australia

Indie legend Morrissey has joined the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in opposition of the cruel Australian practise of mulesing.The former Smiths frontman has recently sent a letter on behalf of the...

Mike Joyce Eyes Explosive Tell-all Book

Former The Smiths rocker Mike Joyce is preparing to fire a shot at singer Morrissey by penning an explosive tell-all book revealing the full story of the band.Drummer Joyce had a huge falling out with...

Morrissey Demands Action Over Wool Scandal

Singer Morrissey has stepped up his global animal rights crusade by urging a leading Japanese clothing company to shun farmers who use a controversial sheep-shearing technique.The practice of 'mulesing', in which chunks of flesh are...

Johnny Marr Laments Smiths Division

Johnny Marr thinks it is ''unfortunate'' that The Smiths don't get along any more.The iconic band - comprising guitarist Johnny, singer Morrissey, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce - split in 1987 and have...

Morrissey's Razor Sharp Delivery

Singer Morrissey indulged his inner diva after running out of his favourite luxury razors - he had a box of the blades flown 5,000 miles (8,000 kilometres) to his U.S. home.The former The Smiths frontman...

Johnny Marr Thinks About Reuniting The Smiths

Johnny Marr thinks about ''how great it would be'' to reunite The Smiths.The 'Panic' band split in 1987, shortly after guitarist Johnny left the group, and while relations between himself and singer Morrissey have never...

Chris Daughtry Sued By Band Mates: 3 Other Rock Feuds

The American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry is being sued by his former band mates, who claim that they are owed royalties for four songs that they helped to write. Ryan Andrews, Scott Crawford and Mark...

Bob Dylan To Headline Hop Farm Festival

Bob Dylan, Suede and Peter Gabriel will headline this year's Hop Farm festival. 'Blowin' in the Wind' folk legend Bob will be making his only UK appearance of the year at the event, while Suede...

Morrissey Unhappy With Collins' Leather Bag

Singer Morrissey has branded veteran actress Joan Collins "sad" for buying leather handbags.The vegetarian singer, who is an outspoken campaigner for animal rights, met up with the former Dynasty star during a trip to his...

Morrissey Addresses Falklands Debate At Argentina Gig

Outspoken British rocker Morrissey waded into the debate over the Falkland Islands during a concert in Argentina on Thursday (01Mar12).The Smiths star performed a gig in Cordoba, Argentina and he used the opportunity to address...

Johnny Marr Says Smiths Reunion Hinges On David Cameron

Following Johnny Marr 's proclamation at the recent Nme Awards that his old group The Smiths would only reform if the current UK government stepped down from power, that great commentator of cultural society and...

Johnny Marr Defends Tv Ad Song

Rocker Johnny Marr has spoken out to address accusations he and his former songwriting partner Morrissey "sold out" by allowing one of their tracks to be used in a TV commercial, insisting the allegation is...

Street Takes Swipe At Morrissey

Music producer Stephen Street has taken aim at Morrissey after the singer dropped a track from the re-release of the album they co-wrote.The British studio veteran and Morrissey teamed up to write and record songs...

Noel Gallagher's Beady Eye Jealousy

Noel Gallagher is "jealous" of Beady Eye.The 'If I Had a Gun' singer is envious that his brother Liam managed to convince all of the other final members of Oasis - bassist Andy Bell, guitarist...

Nicky Wire Loves God Save The Queen

Nicky Wire is a huge fan of John Lydon's lyrics. The Manic Street Preachers bass player counts the lyrics of the Sex Pistols 'God Save the Queen' as his favourite, and loves the venom and...

Morrissey Joins Anti-cruelty Cosmetics Campaign

Singer Morrissey is stepping up his animal rights work by joining a campaign against vivisection.The former The Smiths frontman was named Person of the Year by the U.K. branch of People for the Ethical Treatment...

Morrissey 'Honoured Beyond Words' By Peta Award

Singer Morrissey has told of his joy after he was named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (Peta) U.K. Person of the Year.The vegetarian rocker banned meat products from being sold on his tour,...

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...

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