Posts tagged "the smiths"

Watch Johnny Marr’s Light Bulb-Lit ‘Dynamo’ Video

Johnny Marr has unveiled a new video for "Dynamo," a single from his second solo effort Playland, which arrived just this past October. Helmed by…
By: Rachel Brodsky / December 2, 2014

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 notoriously moody Moz allegedly…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 20, 2014

Johnny Marr Pleads ‘Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before’ on ‘Fallon’

Since Johnny Marr went solo, he's revisited a handful of old tracks (see October's "How Soon is Now" duet with Noel Gallagher, which he also…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 12, 2014

Johnny Marr Played Some Classics With Noel Gallagher

It's always enjoyable when you get to see two rock icons from different (but roughly analogous) moments in rock history cross generational boundaries to play…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 24, 2014

Green Day, Lou Reed, and Nine Inch Nails Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame

The nominees for next year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony are in, and Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the late Lou Reed, and the Smiths are among…
By: Brennan Carley / October 9, 2014

Morrissey, Feeling Sick and Ill Again, Postpones More Dates

Morrissey has postponed two more dates on his American tour, rescheduling his June 10 Washington, D.C. stop to June 24, and his June 11 Baltimore…
By: Olivia Forman / June 10, 2014

Watch Arcade Fire Cover the Smiths’ ‘London’ in London

Another day, another Arcade Fire cover of a classic local track. As the Canadian sextet's Reflektor tour continues toward Glastonbury, they've picked back up their…
By: Colin Joyce / June 8, 2014

The Smiths’ Alleged 1986 U.S. Tour Rider Is Glorious

It's best to take unverified Smiths stories with a grain of salt — no, Madonna probably didn't open for them — but sometimes you just…
By: Marc Hogan / May 8, 2014

Morrissey Seems at Peace, Generates Drama in San Jose Tour Opener

Morrissey may have willfully resisted maturity for over 30 years, but he nevertheless came across flatteringly dignified on Wednesday's opening San Jose stop on hi…
By: Barry Walters / May 8, 2014

‘Mad World’ New Wave Oral History Excerpt: An Interview With the Smiths

For a supposedly ephemeral era, the eighties certainly has its share of indestructible hits, and the new book Mad World: An Oral History of the…
By: SPIN Staff / April 11, 2014
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