Johnny Marr

New Joy Division, New Order Podcast to Feature Original Band Members, Liam Gallagher, Bono and More

Joy Division and New Order's interconnected histories will be shared in a new podcast called Transmissions: The Definitive Story. The first eight episodes…
Emily Tan / October 9, 2020

Peter Frampton, Cat Stevens, Johnny Marr and More Pay Tribute to Peter Green

Peter Green died "peacefully in his sleep" over the weekend at the age of 73, and when news broke on Saturday musicians took to social media…
Katrina Nattress / July 25, 2020

Johnny Marr Will Team Up With Hans Zimmer to Score New James Bond Movie No Time To Die

No Time To Die, the upcoming 25th James Bond film and fifth staring Daniel Craig, will finally be released in April, and in the buildup…
Rob Arcand / January 18, 2020

Noel Gallagher Would Like to Join The Smiths

Today's journey through Noel Gallagher's mind palace doesn't entail him roasting his brother Liam, for once. While appearing speaking to  Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s…
Maggie Serota / November 20, 2019

Johnny Marr Roasts Morrissey’s Far Right Politics In Response to Smiths Reunion Rumor

Johnny Marr has once again squashed rumors that The Smiths are getting back together. That in and of itself is nothing new. The 56-year-old guitar…
Maggie Serota / November 7, 2019

Johnny Marr – “The Bright Parade”

Johnny Marr's fourth solo album Call the Comet was released in June 2018, and in the year since, the former Smiths guitarist has remained a…
Rob Arcand / August 8, 2019

Video: Johnny Marr — “Armatopia”

Following the release of his dystopian-themed album Call the Comet, Johnny Marr is back with another feel-good song about climate change and the end of…
Maggie Serota / February 22, 2019

Johnny Marr Announces Spring North American Tour

Manchester guitar god Johnny Marr is heading back to North America this spring, promoting his most recent album, 2018's excellent Call the Comet. Marr's third…
Maggie Serota / February 19, 2019

Watch Johnny Marr’s First Ever Solo Performance of The Smiths’ “This Charming Man”

Former Smiths' guitarist Johnny Marr paid tribute to his old band over the weekend during an intimate concert in London. At the close of his set,…
Israel Daramola / December 10, 2018

Watch Eddie Vedder Bring Out Liz Phair and Johnny Marr at Ohana Fest

Eddie Vedder was the headliner yesterday at the third iteration of his annual three-day music festival, Ohana Fest, in Dana Point, California’s Doheny State Beach.
Julia Gray, Stereogum / September 30, 2018

Johnny Marr on His New Solo Album, Why the Smiths Won’t Reunite, and the Time He Almost Fell in a Volcano

In his 2016 memoir Set the Boy Free, Johnny Marr resigns himself to a fate of being asked about a Smiths…
Maggie Serota / September 25, 2018

Video: Johnny Marr – “Walk Into The Sea”

Legendary Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr has released his new song, "Walk Into the Sea," from his upcoming 3rd solo album Call The Comet. The steely cool track gives…
Israel Daramola / May 31, 2018

Johnny Marr Announces Fall Tour

Legendary guitarist Johnny Marr is embarking on a North American tour this fall following the release of his third solo album Call the Comet. Marr…
Maggie Serota / May 29, 2018

Johnny Marr – “The Tracers”

Not content to let Morrissey soak up all the headlines with his bad opinions about the state of the world, Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr has…
Andy Cush / April 6, 2018

The The Announces First North American Shows in 18 Years, Writing New Album

Iconic British post-punk band The The today announced a return to North American stages. The band, helmed by Matt Johnson since 1979, hasn't performed stateside…
Dale Eisinger / April 3, 2018
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