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Morrissey Scraps 2014 Retirement Plans After Signing New Deal

Singer Morrissey has scrapped plans to retire in 2014 after signing a new record deal, and now he's making plans to release another album.The former The Smiths frontman, who suffered a string of health woes...

Morrissey Compares Eating Meat To Pedophilia, Nazism

Morrissey likes to make a statement, but he especially likes to speak his mind when it may be for a good cause. The Smiths singer is an outspoken animal rights activist, and his latest comments...

Morrissey Eyes Legal Action Over School Abuse Claim

Singer Morrissey is considering taking legal action against a British newspaper after editors alleged he had been molested by a school teacher.The former The Smiths frontman penned a harrowing account of his school days in...

Morrissey Wants To End 20-Year David Bowie Feud

Pop star Morrissey has attempted to make amends with iconic rocker David Bowie almost 20 years after they first fell out.The former The Smiths frontman was enlisted as the main support act on Bowie's 1995...

Morrissey Pens Debut Novel

Singer Morrissey is extending his literary resume by writing his first novel.The former The Smiths star became a publishing sensation last year (13) when his hotly-anticipated memoir, Autobiography, was named the U.K.'s fastest-selling rock book...

The Smiths' Drummer Mike Joyce Wants A Reunion

The Smiths' former drummer Mike Joyce insists he will never read Morrissey's autobiography. The 50-year-old musician was with the band until they split in 1987 and later sued Morrissey and Johnny Marr over unpaid royalties,...

Signed Morrissey Book Raises Thousands For Peta

A one-off signed hardback copy of pop star Morrissey's acclaimed memoir Autobiography has sold for $12,450 (£8,300) in an online auction.The book went on sale on eBay.com earlier this month (Dec13) and by the auction's...

James Blunt Defends Morrissey Gig Over Massacre Furore

British singer James Blunt has defended Nobel Peace Prize Concert organisers for inviting Morrissey to appear on the bill despite his controversial remarks about the Norway massacre.Blunt was among a number of stars to perform...

Morrissey Dodges Norway Grilling

Singer Morrissey has dodged potentially uncomfortable questioning over his controversial statement about a massacre in Norway by snubbing a press conference in the country.The former The Smiths star has been booked to appear on the...

Morrissey's New York City Book Signing Called Off

Fans of rocker Morrissey were left disappointed after a signing at a New York City bookstore was cancelled because of a "miscommunication" between the store's managers and the singer.On Friday (06Dec13), a post on the...

Morrissey's Male Lover Edited From U.s. Book Release

Singer Morrissey has left fans in the U.S. baffled after his best-selling memoir was released Stateside minus the details of his relationship with a male photographer.The former The Smiths star published his hotly-anticipated autobiography in...

Morrissey Banned From Nobel Gig Afterparty

Singer Morrissey has been snubbed by a leading Norwegian official and banned from a party following the Nobel Peace Prize Concert later this month (Dec13).The former The Smiths star has sparked furore in the country...

Jesse Tobias: 'Morrissey's 2013 Was Cursed'

Rocker Jesse Tobias believes singer Morrissey suffered a cursed year after repeated illnesses forced him to axe 60 concerts and dump his American tour.The former The Smiths frontman repeatedly left fans disappointed as he cancelled...

Storm Over Morrissey's Norway Show After Massacre Comments

Organisers of the upcoming Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway have defended the decision to add singer Morrissey to the bill following a storm of protest over his controversial remarks about the 2011 Utoya massacre.The...

Morrissey Slams Obama's Thanksgiving

Morrissey has criticised Barack Obama over his annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon.In an open letter posted on fan site True To You titled 'Thankskilling', the singer attacks America's animal rights record, claiming that 45 million turkeys...

Morrissey Slams Barack Obama Over Thanksgiving

Animal-loving singer Morrissey has branded U.S. President Barack Obama "abysmal" for supporting the slaughter of 45 million turkeys for America's Thanksgiving celebrations.The former The Smiths star has hit out at the U.S. leader's administration ahead...

Morrissey: 'Pippa Middleton Is The Sick Face Of Modern Britain'

Outspoken rocker Morrissey has a new target in his sights - Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge's younger sister Pippa Middleton.The former The Smiths frontman is a long-term animal rights campaigner and he has launched a savage...

Morrissey Backs Russell Brand Over Political Furore

Singer Morrissey has thrown his support behind Russell Brand's controversial call for a re-think on democracy.Get Him to the Greek star Brand caused a stir in his native U.K. last month (Oct13) when he revealed...

Johnny Marr Signs Memoir Deal Following Morrissey's Success

Rocker Johnny Marr has signed a deal to publish his memoirs following the success of his one-time bandmate Morrissey's tell-all tome.Morrissey's book, titled Autobiography, became the fastest-selling rock book in history following its release last...

Morrissey To Release Satellite Of Love In Memory Of Lou Reed

Morrissey will release his rendition of Lou Reed's classic song Satellite Of Love to mark the rock icon's death last month (Oct13).The former The Smiths frontman performed the track during a taped concert in Las...

Morrissey's Autobiography To Become Audiobook, Read By...Morrissey

Morrissey sparked ample conversation last month when he finally released his long-awaited memoirs, titled Autobiography, through Penguin Classics. Over the weekend (on 3 Nov.) we learned that the book will be turned into an audiobook,...

Morrissey Treated For Head And Neck Injuries In Hospital

Singer Morrissey has sparked rumours he has been involved in a horror car crash after it emerged he was treated in hospital last week (ends03Nov13) for head, neck and arm injuries.The former The Smiths star...

The Smiths Guitarist Blasts Morrissey Book 'Lies'

Former The Smiths rocker Craig Gannon has hit back at singer Morrissey over his controversial memoir, accusing the star of telling "bitter lies" in the book.Guitarist Gannon, who toured with the How Soon Is Now?...

"Oh Lou, Why Did You Leave Us?" Morrissey On The Late, Great Lou Reed

Morrissey is leading the tributes to the late great Lou Reed, who died this week from unknown causes. The legendary Velvet Underground man had been in ill health for a while though his death sent...

Morrissey's 'Autobiography' Tops The Best Sellers List And Breaks Records On The Way

Autobiography is the collected memoirs of Steven Patrick Morrissey, known best simply by his last name, Morrissey. Released after a long, controversial dispute with publishers Penguin (who, under Morrissey's supposed demands released it as a...

Nme Pick The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' As Greatest Album Of All Time: Surprised?

One cold and windy night in August, a band of cloaked NME staffers gathered around the office's Morrissey shrine and asked The Great One what more they could do to worship his glorious name in...

Morrissey Book Is Fastest-selling Rock Memoir

Singer Morrissey's tell-all memoir has become the U.K.'s fastest-selling rock book in its first week of release, outstripping Keith Richards' life story.The tome, titled Autobiography, has sold 34,918 copies since its release last Thursday (17Oct13),...

Annie Lennox Praises Morrissey Over Book Revelations

Singer Annie Lennox has congratulated rocker Morrissey following the release of his tell-all memoirs and thanked him for making a "profound connection" with fans.The former The Smiths frontman last week (ends20Oct13) unveiled his long-awaited autobiography,...

Morrissey Is 'Humasexual'

Morrissey claims he is not gay despite having same-sex relationships. In his new autobiography, 'The Last of the Famous International Playboys' singer talks about intimate moments during the 90s with photographer Jake Walters, but claims...

Morrissey, "I Am Not Homosexual, I Am Attracted To Humans"

Despite releasing an autobiography clocking in at over 500 pages less than a week ago, Morrissey has felt compelled to set the record straight about his sexuality. The former Smiths frontman discussed his relationship with...

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