Latest Johnny Marr News



Johnny Marr Doesn't Want To Make Clever Music

27th March 2014

Johnny Marr doesn't want to make ''clever'' music with ''depth''.The former Smiths guitarist launched his solo career last year and...

Guitarist Johnny Marr Breaks Hand

12th March 2014

Rocker Johnny Marr's upcoming tour dates have been thrown into jeopardy following news the former The Smiths star has broken...

Morrissey And Johnny Marr Were Held For Inciting Riot At Canada Gig

12th March 2014

The Smiths stars Morrissey and Johnny Marr were once detained by officials and accused of inciting a riot following an...

Blondie To Receive Nme Godlike Genius Award

4th February 2014

Blondie are set to receive the NME Godlike Genius Award. The 'One Way Or Another' hitmakers will be recognised...

The Smiths' Drummer Mike Joyce Wants A Reunion

3rd January 2014

The Smiths' former drummer Mike Joyce insists he will never read Morrissey's autobiography. The 50-year-old musician was with the band...

Johnny Marr Brands Haim 'Idiots' Over David Cameron Photo

19th December 2013

Rocker Johnny Marr has warned sibling trio Haim to be careful who they are friends with, insisting they made fools...

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17th November 2013

Guitarist Johnny Marr staged a mini-The Smiths reunion onstage in New York on Saturday night (16Nov13) when he introduced former...

Johnny Marr Signs Memoir Deal Following Morrissey's Success

15th November 2013

Rocker Johnny Marr has signed a deal to publish his memoirs following the success of his one-time bandmate Morrissey's tell-all...

Johnny Marr Linked To Cartoon Takedown Case

10th October 2013

Former The Smiths star Johnny Marr has been named as the man behind a legal battle against an online cartoon...

Bigmouth Strikes Again: Morrissey To Publish Memoirs As 'Penguin Classic'

4th October 2013

Morrissey appears to have ended his dispute with publisher Penguin and will finally release his memoir, titled Autobiography, as part...

Johnny Marr Won't Dismiss The Smiths' Legacy

30th September 2013

Johnny Marr admits it would be ''churlish'' to dismiss his time in The Smiths.The legendary guitarist - who has had...

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20th September 2013

"The oddest one was that Russian girl duo t.A.T.u. who did a version of How Soon Is Now? That was...

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17th September 2013

"I've always had a blind spot to the music of Queen... I'm sure they're nice fellas but it never did...

Bestival 2013: Snoop Dogg, Franz Ferdinand, Johnny Marr & The Knife Rock The Boat

9th September 2013

Bestival drew to a close last night (8th Sep) as thousands of revellers - dressed in their finest ocean-themed gear...

Johnny Marr Leads Jon Brookes Tributes

14th August 2013

Johnny Marr has led the tributes to The Charlatans' late drummer Jon Brookes.The 'One to Another' musician died yesterday morning...

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14th August 2013

"Such sad news about the death of Jon Brookes. Like all of The Charlatans Jon was one of the good...

Johnny Marr Tells The Smiths Fans: 'Get A Hobby'

12th August 2013

Former The Smiths star Johnny Marr has warned fans of the long-defunct band to give up hope of a reunion...

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8th July 2013

New Order star Bernard Sumner joined Johnny Marr onstage at Manchester, England's Live From Jodrell Bank festival on Sunday (07Jul13)...

Britain's Isle Of Man Festival Axed

24th June 2013

A British music festival set to feature rockers Primal Scream and former The Smiths star Johnny Marr has been axed...

Liam Gallagher Wants The Smiths To Reform

14th June 2013

Liam Gallagher wants The Smiths to reform.The Beady Eye frontman would love to see Morrissey and Johnny Marr end their...

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26th May 2013

"They've grown up with it and they know it's not easy. They know it's not limousines and expensive clothes; it's...

Johnny Marr And Andy Rourke Reunite Onstage In New York

5th May 2013

Former The Smiths bandmates Johnny Marr and Andy Rourke reunited onstage in New York on Friday night (03May13) to run...

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13th April 2013

Johnny Marr completed his first solo set at the Coachella festival in California on Friday evening (12Apr13) with an off-pitch...

The Killers' Record Company Revenge

9th March 2013

The Killers were turned down by every major record label in the US. The 'Somebody Told Me' band found it...

Johnny Marr Enjoys Being Solo Artist

24th February 2013

Johnny Marr is creating his own ''archetype'' with debut solo album.The former Smiths guitarist admits he often disagreed with his...

Johnny Marr 'Happy' To Have Solo Pop Album

21st February 2013

Johnny Marr is ''happy'' to have created a solo pop album.The 49-year-old musician went in a new direction for his...

A Week In Music - Classic Blues From Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite, Raunchy Videos From The Weeknd, Jay Z And Justin Timberlake, Get Up Close And Personal With Rihanna In 'Stay'

18th February 2013

Albums Of Note... Get Up! pairs modern blues idol and expert slide guitarist Ben Harper with harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite....

Noel Gallagher's Marr Mistake

17th February 2013

Noel Gallagher persuaded Johnny Marr to play on the ''s***est'' track he ever wrote. The former Oasis man used to...

Johnny Marr Learns To Love Guitar Again

15th February 2013

Johnny Marr has learnt ''if it sounds better on a guitar, just go with it.''The musician played lots of synthesisers...

Johnny Marr Was Almost Paul Mccartney's Man

14th February 2013

Rocker Johnny Marr almost joined Sir Paul Mccartney's band after The Smiths split.As a guitarist for hire in the late...

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