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Morrissey Illness Sparks Fears Over Tour

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has scrapped yet more dates on his massive world tour - sparking fears a large chunk of the jaunt will be axed. The British singer was due to kick off the...

Morrissey Interrogated By Immigration

British rocker MORRISSEY suffered more bad luck before the start of his world tour on Friday (06Mar09) - he was questioned by U.S. immigration officials in Atlanta upon his arrival in the country. The former Smiths...

Morrissey Cancels World Tour Opening

British rocker MORRISSEY has cancelled the opening dates of his world tour due to illness. The former Smiths frontman was due to begin a string of live shows across the globe with a concert in Boca...

Lily Allen Holds On At Top Of Singles Chart

Lily Allen has remained at the top of the UK singles chart for a fourth week in a row.Her latest single Fear fought off former number one Just Dance by US sensation Lady Gaga.Kings of...

By on 22 February 2009

Morrissey To Retire In 2014?

Former THE SMITHS star MORRISSEY has plans to retire in five years - because he can't imagine hitting the stage or the recording studio at 55. The Suedehead singer, who turns 50 in May (09), insists...

Morrissey 'Bored By Today's Bands'

MORRISSEY has spoken out on the current music scene, saying that he finds most of those involved "boring".The former SMITHS frontman has recently said he does not want to retread old ground by reforming the...

By on 13 February 2009

Morrissey Rejects Talk Of Smiths Reunion

Singer Morrissey has said he has no interest in reforming the Smiths as he is "not stuck in the past".Rumours about a possible reunion for the 1980s band have persisted since their split in 1987,...

By on 12 February 2009

Morrissey Rules Out Smiths Reunion

British singer MORRISSEY has put an end to one of the longest-running rumours in pop - he will never reform THE SMITHS. The cult band split in 1987, and fans have speculated ever since the break-up...

Morrissey Poses Nude For Album Art

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has shocked fans by stripping off and posing nude to promote his new single. The singer and his four bandmates are pictured completely naked with their modesty protected only by vinyl...

Morrissey Slams Beckham And Oliver

Pop icon MORRISSEY has launched a blistering attack on his fellow British celebrities VICTORIA BECKHAM and JAMIE OLIVER, and insists he wants to "kick" the TV chef "in the eye". The former The Smiths frontman...

Morrissey To Quit Music?

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has hinted he will retire from music after the release of his forthcoming album. The influential rocker's new LP, Years of Refusal, his ninth solo outing, will be released next...

The Cure To Headline Nme Awards Big Gig At O2

Robert Smith will take to the stage at London's O2 Arena as the Cure headline the Shockwaves NME awards Big Gig, it has been announced.Having been announced as the next recipients of the Godlike Geniuses...

By on 05 November 2008

Morrissey To Pen Memoirs

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY is preparing to write his memoirs - because he sick of the false stories which have blighted his career. The British rocker is notoriously protective of his privacy, and has...

Morrissey 'Planning Autobiography'

MORRISSEY has revealed he is planning to write an autobiography.Speaking during a Radio 2 interview with Janice Long, the former SMITHS star said the book would be an honest account of his entire career in...

By on 23 October 2008

Morrissey Signs Top Manager Azoff

Former THE SMITHS star MORRISSEY has joined music mogul IRVING AZOFF's roster of talent, which includes the EAGLES and GUNS N' ROSES. The British rocker split with his U.K.-based managers at ie: music last month...

Gallagher 'Bigs Up Blur Tune'

The rivalry between OASIS and BLUR that was rife in the 1990s appears to have dissipated, with Noel Gallagher recently praising one of the band's songs.Speaking on Russell Brand's Radio 2 show, the guitarist and...

By on 29 September 2008

Morrissey Sings Praises Of The Courteeners

MORRISSEY has been once again been singing the praises of fellow Mancunians THE COURTEENERS.The former SMITHS singer has been an admirer of the outfit since they appeared on the scene, even showing up at their...

By on 05 September 2008

Morrissey Quits Management Firm

MORRISSEY has mysteriously split with his management company after just three months. The ex-Smiths star joined ie:music in May (08) after parting company with longtime manager Merck Mercuriadis. Morrissey's decision to leave ie:music - the...

Morrissey Urges Dvd Boycott

British rocker MORRISSEY is urging his fans not to buy a new DVD of his live shows - insisting it has been released without his permission. Morrissey Live at The Hollywood Bowl features a 22-song...

Morrissey Delays Album To Search For New Label

LATEST: MORRISSEY is delaying the release of his new album, while he searches for a new U.S. record label. Years of Refusal was scheduled to hit store shelves in September (08), but has been put...

Morrissey Mocks Minogue + Bush

British rocker MORRISSEY used his headlining slot at a U.K. music festival to mock pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE's OBE award. The Australian singer was honoured on Thursday (03Jul08) when she was made an Officer of...

Russell Brand To Pen Philosophy Book

Russell Brand is looking to branch out into philosophy in his future books.The comedian, known for his toilet humour and witty one liners, told the Sun that he was hoping to take on some more...

By on 15 June 2008

Morrissey Parts With Manager

MORRISSEY has parted company with his manager of five years Merck Mercuriadis, it has emerged.Showbiz Spy reports that the former SMITHS frontman chose to sever ties with his long time associate in order to take...

By on 29 May 2008

Morrissey Parts With Manager

British rocker MORRISSEY has parted ways with his manager of five years. The former Smiths frontman has severed links with his longterm associate Merck Mercuriadis in favour of a new contract with ie: music -...

Mccartney And Morrissey In The Running For Sexiest Vegetarian Title

Animal lovers SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and MORRISSEY are competing to win the 2008 World's Sexiest Vegetarian Award. Russell Lissack of Bloc Party, Igor Volk of New Young Pony Club, Alison Mosshart of British rockers The...

Morrissey Ejects Nme Editor From Hotel

British singer MORRISSEY's feud with music magazine the NME continues - after he had the publication's editor removed from a Los Angeles hotel. The former Smiths frontman and the NME fell out in December (07)...

Super Group Performs At Love Music Hate Racism

A number of today's most promising bands teamed up to form a super group in honour of Love Music Hate Racism.Members of BABYSHAMBLES, REVEREND AND THE MAKERS, THE VIEW and THE NOISETTES and an ex...

By on 28 April 2008

Morrissey Saves The Day For Anti-racism Festival

Rocker MORRISSEY has donated $150,000 (GBP75,000) to an anti-racism music festival to prevent the London event from being scrapped. Organisers of Sunday's (27Apr08) Rock Against Racism concert faced the possibility of cancelling the show altogether...

Morrissey Turns Down Big Money To Maintain Canada Boycott

LATEST: MORRISSEY has turned down three big money offers to break his boycott on performing in Canada - because he opposes the country's annual seal cull. The singer has previously left Canada off his world...

Magazine Issues Apology To Morrissey

British singer MORRISSEY has won the first step in the battle to clear his name after a U.K. magazine ran an interview featuring alleged "racist" remarks from the star. The former Smiths frontman launched a...

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