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Kate Bush Posts Heartfelt Tribute To Prince

Kate Bush has penned a heartfelt tribute to Prince, following his untimely death last Thursday (April 21st). The notoriously private star took to her website to share her sadness over his death, describing the singer...

Steven Tyler: 'I Hope Prince's Death Was Not Drug-related'

Prince was found dead at his home in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16), amid reports suggesting he overdosed on the painkiller Percocet he was taking for hip issues days before his passing. Tyler,...

Johnny Marr Releasing Long-awaited Autobiography

Set the Boy Free will hit stores in November (16) and will chronicle Johnny's childhood in Manchester, England in the 1960s, his time as Morrissey's sidekick in The Smiths and his session work...

Jessica Brown Findlay Joins Morrissey Biopic

The former Downton Abbey actress will star opposite Scottish actor Jack Lowden in Steven, which chronicles Morrissey's life in 1970s Manchester, England before he finds fame with The Smiths in the 1980s....

Morrissey Warns Fans Not To Follow The Smiths On Twitter

The music icon has insisted that the new account, set up by Warner Music to "celebrate the history of the band", has not been sanctioned by him. When an official Twitter account launched earlier this...

Morrissey Slams Britain's 'Useless' Royals In Online Rant

The former frontman of The Smiths is a vocal animal rights activist and took exception to comments made by the Prince, in an interview last week (beg14Mar16), supporting the practice of trophy...

Jack Lowden To Play Morrissey Onscreen

The War And Peace star will lead the cast of Steven, which will chronicle the singer/songwriter's early life struggles after leaving school in his native Manchester, England, and moving from one dead-end job...

'War And Peace' Star Jack Lowden Cast As Morrissey In Upcoming Biopic

Jack Lowden who starred in BBC period drama ‘War and Peace’ earlier this year, has been cast as Morrissey in the upcoming biopic of The Smiths’ frontman. Titled Steven, the film will focus on Morrissey’s...

Boris To Morrissey: Is This Radical Vegan Really Seeking London Mayorship?

So, Morrissey is seriously considering entering the race to become Mayor of London, putting forth his vegetarian views as his main political focus. And he only needs £10,000 and a minimum of 330 signatures of...

Panic On The Streets Of London As Morrissey Considers Mayoral Run

Members of the Animal Welfare Party have launched a campaign to have the former The Smiths frontman's name added to the mayoral ballot before Londoners head to the polls in May (16)....

Morrissey Distances Himself From Supreme Clothing Advertisements

The former The Smiths star first addressed his involvement in the promotional posters on Saturday (13Feb16), after fans began posting photos of the billboards on social media. In a message shared on...

Alain Whyte's Guitar Fetches $2,500

The musician, who was part of the former The Smiths star's backing band from 1991 and became his chief songwriting partner until they ended their business relationship in 2004, put the axe up...

Morrissey Book Mocked By Mike Joyce Christmas Card

The former The Smiths singer provoked howls of derision from literary critics when he released List of the Lost in September (15), and the story about a sports team in 1970s Massachusetts was...

Morrissey Dismisses 'Bad Sex Award' As A "Repulsive Horror"

Morrissey has brushed off the news of his ignominious triumph in the Bad Sex in Fiction award earlier this month, dismissing the panel who awarded him dubious honour as “replusive horrors”.The 56 year old published...

Morrissey Blasts Peruvian Leader Over Bullfighting

The Suedehead singer is currently on tour in South America and took the opportunity to address the issue ahead of a scheduled concert in Peru's capital Lima on Saturday (19Dec15). The outspoken...

Morrissey Brands Literary Award Bosses 'Repulsive'

The former The Smiths star released List of the Lost, about a sports team in Boston, Massachusetts, in September (15) but the book was derided by most critics, who branded it "utter garbage"...

Morrissey Lands Literary Dishonour

The former The Smiths frontman was hit with a slew of scathing reviews from critics following the book's release in September (15), with one reviewer branding the novel "utter garbage". He drew...

Morrissey's 'Bulbous Salutation' Earns 'List Of The Lost' The Bad Sex In Fiction Prize

Morrissey’s debut novel ‘List of the Lost’ has received the dubious honour of the Bad Sex in Fiction award at a ceremony in London.The former Smiths singer’s first novel, which followed his 2013 ‘Autobiography’, was...

Don't Just Pray For Cancer-stricken Lil Boosie, Pray For These Stars Too

As if Lil Boosie didn't have enough to deal with having just been released from prison, the rapper has now revealed that he's been diagnosed with kidney cancer as he pleads with fans to pray...

Universal Bosses: 'Morrissey's Paris Snub Accusation Is Hurtful And Wrong'

The former The Smiths frontman planned to reissue his 2009 single I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris to show solidarity with the French capital in the aftermath of the horrifying slaughter earlier this...

Morrissey At War With Universal Over Planned Paris Tribute

The former The Smiths star wants to re-release his 2009 single I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris to show solidarity with the French capital following the slaughter earlier this month (Nov15) that left...

Five Examples Of Pop Stars Becoming Authors

Eagle-eyed indie fans will have seen the hilarious news that Morrissey has been nominated for the ‘Bad Sex Award’ by The Literary Review this week. His first fictional work ‘List of the Lost’, arriving two...

Morrissey Is Frontrunner For 'Bad Sex Award' With Debut Novel 'List Of The Lost'

Morrissey’s debut debut novel, List Of The Lost, has been nominated for one of the most un-coveted prizes in fiction, the ‘Bad Sex Award’ from The Literary Review. The annual awards honour the "most egregious...

Morrissey Receives Embarrassing Literary Nomination For Debut Novel

The former The Smiths frontman received scathing reviews from critics when he released the book in September (15), and many took issue with the sex scenes, including the passage: "Ezra's howling mouth and...

James Franco Signs Record Deal For The Smiths Inspired Album

Actor James Franco and his band Daddy have signed a record deal to release an album and film inspired by The Smiths. The album will be titled Let Me Get What I Want in reference...

Morrissey Bites Back At Book Critics

The former The Smiths star released List of the Lost, his first published work of fiction, in September (15) but it met with overwhelmingly negative reviews, with most critics and many fans of...

Johnny Marr Vows To Keep Memoir Fun

The Smiths frontman released his life story, titled Autobiography, in 2013, and within weeks, guitarist Marr had inked a deal to write his own book. Morrissey's tome received huge critical praise for...

Australian Politician Writes To Morrissey And Brigitte Bardot Over Cat Cull

The veteran French actress, who is a longtime campaigner on animal welfare issues, recently penned an open letter to Australia's environment minister Greg Hunt criticising plans to rid the country of two million...

Ashley Benson Apologises Over Cecil The Lion Costume

In the picture, the Pretty Little Liars star was shown wearing a bodysuit and a large, furry headdress, and the caption made a reference to the lion which was killed in Zimbabwe earlier...

Morrissey Airport Row Footage Emerges

The former The Smiths star hit headlines in July (15) when he lodged an official complaint with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) alleging he was groped during a 'pat-down' search. He...

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