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Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of their personal and professional drama and air it out on Twitter and through diss tracks and in snide interview quotes. The beefs vary in size and texture — some take… More »

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 »

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Morrissey Dropped By Record Label

Morrissey's latest droll dispatch not-that-subtly dissed Capitol subsidiary Harvest Records, with whom he aligned for the release of last month's World Peace Is None Of
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2014 - 11:01 am
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Morrissey Announces Live Return, Disses Label, Laments Lack Of TV Promo In Latest Statement

As always, Morrissey's latest post on his fan site True To You is mostly incoherent rambling. The main through-line seems to be his unhappiness with…
James Rettig | August 6, 2014 - 9:16 am
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Morrissey Denies Asking Security Guard To Hurt Fansite Webmaster

Earlier today, we reported that Morrissey's former bodyguard, Bradley Steyn, had filed a lawsuit claiming that he was fired after refusing the singer's request to…
Michael Nelson | July 30, 2014 - 2:00 pm
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Morrissey Bodyguard Claims He Was Fired For Refusing To Murder Fansite Admin

Morrissey has had an eventful year so far: he cancelled a whole tour and blamed the opening act, he got mobbed by fans in San…
James Rettig | July 30, 2014 - 9:38 am
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Premature Evaluation: Morrissey World Peace Is None Of Your Business

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…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | July 7, 2014 - 9:59 am
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Morrissey’s Still In The Hospital, According To Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard was a '50s-vintage British pop idol who hung onto pop-music relevance for way, way longer than anyone could've ever expected; he scored his…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2014 - 9:12 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Cobb…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2014 - 9:12 am
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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
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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 his…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2014 - 9:00 am
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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
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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 is…
Chris DeVille | May 20, 2014 - 2:09 pm
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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
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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 than…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2014 - 9:26 am
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