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Morrissey Struggling To Get Record Deal

29th June 2011

Morrissey thinks his previous success is stopping him getting a record deal.The former Smiths frontman - who revealed last month...

Joyce Slams Morrissey For Performing Smiths Tracks

28th June 2011

British rocker Mike Joyce has reignited his war of words with Morrissey, mocking the singer for playing songs by their...

Festival Bans Meat For Morrissey

9th June 2011

Morrissey has been behind a festival's decision to hold a meat-free day. Organisers of Belgium's ten day Lokerse Feesten have...

Johnny Marr Designs Own Guitar

31st May 2011

Former The Smiths rocker Johnny Marr has turned instrument-maker - he's designing his own axe for guitar giant Fender.The British...

Johnny Marr Joins Morrissey With Anti-monarchy Rant

27th April 2011

Rocker Johnny Marr has joined his former The Smiths bandmate Morrissey by tearing into Britain's royal family just days ahead...

Morrissey Doesn't Sing Mating Calls

21st April 2011

Morrissey doesn't sing some of his older songs live because they are "mating calls". The 'Boy With the Thorn in...

Johnny Marr Leaves The Cribs

12th April 2011

Johnny Marr has left The Cribs.The guitar legend - most famous as a member of The Smiths - has left...

Johnny Marr Leaves The Cribs

11th April 2011

Former The Smiths star Johnny Marr has quit British rockers The Cribs to concentrate on his solo career.The musician has...

Noel Gallagher Backs Manchester Music Hall Of Fame

11th April 2011

Noel Gallagher is backing a project to build a musical Hall of Fame in Manchester.Plans to build a venue which...

Fascinating Fact 11003

2nd March 2011

Former The Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr is to release two solo albums before the end of 2012 - his first...

Tinie Tempah And Arcade Fire Triumph At Brits

15th February 2011

Tinie Tempah and Arcade Fire both scooped two trophies at tonight's (15.02.11) BRIT Awards.Rapper Tinie took home British Breakthrough Act...

Morrissey And Marr Reunite For Animal Rights

14th February 2011

Former THE SMITHS songwriters MORRISSEY and JOHNNY MARR have joined forces once more - to support a leading animal rights...

Marr Learned About Oscars Nod From A Fan

6th February 2011

Former THE SMITHS star JOHNNY MARR found out he'd received an Oscars nomination for his work on INCEPTION from a...

Marr Offered Book Deal

17th January 2011

Former THE SMITHS star JOHNNY MARR has been offered a book deal.The iconic guitarist, who teamed up with enigmatic singer/songwriter...

The Smiths Debated In U.k. Parliament

9th December 2010

Cult rockers THE SMITHS have been immortalised in Britain's parliament - they were the subject of a bizarre debate between...

Morrissey Backs Marr Over Prime Minister Protest

6th December 2010

MORRISSEY has joined his former THE SMITHS bandmate JOHNNY MARR in criticising British Prime Minister DAVID CAMERON after the politician...

Fascinating Fact 10403

24th November 2010

LIL WAYNE pays tribute to cult British band THE SMITHS on the cover of his new album I AM NOT...

Willow Smith Gets Singing Talent From Jada

19th November 2010

Willow Smith gets her singing talents from her mother Jada Pinkett Smith.The 10-year-old pop star was inspired to launch a...

Ronson Not Bothered By Death Threats Over Smiths Cover

30th September 2010

Superproducer MARK RONSON was unfazed by the barrage of death threats he received after covering a song by British band...

Marr & Brown Record Covers For Charity Album

24th September 2010

Former THE SMITHS guitarist JOHNNY MARR and IAN BROWN are among the stars who have recorded tracks for an album...

The Ting Tings Turn Goth Pop

6th September 2010

The Ting Tings sound like both Depeche Mode and TLC on their new album. The 'Be The One' group say...

Marr Pens Tv Theme Tune

11th August 2010

Former THE SMITHS guitarist JOHNNY MARR has ventured out of rock and into TV jingles - he written the theme...

Fascinating Fact 9797

11th August 2010

THE CRIBS rockers RYAN and GARY JARMAN have posed in drag for the cover of their new single, Housewife. But...

Mark Ronson Has Passionate Preference

5th August 2010

Mark Ronson would rather people wanted to "stab" him rather than have no opinion about his music.The producer - who...

Marr 'Proud' To Have Inspired Vegetarians

24th July 2010

Former THE SMITHS star JOHNNY MARR feels "very proud" of the band's 1985 album MEAT IS MURDER - because the...

Johnny Marr's Vegetarian Pride

23rd July 2010

Johnny Marr is "proud" The Smiths inspired people to go vegetarian.The iconic group's guitarist believes their seminal 1985 LP 'Meat...

Marr & Zimmer To Perform For Dicaprio At Premiere Party

10th July 2010

Former THE SMITHS star JOHNNY MARR and legendary film composer HANS ZIMMER are teaming up to perform at the Los...

Morrissey's Fight With Snapper Over Photo Use Explained

9th June 2010

Revered photographer DEREK RIDGERS has broken his silence about his 18-year-old feud with MORRISSEY, insisting he is willing to put...

Despite Ogre, Box Office Is Less Green Than Last Year

25th May 2010

It's not often that a film that opens with a weekend take of more than $70 million is regarded as...

The Cribs Take New Direction

24th May 2010

The Cribs' new album will be keyboard-driven.The group are currently in the studio working on the follow-up LP to 2009's...

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