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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 Morrissey-Solo.com 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

Morrissey’s 1984 Single Reviews From Unearthed Smash Hits Are Perfect

Back in October 1984, Morrissey did a feature with British music magazine Smash Hits where he reviewed some popular singles at the time. It was unearthed today (30 years to the day after the issue’s publication date) by Brian McCloskey, a collector of the magazines who has been uploading his archives digitally on his blog… More »

By: James Rettig / October 25, 2014 - 6:09 pm

Morrissey Contends With “Shockingly Abysmal” Italian Venues, Shops World Peace Re-Release

Morrissey’s latest True To You monologue includes a takedown of the venues he played on tour in Rome and Milan (“both abysmal — Milan quite shockingly abysmal”), but it’s more positive than your average Moz bitch-sesh. He also expresses an “over-emotional thanks” for those who attended his shows in Italy, Spain, and Portugal: “It ha… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 24, 2014 - 1:29 pm

Watch Morrissey Play Italy’s Gazebo In His First TV Appearance Of The Year

In a recent True-To-You missive, Morrissey said that he hadn’t received a single talk-show invitation, to talk or perform, all year, from any media outlet worldwide. Unless we’re counting his Nobel Peace Prize Concert performance, which aired on AXS TV, Moz’s last televised performance was on Letterman in January of 2013. (He was also booked… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 13, 2014 - 9:30 am

Harvest Records Is Selling Knockoffs Of Morrissey’s “Fuck Harvest” Shirt

For the past couple of months, Morrissey has been waging a largely one-sided war against Harvest Records, the label that released his World Peace Is None Of Your Business album. Morrissey is now off of Harvest — he claims he was dropped — and then he wrote a long screed about all the ways the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 8, 2014 - 4:58 pm

Morrissey Returns To The Stage With Band In “Fuck Harvest” T-Shirts

Morrissey, who recently revealed he was treated four times for cancerous tissues, took the stage today for the first time since parting ways with Harvest Records earlier this year. He kicked off a European tour in Lisbon and his band came out in t-shirts that read, “FUCK HARVEST,” while Morrissey wore all white with what… More »

By: James Rettig / October 6, 2014 - 6:57 pm

Morrissey Discusses Cancer Treatments, Shares 7 Secrets Of The Music Business

You’re never going to believe this, but Morrissey is not in love with the music business. Moz has lately been feuding with Harvest, the label that released his World Peace Is None Of Your Business album. But his animosity doesn’t just extend to one label. With a European tour coming up, Morrissey has been giving… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 6, 2014 - 10:31 am

Morrissey Reveals Provocative New Merch

It’s a funny coincidence that on the same day we’re seeing some major beef between one artist and PETA, Morrissey decides to reveal some provocative new merchandise. The most notable is a t-shirt that says “Be Kind To Animals Or I’ll Kill You,” presumably ripped off from Doris Day. There are some other curiosities here… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 25, 2014 - 2:44 pm

Selfie’s John Cho Has A Classic Morrissey Story

Actor John Cho — whose filmography includes a trio of Harold & Kumar movies, the rebooted Star Trek franchise, and a recurring role on Sleepy Hollow — stars in a new TV show called Selfie. He appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to promote the new gig, and in doing so he shared a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 24, 2014 - 2:07 pm

Morrissey Managed To Disparage Robin Williams In His Richard Attenborough Obit

Even when Morrissey is trying to be perfectly innocuous, he manages to ruffle some feathers. A post on quasi-official website True To You starts off well enough, as he reminisces about the time he met the late actor, producer, and director Richard Attenborough, who starred in the 1947 film Brighton Rock that inspired the VauxhallMore »

By: James Rettig / August 27, 2014 - 9:22 am
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