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Morrissey Makes £20k Donation To Salford Lads

Former SMITHS front-man MORRISSEY has given 20,000 to the Salford Lads Club venue.Originally opened in 1904 by the founder of the Scouts - Robert Baden-Powell - the club has been the subject of a campaign...

By on 31 December 2007

Morrissey Funds Smiths Youth Club

British singer MORRISSEY has made a donation to a youth club which was immortalised in an album cover by his former band THE SMITHS. The pop star posed alongside ex-bandmates Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and...

Hadley Backs Morrissey's Alleged Racist Comments

SPANDAU BALLET star TONY HADLEY has spoken out in support of MORRISSEY - insisting the star's alleged views on national identity were accurate. The former Smiths frontman was alleged to have made the controversial remarks...

Morrissey: Nme Is Devious

Morrissey has labelled the staff of NME as "devious, truculent and unreliable" as he launches a legal action against the publication.The former Smiths frontman is to sue the influential magazine after it printed an article...

By on 05 December 2007

Morrissey: 'I Am Not Racist'

LATEST: MORRISSEY has insisted he is not racist after he was accused of using "naive and inflammatory" language on the topic of immigration in Britain in a U.K. music magazine. The former Smiths frontman is...

Morrissey Switches Record Label

British singer MORRISSEY has switched record labels after signing a new deal with Decca. The former Smiths frontman, who is "very excited" about the contract, will release his first album with Decca next February (08)...

Journalist Deems Morrissey 'Cowardly' In Immigration Row

LATEST: The journalist at the centre of the row over MORRISSEY'S controversial comments on immigration has hit back at the former THE SMITHS frontman - defiantly ridiculing his decision to take legal action. Writer Tim...

Morrissey Sues Over 'Defamatory' Nme Comments

LATEST: MORRISSEY is taking legal action against a British music magazine after they accused him of using "naive and inflammatory" language on the topic of immigration in Britain. The former Smiths frontman will begin legal...

Morrissey To Sue Nme

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey is to sue music magazine NME after it failed to apologise for an article concerning his views on immigration.The singer's management had requested the magazine print a retraction after an article...

By on 30 November 2007

Morrissey: 'I'm Too Conventional To Do A Radiohead'

British singer MORRISSEY is too "institutionalised" to release his next album as an Internet-only download like RADIOHEAD. The former Smiths frontman, 48, has just signed a deal with record label Polydor/Decca, with a view to...

Morrissey 'Slams Immigration'

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey has claimed that immigration is destroying Britain, saying the national identity is "disappearing".According to a report in the NME, the singer, who now lives in Rome having relocated from Los Angeles,...

By on 29 November 2007

Morrissey Axes Support Act For Sexual Remark Onstage

British singer MORRISSEY has fired the support act on his current U.S. tour for making a sexual comment about him onstage in New York on Tuesday (23Oct07). Kristeen Young, the frontwoman of cult two-piece Kristeenyoung,...

Morrissey Cancels Los Angeles Gigs

British singer MORRISSEY has cancelled two of his Los Angeles shows after the venue was flooded. The former The Smiths frontman, 48, started his 10 night residence at the Hollywood Palladium on Monday (01Oct07), but...

Morrissey Spotted At Beckham Game

MORRISSEY was spotted on the terraces of a recent L.A. Galaxy soccer game - but he wasn't cheering for fellow Brit DAVID BECKHAM. The former The Smiths star, who has a huge Latino following in...

Morrissey Offers A Deal To Superfans

MORRISSEY is serving up a ticket deal to his most devoted fans in New York and Los Angeles - the chance to see all of his upcoming shows and sit in on rehearsals. The former...

Morrissey Fan Documentary On The Way

Singer MORRISSEY is the subject of a new documentary film exploring how fans have been influenced by the former THE SMITHS frontman. Passions Just Like Mine, which is almost complete and currently has no release...

Bassist: 'The Smiths Are Unlikely To Regroup'

Former THE SMITHS bassist ANDY ROURKE insists the legendary band is unlikely to reunite, because singer MORRISSEY is difficult to get in touch with. Rourke has had little contact with Morrissey, who now lives in...

Morrissey Slams Fur-wearer Madonna

Animal-loving singer MORRISSEY has launched a stinging attack on MADONNA - suggesting she treats her adopted son DAVID BANDA like a fashion accessory. The former The Smiths frontman made the comment during a gig in...

Morrissey Unable To Reschedule Some Shows

LATEST: Singer MORRISSEY has been unable to reschedule concerts in a number of east coast American cities, following a string of recent cancellations as he recovers from a throat infection. The former The Smiths star...

Morrissey + Marr Heal Rift, But Never Discuss Smiths Reunion

Former THE SMITHS rockers MORRISSEY and JOHNNY MARR still socialise together despite falling out after the band's demise - but they've never discussed reforming the legendary group. Guitarist Marr claims neither he nor Morrissey has...

Morrissey Cancels More Shows

Morrissey has been forced to cancel more shows on his US tour due to a continued viral infection.After performing at a gig in Virginia, the former Smiths singer saw a throat specialist in Washington DC...

By on 04 July 2007

More Cancellations For Morrissey

LATEST: British singer MORRISSEY has cancelled a further three U.S. shows as he recovers from a throat infection. The former The Smiths star called off a show in Baltimore on Tuesday (03Jul07), and has also...

Morrissey Abandons Gig Due To Throat Infection

British singer MORRISSEY was forced to end a concert in Boston, Massachusetts after just 30 minutes on Tuesday (26Jun07), due to a throat infection. The former The Smiths star croaked seven songs in front of...

Morrissey Offered New Album Deal

Morose rocker MORRISSEY has been offered a new record deal after parting ways with his previous label Sanctuary. The former SMITHS singer admits he's currently deciding whether to sign a new deal or start a...

Morrissey Wows Hollywood

British rock star MORRISSEY returned to the Hollywood Bowl last night (08Jun07) for the first time in 15 years and was almost floored by a succession of stage invaders. Ten fans beat security measures and...

Morrissey Picks Grave

British singer MORRISSEY wants to be buried in celebrity resting place Hollywood Forever when he dies. The former Smiths frontman chose the Los Angeles cemetery as his final resting place after visiting the grave of...

Morrissey Urged To Keep Clothes On

Fans of British singer MORRISSEY have called for the star to refrain from stripping on stage because he is too old, according to reports. The former Smiths star traditionally tears off his shirt during live...

Oasis Song Voted Greatest Indie Anthem

Oasis have topped a poll of the greatest indie anthems ever with their classic song Live Forever taken from their debut album Definitely Maybe.The Noel Gallagher-penned tune has long been a staple in the band's...

By on 03 May 2007

Morrissey To Snub Hall Of Fame Induction

Morose rocker MORRISSEY is set to snub the induction ceremony of THE SMITHS into the US Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame. Morrissey, 47, and his former bandmates Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce,...

Ronson: 'Morrissey Approves Of Stop Me Remix'

Producer MARK RONSON has responded to criticism of his cover of THE SMITHS' song STOP ME IF THINK YOU'VE HEARD THIS ONE BEFORE, claiming MORRISSEY himself approved of the remix. Ronson was forced to defend...

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