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Morrissey Slams UK Radio

Morose crooner MORRISSEY has slammed UK radio stations for refusing to give his latest tracks enough air time. The former THE SMITHS singer headlined Britain's two-day V Festival in Chelmsford and Stafford at the weekend...

Morrissey Blasts Bush And Blair

Outspoken singer MORRISSEY has launched a stinging attack on both US President GEORGE W BUSH and British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for their aggressive foreign policies. Headlining England's V Festival in Weston Park, Stafford on...

Three Festival Fans Die In Car Crash

Three music fans on their way home from the V Festival in Chelmsford, England, were killed in a car crash early this morning (21AUG06). According to police, the vehicle was carrying six people in their...

Morrissey Snubs Baldwin Film

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has turned down the chance to appear alongside ALEC BALDWIN in a forthcoming Hollywood movie, because he is convinced he has no acting talent. Despite being tempted by the role,...

Morrissey Hits Back In Tv Presenter Feud

Outspoken British singer MORRISSEY has hit back at British television presenter RICHARD MADELEY, who labelled him a "puffed-up-prat" and "vain glorious strutting humbug". Madeley used his column in the British newspaper the Saturday Express to...

Taylor Named Top 'Wuss'

Folk-rocker JAMES TAYLOR has been named the biggest 'wuss' ever by Blender magazine. The sensitive songwriter was slammed in the magazine's August (06) issue for initiating "an era of confessional, listen-to-my-troubles singer/songwriters and turn(ing) self-examination...

Linda Mccartney Snubbed The Smiths

The late LINDA MCCARTNEY turned down an offer to record with British band THE SMITHS. The rock foursome were huge fans of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's first wife, and were desperate for her to play the...

Morrissey: 'Suicide Is Art'

British rocker MORRISSEY considered suicide "many times" because he saw the devastating act as "an art form". The HOW SOON IS NOW? star claims many of his artistic heroes have killed themselves, and this inspired...

Leto Joked About Being Gay

Actor JARED LETO has laughed off reports that he is gay, insisting his comments to a reporter last week were meant as a joke. The REQUIEM FOR A DREAM star gave an online interview...

Morrissey Threatens University Lab

MORRISSEY has hit out at England's prestigious Oxford University, after learning the institution is developing a new animal testing laboratory. The outspoken animal rights campaigner performed a gig in the city last week (25MAY06), and...

Morrissey's Regrets His Celibacy Claims

MORRISSEY regrets becoming a role model for celibacy during the 1980s, because he has never managed to shake off the association. The former THE SMITHS frontman wanted to prove he would not have sex with...

Morrissey's Meat Donation

Vegetarian singer MORRISSEY bought an butcher's entire stock of meat and donated it to a homeless hostel, so it wouldn't offend him at a concert venue in England. The star stipulated no meat be on...

Morrissey Wants To Enter Eurovision

Singer MORRISSEY is considering representing the UK in next year's (07) Eurovision Song Contest, after witnessing the nation fail to win the prize for the ninth year in a row. DAZ SAMPSON's rap TEENAGE LIFE...

Ashcroft's Solo Inspirations

British rocker RICHARD ASHCROFT insists he looks to MORRISSEY and IAN BROWN as mentors when life as a solo artist gets tough. Ashcroft, who went his own way after THE VERVE parted company, admits he...

Sinatra's Starry Accolade

1960s pop sensation NANCY SINATRA has had her musical achievements recognised with a star on Hollywood Boulevard's famous Walk of Fame. The stellar accolade comes after four decades singing, beginning with her debut hit THESE...

Cobain Voted Greatest Rocker

KURT COBAIN has been named the Greatest Hero In Rock 'N' Roll history by the readers of a British music magazine. The NIRVANA frontman, who died in 1994 aged just 27, beat newcomers PETE DOHERTY...

Gallagher's Balding Dread

Rocker NOEL GALLAGHER dreads the prospect of turning bald because he'd never be able to return to his home city of Manchester, England. The WONDERWALL star is proud of how hair-conscious people in Manchester are,...

Morrissey Slams Bono's Songwriting

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has launched a scathing attack on U2 rocker BONO -questioning his songwriting talents. The Irish group were recently hailed for creating Britain's best pop lyric, when the line, "One life,...

Sean Paul Tops Euro Chart

Jamaican dancehall star SEAN PAUL's new single TEMPERATURE sits atop the European music chart. The song beat NE-YO track SO SICK and KELLY CLARKSON's new single BECAUSE OF YOU. GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY and TOBIAS REGNER's...

Morrissey Makes Album Chart History

Veteran singer MORRISSEY made chart history today (09APR06) by topping the first UK albums chart to include album downloads. The former SMITHS frontman's RINGLEADER OF THE TORMENTORS beat out competition from MASSIVE ATTACK compilation COLLECTED,...

Molko Regrets Being Open With His Sexuality

PLACEBO frontman BRIAN MOLKO wishes he had kept his sexuality under wraps like his hero MICHAEL STIPE, as the media has ignored his music in favour of concentrating on his bisexuality. Molko, who duets with...

Unknown Gnarls Barkley Make UK Chart History

Pop phenomenon GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY has become the first song to have a British number one solely based on download sales - forcing NE-YO's SO SICK into second position on the singles chart. According to...

Morrissey: 'I Hate Blair's Face'

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has lashed out at British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR and his wife CHERIE for the way they look. The angry rocker has aimed unflinching criticism at Blair in the past...

Morrissey Slams Prince Charles

Outspoken pop icon MORRISSEY has hit out at British royal heir PRINCE CHARLES, insisting he would prefer to see a comedian on the throne. Charles is due to become king when his mother QUEEN ELIZABETH...

Marr Turned Down The Smiths Millions

LATEST: Former THE SMITHS guitarist JOHNNY MARR has turned down offers of up to $10 million (GBP5.7 million) to reform the band in the past Former frontman MORRISSEY, who has enjoyed a successful solo career...

Morrissey Won't Reform Smiths

MORRISSEY has closed the door on a possible THE SMITHS reunion - insisting he would rather "eat my own testicles" than perform with them again. The singer has been offered $8.75 million (GBP5 million) to...

Morrissey Blames Moss For Doherty's Problems

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY holds KATE MOSS responsible for troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY's drug problems. The EVERYDAY IS LIKE SUNDAY singer is convinced the British supermodel diverted Doherty away from his music to...

Anderson Urges Canadian Leader To Take Seal Concern Seriously

PAMELA ANDERSON has joined the celebrities attacking Canadian Prime Minister STEPHEN HARPER over the country's seal culling, insisting on a face-to-face meeting with the leader. The Canadian actress is spearheading a petition drive against her...

Morrissey Moved After House Address Became Known

MORRISSEY was forced to give up his dream home in Los Angeles because too many fans learned of his whereabouts. The former THE SMITHS singer quit England for California many years ago and quickly became...

Morrissey Boycotts Canada Over Seal Slaughter

British singer MORRISSEY is denying Canadian fans the chance to see him perform live, in protest over the country's controversial seal hunt. The animal-loving rocker is disgusted the North American nation plans to continue their...

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