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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...

Magazine Apologises To Morrissey Over Racist Allegations

World Magazine has apologised to the singer Morrissey after apparently suggesting the former Smiths frontman was a racist and a hypocrite.The singer took the magazine to court after it published an article in its March...

By on 03 April 2008

New Additions For Morrissey's O2 Wireless Gig

A host of top names have been added to the bill for Morrissey's O2 Wireless Festival gig in Hyde Park later this summer. Already confirmed for the former Smiths frontman's only UK festival appearance this...

By on 02 April 2008

Kasabian Join Seal Protest

British rockers KASABIAN are following in MORRISSEY's footsteps by protesting against Canada's annual seal hunt. Former The Smiths star Morrissey has long criticised the country for its yearly cull and has vowed never to perform...

Sevigny Mocked By Morrissey Fans For Walkman Faux Pas

Actress CHLOE SEVIGNY hates going to MORRISSEY gigs - because the singer's die-hard fans detest her. The Boys Don't Cry star is a big fan of the British rocker, but finds it hard to enjoy...

Duffy And Jack Johnson Top UK Singles And Album Charts

Welsh singer Duffy has recorded her first ever number one single with Mercy.Based on download sales alone, Mercy went straight in at the top spot.US band Nickelback remained at number two in the charts with...

By on 18 February 2008

Massive Attack Confirmed As Curators Of Meltdown Festival

Bristolian dance legends Massive Attack have been confirmed as curators of this year's Meltdown festival, to be held at London's Southbank Centre.The Blue Lines stars will be responsible for selecting the acts for this year's...

By on 14 February 2008

Morrissey Scraps London Dates

LATEST: MORRISSEY has disappointed hundreds of fans after declaring he will not be rescheduling a series of London gigs which were postponed due to illness last month (Jan08). The former Smiths frontman was forced to...

British Comedians Pelted By Morrissey Fans

U.K. comedians RUSSELL BRAND, JONATHAN ROSS and DAVID WALLIAMS received an angry reception from MORRISSEY fans after they stepped in when the star abandoned a London concert. The crowd at Camden, London's Roundhouse became agitated...

Morrissey Postpones London Dates After Losing Voice

LATEST: MORRISSEY has been forced to postpone two planned shows in London after losing his voice. The singer's scheduled dates in the British capital were thrown into doubt when the former Smiths star left the...

Morrissey Abandons Gig After Losing Voice - Again

MORRISSEY's vocal problems have come back to haunt him - the singer was forced to abandon a concert on Friday (25Jan08) night after performing just three songs. The Suedehead singer left the stage at London's...

Morrissey 'To Play Middle East'

Morrissey is reportedly to follow Chris De Burgh by playing a concert in the political hotbed of Iran.It was confirmed three weeks ago that the Lady in Red singer is to perform in Iran in...

By on 08 January 2008

Morrissey To Perform In Middle East

British singer MORRISSEY is set to perform in Iran alongside a slew of local artists - and will be one of the first Western acts to appear in the country if negotiations are successful. The...

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...

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...

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