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Morrissey Set For U.k. Live Return Weeks After 'Final' Concerts

The former The Smiths frontman stunned fans earlier this month (Sep15) when he announced he will probably never perform in his native Britain again following two concerts in London this week (ends27Sep15)....

Morrissey Calls On David Cameron To Resign Over Pig Storm

Cameron has made headlines around the world over sensational claims in a new book by the U.K.'s Lord Ashcroft accusing him of putting part of his anatomy into a dead pig during a...

Morrissey Gig Hit By Power Cut

The former The Smiths star, who announced last week (ends20Sep15) that he is unlikely to ever perform in the U.K. again once his current tour ends, is playing a two-night residency at the...

Tim Burgess Offers Morrissey Record Deal

Singer Morrissey sparked speculation last week (ends20Sep15) that he is preparing to retire after announcing it is unlikely he will ever perform in his native U.K. again following a show in London on...

Morrissey To Quit U.k. Gigs

The former The Smiths star has been without a label since August last year (14) when he parted from Capitol Music and Harvest Records, and he has spoken frequently since about the lack...

Morrissey Urges U.k. Home Secretary To Halt Dog Farm

The former The Smiths frontman is backing a campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to oppose an application for a licence to open up the breeding facility in Yorkshire,...

Morrissey Predicts U.k. Politician Will Be Murdered

Corbyn shocked political commentators in the U.K. when he was elected Leader of the Opposition over the weekend (12-13Sep15), with many predicting a short-lived tenure because of his socialist leanings. He has...

Morrissey Savages Australian Pm Over Cat-kill Plan

Officials Down Under announced last month (Jul15) that they were "declaring war" on wild felines in order to preserve dozens of native species they claim are under threat from the predators. However,...

Morrissey Snubs Music Award

The former The Smiths star revealed last month (Jul15) that he had been honoured with the Gold Medal Award by members of the Philosophical Society at Trinity College in Dublin. However, he...

Morrissey 'Admires' Suicide

Morrissey believes suicide is ''admirable''.The 56-year-old singer - who has previously admitted to suffering from depression - insists he has never tried to end his life, though thinks everyone does at some stage and he...

Morrissey: 'Security Guard Put His Finger Down My Rear Cleavage'

The former The Smiths star claims his private parts were groped by the security officer as he went through a checkpoint at the airport last month (Jul15) and he lodged a formal complaint...

Morrissey Winning Cancer Battle, Given Up On Medication For Depression

The Everyday is Like Sunday singer was diagnosed with Barrett's oesophagus in October (14), but he admits he's getting to grips with his cancer, and feels very positive. He tells U.S. news...

Morrissey Brands Jimmy Kimmel A Hypocrite Over Cecil The Lion

The pair fell out in 2013 when the former The Smiths frontman scrapped a planned appearance on chat show Jimmy Kimmel Live! when he discovered his fellow guests would include the cast of...

Morrissey Was Not Sexually Assaulted, Say Airport Officials

The former The Smiths star claims his private parts were groped by a "security officer" as he went through a checkpoint at San Francisco International Airport on Monday (27Jul15).He lodged a formal complaint after two...

Morrissey Accuses Airport Worker Of Sex Attack

The former The Smiths frontman was preparing to fly from San Francisco International Airport in California to London's Heathrow Airport on Monday (30Jul15) when the incident occurred.He claims a male worker approached him at a...

Peta Boss Hails Morrissey's 'Fierce Honesty'

The former The Smiths star, who often provokes anger among critics for his blunt statements on animal rights issues, will be handed a lifetime achievement award from PETA at a special ceremony at...

Morrissey Lands Lifetime Achievement Award For Animal Rights Work

The vegan singer is a committed animal rights supporter and often angers critics and opponents with his forthright comments on the issue. However, officials at PETA, who have a long-standing relationship with...

Nancy Sinatra On Mentor Morrissey

Nancy Sinatra has hailed Morrissey as her ''best mentor''.The 75-year-old singer worked with the former Smiths frontman and her ex-neighbour on 2004 track 'Let Me Kiss You', which was penned by the eccentric star, and...

Johnny Marr Swaps Penning Lyrics For Penning A Book

Johnny Marr is taking a break from music to write his autobiography.The legendary guitarist - a former member of The Smiths, Modest Mouse and The Cribs - has been penning the tome on the road...

Johnny Marr Blasts Glastonbury Line-up

The Smiths guitarist referred to the Sunday afternoon session on the main stage, which is usually filled by iconic musicians, including Dolly Parton at last year's (14) event and Kenny Rogers in 2013,...

Morrissey: 'Barack Obama Has Turned His Back On Black Communities'

The former The Smiths singer was left shocked at the events in Ferguson, Missouri last year (14) when police officer Darren Wilson faced no charges for shooting dead teenage thief Michael Brown....

Morrissey Praises Ireland's Vote For Marriage Equality, Criticises Animal Rights

On Saturday (23May15), it was officially announced that Ireland had become the first country to legalise same-sex marriage by public vote, with an overwhelming 62 per cent of Irish citizens voting 'yes'....

Morrissey Brands Prince Harry Stupid Over Crocodile Photo

The Suedehead hitmaker, who is a vocal exponent of animal rights issues, is currently preparing for a series of gigs in Sydney, but he was left furious over an image of the royal...

Morrissey Thanks Madison Square Garden For Going Meat-free

The vegan singer frequently insists on venues going vegetarian for the night when he performs, and he has even refused to book shows at concert halls where his request is refused. On...

Morrissey Facing Court Appearance Over Bodyguard Lawsuit

Bradley Steyn filed legal documents in California last year (14) alleging he was unfairly sacked by the singer after refusing to track down the home address of a website owner who had fallen...

Morrissey To Mark Birthday With Book-signing

The former The Smiths star is heading Down Under next month (May15) to perform four concerts at the Sydney Opera House, and he has announced he will sign copies of his hit memoir...

Morrissey Derides Crowdsourced Music As "Desperate" And "Insulting"

Legendary indie music icon Morrissey has spoken out against crowdsourcing in pop. Currently without a record deal and having a reputation for falling out with record label bosses over the years, the star has vowed...

Morrissey: 'Crowdfunding Is Desperate And Insulting'

The former The Smiths star is currently without a music deal and has a history of falling out with his record company paymasters, but he is adamant he will never try to raise...

Johnny Marr Slams Online Touts

Johnny Marr has slammed online touts.The former The Smiths star took to his Twitter account to criticise ''eBay t**sers'' after his Record Store Day 2015 cover of Depeche Mode's 'I Feel You' appeared on the...

Morrissey Pulls Mexico Plans Over Bust-up With Promoters

The former The Smiths star resumes his global tour in Sydney, Australia next month (May15) before heading to the U.S. to begin the North American leg in June (15). Fans in Mexico...

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