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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...

Russell Brand Keeps Morrissey Meetings Short Over Odd Behaviour

Russell Brand never spends more than 40 minutes in the company of his hero Morrissey because he cannot bear the veteran rocker's quirky ways.The British funnyman has become pals with the former The Smiths singer...

Morrissey Slams Taylor Swift And Madonna In Brit Awards Rant

Rocker Morrissey has branded Taylor Swift a "fraud" and dismissed Madonna's "frightening career" in a furious rant at Brit Awards bosses.The former The Smiths star, who has received just one Brits nomination during his 32-year...

Morrissey Meat Row Deepens As Venue Boss Denies Receiving Menu Request

Bosses of a music venue in Iceland have hit back at Morrissey over his claims they refused to ban meat from sale at his concert, insisting the issue was never even discussed.The former The Smiths...

Morrissey Cancels Planned Gig Over Meat Ban

Singer Morrissey has axed a planned concert in Iceland and accused venue owners of refusing to accept his demands to stop selling meat during the show.The vegetarian pop star frequently requests that no meat should...

Morrissey Announces March UK Tour

Morrissey will play a UK tour in March.The 55-year-old musician has announced a string of tour dates for the spring, performing at six arenas in England, Wales and Scotland.The 'There Is a Light That Never...

Bodyguard Moves To End Morrissey Lawsuit

A security guard who launched a $265,000 (£165,625) lawsuit against Morrissey over claims he was unfairly fired by the singer has moved to end the legal battle.Bradley Steyn filed documents in July last year (14)...

Morrissey Fuels Bassist Bust-up Rumour With Tribute Snub

Singer Morrissey has fuelled rumours of a bust-up with his long-time bassist Solomon Walker by omitting his name from a 'thank you' list following his 2014 tour.The former The Smiths star scrapped three gigs on...

Morrissey Declines Offer For 'Alternative Christmas Speech' On Channel 4

Former Smiths singer Morrissey has "politely declined" an invitation from Channel 4 to record an alternative Christmas Day television message. Morrissey released his latest album, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, earlier this yearAn...

Morrissey Turns Down Offer Of Alternative Queen's Speech

Rocker Morrissey has declined an invitation from a leading British Tv network to provide an alternative to Queen Elizabeth Ii's famous annual Christmas Day (25Dec14) speech with his own televised broadcast.The former The Smiths frontman...

Morrissey Axes Another Three Shows

Morrissey's European tour has hit another roadblock as the rocker has axed another three shows.The former The Smiths singer postponed two gigs over the weekend (05-07Dec14) after missing a connecting flight to Greece following a...

Morrissey Postpones Gigs Due To Missed Flight

British rocker Morrissey has postponed two gigs after missing a flight to Greece.The former The Smiths frontman was due to perform in the Greek capital Athens on Friday (05Dec14) but had to cancel the show...

Morrissey Attacks Former Label Bosses Onstage At London Gig

Outspoken rocker Morrissey launched another scathing attack on his former record label bosses during a show in London on Saturday night (29Nov14).The former The Smiths frontman's bandmates donned 'F**k Harvest Records' T-shirts as they took...

Madness Stars Still Angry Over Morrissey Gig Walkout

Madness stars Graham 'suggs' Mcpherson and Chris Foreman are still annoyed singer Morrissey walked out of their 1992 reunion shows because the incident cast a shadow over the band's comeback.The former The Smiths frontman was...

Morrissey Criticises Barack Obama Over Cop Shooting

Singer Morrissey has taken a bizarre swipe at U.S. President Barack Obama and questioned his ethnicity amid riots over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.Unrest has broken out this week (beg24Nov14) in several major...

Morrissey Fans Offered Free Gig Over Walkout

Bosses at concert promoters Live Nation have offered fans free entry to a Morrissey gig in Poland after the singer provoked outrage by walking out of a show in the country on Wednesday night (19Nov14).The...

Morrissey In Gig Walkout

Singer Morrissey quit a gig in Poland on Wednesday night (19Nov14) after just six songs.Eyewitness reports suggest the former The Smiths frontman became agitated by an abusive hecker in the audience for the show in...

Morrissey: 'I Had Buckingham Palace Invites And Prince Charles Note'

Anti-royal rocker Morrissey has boasted of receiving invitations to Queen Elizabeth Ii's home and a letter from Charles, Prince Of Wales.The former The Smiths star, who prompted criticism in the 1980s by slamming the monarchy...

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