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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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Staples Center Going Vegetarian For Morrissey

Morrissey is probably the most visible animal-rights advocate in music today, and while I'm a meat-eater, personally, I think it's pretty cool that he's using…
Michael Nelson | February 19, 2013 - 12:27 pm
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Morrissey Is Terribly Sorry About Canceling More Gigs

Morrissey has unfortunately had to cancel another string of shows due to illness, including shows in Dallas, Davis, San Francisco, and more. He is currently…
Liz Pelly | February 17, 2013 - 9:54 am
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Morrissey @ The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester 1/19/13

Over the weekend, Morrissey performed at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, just a few miles north of the city. His set included a…
Stereogum | January 21, 2013 - 2:33 pm
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Watch Morrissey Play Letterman

Morrissey's song "Action Is My Middle Name" is a couple of years old now, but he hasn't gotten around to releasing it yet, since he…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2013 - 9:55 am
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The Smiths Albums From Worst To Best

For a band that lasted only five years and released only four official full-length albums, the Smiths' catalog is a nightmare to untangle. The 70…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | January 7, 2013 - 2:21 pm
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Morrissey @ Radio City Music Hall, NYC 10/10/12

It's been an active October for Morrissey: from quashing Smiths reunion rumors to performing on Fallon to being interviewed by Colbert. And last night, Moz…
Michael Nelson | October 11, 2012 - 3:33 pm
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Watch Morrissey On Colbert

The combination of Stephen Colbert and Morrissey is such a stark, extreme contrast between two very different forms of archness that I'm surprised the universe…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2012 - 10:28 am
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Watch Morrissey Play Fallon

Last night, Steven Patrick Morrissey brought his inimitable form of middle-aged swagger to the stage at Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, performing a frankly spectacular…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2012 - 9:06 am
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Moz Publicist: The Smiths Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together

Yesterday, we told you about how Coachella offered to go vegetarian in exchange for a Smiths reunion at the festival, and then we mentioned a…
Michael Nelson | October 2, 2012 - 2:20 pm
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Coachella Offered To Go Vegetarian For Smiths Reunion

Morrissey is pretty well-known as a quote machine at this stage in his career, so it probably won't surprise you that an interesting tidbit about…
Corban Goble | October 1, 2012 - 12:22 pm
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Strangeways, Here We Come Turns 25

The Smiths commenced recording their fourth (and ultimately final) full-length knowing the title of the album and little else. Still, the band possessed such a…
Brad Shoup | September 28, 2012 - 2:40 pm
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Morrissey Not An Olympics Fan

For most of us, the Olympics are a pretty fun event, heartbreaking Mckayla Maroney vault fuckup or no. People trying really hard at sporting events!
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2012 - 10:30 am
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Your Arsenal Turns 20

Having already culminated one legendary career as the voice of the Smiths, and now five years into creating what would eventually become a second legendary…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | July 27, 2012 - 2:58 pm
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Morrissey Reveals 2012 US Tour Dates

Morrissey will take a break from wallowing to tour the U.S. this fall, a calendar of dates that includes a gig with Iggy & The…
Corban Goble | June 18, 2012 - 10:16 am
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An Update From Label-less Morrissey

Years have gone by and Morrissey is still sitting on a followup for Years Of Refusal with no label to release it, but thankfully this…
Amrit Singh | June 4, 2012 - 5:54 pm
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The 2012 Smiths/Morrissey Convention @ Avalon, Hollywood 4/29/12

Yesterday fans of the Smiths and Morrissey united at the Avalon in Hollywood to celebrate all things Moz. Plenty of pompadours and horn-rimmed glasses filled…
Andrew Youssef | April 30, 2012 - 12:06 pm
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Morrissey Easter Egg Found In Google Earth

Well, somebody's being cute. As the Verge reports, enterprising landscape architect Ste Allan has inserted a pixelated image of Morrissey, in classic Smiths-era recline, on…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2012 - 10:29 am
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Watch Morrissey On Conan

Stephen Patrick Morrissey doesn't make a whole hell of a lot of TV appearances, so each time he appears on the glowing flat thing in…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2011 - 9:04 am
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Morrissey @ Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles 11/26/11

Without a new album to promote, Morrissey still easily sold out the Shrine Auditorium in Moz Angeles. The seventeen song set included a handful of…
Andrew Youssef | November 28, 2011 - 11:57 am

Moz Licenses Smiths Tune To UK Dept Store Ad

Morrissey is either getting even more into the Christmas spirit than everyone else, or he's cold getting paid. The man recently licensed a cover version…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2011 - 1:57 pm
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