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Morrissey Nixes Scheduled Concert at Chicago Riot Fest This Fall, Celebrates 57th Birthday

Morrissey, the influential English singer who turned 57 yesterday, has reportedly cancelled his previously-announced appearance at this fall's Riot Fest in Chicago. News of the cancellation was issued by the artist today via website True to You.

Morrissey Biopic Movie 'Steven' Announced, Jack Lowden Cast as The Smiths Frontman

Fans of the seminal pop-rock band The Smiths are sure to be excited about a new biopic movie project announced earlier this week, focusing on iconic frontman Morrissey. Entitled Steven, the songwriter's first name, this film project is set to focus ...

Jeff Buckley’s The Smiths Cover ‘I Know It’s Over’ Comes to Life in New Video [WATCH]

You And I, a new album of previously unreleased Jeff Buckley rarities is due out this March. The late singer's rendition of the Smiths' 1986 The Queen Is Dead track "I Know It's Over" comes to life in a poignet new video shared ahead of the ...

James Franco's Band Daddy Releases Smiths-Inspired Tune 'Lime-Green Dress'

Actor, director, academic, author, poet and now musician, James Franco, is set to release his band Daddy's debut album, 'Let Me Get What I Want' on March 18 alongside fellow bandmate and old schoolmate Tim O'Keefe. The duo has a new Smiths-inspired ...

Jeff Buckley Streams Heartfelt Cover of Bob Dylan's 'Just Like a Woman' [LISTEN]

As promised, Jeff Buckley has begun rolling out his previously unheard recordings and cover songs, the first of which is a stream of his heartfelt take on the Bob Dylan classic, "Just Like a Woman."

Morrissey Site Releases Rare Demos, Acoustic Smiths Songs [LISTEN]

One of the Morrissey fan sites, to which the singer occasionally contributes, has revealed a handful of rare demos and acoustic recordings of songs by The Smiths, thanks to one of its users.

James Franco’s Band Daddy Shares ‘You Are Mine’ Featuring The Smiths’ Andy Rourke [LISTEN]

James Franco is in a band called Daddy with his old art school classmate Tim O'Keefe. Together with The Smiths' bassist Andy Rourke they're putting out an album entitled Let Me Get What I Want. As a preview, the group has shared the new song "You Are ...

Morrissey Claims Universal Halted Reissue of Paris Song in Wake of Attacks

Former Smiths singer Morrissey is back in the news, this time claiming that Universal Records,who has since denied the accusation, thwarted his plans to reissue his 2009 single "I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris" in the wake of the recent terrorist ...

Unheard Jeff Buckley Songs, Including Covers of The Smiths and Bob Dylan, to be Released

A new album of previously unheard Jeff Buckley recordings, entitled You and I, is due out March 16 of next year via Legacy Recordings, NPR reports. Most of the forthcoming album's tracks are covers, including The Smiths' "The Boy With The Thorn In ...

Morrissey Fights Against Bad Reviews of New Fiction Novel, 'List Of The Lost's,' Sex Scenes

Morrissey is fighting back against bad reviews and overall criticism of his debut fiction novel, 'List Of The Lost', stating that they are "an attack against me as a human being." ...

Morrissey Says Seal-Killing Canadian Fisheries Minister Gail Shea Is "78% Pork Girth"

Outspoken animal activist, Morrissey, is at it again with a brutal new post to his fan site, True To You, this time reigniting his scorn for the recently defeated Canadian Fisheries Minister Gail Shea and commenting on her "78% pork girth."

Janet Jackson, The Cars, Cheap Trick Receive First Nominations for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are always a controversial topic with so many varying opinions out there, and this year looks to be no exception. The nominees were announced Thursday and included first timers Janet Jackson, The Cars and ...

Morrissey's Debut Novel 'List Of The Lost' Set For UK September Publication

A familiar name in the news as of late, Morrissey, the famed front man of the prolific 80s outfit The Smiths, announced the forthcoming publication date for his debut novel. Set to hit shelves in the UK next month, the son and heir's book is titled ...

Morrissey Urges Fans at FYF Fest Not to Vote for Donald Trump

Headliner at this year's FYF Festival and recent guest on 'Larry King Now,' Steven Patrick Morrissey, fondly known as Moz by his adoring fans, used the stage as a bully pulpit and pleaded his audience to not vote for Donald Trump in the forthcoming ...

Morrissey Talks Depression, GOP, Obama on 'Larry King Now,' Performs "Kiss Me A Lot"

The renowned son and heir of Manchester, aka Steven Patrick Morrissey, sat down for an intimate interview with legendary Larry King for the 'Larry King Now' show. A rare occasion for the ex-front man and lyricist of the 1980s outfit The Smiths, the ...

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