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There’s a great funny-because-it’s-true joke in Wayne’s World that captures how the rest of the U.S. views Delaware. Wayne finds himself in front of a green screen in his show’s fancy new studio, and upon being “magically whisked away” to the state, he doesn’t know what to say past, “Hi, I’m in Delaware.” What do… 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 »

Long one of rock and roll’s most cantankerous headline makers, the past eighteen months have seen Morrissey refining his troublemaking tactics in new and unforeseen ways. There was the generally well-received but appropriately polemical memoir (issued with winking pomposity on the Penguin Classics imprint, usually reserved for authors of canonical importance), the Jimmy Kimmel/Duck DynastyMore »

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Morrissey Band’s Boz Boorer Enters The Fray, Releases Video With Eddie Argos

One thing about the members of Morrissey's backing band: They are loyal. Recently, Morrissey cancelled an entire tour, blaming opening act Kristeen Young for spreading…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2014 - 1:06 pm

Morrissey’s Guitarist Blasts Kristeen Young, Tony Visconti In Wake Of Tour Cancellation

It wasn't especially surprising when Morrissey canceled all of his remaining North American tour dates last week; it's the sort of thing Morrissey does. But…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2014 - 12:05 pm

Still Ill: Morrissey Cancels Tour, Blames Opening Act

Morrissey has been canceling shows one after another lately, which unfortunately is nothing new for Moz. Now it looks like his entire North American tour…
Chris DeVille | June 10, 2014 - 7:16 pm

Morrissey Postpones Two More Shows

You’d never guess this could happen, but Morrissey’s current tour is facing some complications. Thanks to an unspecified virus, Moz has already been forced to…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2014 - 9:44 am

Watch Morrissey Debut “Kick The Bride Down The Aisle”

The early returns on Morrissey's current tour have been inauspicious, but even if Moz doesn't manage to make his way to your city, he is
Michael Nelson | June 9, 2014 - 11:20 am

Morrissey Cancels Yet Another Show, Parts Ways With Opener Kristeen Young

It's a gamble buying tickets to see Morrissey this year because you're never quite sure if the show will actually happen. Last year Moz had…
Miles Bowe | June 5, 2014 - 2:04 pm

Morrissey Cancels Atlanta Concert For The Fourth Time In 18 Months

The touring gods, it would seem, do not want Morrissey to play Atlanta, ever. Tonight, Moz was scheduled for a show at the ATL’s Co…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2014 - 9:12 am

Morrissey – “Earth Is The Loneliest Planet”

Yesterday, Morrissey gave us the spoken-word video for "Earth Is The Loneliest Planet" -- which included a guest appearance from Pamela Anderson -- and today,…
Michael Nelson | June 3, 2014 - 4:08 pm

Morrissey – “Earth Is The Loneliest Planet” Video (Feat. Pamela Anderson)

The Borat Movie can no longer claim the "randomest Pamela Anderson cameo" crown. Lately, Morrissey has been releasing short spoken-word videos for songs from hi…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2014 - 9:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer, but the songs we've chosen to send you into the holiday weekend are uniformly dark and…
Stereogum | May 23, 2014 - 1:55 pm

Morrissey – “Istanbul”

"Istanbul" was one of the World Peace Is None Of Your Business songs Morrissey reinterpreted as spoken word last week. Now the actual song i…
Chris DeVille | May 20, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Watch The Sad, Animated Video PETA Made For Morrissey

Morrissey has never been shy about any of his views, but he's been an especially vocal advocate of animal rights over the past 30 years.
Chris DeVille | May 19, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Morrissey – “The Bullfighter Dies” & “Instanbul” Spoken Word Videos

Last week, Morrissey debuted a curious video for "World Peace Is None Of Your Business," the title track from his much-awaited new album. Rather tha…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2014 - 9:26 am

Morrissey Is Not On Twitter Says Morrissey

Two days ago the world rejoiced because Morrissey had apparently joined Twitter. Not so, explains Morrissey. In a post on the fan site True To
Chris DeVille | May 16, 2014 - 3:07 pm

Morrissey Joins Twitter

Look out, world: Morrissey is on Twitter. Moz has been represented by a proxy at @itsmorrissey since June 2009, but as of today that account…
Chris DeVille | May 14, 2014 - 4:33 pm

Morrissey – “World Peace Is None Of Your Business” Video

Morrissey is finally set to release his new album World Peace Is None Of Your Business this summer, and he debuted the title track onstage…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2014 - 8:44 am

Morrissey Tried To Shut Down Last Night’s We Are Scientists/PAWS Show

Morrissey is only a couple of dates into his current North American tour, and there's already been plenty of drama surrounding the trek. At opening…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2014 - 9:10 am

Check Out The Smiths’ ’86 USA Tour Rider

When the Smiths were touring behind The Queen Is Dead in 1986, they were fueled largely by cheese sandwiches and booze. (Also, some of them…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2014 - 10:48 am

Watch Morrissey Get Mobbed By Fans, Debut Three Songs In San Jose

One of the old visual trademarks of a Morrissey show is that fans will rush onstage to hug him and he will go on singing,…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2014 - 9:04 am
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