Posts tagged "morrissey"

Morrissey Used a Fan’s Artwork on a Tour T-Shirt Without Permission or Payment

Morrissey took a break from protecting animals to steal from one of his fans. According to a post on the Morrissey…
By: James Grebey / March 13, 2015

Firefly Music 2015 Lineup: Modest Mouse, Morrissey, Spoon, and More

UPDATE: Firefly Music Festival has confirmed that Paul McCartney will indeed be the headliner of its 2015 lineup. The Firefly Music Festival,…
By: Rachel Brodsky / February 17, 2015

Cranky Ol’ Morrissey Calls Madonna’s Career ‘Frightening,’ Blasts the Brit Awards

Morrissey the Grouch went on a tirade against the Brit Awards, music awards in general, and Madonna in a lengthy essay…
By: James Grebey / February 11, 2015

Morrissey Cancels Icelandic Concert Because Venue Won’t Go Vegetarian

At this stage in his career, it's more newsworthy when Morrissey actually performs a scheduled concert instead of cancelling it, but here we are, one…
By: Brennan Carley / February 2, 2015

Morrissey Tells a Fan He Can’t Sign an Autograph Because ‘He Has Ebola’

Morrissey seems like a great guy. According to a post on the Morrissey fan site Morrissey-Solo, a fan spotted the…
By: James Grebey / January 21, 2015

Morrissey Says He ‘Felt Delight’ When a Bullfighter Was Gored

Morrissey, friend to animals and general sourpuss, really hates bullfighting. It's easy to see why, as it's essentially a gussied-up slaughter of a…
By: James Grebey / January 8, 2015

Morrissey Stormed Off a Warsaw Stage After Getting Heckled

Morrissey was decidedly not "This Charming Man" while performing in Warsaw the other night. Twenty-five minutes and six songs in, the…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 20, 2014

U2 and Morrissey Both Played the Same Episode of Italian TV Yesterday

U2 has had a pretty untraditional rollout of their new album, Songs of Innocence. Unless you live in an unplugged world — in which case,…
By: Brennan Carley / October 13, 2014

Harvest Records is Selling Knockoffs of Morrissey’s Harvest-Bashing Shirts

Morrissey is a fan of provocative T-shirts, and it turns out Harvest Records is as well. The label is now selling a knockoff version of…
By: James Grebey / October 8, 2014

Morrissey Says That He’s Been Undergoing Cancer Treatments

Morrissey has been treated for cancer four times in the past few years, the singer revealed to Spanish newspaper El Mundo (by way of…
By: James Grebey / October 7, 2014

Morrissey’s New Shirt: ‘Be Kind to Animals Or I’ll Kill You’

Morrissey, friend of the animals, has made it clear by now that he doesn't care so much for humanoids. And now…
By: Colin Stutz / September 25, 2014

Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our…
By: Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

Morrissey Bashes Public Response to Robin Williams’ Death

Everyone is entitled to his and her own opinion. When it comes to Morrissey, however, maybe he'd be best vocalizing his thoughts into an empty…
By: Brennan Carley / August 27, 2014

Did Morrissey Force His Label to Pull His Album From Digital Stores?

Morrissey's ongoing dispute with Harvest Records is turning out to be a classic case of "he said, label said." After weeks firing back…
By: Colin Joyce / August 26, 2014

Morrissey Is Making a Ramones Greatest Hits Album

Morrissey has taken a break from fighting with his record label to curate a new Ramones compilation featuring some of the band's greatest hits.
By: Brennan Carley / August 25, 2014

Harvest Records Pulls Morrissey’s New Album From Digital Shelves

Morrissey is an expert at pushing buttons. After the English singer posted an open letter on his website yesterday bemoaning his fractured relationship with hi…
By: Brennan Carley / August 21, 2014

The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between "mainstream" and "alternative" evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such a…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 18, 2014

Morrissey Was Really Dropped By His Label, Says Fan Site

Last week Morrissey's fan site True to You reported that he had been dropped by Harvest Records, but a "source close to the…
By: Colin Joyce / August 16, 2014

Don’t ‘Panic': Morrissey Wasn’t Dropped by His Label

Among the many downsides to Morrissey not being on Twitter is that we have to rely on fan site/mouthpiece True to You…
By: Dan Reilly / August 15, 2014

Morrissey Has Reportedly Been Dropped by Harvest Records

Three weeks after the release of his graceful new solo LP World Peace is None of Your Business, Morrissey has reportedly been dropped by…
By: Colin Joyce / August 10, 2014
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