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Morrissey Declines Offer For 'Alternative Christmas Speech' On Channel 4

Former Smiths singer Morrissey has "politely declined" an invitation from Channel 4 to record an alternative Christmas Day television message. Morrissey released his latest album, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, earlier this yearAn...

Morrissey Turns Down Offer Of Alternative Queen's Speech

Rocker Morrissey has declined an invitation from a leading British Tv network to provide an alternative to Queen Elizabeth Ii's famous annual Christmas Day (25Dec14) speech with his own televised broadcast.The former The Smiths frontman...

Morrissey Axes Another Three Shows

Morrissey's European tour has hit another roadblock as the rocker has axed another three shows.The former The Smiths singer postponed two gigs over the weekend (05-07Dec14) after missing a connecting flight to Greece following a...

Morrissey Postpones Gigs Due To Missed Flight

British rocker Morrissey has postponed two gigs after missing a flight to Greece.The former The Smiths frontman was due to perform in the Greek capital Athens on Friday (05Dec14) but had to cancel the show...

Morrissey Attacks Former Label Bosses Onstage At London Gig

Outspoken rocker Morrissey launched another scathing attack on his former record label bosses during a show in London on Saturday night (29Nov14).The former The Smiths frontman's bandmates donned 'F**k Harvest Records' T-shirts as they took...

Madness Stars Still Angry Over Morrissey Gig Walkout

Madness stars Graham 'suggs' Mcpherson and Chris Foreman are still annoyed singer Morrissey walked out of their 1992 reunion shows because the incident cast a shadow over the band's comeback.The former The Smiths frontman was...

Morrissey Criticises Barack Obama Over Cop Shooting

Singer Morrissey has taken a bizarre swipe at U.S. President Barack Obama and questioned his ethnicity amid riots over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.Unrest has broken out this week (beg24Nov14) in several major...

Morrissey Fans Offered Free Gig Over Walkout

Bosses at concert promoters Live Nation have offered fans free entry to a Morrissey gig in Poland after the singer provoked outrage by walking out of a show in the country on Wednesday night (19Nov14).The...

Morrissey In Gig Walkout

Singer Morrissey quit a gig in Poland on Wednesday night (19Nov14) after just six songs.Eyewitness reports suggest the former The Smiths frontman became agitated by an abusive hecker in the audience for the show in...

Morrissey: 'I Had Buckingham Palace Invites And Prince Charles Note'

Anti-royal rocker Morrissey has boasted of receiving invitations to Queen Elizabeth Ii's home and a letter from Charles, Prince Of Wales.The former The Smiths star, who prompted criticism in the 1980s by slamming the monarchy...

Morrissey's Bassist On Compassionate Leave

Rocker Morrissey's long-term bassist Solomon Walker is on "compassionate leave" from the band.The musician was replaced onstage in Hannover, Germany on Wednesday night (05Nov14) by former The Breeders star Mando Lopez, and fans were not...

Morrissey Unveils New Bass Player After Gigs Axe

Singer Morrissey unveiled a new bass player onstage in Germany on Wednesday night (05Nov14) just days after cancelling a string of gigs.The Suedehead hitmaker performed in Hannover with former The Breeders star Mando Lopez on...

Morrissey's Basel Gig Officially Pulled

Veteran rocker Morrissey has officially axed plans to perform in Basel, Switzerland on Monday night (03Nov14) after members of his road crew were struck down by an influenza outbreak.The former The Smiths frontman axed shows...

Morrissey Scraps Second Show Due To Flu Outbreak

Veteran rocker Morrissey pulled the plug on a second date on his European tour as members of his road crew battle an outbreak of influenza.The former The Smiths frontman had to scrap his gig in...

Morrissey Axes Gig Over Flu Outbreak

Singer Morrissey axed a concert in France on Friday (31Oct14) after a bout of influenza hit his crew.The former The Smiths frontman was due to perform in Lyon but announced the concert was off hours...

Morrissey Details Gay Romance In Paperback Release Of Autobiography

Details of Morrissey's gay fling with photographer Jake Walters have been reinstated in the rocker's memoirs to coincide with the book's paperback release in the U.S.The uncensored version of Autobiography hits stores in America on...

The Smiths Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

The Smiths, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and Bill Withers are among the first-time nominees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The four acts are eligible to be inducted next year if they...

Morrissey Gives Two Fingers To Cancer, "If I Die, I Die."

Morrissey has revealed that he has undergone a series of cancer treatments after repeatedly being hospitalized over the past year-and-a-half. The former Smiths frontman was diagnosed with a bleeding ulcer in 2013, pneumonia a few...

Morrissey Reveals He Has Undergone Cancer Treatment

Singer Morrissey has announced he’s undergone a series of cancer treatments, after suffering with poor health for the past 18 months. In an interview with Spanish magazine El Mundo, the 55 year old was quoted...

Morrissey In Cancer Scare

Singer Morrissey has had cancerous tissue removed on four occasions.The former The Smiths frontman revealed last year (13) that he was suffering from a number of ailments including Barrett's oesophagus, which causes difficulty swallowing, chest...

Gerard Way Beat Depression With Solo Album

Gerard Way's new solo album helped him overcome his battle with depression.The musician has revealed his morale was at an all time low after his former band released their hit LP 'The Black Parade' and...

Morrissey's Coat On Sale For $2,500

A jacket worn by singer Morrissey for a promo shoot earlier this year (14) has been put on sale for $2,500 (£1,470).The black wool coat, with red and grey pinstripes, was sported by the former...

Morrissey Recalls Chats With Richard Attenborough And Lauren Bacall

Singer Morrissey has detailed his fond memories of meeting Hollywood heavyweights Lord Richard Attenborough and Lauren Bacall as a tribute following the stars' deaths this month (Aug14).The former The Smiths frontman, who namechecked Attenborough's Brighton...

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Morrissey's concert in Basel, Switzerland on 3 November (14) is to be televised across the country.

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Morrissey has compiled the tracklisting for a new Ramones compilation album. The Sire-Rhino release will be the first to hit stores following the death of Tommy Ramone, who lost his battle with cancer in July...

Morrissey Announces European Tour Dates

Morrissey has announced dates for his European tour.The 'Istanbul' singer, who has recently experienced a troubled relationship with his record label, will perform in the UK, Italy, Sweden and Poland in a two-month spree beginning...

Dropped Or Not, Morrissey Announces European Tour With UK Dates

Despite enduring one of the most difficult periods of his career, Morrissey has announced an extensive European tour with dates in the UK, including a show at London's O2 Arena in November. The singer will...

Morrissey's Album Removed From Digital Music Sites

Morrissey's new album World Peace Is None Of Your Business has been removed from leading U.S. digital retailers iTunes.com, Spotify.com and Amazon.com amid a spat between the singer and his record label bosses.It is unclear...

Morrissey Blasts Label Over 'Botched' Album

Morrissey has hit out at his record label over his ''sorrily botched'' latest album.The former Smiths frontman has blasted Harvest Records for its lack of promotion of his 10th studio album, 'World Peace is None...

Morrissey Brands Record Label Bosses 'Cheap' In Furious Rant

Rocker Morrissey has branded bosses of his former record label Harvest "cheap" for asking him to read extracts from his memoir to promote a new album.In a furious statement, titled Please Close The Door Behind...

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