Latest Morrissey News

Morrissey

Morrissey Quick Links

News Pictures Video Music Press Festival Quotes

Farm Bosses Call On Morrissey For Support

Farming bosses in Scotland have called on Morrissey to promote the local fresh food industry after the vegetarian star banned meat at his concerts.The former The Smiths frontman is on a tour of the U.K....

20th June 2011

Morrissey Attacks The Queen Again

Rocker Morrissey has tarnished The Queen's ongoing 85th birthday celebrations by launching a fresh attack on the sovereign.The anti-royalist The Queen is Dead singer has dubbed Elizabeth II "the ultimate dictator" in a new British...

19th June 2011

Morrissey's Scottish Tour Goes Meat-free

Vegetarian rocker Morrissey has successfully banned meat from his upcoming tour of Scotland after reportedly threatening to boycott any venue serving animal products.The staunch animal activist recently hit headlines when organisers of the Lokerse Feesten...

15th June 2011

Festival Bans Meat For Morrissey

Morrissey has been behind a festival's decision to hold a meat-free day. Organisers of Belgium's ten day Lokerse Feesten have declared one day completely vegetarian, in order to entice the meat shunning 'The Boy with...

9th June 2011

Festival Goes Meat-free For Morrissey

Organisers of a music festival in Belgium have agreed to ban burgers and sausages from the site in honour of vegetarian rocker Morrissey when he headlines the event.Officials at Lokerse Feesten were delighted when the...

7th June 2011

Morrissey Blasts Queen's Irish Visit

Morrissey has compared Queen Elizabeth to Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi. The British monarch is currently on a historic four-day state visit to the Republic of Ireland but the former Smiths singer - who is famously...

18th May 2011

Prince Announces First UK Show In Four Years

Prince is to play his first UK show in four years at the Hop Farm Festival. The 'Little Red Corvette' rocker will headline the newly announced third day of the event on July 3, which...

18th May 2011

Morrissey Pens Stinging Attack On British Establishment

Outspoken rocker Morrissey has blasted the British Establishment in a scathing attack, accusing officials in his native U.K. of silencing political dissent to "protect" the royal family.The former The Smiths singer hit headlines last month...

17th May 2011

Morrissey Completes New Album

Morrissey has completed his new album.The 'Everyday Is Like Sunday' singer has completed work on his tenth solo album, but at present has no record deal in place to release it.He said in a statement:...

10th May 2011

Friendly Fires Have Similar Style To House Music

Friendly Fires admire the lyrics of house music.The group prefer to write about subjects close to their own hearts, rather than issues in the outside world, and think their approach is similar to that used...

5th May 2011

Morrissey Apologises For 'Difficult' Interview

Rocker Morrissey has issued an apology after repeatedly clashing with British radio presenter Dermot O'Leary during an interview.The former The Smiths frontman recorded a chat with O'Leary which was broadcast on Bbc Radio 2 on...

2nd May 2011

Johnny Marr Joins Morrissey With Anti-monarchy Rant

Rocker Johnny Marr has joined his former The Smiths bandmate Morrissey by tearing into Britain's royal family just days ahead of Prince William's wedding.Morrissey sparked controversy on Wednesday (27Apr11) after describing the U.K.'s monarchy as...

27th April 2011

Morrissey Blasts Britain's Royal Family

Morrissey has labelled the British Royal Family "benefit scroungers" ahead of Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding on Friday (29.04.11). While the ceremony at London's Westminster Abbey will be attended by 1,900 guests and is...

27th April 2011

Morrissey Slams Royal Family Ahead Of Wedding

Singer Morrissey has blasted Britain's royal family ahead of Prince William's wedding later this week (29Apr11), insisting he won't be watching the event unfold because the monarchy is full of "benefit scroungers".The prince is set...

27th April 2011

Morrissey Doesn't Sing Mating Calls

Morrissey doesn't sing some of his older songs live because they are "mating calls". The 'Boy With the Thorn in his Side' singer recorded four albums with The Smiths between 1982 and 1987 before embarking...

21st April 2011

The Things They Say 21355

"I'm just going to carry on like the old blues singers, and die onstage in Chicago, probably." Singer Morrissey plans to rock 'til he drops.

21st April 2011

Morrissey's Doubts Over Memoirs

British singer Morrissey is crippled with doubt about his recently-completed memoirs, because he's convinced he is too boring to pen a bestseller.The former The Smiths frontman has spent more than three years recounting his life...

21st April 2011

Morrissey Clears Up Cameron Rumour

Rocker Morrissey has blasted reports he banned British Prime Minister David Cameron from his dressing room at a concert, insisting the story is just not true.The former The Smiths frontman hit headlines in December (10)...

21st April 2011

Simon And Morrissey Added To Glastonbury Line-up

Legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon and rocker Morrissey have been confirmed as additions to the bill at Britain's Glastonbury Festival in June (11).You Can Call Me Al hitmaker Simon will perform on the Sunday of the...

14th April 2011

The Things They Say 21196

"What Morrissey has to say about anything is redundant – he's a bit like me, in that he says things for effect." Bob Geldof was unfazed by the rocker's criticism about his Band Aid fundraiser.

12th April 2011

Morrissey To Headline Hop Farm Festival

Morrissey has been announced as headliner of this year's Hop Farm Festival.The 'Every Day Is Like Sunday' singer will headline the Saturday night of the British festival, held on July 1 and 2, alongside 'Hotel...

4th March 2011

Morrissey And Marr Reunite For Animal Rights

Former THE SMITHS songwriters MORRISSEY and JOHNNY MARR have joined forces once more - to support a leading animal rights campaign group.The musicians, who had a highly public bust-up after the cult British band split...

14th February 2011

Russell Brand Buying Presents For Cats

Russell Brand will be buying Christmas presents for his cats.The comic actor and his wife Katy Perry own three pussies Kitty Purry, Morrissey - who gets his moniker from the former Smiths frontman - and...

20th December 2010

Morrissey Rejected Role In Walliams' Show

MORRISSEY turned down a role in DAVID WALLIAMS and MATT LUCAS' new U.K. comedy show - because he's a "useless" actor.The singing legend was in talks with the Little Britain duo to appear in the...

14th December 2010

Morrissey Backs Marr Over Prime Minister Protest

MORRISSEY has joined his former THE SMITHS bandmate JOHNNY MARR in criticising British Prime Minister DAVID CAMERON after the politician confessed he was a big fan of the pair's music.Marr was far from impressed when...

6th December 2010

Katy Perry Dresses As Cat For New Fragrance Shoot

KATY PERRY, the multi-award winning pop singer, donned a skin tight purple cat-suit and played with a giant ball of string on the shoot for her new fragrance 'Purr'. The new perfume will be released...

15th October 2010

Russell Brand's Cat Concern

Russell Brand is worried his cat Morrissey will try and leave America.The British comedian - who recently moved over from London to spend more time with his fiancee Katy Perry - is concerned his furry...

11th October 2010

Wire's Rock Cards Collection

MANIC STREET PREACHERS rocker NICKY WIRE has a valuable collection of postcards featuring personal notes from stars including JOHN LYDON and MORRISSEY.The bassist was a music-mad child and constantly begged his parents to take him...

4th October 2010

Russell Brand's Week-long Wedding

Russell Brand and Katy Perry's wedding will last a week.The couple - who have been dating since September 2009 - have sent out invitations to their friends and family for the ceremony, which will take...

4th October 2010

Advertisement

Leaked "Batman vs. Superman" Trailer Generates Extra Publicity

As far as publicity goes, the leaked Batman vs. Superman trailer may...

Watch The Old Meet The New As 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Excites Fans [Trailer & Pictures]

Star Wars fans got what they’d been waiting for on Thursday, as the...

Jennifer Lopez To Pay Tribute To The Late Selena Quintanilla

Almost two decades after portraying Selena Quintanilla on the big screen...

George Clooney Travels Through Time In The Mysterious 'Tomorrowland' [Trailer + Pictures]

It's now time to get excited for what looks to be one of the most visually...

Advertisement

'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where...

Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

Advertisement