1. Morrissey Defends Fan Who 'Attacked' Him During Concert: 'I Was Honored & Grateful for Such an Excited & Loving Response'

    November 12, 2018 9:26 PM EST On Saturday (Nov. 10),  TMZ  reported that a fan who stormed the stage at a Morrissey show at Copley Symphony Hall in San Diego tried to attack the singer before being tackled by security.  However, Morrissey released a statement defending the fan, who apparently was just trying to show the…

  2. Morrissey Pumps Up 'Late Late Show' With Lively Rendition of Pretenders' 'Back on the Chain Gang': Watch

    November 08, 2018 8:03 AM EST Morrissey rocked up The Late Late Show  on Wednesday night (Nov. 7) with a moody cover of “Back on the Chain Gang” from the upcoming deluxe double-vinyl edition of last year's  Low in High School  (Dec. 7). The classic 1982 song by The Pretenders , the rock band’s biggest hit in the U.S.…

  3. Morrissey Releases Jangly Cover of The Pretenders' 'Back on the Chain Gang': Watch

    November 01, 2018 3:17 PM EDT Morrissey has released a music video for his cover of "Back on the Chain Gang" by The Pretenders in tribute to his friend and collaborator Chrissie Hynde . In the video, the former Smiths  frontman leads a backing band on guitar. Morrissey will perform "Back on the Chain Gang…

  4. Jonah Hill Says He Cold Emailed New 'Best Friend' Morrissey to Have His Song in Film 'Mid90s': Watch

    October 12, 2018 9:07 PM EDT Jonah Hill recently appeared on  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon  to discuss his directorial debut,  Mid90s,  which is out in theaters next week. A distinguished aspect of the coming-of-age flick is certainly the soundtrack, which features a Morrissey song. “We didn’t have money and…

  5. Lou Reed, B-52s, The Cure & More: 10 Acts That Earned Their First Billboard No. 1s on the Alternative Songs Chart

    October 10, 2018 4:04 PM EDT These acts didn't just get an Alternative Songs No. 1 -- their leaders were the first of their careers. Since its inception 30 years ago, Billboard 's Alternative Songs airplay chart has reflected the format's unique platform as a springboard for acts that have gone from…