Morrissey Walks Off Mid-Concert After Losing Voice

Black-on-the-inside singer Morrissey cut his Tucson, AZ concert short on Monday night after losing his voice during the performance. The frontman was performing "Everyday Is Like…
Brian Josephs / April 12, 2017

Morrissey’s New T-Shirt Is a Very Bad Idea

The famous lyric in the Smiths' "Unloveable" goes: "I wear black on the outside / 'cause black is how I feel on the inside." Smartly,…
Jeremy Gordon / March 15, 2017

Emo Festival Announces Lineup Consisting Almost Entirely of Men

Morrissey just announced some Western U.S. tour dates today, one of which is a headlining slot at the inaugural When We Were Young festival in…
Anna Gaca / February 7, 2017

Morrissey Announces 2017 U.S. Tour Dates

Days after revealing his first show of 2017 with a Donald Trump meme, Morrissey has announced five new tour dates in the U.S. Three of the…
Taylor Berman / February 7, 2017

Morrissey Announces First 2017 Show With a Donald Trump Meme

Morrissey, a man of many canceled shows and deeply held political opinions, has made his first tour date announcement of 2017. An update on official fan…
Anna Gaca / February 1, 2017

The Smiths Are Releasing a New 7″ With Unheard Outtakes

The Smiths (whoever that entails at this point) are releasing a new 7" featuring a previously unheard demo of The Queen Is Dead's "A Boy With…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 30, 2016

Morrissey Postpones Remaining U.S. Tour Dates [UPDATE]

After canceling three shows in Texas earlier this month, Morrissey has postponed all remaining dates on his U.S. tour, including tonight's scheduled performance in Detroit. The cancelations and…
Anna Gaca / November 23, 2016

Morrissey Pens Letter to General Motors CEO Calling for Vegan Leather in Cars

Ahead of his concert tomorrow night in Detroit, Morrissey has written a letter to General Motors CEO Mary Barra, asking the company to offer vegan-leather…
Taylor Berman / November 22, 2016

It Looks Like Brexit Will Also Prevent a Smiths Reunion

The unpredictable consequences of Britain's vote to leave the European Union continue to reverberate around the world, and the latest casualty appears to be any hope of…
Anna Gaca / November 2, 2016

Morrissey Does a Mean Ramones Cover

Maybe you've heard "Judy Is a Punk" a hundred times before, but have you listened to Morrissey sing it? You should, if only to hear that indistinct "aahhh-eee"
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

Morrissey Will Go on a World Tour This Fall

England's most beloved melancholic crooner will be going on a world trek through the autumn. Morrissey has announced new tour dates that begin in Berlin, Germany on…
Brian Josephs / July 27, 2016

Classic Reviews: The Smiths, ‘The Queen Is Dead’

This review was originally published in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Smiths' The Queen Is Dead,…
Rich Stim / June 16, 2016

Take Me Back to Dear Old Jersey: Chris Gethard on the Smiths’ ‘The Queen Is Dead’

One of America's funniest boys with the thorn in his side, comedian Chris Gethard may be best known for creating and hosting the anarchic call-in…
Andrew Unterberger / June 14, 2016

An Actor Has Been Cast as Young Morrissey in Unauthorized Biopic, ‘Steven’

Scottish actor Jack Lowden will play the young Steven Patrick Morrissey in Steven, an unauthorized biopic about the Smiths frontman's early life by The Voorman Problem director Mark…
Anna Gaca / March 18, 2016

Wyatt Cenac Thinks Morrissey Is the Ron Paul of Music

Aside from Kendrick Lamar's breathtaking performance, this year's Grammy Awards were universally acknowledged to be the most boring in recent memory — but comedian Wyatt…
Harley Brown / February 29, 2016
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