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6LACK Wishes He Was A Rapper, But As An R&B Singer He’s On The Right Track

"I'm an R&B nigga with a hip-hop core." That's 6LACK, the Atlanta singer born Ricardo Valentine, on "Scripture," a track from East Atlanta Love Letter,…
Chris DeVille | September 27, 2018 - 1:24 pm

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38 Essential ’80s Songs About Nuclear Anxiety

We talk about the ‘80s a lot. Nostalgia for that decade and its pop culture has both seemed to move in cycles and be ever-present…
Ryan Leas | January 23, 2018 - 11:06 am


Noel Gallagher Has A New Album So We Talked To Him About Taylor Swift, Morrissey, And His Latest Beef With Liam

Ever since Oasis finally imploded in 2009, Noel Gallagher's kept pretty busy. First returning with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds' self-titled debut in 2011, it…
Ryan Leas | November 17, 2017 - 9:58 am

More Morrissey stories

Watch Ben Gibbard Play The Cure, R.E.M., Spiritualized, & More In Another All-Covers Livestream

Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard was an early adopter in the wave of livestreamed concerts that has arisen while many people isolate themselves in…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2020 - 9:24 am

Thelma Houston Joins Morrissey On New Single, Says “I Don’t Believe Morrissey Is Racist”

Morrissey has announced a new album called I Am Not A Dog On A Chain due for release in March, his first collection of new…
Chris DeVille | January 10, 2020 - 11:49 am

Hear The Smiths’ Newly Unearthed First Recording

Let's go back in time -- way back, to a time before Morrissey's embrace of nativist fascism and proclivity for cancelling live shows came to…
Chris DeVille | December 19, 2019 - 2:20 pm

Johnny Marr Responds To Smiths Reunion Rumors

Rumors of a Smiths reunion began swirling this week after a "trusted source" reportedly told Morrissey fan site Morrissey-Solo that "concert industry insiders, not authorized…
Peter Helman | November 7, 2019 - 2:04 pm

Morrissey Is Selling $300 Copies Of Other Artists’ Albums With His Signature

Morrissey's latest stunt is a little less noxious than his usual antics, if only because it isn't xenophobic and doesn't involve unhinged conspiracy theories. (Well,…
James Rettig | October 28, 2019 - 2:14 pm

Morrissey Implies That Portland Protester Was Planted By British Press

Morrissey has been saying fucked-up things for a long, long time, and he's been veering further into that direction lately, voicing support of the far-right
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2019 - 11:01 am

Banksy Homewares Shop Includes Stormzy Stab Vest, “Screwed Up” Morrissey Poster

Art world provocateur Banksy has opened a pop-up shop/art installation in the London suburb of Croydon. The show is called Gross Domestic Product and it…
James Rettig | October 2, 2019 - 2:06 pm

Morrissey’s Portland Show Interrupted By Protestors, Seattle Show Cancelled

Morrissey has always been a controversial figure, and he's only gotten more controversial as he continues to descend into far-right ideology. Lately, he's been extolling
Peter Helman | October 1, 2019 - 4:52 pm

Billy Bragg Shares Long Statement Condemning Morrissey And Brandon Flowers’ Comments About Him

Morrissey has been making headlines over the past few months for leaning into his long-held right-wing ideology. He publicly endorsed the far-right anti-Muslim group For…
Julia Gray | July 7, 2019 - 2:45 pm

Brandon Flowers On Morrissey: “He’s Still A King”

In recent years Morrissey, always a brusque and controversial presence, has veered hard into far-right ideology, alienating many of his ardent fans in the process.
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2019 - 3:23 pm

Interpol’s Paul Banks Clarifies Comments About Morrissey

In recent weeks, Morrissey has been extremely vocal in his support for For Britain, a fringe far-right and virulently anti-immigration UK political part. This has…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2019 - 9:53 am

Nick Cave Answers Fan Letter About Listening To Morrissey’s Music Despite His Political Stance

Recently, Morrissey has been splitting his fanbase by making difficult-to-defend statements. He has, for example, doubled and tripled down on his support of For Britain,…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2019 - 10:44 am

Billy Bragg, Interpol Address Morrissey’s Support For Far-Right Party

Lately, Morrissey has talking a whole lot of shit, and he's been extremely vocal in support of For Britain, a far-right fringe UK political party.
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2019 - 11:32 am

Morrissey Denies He Is Racist, Attacks The Press, And Apologizes To Robert Smith In New Interview With His Nephew

It's an old story: Morrissey voices support of right-wing ideologues, and then he reacts with indignant disbelief at the idea that anyone might be upset…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2019 - 1:44 pm

Morrissey Shares Statement About The Media’s “Contorted Interpretation Of Who And What I Am”

The release of Morrissey's new covers album has been overshadowed by the musician's support of right-wing ideologies, which is nothing new but has gotten increasing…
James Rettig | May 24, 2019 - 4:27 pm
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