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Yes, MSG Is Really Going Vegetarian For Morrissey

Last week, Morrissey wrote an open letter to Al Gore, urging the former vice president to demand that his upcoming Live Earth events feature all-vegan menus. Decreed Moz: “I am writing to ask you to do the one thing that will do the most good for the planet and the majority of its inhabitants: not… More »

By: Michael Nelson / May 4, 2015 - 1:14 pm

Read Morrissey’s Open Letter To Al Gore About Live Earth’s Food Options

Does Al Gore have anything to do with the menu planning at his events? Morrissey thinks he should. Moz, no stranger to calling out politicians or to writing open letters, is publicly pushing the former next president of the United States to adapt an all-vegan menu at his forthcoming Live Earth events. Gore recently teamed… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 29, 2015 - 12:47 pm

Morrissey Can’t Find A Label, But Says Crowdfunding Is Desperate

Ever since falling out with Harvest Records last year, Morrissey has been seeking a new record label to re-release World Peace Is None Of Your Business and launch his next LP. That search isn’t going so well. Via email, Moz tells Spanish newspaper El País that he’s reached out to a number of labels i… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 28, 2015 - 11:09 am

Morrissey – “Kiss Me A Lot” Video

Last week, Morrissey announced that he’d be going on a tour of the U.S. this summer, and this week he’s shared a video for “Kiss Me A Lot,” the latest single from 2014’s World Peace Is None Of Your Business. The video, which was directed by Sam Esty Rayner, shows Moz performing the track with… More »

By: James Rettig / April 6, 2015 - 8:09 am

Morrissey Announces 2015 U.S. Tour

Fresh off of a European tour that shockingly only had one postponement (which was later fulfilled), Morrissey has announced a United States tour scheduled to begin this summer. “Is it illegal to be this happy?” Moz asked in a a post on his official fansite True To You celebrating the competition of his recent tour. More »

By: James Rettig / April 2, 2015 - 11:25 pm

Morrissey Steals Fan’s Artwork For A Tour T-Shirt … Again

Back in 1992, Morrissey’s camp reached out to NME photographer Derek Ridgers about using his photo of skinheads as part of a montage during the Smiths singer’s stage show for an upcoming French gig. Long story short, not only did Moz use the photo as his sole stage backdrop (i.e. not part of a montage)… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 13, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Morrissey Reschedules Tonight’s Dutch Show Rescheduled From December

Morrissey canceled tonight’s previously re-scheduled show due to illness. On the tour for his latest album, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, the singer has been forced to cancel or reschedule several shows due to either/both illness and transportation issues. The venue he was slated to appear at tonight, Tilburg, Netherlands’ Poppodium 013, posted… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 10, 2015 - 2:33 pm

Sorry, Those Aren’t Morrissey’s Shoes On eBay

Today in Morrissey-related news, the singer has taken to his website to warn fans away from buying eBay items that are masquerading as authentic memorabilia. The post on True To You is entitled “Ebay (yawn).” Morrissey writes:… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 4, 2015 - 10:11 am

Q&A: Noel Gallagher On Kanye, Beck, Beyoncé, Moz, Jack White, Black Keys, & More

Back when I was first becoming an obsessive music fan, Oasis were big for me. I loved everything: the classic albums, of course, but also the mid-period stuff most people dismiss. As I got older, those last two very underrated albums were special to me, too. I sought out all sorts of Oasis minutiae, from… More »

By: Ryan Leas / February 23, 2015 - 2:41 pm

Guess Who Hates The Brit Awards. (Hint: Rhymes With Borrissey)

Remember when Kanye West said all that stuff about the Grammys yesterday? No? You might have missed it. I’ll recap: Kanye shared some choice words and strong opinions about the Grammys. In an interesting bit of “coincidence,” today, Morrissey offered a 1300-word diatribe of his own about music award shows — specifically “the British Phonographic… More »

By: Michael Nelson / February 10, 2015 - 7:12 pm

Morrissey Cancels Iceland Show Because Venue Serves Meat

Morrissey doesn’t exactly need excuses to cancel shows, but this time, he has one. The man has long insisted that any venue he plays be vegetarian, at least for the night, which led to some controversy when he played the Staples Center in L.A. in 2013. He was planning a show at Reykjavik, Iceland’s Harpa… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 2, 2015 - 4:36 pm

Good One, Moz: Morrissey Refuses Fan’s Autograph Request Because “He Has Ebola”

Morrissey was spotted at LAX last night saying archly Morrissey things. Specifically, a post on indicates that he turned down an autograph request because he “has ebola.” The post in question:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 21, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Morrissey “Felt Delight” Upon Seeing Bullfighter Gored

In Morrissey’s 2014 song “The Bullfighter Dies,” a bullfighter dies: killed in the arena by a bull, naturally. And the crowd is delighted. Sings Moz: “Hooray! Hooray! The bullfighter dies! And nobody cries.” (If you want to lose your appetite for a week, watch this fan-made video for the song, in which the realities of… More »

By: Michael Nelson / January 8, 2015 - 2:38 pm

Morrissey’s About To Record Another Album

If you missed it, the saga of Morrissey’s 2014 album World Peace Is None Of Your Business goes something like this: Harvest Records released the LP in July. In August, Morrissey was claiming that the label had dropped him and complaining about how badly they botched the release. By the end of the month, Harvest… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 8, 2014 - 5:18 pm

Morrissey Cancels More European Shows In Tour’s Final Week

Well, that fell apart fast: Morrissey’s European tour has been plagued with cancellations already (and even cancellations of previously rescheduled shows), and now two more have been nixed. Shows that were scheduled to take place in Athens and Istanbul have been postponed. The Times Of Change, a Greek publication, says that Moz missed his flight… More »

By: James Rettig / December 6, 2014 - 10:26 am

Morrissey Storms Offstage In Poland After Fan’s Offensive Comment

Morrissey cancels a lot of tour dates, and sometimes he doesn’t drop the hammer until the show is already in progress. That was the situation in Poland last night, anyway. The Daily Mail reports that Moz was 25 minutes into a show at Warsaw’s Klub Stodola when he stromed offstage. A spokesperson for Live Nation,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 20, 2014 - 4:42 pm

Morrissey Cancels Rescheduled Swiss Show

That crazy cat Morrissey is always cancelin’ shows! At this rate Moz is almost as likely to pull the plug on concerts as he is to issue eloquently maudlin quips about the royal family and/or dourly condemn testing products on animals. He’s a concert-canceling machine! He even calls off shows that were already rescheduled from… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 18, 2014 - 3:44 pm

Watch Noel Gallagher Say Entertaining Things About Russell Brand, Morrissey, And Salt & Vinegar Crisps

Noel Gallagher always has something entertaining to say about everything, and thankfully he’s delivered more of that today in a new video interview with Noisey. The Oasis co-founder and High Flying Birds frontman opines about the revolutionary politics of his buddy Russell Brand, who recently inspired then killed off a meme involving Gallagher’s former rival… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 11, 2014 - 1:39 pm

Morrissey Cancels More European Shows

Morrissey has cancelled two more shows on his European tour. The tour started out well enough, but Moz had to cancel his concert in Lyon last Friday after “members of the touring party” came down with the flu. Looks like that setback is still having an effect: last night’s show in Lausanne had to be… More »

By: James Rettig / November 3, 2014 - 9:16 am

Morrissey Cancels Another Show

Well, that didn’t take long. We just heard tell of Morrissey’s successfully completed jaunt through Portugal, Spain, and Italy, but it seems the world’s most ill-tempered (and sometimes just ill) rock star is back to his gig-canceling ways. A post on Morrissey fan site True To You tells us, “The concert at Lyon Le Radiant… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm
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