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Morrissey Unveils New Bass Player After Gigs Axe

Singer Morrissey unveiled a new bass player onstage in Germany on Wednesday night (05Nov14) just days after cancelling a string of gigs.The Suedehead hitmaker performed in Hannover with former The Breeders star Mando Lopez on...

Morrissey's Basel Gig Officially Pulled

Veteran rocker Morrissey has officially axed plans to perform in Basel, Switzerland on Monday night (03Nov14) after members of his road crew were struck down by an influenza outbreak.The former The Smiths frontman axed shows...

Morrissey Scraps Second Show Due To Flu Outbreak

Veteran rocker Morrissey pulled the plug on a second date on his European tour as members of his road crew battle an outbreak of influenza.The former The Smiths frontman had to scrap his gig in...

Morrissey Axes Gig Over Flu Outbreak

Singer Morrissey axed a concert in France on Friday (31Oct14) after a bout of influenza hit his crew.The former The Smiths frontman was due to perform in Lyon but announced the concert was off hours...

Morrissey Details Gay Romance In Paperback Release Of Autobiography

Details of Morrissey's gay fling with photographer Jake Walters have been reinstated in the rocker's memoirs to coincide with the book's paperback release in the U.S.The uncensored version of Autobiography hits stores in America on...

The Smiths Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

The Smiths, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and Bill Withers are among the first-time nominees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The four acts are eligible to be inducted next year if they...

Morrissey Gives Two Fingers To Cancer, "If I Die, I Die."

Morrissey has revealed that he has undergone a series of cancer treatments after repeatedly being hospitalized over the past year-and-a-half. The former Smiths frontman was diagnosed with a bleeding ulcer in 2013, pneumonia a few...

Morrissey Reveals He Has Undergone Cancer Treatment

Singer Morrissey has announced he’s undergone a series of cancer treatments, after suffering with poor health for the past 18 months. In an interview with Spanish magazine El Mundo, the 55 year old was quoted...

Morrissey In Cancer Scare

Singer Morrissey has had cancerous tissue removed on four occasions.The former The Smiths frontman revealed last year (13) that he was suffering from a number of ailments including Barrett's oesophagus, which causes difficulty swallowing, chest...

Gerard Way Beat Depression With Solo Album

Gerard Way's new solo album helped him overcome his battle with depression.The musician has revealed his morale was at an all time low after his former band released their hit LP 'The Black Parade' and...

Morrissey's Coat On Sale For $2,500

A jacket worn by singer Morrissey for a promo shoot earlier this year (14) has been put on sale for $2,500 (£1,470).The black wool coat, with red and grey pinstripes, was sported by the former...

Morrissey Recalls Chats With Richard Attenborough And Lauren Bacall

Singer Morrissey has detailed his fond memories of meeting Hollywood heavyweights Lord Richard Attenborough and Lauren Bacall as a tribute following the stars' deaths this month (Aug14).The former The Smiths frontman, who namechecked Attenborough's Brighton...

Morrissey Announces European Tour Dates

Morrissey has announced dates for his European tour.The 'Istanbul' singer, who has recently experienced a troubled relationship with his record label, will perform in the UK, Italy, Sweden and Poland in a two-month spree beginning...

Dropped Or Not, Morrissey Announces European Tour With UK Dates

Despite enduring one of the most difficult periods of his career, Morrissey has announced an extensive European tour with dates in the UK, including a show at London's O2 Arena in November. The singer will...

Morrissey's Album Removed From Digital Music Sites

Morrissey's new album World Peace Is None Of Your Business has been removed from leading U.S. digital retailers iTunes.com, Spotify.com and Amazon.com amid a spat between the singer and his record label bosses.It is unclear...

Morrissey Blasts Label Over 'Botched' Album

Morrissey has hit out at his record label over his ''sorrily botched'' latest album.The former Smiths frontman has blasted Harvest Records for its lack of promotion of his 10th studio album, 'World Peace is None...

Morrissey Brands Record Label Bosses 'Cheap' In Furious Rant

Rocker Morrissey has branded bosses of his former record label Harvest "cheap" for asking him to read extracts from his memoir to promote a new album.In a furious statement, titled Please Close The Door Behind...

Morrissey's Record Label Deny He's Been Dropped, Singer Stays Silent

Morrissey's record label Harvest Records has denied that the singer has been dropped, despite the former Smiths man telling fans that he's on the hunt for a new home. A post on Morrissey's site True...

Morrissey Insists He's Been Dropped From Record Label

Morrissey insists he has been dropped by his record label, despite the company denying his claims. The former Smiths frontman is adamant he has proof in an email that he was ditched by Capitol-Harvest Records,...

Morrissey Insists He Is No Longer With Harvest, Despite Label Dismissal

Rocker Morrissey insists he can prove he was dropped by executives at his label, Capitol-Harvest Records, days after the company's top man assured fans the singer/songwriter was still on the roster.Steve Barnett dismissed Morrissey's claims...

Morrissey Splits From Record Label

Rocker Morrissey has parted ways with his record label, days after complaining about company bosses' refusal to fund music videos for tracks from his new album.A message posted on fan site True-to-You.net on Saturday (09Aug14)...

Morrissey Backs Scotland's Bid For Independence

Rocker Morrissey has sided with Scottish separatists keen to cut political ties with the U.K. and become independent.Like Russell Brand, who cites the former The Smiths singer as a mentor and hero, Morrissey believes the...

Morrissey Thanks Fans For Video Tributes

Rocker Morrissey has fallen out with bosses at his new record label after they refused to fund any videos for the songs he has recorded for new album World Peace Is None Of Your Business.In...

Morrissey Bodyguard Wants $265,000 Over 'Threat' Lawsuit

A security guard suing rocker Morrissey over allegations of a plot to "batter" a controversial website owner is demanding almost $265,000 (£156,000) in damages amid claims he was fired for refusing to carry out the...

Morrissey Fires Back At Security Guard's Violence-for-hire Lawsuit

Singer/songwriter Morrissey has distanced himself from allegations he hired a South African bouncer to get "rid of" a website controller The Smiths star was feuding with.In a bizarre new lawsuit, Bradley Steyn claims he was...

Ed Sheeran Makes It Four Weeks On Top In U.k.

Ed Sheeran's X has become the U.K.'s longest-running number one of the year (14) after fending off a charge from Morrissey to stay on top of the album charts for a fourth week.The album, which...

Morrissey Pays Tribute To "Demented Genius" Elaine Stritch

Morrissey is one of numerous high profile stars to pay tribute to the late actress Elaine Stritch, who died on Friday at 89. The singer, who recently released his new album World Peace Is None...

Morrissey Pays Tribute To Elaine Stritch: 'She Was A Demented Genius'

Rocker Morrissey has offered up a tribute to actress pal Elaine Stritch, who died on Thursday (17Jul14), calling her "a demented genius".The former The Smiths singer and the Two's Company star became unlikely pals after...

Gerard Way Explains Mcr Split

Gerard Way was too depressed to continue with My Chemical Romance.The 'Black Parade' rockers split in March 2013, and the frontman admits he knew it was time to call it a day because the band...

Cliff Richard Wants To Break America

Sir Cliff Richard has vowed to break America - aged 73.The music icon - who has sold more than 250 million records around the globe - admits he still dreams of topping the US charts,...

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