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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 Denounces Melissa Bachman, Pippa Middleton, David Cameron In Epic Statement

Recently, Melissa Bachman, who hosts the hunting show Deadly Passion on the somewhat obscure American cable network Pursuit Channel, Tweeted a photo of herself smiling…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2013 - 8:55 am
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Morrissey: “I Am Not Homosexual”

Earlier this week, Morrissey released his long-anticipated Autobiography via Penguin Classics. One section obliquely describes the singer's intimate "whirlwind" relationship with Jake Owen Walters. Via…
Scott Lapatine | October 19, 2013 - 11:05 pm
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Morrissey Opens Up, Settles Scores In Autobiography

After some drama surrounding its publication, Morrissey has published his new memoir Autobiography through Penguin Classics, and it's out now in Europe. (He's doing a…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2013 - 9:09 am
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Universal Shuts Down Smiths/Peanuts Mashup Tumblr

UPDATE: Via True To You: Morrissey would like to stress that he has not been consulted over any takedown request to remove the…
Miles Bowe | September 20, 2013 - 10:40 am
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Morrissey Halts Autobiography

You're never going to believe this, but Morrissey has canceled something at the 11th hour because of a dispute. In a mere three days, Morrissey…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2013 - 9:54 am
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Morrissey Cancels Remaining Tour Dates

Well doesn't this seem familiar. Morrissey has announced the cancellation of his South American tour due to (as he puts it) lack of funds. With…
Miles Bowe | July 20, 2013 - 3:24 pm
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Read Morrissey’s Dramatic Apology For Latest Tour Cancellations

Morrissey recently postponed some more tour dates due to food poisoning; in his latest blog post on True To You, he explained the situation and…
Liz Pelly | July 14, 2013 - 12:39 pm
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Watch The Morrissey 25: Live Trailer

If you're not already a diehard, the idea of a Morrissey show can be as simultaneously alluring and forbidding as, say, going to a midnight…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2013 - 2:47 pm

Read Amanda Palmer’s Open Letter To Morrissey Offering Crowdsourcing Help

There are no words, really. Are there? The headline says it all. The subtext? I, Amanda Palmer, am trolling the fuck out of you, Stereogum.
Michael Nelson | April 29, 2013 - 12:56 pm
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Morrissey Is Back On His Anti-Thatcher Shit

The recent death of the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher caused complicated feelings in a lot of Brits. Thatcher may have been a transformative…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2013 - 9:53 am
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Morrissey: “Margaret Thatcher Was A Terror Without An Atom Of Humanity”

UPDATE: Looks like the statement we posted yesterday -- Morrissey saying "Margaret Thatcher was a terror without an atom of humanity" -- was cobbled together…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2013 - 5:36 pm
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Morrissey Cancels U.S. Tour

Unfortunately Morrissey has canceled more shows due to illness. All canceled dates are listed below. According to a press release: The remaining dates…
Liz Pelly | March 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm
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Staples Center Didn’t Go Vegetarian For Morrissey

Beautiful creatures died deaths for no reason, and then were served at the Staples Center last night :( After a lengthy and confusing back-and-forth between…
Liz Pelly | March 2, 2013 - 1:52 pm
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Morrissey Rips McCartney

Be straight with me: Is Morrissey okay? Like, is there some method to his madness? Is he just having a laugh here? Is he getting…
Michael Nelson | February 28, 2013 - 2:58 pm
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Morrissey @ Balboa Theatre, San Diego 2/27/13

Looking fit as a ferret and sounding like his normal suave self, Morrissey made a triumphant return to the stage in San Diego after slugging it…
Andrew Youssef | February 28, 2013 - 10:34 am
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Morrissey Responds To Kimmel Diss

There's an old bit of rock apocrypha -- since refuted -- that goes a little something like this: On the eve of the two-and-a-half-year Use
Michael Nelson | February 27, 2013 - 5:18 pm
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Morrissey Refuses To Do Kimmel With Duck Dynasty Stars

Seven hours ago, a status update on Morrissey's Facebook page announced the singer's return to live performance following a bout with illness, saying: …
Michael Nelson | February 25, 2013 - 9:15 pm
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The 10 Best Morrissey Songs

A handful of weeks back, Morrissey took ill and was forced to cancel a run of US tour dates. The source of his malady was…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | February 21, 2013 - 1:56 pm
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Morrissey Insists That Yes, Staples Center Will Go 100% Vegetarian For Him

UPDATE: This thing has taken on the tense rhythm of a Nadal-Federer rally at Wimbledon 2008. Morrissey is, of course, Federer. Why? Because…
Michael Nelson | February 21, 2013 - 11:35 am
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Staples Center Not Actually Going Vegetarian For Moz

Well, this is embarrassing. Yesterday I made a great big stink about how cool it was that Morrissey had forced Los Angeles's Staples…
Michael Nelson | February 20, 2013 - 11:42 am
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