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Amanda Palmer Cancels Morrissey Gig

The former Dresden Dolls frontwoman wrote on her blog on Friday (24Jul15) that she was hospitalised in Boston, Massachusetts on 17 July (15) for acute Lyme disease treatment, and was unable to recover...

Nancy Sinatra On Mentor Morrissey

Nancy Sinatra has hailed Morrissey as her ''best mentor''.The 75-year-old singer worked with the former Smiths frontman and her ex-neighbour on 2004 track 'Let Me Kiss You', which was penned by the eccentric star, and...

Ed Sheeran Hits Back In War-of-words With Morrissey

The former The Smiths frontman insisted there is a lack of spontaneity in the music business as labels push stars such as Sheeran and Sam Smith onto listeners while ignoring less mainstream performers....

Ricky Gervais And Morrissey Urge Politicians To Stand Firm On Hunt Ban

Members of Parliament (MPs) will vote on Wednesday (15Jul15) on a proposal to alter the 2004 Hunting Act, which critics argue will repeal the law by the back door by relaxing the limit...

Morrissey: 'Public Are Force-fed Ed Sheeran And Sam Smith'

The former The Smiths frontman has savaged the modern music industry, insisting fans are becoming turned off by "stringently controlled" releases which have left the business "unsalvageable". In an interview with...

Morrissey Announces Three UK Dates For September

Morrissey has announced he’ll be headed back to the UK later this year, to play three shows in September. The 56 year old is currently on an 18-city tour of North America which included a...

Morrissey 'Officially Died' For 'Nine Minutes'

Morrissey ''officially died'' for ''nine minutes'' in 2013.The former Smiths frontman has revealed a bout of food poisoning while touring South America proved to be almost fatal, causing his heart to stop beating for nine...

Morrissey: 'Barack Obama Has Turned His Back On Black Communities'

The former The Smiths singer was left shocked at the events in Ferguson, Missouri last year (14) when police officer Darren Wilson faced no charges for shooting dead teenage thief Michael Brown....

Morrissey Congratulates Ireland On Gay Marriage..But There's A Caveat.

Morrissey has congratulated Ireland on its historic referendum result on gay marriage, though there's a "must do better" caveat. The former Smiths frontman shared a message on the True To You blog on Sunday after...

Morrissey Praises Ireland's Vote For Marriage Equality, Criticises Animal Rights

On Saturday (23May15), it was officially announced that Ireland had become the first country to legalise same-sex marriage by public vote, with an overwhelming 62 per cent of Irish citizens voting 'yes'....

Morrissey Brands Prince Harry Stupid Over Crocodile Photo

The Suedehead hitmaker, who is a vocal exponent of animal rights issues, is currently preparing for a series of gigs in Sydney, but he was left furious over an image of the royal...

Morrissey Thanks Madison Square Garden For Going Meat-free

The vegan singer frequently insists on venues going vegetarian for the night when he performs, and he has even refused to book shows at concert halls where his request is refused. On...

Morrissey Facing Court Appearance Over Bodyguard Lawsuit

Bradley Steyn filed legal documents in California last year (14) alleging he was unfairly sacked by the singer after refusing to track down the home address of a website owner who had fallen...

Artists To Give Morrissey A Mexican Flair With Concert Tribute

Mexrrissey will take place later this month (May15) in Los Angeles and New York and will also feature performances from organiser Camilo Lara and rocker Ceci Bastida. Announcing a U.K. tour earlier...

Morrissey Writes To Al Gore To Take Meat Off The Menu At Live Earth 2015

Morrissey, the former Smiths frontman and animal rights activist, has written an open letter to climate change campaigner Al Gore and Live Earth 2015 founder Kevin Wall to request that meat and dairy products are...

Morrissey Urges Al Gore To Go Meat-free At Live Earth Festival

The longtime vegetarian, who has famously banned flesh from the backstage areas at his concerts in recent years, has published an open letter to Gore and Live Earth co-founder Kevin Wall urging them...

Morrissey Slams Crowdfunding

Morrissey has branded crowdfunding a ''desperate measure''.The former Smiths frontman has slammed artists who use the platform to raise money to release music, describing it as ''insulting'' to fans who have already spent cash on...

Morrissey To Mark Birthday With Book-signing

The former The Smiths star is heading Down Under next month (May15) to perform four concerts at the Sydney Opera House, and he has announced he will sign copies of his hit memoir...

Morrissey Derides Crowdsourced Music As "Desperate" And "Insulting"

Legendary indie music icon Morrissey has spoken out against crowdsourcing in pop. Currently without a record deal and having a reputation for falling out with record label bosses over the years, the star has vowed...

Morrissey: 'Crowdfunding Is Desperate And Insulting'

The former The Smiths star is currently without a music deal and has a history of falling out with his record company paymasters, but he is adamant he will never try to raise...

Morrissey Pulls Mexico Plans Over Bust-up With Promoters

The former The Smiths star resumes his global tour in Sydney, Australia next month (May15) before heading to the U.S. to begin the North American leg in June (15). Fans in Mexico...

Morrissey Joins Forces With Arch-enemy Madonna

The former The Smiths frontman has waged war against the Material Girl since the early days of his career, and has previously branded her "absurd", "offensive", and "closer to organised prostitution than anything...

Morrissey Accuses Glastonbury Boss Of Banning Animal Rights Film

The former The Smiths frontman played a mid-evening slot at the iconic festival four years ago but was left dismayed when a graphic animal rights campaign film, usually shown on his stage backdrop...

Morrissey Slams Top Australian Fashion Chain Over Wool

The former The Smiths frontman is heading Down Under next month (May15) to perform four shows in Sydney, and he has already attracted publicity over his demands for the city's famous Opera House...

Johnny Marr Is Writing A Movie

Johnny Marr is writing a movie. The Smiths co-founder - who recently revealed he will release a tell-all book about his time in the band in autumn 2016 - has also confessed he is penning...

Morrissey Pulls Out Of Chat Show Appearance

The former The Smiths frontman was due to give a rare interview on British series Alan Carr: Chatty Man, but it was scrapped at the last minute as transport issues stopped Morrissey travelling...

Morrissey Pulls Out Of Interview

Morrissey pulled out of an exclusive interview hours before it was set to take place.The former Smiths frontman - who has a fear of flying - was set to sit down with TV host Alan...

Johnny Marr Writing Autobiography

Johnny Marr is writing an autobiography.The Smiths co-founder has announced he will release the tell-all book in hardback and as an e-book in autumn 2016, having been inspired to write his memoirs following countless requests...

Morrissey Cancels Netherlands Gig Due To Flu

The former The Smiths frontman was set to take the stage at Tilburg's 013 venue, club bosses took to Instagram.com to announce the gig had been axed. They wrote: "Our stage crew,...

Morrissey Blasts Online Memorabilia Sale

Singer Morrissey has warned fans not to be tempted by an online sale of memorabilia, insisting the items never belonged to him.Several lots including a pair of shoes and a set of worry beads have...

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