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Morrissey Hits Back In Tv Presenter Feud

26th July 2006

Outspoken British singer MORRISSEY has hit back at British television presenter RICHARD MADELEY, who labelled him a "puffed-up-prat" and "vain glorious strutting humbug". Madeley used his column in the British newspaper the Saturday Express to...

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Taylor Named Top 'Wuss'

12th July 2006

Folk-rocker JAMES TAYLOR has been named the biggest 'wuss' ever by Blender magazine. The sensitive songwriter was slammed in the magazine's August (06) issue for initiating "an era of confessional, listen-to-my-troubles singer/songwriters and turn(ing) self-examination...

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Fascinating Fact 1686

23rd June 2006

Former THE SMITHS stars ANDY ROURKE and MIKE JOYCE have recorded an album together under the band name VINNY PECULIAR. Bassist Rourke and drummer Joyce played alongside guitarist JOHNNY MARR and frontman MORRISSEY until The...

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Linda Mccartney Snubbed The Smiths

7th June 2006

The late LINDA MCCARTNEY turned down an offer to record with British band THE SMITHS. The rock foursome were huge fans of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's first wife, and were desperate for her to play the...

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Morrissey: 'Suicide Is Art'

31st May 2006

British rocker MORRISSEY considered suicide "many times" because he saw the devastating act as "an art form". The HOW SOON IS NOW? star claims many of his artistic heroes have killed themselves, and this inspired...

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Leto Joked About Being Gay

31st May 2006

Actor JARED LETO has laughed off reports that he is gay, insisting his comments to a reporter last week were meant as a joke. The REQUIEM FOR A DREAM star gave an online interview...

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Morrissey Threatens University Lab

30th May 2006

MORRISSEY has hit out at England's prestigious Oxford University, after learning the institution is developing a new animal testing laboratory. The outspoken animal rights campaigner performed a gig in the city last week (25MAY06), and...

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Morrissey's Regrets His Celibacy Claims

30th May 2006

MORRISSEY regrets becoming a role model for celibacy during the 1980s, because he has never managed to shake off the association. The former THE SMITHS frontman wanted to prove he would not have sex with...

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The Things They Say 2121

30th May 2006

"That's absolute s**t, absolute s**t and I don't know why people ever said that." British rocker MORRISSEY leaves the public in no doubt about his rumoured romance with REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE.

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Morrissey's Meat Donation

26th May 2006

Vegetarian singer MORRISSEY bought an butcher's entire stock of meat and donated it to a homeless hostel, so it wouldn't offend him at a concert venue in England. The star stipulated no meat be on...

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Morrissey Wants To Enter Eurovision

23rd May 2006

Singer MORRISSEY is considering representing the UK in next year's (07) Eurovision Song Contest, after witnessing the nation fail to win the prize for the ninth year in a row. DAZ SAMPSON's rap TEENAGE LIFE...

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Ashcroft's Solo Inspirations

13th May 2006

British rocker RICHARD ASHCROFT insists he looks to MORRISSEY and IAN BROWN as mentors when life as a solo artist gets tough. Ashcroft, who went his own way after THE VERVE parted company, admits he...

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Sinatra's Starry Accolade

12th May 2006

1960s pop sensation NANCY SINATRA has had her musical achievements recognised with a star on Hollywood Boulevard's famous Walk of Fame. The stellar accolade comes after four decades singing, beginning with her debut hit THESE...

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Cobain Voted Greatest Rocker

11th May 2006

KURT COBAIN has been named the Greatest Hero In Rock 'N' Roll history by the readers of a British music magazine. The NIRVANA frontman, who died in 1994 aged just 27, beat newcomers PETE DOHERTY...

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Gallagher's Balding Dread

5th May 2006

Rocker NOEL GALLAGHER dreads the prospect of turning bald because he'd never be able to return to his home city of Manchester, England. The WONDERWALL star is proud of how hair-conscious people in Manchester are,...

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Morrissey Slams Bono's Songwriting

20th April 2006

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has launched a scathing attack on U2 rocker BONO -questioning his songwriting talents. The Irish group were recently hailed for creating Britain's best pop lyric, when the line, "One life,...

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Sean Paul Tops Euro Chart

17th April 2006

Jamaican dancehall star SEAN PAUL's new single TEMPERATURE sits atop the European music chart. The song beat NE-YO track SO SICK and KELLY CLARKSON's new single BECAUSE OF YOU. GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY and TOBIAS REGNER's...

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Morrissey Makes Album Chart History

9th April 2006

Veteran singer MORRISSEY made chart history today (09APR06) by topping the first UK albums chart to include album downloads. The former SMITHS frontman's RINGLEADER OF THE TORMENTORS beat out competition from MASSIVE ATTACK compilation COLLECTED,...

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Molko Regrets Being Open With His Sexuality

7th April 2006

PLACEBO frontman BRIAN MOLKO wishes he had kept his sexuality under wraps like his hero MICHAEL STIPE, as the media has ignored his music in favour of concentrating on his bisexuality. Molko, who duets with...

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Unknown Gnarls Barkley Make UK Chart History

3rd April 2006

Pop phenomenon GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY has become the first song to have a British number one solely based on download sales - forcing NE-YO's SO SICK into second position on the singles chart. According to...

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Morrissey: 'I Hate Blair's Face'

30th March 2006

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has lashed out at British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR and his wife CHERIE for the way they look. The angry rocker has aimed unflinching criticism at Blair in the past...

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Morrissey Slams Prince Charles

30th March 2006

Outspoken pop icon MORRISSEY has hit out at British royal heir PRINCE CHARLES, insisting he would prefer to see a comedian on the throne. Charles is due to become king when his mother QUEEN ELIZABETH...

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Marr Turned Down The Smiths Millions

30th March 2006

LATEST: Former THE SMITHS guitarist JOHNNY MARR has turned down offers of up to $10 million (GBP5.7 million) to reform the band in the past Former frontman MORRISSEY, who has enjoyed a successful solo career...

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Morrissey Won't Reform Smiths

30th March 2006

MORRISSEY has closed the door on a possible THE SMITHS reunion - insisting he would rather "eat my own testicles" than perform with them again. The singer has been offered $8.75 million (GBP5 million) to...

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Morrissey Blames Moss For Doherty's Problems

29th March 2006

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY holds KATE MOSS responsible for troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY's drug problems. The EVERYDAY IS LIKE SUNDAY singer is convinced the British supermodel diverted Doherty away from his music to...

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Anderson Urges Canadian Leader To Take Seal Concern Seriously

29th March 2006

PAMELA ANDERSON has joined the celebrities attacking Canadian Prime Minister STEPHEN HARPER over the country's seal culling, insisting on a face-to-face meeting with the leader. The Canadian actress is spearheading a petition drive against her...

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Morrissey Moved After House Address Became Known

28th March 2006

MORRISSEY was forced to give up his dream home in Los Angeles because too many fans learned of his whereabouts. The former THE SMITHS singer quit England for California many years ago and quickly became...

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The Things They Say 1736

28th March 2006

"BILLY CRUDUP. That'd be fantastic. Or someone very pasty. Somebody near death." MORRISSEY muses who should play him in a biopic.

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The Things They Say 1735

28th March 2006

"I don't get invited to things like Live 8 because I have too much to say and I might say the wrong thing, which, as we all know, would be the right thing." MORRISSEY claims...

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Morrissey Boycotts Canada Over Seal Slaughter

28th March 2006

British singer MORRISSEY is denying Canadian fans the chance to see him perform live, in protest over the country's controversial seal hunt. The animal-loving rocker is disgusted the North American nation plans to continue their...

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