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Morrissey Pulls Tv Comeback Show Over Duck Hunters

26th February 2013

Morrissey has scrapped his comeback performance on U.S. Tv show Jimmy Kimmel Live! after learning he would be appearing alongside the cast of reality series Duck Dynasty.The singer/songwriter was scheduled to appear on comedian Kimmel's...

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Morrissey Confirms Comeback After Health Battle

26th February 2013

Morrissey has confirmed he'll be back on the road in America this week (beg25Feb13) after postponing a string of shows due to a bleeding ulcer.The former The Smiths star will make his comeback by performing...

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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 former bandmate Morrissey, who was famously known for being a dominant force within the group,...

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Morrissey Battles With Venue Bosses: 'My Los Angeles Gig Will Be Meat-free'

21st February 2013

Morrissey has assured fans planning to attend his upcoming Los Angeles show that the Staples Center will be meat-free, despite what venue bosses are telling the local media.The vegetarian rocker's publicist announced the 1 March...

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Staples Center Bosses Respond To Morrissey's Meat-free Missive

21st February 2013

Bosses at the Staples Center in Los Angeles have fired back at a statement issued by Morrissey's publicists, which suggested the venue would be meat-free for the singer's gig there on 1 March (13).The former...

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Morrissey Set For 100% Vegetarian Concert In Los Angeles

19th February 2013

Morrissey's next Los Angeles concert will be 100 percent vegetarian.The singer - who is a renowned animal rights activist and vegetarian - has enlisted the help of the Staples Center to ban all vendors both...

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Morrissey Tour Show To Serve Vegetarian Food Only In Los Angeles

By Contributor | 19th February 2013

Morrissey’s sold out concert in Los Angeles on March 1st will be strictly vegetarian, according to a report.The former Smiths man is of course known for his strong vegetarian stance, which has long worked its...

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Los Angeles Venue Agrees To Go Veggie For Morrissey

19th February 2013

Morrissey has been given a big meat-free boost as he prepares for his live comeback after illness after bosses at the Staples Center in Los Angeles agreed to go vegetarian for the rocker's show on...

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Morrissey Thanks Fans For Support

18th February 2013

Morrissey has thanked fans for curing him of a ''crisis of spirits''.The 'This Charming Man' hitmaker has been forced to scrap a string of gigs while he receives treatment for a bleeding ulcer, throat condition...

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Ailing Morrissey Thanks Fans For Support During Health Crisis

17th February 2013

British singer Morrissey has issued a grovelling apology to fans after calling off more gigs on his U.S. tour to recover from a bleeding ulcer.The former frontman of The Smiths has cancelled concerts in Denver,...

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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 and keyboards after quitting as The Smiths' guitarist in 1987, but came back around to...

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Nme Awards Johnny Marr 'Godlike Genius' Title, 2013

By Hayley Avron | 11th February 2013

Johnny Marr will be crowned Godlike Genius of the Year at this year’s NME Awards. Marr, whose distinctive guitar licks were combined with Morrissey’s song-writing skills to make The Smiths the legendary band that they...

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Fascinating Fact: 3497924

11th February 2013

Sickly singer Morrissey has cancelled more dates on his North American tour after doctors advised him to rest for two weeks while he receives treatment for a bleeding ulcer and a throat condition. The former...

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David Bowie Demands Bosses Pull Photo From Morrissey Single

7th February 2013

David Bowie has asked Emi Uk bosses not to use a photograph of him with Morrissey as the cover art for the reissue of The Smiths' The Last Of The Famous International Playboys single.The 1989...

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David Bowie Really Didn't Want To Be Photographed With Morrissey

By Michael West | 7th February 2013

We are joking, of course, but David Bowie clearlty doesn't want any confusion surrounding his forthcoming album 'The Next Day', so much so that he's slapped down Manchester misanthrope Morrissey following a request for a...

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Sick Morrissey Postpones More Concerts

5th February 2013

British singer Morrissey has cancelled two more tour dates as he deals with his health crisis.The former The Smiths frontman called off several gigs on his North American tour last month (Jan13) after being admitted...

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Johnny Marr 'In Pursuit' Of Morrissey

2nd February 2013

Johnny Marr lives ''in pursuit'' of a songwriting relationship like the one he had with Morrissey. The guitarist was a key member of 80s indie band The Smiths with Morrissey, and although they parted ways...

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Morrissey Has Pre-cancerous Throat Condition

1st February 2013

British singer Morrissey has been diagnosed with a pre-malignant throat condition linked to a significantly increased risk of cancer.The former The Smiths frontman axed several gigs on his North American tour last month (Jan13) after...

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Noel Gallagher Has Tinnitus

30th January 2013

Noel Gallagher is suffering from tinnitus.The former Oasis guitarist recently had a brain scan after worrying about a ringing in his ear - a common sign of the ear condition - and doctors believe his...

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Morrissey's Bleeding Ulcer Forces Him To Cancel 6 Shows

By Lorna Greville  | 29th January 2013

Morrissey, ex-frontman of '80s band The Smiths, has been diagnosed with a bleeding ulcer and may need surgery. His ill-health renders him unable to continue with his US tour currently, but is expected to return...

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Bleeding Ulcer Causes Morrissey To Cancel Yet More Us Tour Dates

By Contributor | 28th January 2013

Morrissey has been forced to postpone six live dates after it was revealed that the former front man of The Smiths was suffering from a bleeding ulcer.The outspoken performer is just getting going on a...

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Morrissey Recovering From Bleeding Ulcer

28th January 2013

British rocker Morrissey has called off his planned gigs over the next two weeks as he recovers from a bleeding ulcer.The singer was expected to be back on stage on Monday (28Jan13) after it first...

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Unexpected Illness Cuts Morrissey Tour Short

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th January 2013

After Morrissey cancelled a concert scheduled for this past Thursday in Flint, Michigan, it has been revealed by Billboard that the reason behind the cancelation was because the singer has been admitted to the Beaumont...

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Morrissey Hospitalised With Bladder Infection - Report

27th January 2013

British singer Morrissey was hospitalised in Michigan on Friday (25Jan13) to undergo tests for a suspected bladder infection.The former The Smiths frontman cancelled a concert in Flint, Michigan on Thursday (24Jan13) three hours before showtime,...

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Mike Joyce Calls On Morrissey To Consider Smiths Comeback

26th January 2013

Former The Smiths star Mike Joyce is urging Morrissey to consider reuniting the band in a bid to please fans.The group split in 1987 after a fall-out between singer Morrissey and guitarist Johnny Marr, but...

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Morrissey Axes Gigs As Bandmembers Fall Ill

25th January 2013

British singer Morrissey has axed three gigs on his North American tour after his entire band fell ill.The former The Smiths frontman is on a 37-date trek around the U.S. and Mexico but he cancelled...

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Morrissey Refuses To Reform The Smiths For 2013 Coachella

18th January 2013

Singer Morrissey has turned down yet another attempt by bosses of the Coachella rock festival to reunite his former band The Smiths.The Suedehead hitmaker is dogged by frequent rumours the cult 1980s band is planning...

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Morrissey On The 'Insufferable' Beckhams: "I'd Have Them Flogged"

By Michael West | 9th January 2013

Morrissey Arrives For The Late Show With David Letterman This Week Wearing Fetching White Nail PolishNever one to mince his words, Morrissey has taken aim at the Beckhams in his latest rant, labelling David and...

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Morrissey: 'I'd Have The Beckhams Flogged'

9th January 2013

Singer Morrissey has launched a vicious tirade against David and Victoria Beckham, insisting he would have the pair "flogged" if he ran Britain.The former The Smiths frontman takes aim the celebrity supercouple in a new...

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Morrissey: 'Mick Ronson Saved My Career'

4th January 2013

Singer Morrissey has credited David Bowie's late guitarist Mick Ronson with saving his career after The Smiths split up.The Suedehead hitmaker reached number one in the British charts with his debut solo album Viva Hate...

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