1. Morrissey Announces New Album, 'World Peace is None of Your Business'

    March 07, 2014 9:32 PM EST The album is "provisionally" slated for a June or July release The title of Morrissey's first album in five years references world peace, but it's not exactly a hopeful proclamation. Morrissey zine True to You has confirmed that the former Smiths frontman's new album…

  2. Miley Cyrus' 'Tarrible, Harrible' 'Bangerz' Tour Style: How She Got Her Wild Looks

    March 07, 2014 10:38 AM EST It's been a minute since a concert tour has generated quite the heat that Miley Cyrus' "Bangerz" extravaganza did when it kicked off its 38-city run in Vancouver on Feb. 14. The buzz is as loud as a chain saw, with calculated provocations like the star getting down on her…

  3. Morrissey Q&A: Moz Discusses New Music, the Beatles and the Danger of Hospital Food

    February 27, 2014 10:00 AM EST Heaven knows Morrissey was miserable for much of 2013. Last year, the Mancunian music icon suffered a relentless series of personal tribulations and professional disappointments. Moz’s woes began when an unshakable bout of ailments – including double pneumonia, a bleeding ulcer, and…

  4. Arctic Monkeys Dominate Britain’s NME Awards

    February 27, 2014 4:38 AM EST Just a week after winning big at the BRITs , the Arctic Monkeys have cleaned up at the NME Awards with five trophies. The Sheffield rock group took out some of the big prizes on Wednesday night, including best British band and album for their chart-topping “AM”.  They’d led all artists with…

  5. 'The Smiths' at 30: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    February 20, 2014 2:20 PM EST As of Feb. 20, 2014, 54-year old Steven Patrick Morrissey is about to embark on a tour in support of an upcoming solo album , and remains one of the most iconic figures in modern rock music. Thrity years ago today, the idiosyncratic Mancunian took a major first step into the public eye…

  6. Cliff Richard Is Brooklyn Bound, Thanks to Morrissey; Eyes More U.S. Dates

    February 17, 2014 10:15 AM EST The British legend talks opening for Moz this June and explains why his global stardom never quite reached American shores Cliff Richard was as surprised as anyone else that Morrissey wanted him to open his June 21 concert at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. "About a month ago, my agent…

  7. Morrissey to Launch U.S. Tour: Full Dates

    February 13, 2014 1:40 PM EST Tom Jones and Cliff Richard will open at two of the shows; Moz will hit cities as diverse in size as New York City and Flint, Michigan during the 25-date tour After a series of ailments forced him to nix performances across the U.S. and South America last year, Morrissey will return to the…

  8. Review of Morrissey Book Wins Hatchet Job Prize

    February 11, 2014 8:18 PM EST A.A. Gill called the book "utterly devoid of insight, warmth, wisdom or likability" It was Morrissey who once sang: "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now." The former Smiths frontman may wish to replay the song. A savage review of his best-selling memoir won Britain's…

  9. Morrissey Signs With Harvest Records, Will Release New Album in 2014

    January 15, 2014 2:26 PM EST Two years ago, Morrissey was planning to retire in 2014. But Moz is humming a different tune these days, as he's just announced plans to release a new album this year. The so-far untitled studio set will come through a new label, Harvest Records, an imprint of Capitol. His last effort,…

  10. Morrissey Writing a Novel, Working On New Album

    January 05, 2014 10:57 PM EST Morrissey has a busy 2014 ahead. The musician announced that he is currently writing his first novel and is about to record a new album. He takes his first foray into fiction after releasingAutobiography last year, saying the title "has been more successful than any record I have ever…

  11. Accounts of Morrissey's Homosexual Relationship Edited Out of U.S. Autobiography Release

    December 04, 2013 9:50 PM EST Morrissey's aptly-named "Autobiography" makes its debut stateside this week, albeit with one hitch: deemphasizing his reported relationship with photographer Jake Owens Walters. The book, published in the U.S. by G.T. Putnam's Sons, removes a photograph of Walters from the…

  12. Holiday Gift Guide 2013: 25+ Pop Presents

    November 29, 2013 11:30 AM EST Thanksgiving is now a memory, and that means the 2013 holiday shopping season is officially underway. Rather than head to the store to pick up some forgettable, generic gift, we've got special music-related suggestions for all the many fans and listeners on your list. Among our…

  13. Morrissey Slams Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2013 8:22 AM EST Morrissey doesn't care much for Thanksgiving. The British artist, animal-rights activist and staunch vegetarian has slammed the traditional American turkey feast. And he had a few choice words for President Obama. Morrissey serves up a tasty rant on his "True To You" fanzine,…

  14. Morrissey To Release Cover of Lou Reed's 'Satellite of Love'

    November 17, 2013 12:00 PM EST Morrissey's cover of Lou Reed’s song “Satellite of Love,” recorded at the Chelsea Ballroom at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas in 2011, will be released as a single on Dec. 2 in the U.K. and Dec. 3 in the U.S. “He has been there all of my life,” wrote Morrissey of the late Velvet…

  15. Morrissey's Memoir to Be Published in U.S.

    October 29, 2013 1:20 PM EDT The Morrissey memoir show will soon arrive in the U.S. Penguin Random House announced Tuesday that Morrissey's "Autobiography" has been acquired jointly by three of its imprints. G.P. Putnam's Sons will publish the hardcover Dec. 3, while Penguin Classics will handle the…

  16. Young the Giant Sets New Album 'Mind Over Matter'; Hear New Single

    October 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT One of 2014's most anticipated rock albums now has a release date.  Young the Giant's sophomore album, titled "Mind Over Matter," will drop Jan. 21 via Fueled By Ramen. The California rockers also shared the lead single, "It's About Time," which hits the…

  17. Morrissey's 'Autobiography': 10 Things We Learned About Moz

    October 24, 2013 1:28 PM EDT key takeaways from Moz's tell-all, from his feelings about the Smiths and his first serious relationship to that time he was almost on "Friends." Published in the United Kingdom late last week, "Autobiography" is Morrissey's long-awaited life story,…

  18. Morrissey's 'Autobiography' a Record-Breaker in Britain

    October 24, 2013 4:25 AM EDT Morrissey ought to shelve “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” for the foreseeable future. The British singer is on a hot streak. His headline-grabbing memoir is officially a record-breaker in his homeland, and one of his recordings with the Smiths has been named the best album in history.…

  19. Courtney Love Telling Her 'Story' in New Autobiography

    October 21, 2013 8:18 PM EDT Morrissey isn't the only rocker getting in the autobiography game; add Courtney Love to that mix. The former Hole frontwoman and wife of Kurt Cobain will release her own memoir, published through Macmillan Publishers, later this year, Consequence of Sound reports . A posting on Amazon…

  20. Morrissey Book an Instant 'Classic,' Tops Charts

    October 18, 2013 12:00 PM EDT The new book by British singer Morrissey is a classic. It says so right on the cover. The memoir from the former frontman of The Smiths — titled simply "Autobiography" — is the first rock bio published under the venerable Penguin Classics imprint, home to Aeschylus, Jane Austen…

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