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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”

There are probably more complicated and uncomfortable situations where fans have to separate the art they like from the unlikable artist who created it --…
Nate Patrin | June 1, 2017 - 1:17 pm


Q&A: Noel Gallagher On Kanye, Beck, Beyoncé, Moz, Jack White, Black Keys, & 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…
Ryan Leas | February 23, 2015 - 2:41 pm

Concert Review

Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Friday’s 5 Best Things

Peel back the surface and look past the picturesque valley backdrop. Forget about the gorgeous, sun-kissed young folk wearing next to nothing (or, on occasion,…
Stereogum | April 20, 2013 - 6:40 pm

More Johnny Marr stories

Watch Supergrass Cover The Smiths With Johnny Marr

Supergrass are in the midst of their reunion tour, and a few days ago they were joined by a very special guest. The band played…
James Rettig | March 1, 2020 - 5:23 pm

Watch Billie Eilish Sing “No Time To Die” Live For The First Time With Hans Zimmer & Johnny Marr At The BRIT Awards

Billie Eilish and Finneas wrote the theme for the upcoming James Bond film No Time To Die. The song, also called "No Time To Die,"
Peter Helman | February 18, 2020 - 4:30 pm

Johnny Marr And Hans Zimmer Will Score New James Bond Movie No Time To Die

The producers of the new James Bond film No Time To Die are locking down some intriguing names to handle the music for the project.
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2020 - 9:30 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

Johnny Marr – “The Bright Parade”

Since releasing his solo album Call The Comet last year, former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr has been sharing some one-off singles. Late last year we…
Peter Helman | August 8, 2019 - 5:13 pm

Watch The Killers Bring Out Johnny Marr & Pet Shop Boys At Glastonbury

Earlier tonight (June 29) The Killers headlined Glastonbury's Pyramid stage, and the band brought along a few famous friends to assist on some songs.
Bonnie Stiernberg / Billboard | June 29, 2019 - 9:19 pm

Johnny Marr – “Armatopia” Video

While his old Smiths bandmate Morrissey is off disappearing into shitheaddery, Johnny Marr is out here releasing ecology-themed dystopian concept albums. Last year, Marr came…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 9:05 am

Hear Johnny Marr Reunite With The The’s Matt Johnson To Cover “Summer In The City”

During his post-Smiths years, Johnny Marr played with Matt Johnson in the The. The two reuinted last year to record "We Can't Stop What's Coming"
Julia Gray | December 13, 2018 - 9:45 pm

Watch Johnny Marr Play The Smiths’ “This Charming Man” Live As A Solo Artist For The First Time

Johnny Marr's nimble, gleaming guitar parts were as essential to the Smiths as Morrissey's biting wit and unique vocal prowess. The man's a genius, and…
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2018 - 2:37 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder Play With Liz Phair And Johnny Marr At Ohana Fest

Eddie Vedder was the headliner yesterday at the third iteration of his annual three-day music festival, Ohana Fest, in Dana Point, California’s Doheny State Beach.
Julia Gray | September 30, 2018 - 12:40 pm

Johnny Marr – “Jeopardy”

Former Smiths guitar hero Johnny Marr released a new solo album, Call The Comet, back in June. And today, just after kicking off a North…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2018 - 12:38 pm

Watch Johnny Marr Play The New Song “Bug” On Conan

Late-night OG Conan O'Brien recently sat for a long interview with Vulture's David Marchese, and he talked about his plan to turn his hour-long late-night…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2018 - 9:57 am


Johnny Marr – “Walk Into The Sea” Video

As the lead guitarist for the Smiths, Johnny Marr created a chiming, jangly guitar style that changed the face of rock music and influenced countless…
Peter Helman | May 31, 2018 - 3:39 pm

Johnny Marr – “Hi Hello” Video

Johnny Marr, as I'm sure you already know, is the virtuoso behind the Smiths' chiming, twinkling, jangling guitar sound. In the decades since that band's…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2018 - 9:48 am
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