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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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Morrissey Axes Promo Trip

Sickly singer MORRISSEY is at the centre of another health riddle after mysteriously axing a promotional tour of the U.K.The former The Smiths frontman was due to undertake a series of TV and radio interviews...

Ronson Not Bothered By Death Threats Over Smiths Cover

Superproducer MARK RONSON was unfazed by the barrage of death threats he received after covering a song by British band THE SMITHS - because songwriters MORRISSEY and JOHNNY MARR sanctioned the track.The DJ re-recorded the...

Campaign Group Severs Ties With Morrissey Over China Comments

Executives at an anti-racism campaign group have officially axed ties with MORRISSEY and urged him to "grow up" after he branded the Chinese a "subspecies".The former The Smiths frontman provoked a storm earlier this month...

Foals Fine With Morrissey Snub

British rockers FOALS were delighted when their hero MORRISSEY arrived unannounced at one of their gigs - but the singer was unimpressed and walked out after three tracks.The band was told the former The Smiths...

Morrissey At The Centre Of Another Racism Controversy After Chinese Remarks

Outspoken rocker MORRISSEY is at the centre of another racism controversy following remarks he made about the Chinese in a recent interview.The former The Smiths star called the Chinese a "subspecies" in a recent interview...

Morrissey Won't Retract 'Subspecies' Remark

Morrissey has refused to retract a statement referring to Chinese people as a "subspecies". The 'How Soon Is Now' singer - who is a vegetarian and an animal rights campaigner - reignited racist claims against...

Morrissey Blasts Chinese Over Animal Welfare

Singer MORRISSEY has caused outrage by branding the Chinese a "sub-species" for their "horrific" treatment of animals.The animal rights campaigner and strict vegetarian has slammed the country for its bad track history of cruelty towards...

Morrissey Blasts Guards' Fur Hats

Animal-loving singer MORRISSEY has blasted Britain's Queen's Guard soldiers - for wearing bearskin hats.The guardsmen who stand to attention outside Buckingham Palace in London attract millions of tourists every year with their iconic red jackets...

Morrissey Miserable Over Perry & Brand's Wedding Plans

KATY PERRY was shocked when she met fiance RUSSELL BRAND's rocker pal MORRISSEY for the first time - because he tried to talk the pair out of walking down the aisle.Brand proposed to the I...

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