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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”

There are probably more complicated and uncomfortable situations where fans have to separate the art they like from the unlikable artist who created it --…
Nate Patrin | June 1, 2017 - 1:17 pm


Praying For Time: 20 Incredible George Michael Moments

It was possible, even during George Michael's heyday, to take the man for granted, to imagine him as some lightweight pop star who'd be gone…
Tom Breihan | December 26, 2016 - 2:38 pm

2016 In Review

The 18 Beefiest Music Beefs Of 2016

It's been such a shitty year that making a list of the biggest music beefs -- like I did last year, and the site has…
James Rettig | December 16, 2016 - 12:03 pm

More Morrissey stories

Morrissey Accuses HMV Of Attempting To “Freeze Sales” Of The Smiths’ “The Queen Is Dead” Reissue

The Smiths' album The Queen Is Dead came out 31 years ago yesterday. In celebration of that anniversary, the band announced a new vinyl reissue
Peter Helman | June 17, 2017 - 3:45 pm

The Smiths Reissue “The Queen Is Dead” Single On Its 31st Anniversary

Yesterday the Smiths teased something to do with 1986's The Queen Is Dead on Facebook, posting a black and white photo of several young men…
Margaret Farrell | June 16, 2017 - 11:57 am

Stream Mozzy & Gunplay Dreadlocks & Headshots

Today, two of underground rap's great tough guys have teamed up to make a collaborative album. Mozzy, from Sacramento, and Gunplay, from Miami, both have…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2017 - 10:38 am

Morrissey Shares Statement On Theresa May And Fox Hunting

Morrissey already made his feelings about UK Prime Minister Theresa May pretty clear in his response to the Manchester bombing, which he somehow managed to…
Peter Helman | June 1, 2017 - 8:58 pm

Morrissey Releases Statement About Manchester Arena Attack

Manchester, England is one of modern music's most historically significant cities, in no small part because it gave us the Smiths. ("Oh Manchester, so much…
Michael Nelson | May 23, 2017 - 3:22 pm

Morrissey: Mainstream Media Won’t Admit Marine Le Pen Won French Election Debate

The French presidential debate took place on Wednesday, and news outlets have overwhelmingly reported that Emmanuel Macron beat out the far-right National Front candidate Marine…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 5, 2017 - 5:35 pm

What Is Justin Bieber’s Favorite Smiths Song Do You Think?

People are always getting down on Justin Bieber for wearing vintage rock T-shirts because, it is assumed, Justin Bieber doesn't actually like Nirvana or Metallica
Michael Nelson | May 4, 2017 - 6:12 pm

New Smiths 7″ Etched With “Trump Will Kill America”

The Smiths just released a new 7" featuring alternate versions of "The Boy With The Thorn In His Side" and "Rubber Ring" for Record Store…
Peter Helman | April 22, 2017 - 9:54 pm

Morrissey Cancels Tonight’s San Antonio Show Too

Morrissey lost his voice and ended his show in Tucson last night about six songs in. Tonight, he was supposed to perform at San Antonio's…
Peter Helman | April 12, 2017 - 6:27 pm

Morrissey Ends Tucson Show After Six Songs

When you buy tickets to a Morrissey show, you are gambling. The man could show up and do something transcendent. He could cancel the day…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2017 - 9:23 am

Morrissey, Sade, Dionne Warwick Turned Down Features On New Gorillaz Album

Gorillaz's new album, Humanz, comes out in a few weeks, and there's a million guests on the damn thing, but apparently some artists weren't game…
James Rettig | April 10, 2017 - 11:04 am

Check Out Morrissey’s “Black Is How I Feel On The Inside” T-Shirt Feat. James Baldwin

Morrissey has previously made vocal his admiration for author and civil rights activist James Baldwin via his autobiography and stage projections in past concerts, but…
Pranav Trewn | March 15, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Morrissey Headlines New Emo Fest When We Were Young

Morrissey is headlining a new emo-heavy festival called When We Were Young, which will take place on 4/8-9 at the Observatory in Orange County, CA.
James Rettig | February 7, 2017 - 10:35 am

Morrissey Announces First Show Of 2017 With A Trump Meme

This spring, Morrissey will play his first live show of 2017. (Unless he cancels. That's always a distinct possibility.) He'll headline the Roxy Festival in…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2017 - 9:01 am
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