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2015

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See Morrissey's Surprise Waylon Cover

September 2, 2015

Morrissey is an outspoken stage presence, attracting headlines throughout the past 30 years for his rants against Madonna, the Cure, the British royal family, the cast of Duck Dynasty, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel and meat-eaters...

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Morrissey's Debut Novel 'List of the Lost' Out This Fall

August 23, 2015

Nearly two years after Morrissey penned his revealing Autobiography, the singer's words will hit bookshelves again this fall with List of the Lost, his debut novel. Morrissey fan site True to You reports that the British branch of Penguin Books...

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Morrissey Talks Trump, Cancer Diagnosis, TSA With Larry King

August 19, 2015

Morrissey addressed a wide array of topics during a recent chat on Larry King Now, touching on his alleged sexual assault at the San Francisco airport, Republican presidential candidates, depression, cancer and the "brutal" music industry. In...

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Morrissey Shades 'Marketed Pop Stars' Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith

July 10, 2015

Eating meat, Live Earth, fur coats, Johnny Marr and the current state of music: These are the things that Morrissey dislikes. In a new interview, Morrissey lamented about how marketing dictates popularity in the music industry nowadays as well...

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Muerte al DJ!: Mexrrissey Reimagines the Smiths

May 12, 2015

Oh, Manchester: Tanto para expiar. The Mexrrissey project celebrates the long, strange love connection between Morrissey and his Mexican fans. Mexrrissey played the Brooklyn Academy of Music Sunday night, just a couple of years after Morrissey himself...

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Morrissey Shares Minimalist 'Kiss Me a Lot' Video

April 6, 2015

Morrissey has shared a minimalist new video for "Kiss Me a Lot." The clip – which Sam Esty Rayner directed and the singer premiered via his True to You zine – features the notorious curmudgeon loosening up a little and performing...

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Flashback: Morrissey Declares 'The Queen Is Dead' in 2007

February 3, 2015

Morrissey is a tough guy to please. He changes managers and record labels like most people change their socks, cancels an absurd amount of concerts and hates so many things that the shows that do happen sometimes begin with Big Hard Excellent Fish's 1990...

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Morrissey Alleges Sexual Assault at San Francisco Airport

July 30, 2015

UPDATE: A TSA spokesperson has denied any officer misconduct to Rolling Stone. "TSA takes all allegations of misconduct seriously and strives to treat every passenger with dignity and respect," Mike England says. "Upon review of closed circuit...

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Blondie, Morrissey Salute LGBT Rights at MSG Show

June 29, 2015

Forty years after their CBGB days, Blondie played their first Madison Square Garden show on Saturday evening when they opened for Morrissey. The timing couldn't have been better, coming one day after the Supreme Court's landmark marriage...

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Read Morrissey's Scathing Open Letter to Live Earth

April 29, 2015

Morrissey has penned an open letter to Al Gore asking that the former vice president offer a vegan-only menu at the 2015 incarnation of Live Earth. In the letter addressed to Gore and fellow Live Earth co-founder Kevin Wall, obtained exclusively...

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25 Artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy

February 4, 2015

On February 8th, Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj will both be returning to the Grammys — and both will be vying to take home their first trophy. Like Patti Smith (one nomination), Björk (13) and Snoop Dogg and Brian McKnight (16 each), neither...

2014

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Morrissey Hints at Cancer Scare

October 7, 2014

It's been a rough year for Morrissey, as the laconic singer has endured everything from tour-canceling illnesses to possibly being dropped from his new label to bizarre allegations of a murder-for-hire plot. However, in a new interview...

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Morrissey Dropped by Record Label

August 10, 2014

Morrissey has once again been set adrift without a record label. True To You reports that Capitol Music and Harvest Records have ended their relationship with the singer, "as directed by label boss Steve Barnett." The news comes just...

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Morrissey Denies Former Bodyguard's Violent Allegations

July 30, 2014

It's not every day Morrissey lands on TMZ, but thanks to an alleged murder-for-hire plot lobbied by the laconic singer's alleged "head of security," Moz is dealing with some legal issues today that make his tour-cancelling illness seem benign. In a lawsuit,...

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World Peace Is None of Your Business

July 15, 2014

Being misunderstood is Morrissey's great joy in life, as he keeps proving in World Peace – a much stronger album than fans were expecting at this point. The fantastic title song is a doo-wop rant against cops, governments, armies, etc. Moz doesn't...

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Morrissey Collaborators Spar Online Over Cancellations

June 13, 2014

Morrissey guitarist Jesse Tobias has weighed in on tour opener Kristeen Young's accusations that his boss was lying when he said she got him sick. When Morrissey had announced the cancellation of the tour due to his illness, he wrote that Young had contracted...

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Watch Morrissey Croon 'Jack the Ripper' in 1995

September 9, 2014

Since its 1996 release, Introducing Morrissey, a concert film documenting the singer's 1995 tour, has been a VHS rarity. Now, however, the film is not only back in print, it's available for purchase on, yes, DVD. Above, watch one of its stand-out tracks,...

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Morrissey Talks About His Health, Sex Appeal

August 8, 2014

The last year for Morrissey has found him filled with highs and lows, from canceling concerts over health concerns in June to issuing his 10th solo album, World Peace Is None of Your Business, last month. He approaches those subjects, including discussing...

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Morrissey Explains Animal Rights Song 'The Bullfighter Dies'

July 16, 2014

Morrissey has never hidden his derision for eating meat, whether penning the Smiths' 1985 animal-rights dirge "Meat Is Murder" or leaving the Coachella stage because he could "smell burning flesh, and I hope to God it's human." Accordingly, his just-released...

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The Palm Squad: 15 Years of Coachella

June 18, 2014

Ever since 1999, countless music fans have trekked to the desert of Indio, California, in search of good tunes, good vibes, and the least offensive Port A Potty experience possible. And while hundreds of bands have played the Coachella Valley Music and...

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