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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 – “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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Morrissey V. Canadian Seal Hunt Round 3: Moz Responds To Fisheries Minister’s Response

Canada recently began its annual seal hunt, drawing the passionate ire of many, many animal-rights types, including, unsurprisingly, Morrissey. In one of his characteristic inflammatory…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2014 - 9:04 am
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Morrissey’s Not Happy With Canada

It's not a day that ends in Y if Morrissey's not outraged by something and this time it's a whole nation -- in case you…
James Rettig | April 19, 2014 - 6:50 pm
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Morrissey World Peace Is None Of Your Business Album Details

Morrissey leaked the excellent title of his forthcoming 10th solo LP, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, early last month. Today, essential fan site…
Michael Nelson | April 11, 2014 - 4:04 pm
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Morrissey’s New Album Is Called World Peace Is None Of Your Business

Besides being treated to some of Morrissey's trademark vitriol regarding hot topics royals and animals, so far this year we've heard about the 2013 beef
Chris DeVille | March 7, 2014 - 11:33 am
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Morrissey Announces 2014 U.S. Tour

Considering Morrissey's dubious 2013, I'm not entirely confident the man is capable of completing even a multi-leg flight, much less an entire American tour. But…
Michael Nelson | February 13, 2014 - 12:26 pm
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Read Morrissey’s Angry Letter About The Royal Family’s Latest Hunting Trip

At this point, I'm fairly certain that the members of the British Royal Family are planning hunting trips specifically to spite Morrissey. This week, Prince…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2014 - 9:17 am
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Morrissey Prepping New Album On New Label

Between constant feuding, frequent tour cancellations due to health problems, and the publication of his autobiography, Morrissey had a big 2013 without releasing any new…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2014 - 1:24 pm
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Morrissey Is Writing A Novel

Late last year, Morrissey published his Autobiography, which seems destined to become a staple of thoughtful-dorm-kid bookshelves, if it isn't one already. Now, Morrissey claims…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2014 - 9:56 am
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The 10 Biggest Music Beefs Of 2013

As time-tested album cycles are discarded and abandoned, so too is an artist's traditional publicity window. In 2013, the best way to stay in the…
Michael Nelson | December 27, 2013 - 11:38 am
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Watch Morrissey Play The 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Last night, Claire Danes hosted the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Concert Oslo's Spektrum. The show had performances from Omar Souleyman, Mary J. Blige, James Blunt,…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2013 - 9:40 am
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Morrissey Albums From Worst To Best

What an enviable position in which Steven Patrick Morrissey finds himself. It is, I dare say, quite privileged, but we'll get back to that. He…
Brad Shoup | December 10, 2013 - 3:46 pm
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Homosexual Relationship Edited Out Of Morrissey’s Autobiography In The U.S.

Morrissey's much-discussed memoir Autobiography came out in Europe first, but now there's an American edition out. And according to people who have compared the two,…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2013 - 3:48 pm
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Morrissey Blasts President Obama, The Entire Idea Of Thanksgiving

For the non-Americans out there, this is probably all a bit hard to process, but one of our goofiest annual traditions is that every year,…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2013 - 9:49 am
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