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This Smiths fan has covered up his Morrissey tattoo with Sheryl Crow

Morrissey and Sheryl Crow
A Smiths fan has decided to remove a Morrissey tattoo and replace it with one honouring Sheryl Crow instead. Ryan Mangione had the DIY tattoo of the singer's name put on his knee four years ago after a night out drinking. But he has finally decided to remove it and replace it with Crow's name. “I woke up and I realised, ‘Oh no, he’s a bad...

Damon Albarn on Morrissey’s support of For Britain: “If you don’t live in the country, then you shouldn’t be dabbling in its politics”

Damon Albarn has spoken out against Morrissey's controversial political views and his support of the nationalist party For Britain. The former Smiths turned solo star made headlines earlier this year when he was seen sporting a For Britain badge while on tour in the US, before also wearing one while performing on Jimmy Fallon on US TV. He later attracted controversy for an interview...

Johnny Marr at Mad Cool: “Not everyone in England is a fucking dick”

Johnny Marr
Johnny Marr used his set at Mad Cool Festival 2019 to assure the Spanish crowd that "not everyone in England is a fucking dick". During a sun-scorched set loaded with Smiths and Electronic classics as well as favourites from his solo catalogue, Marr saved a special message for the crowd as the show drew to a close. "This song is for...

Johnny Marr: “People should refer to Boris as That Wanker Boris Johnson”

Johnny Marr and Boris Johnson
Johnny Marr has slammed those who keep referring to Boris Johnson by his first name like "some cuddly fun character". The former foreign secretary is often called "Boris" by his fans and Tory Party members. Read More: If The Tory leadership candidates were pop stars... But the controversial Conservative Party leadership contender has been heavily criticised for his remarks in the past...

Billy Bragg condemns Morrissey for sharing “white supremacist video” containing footage from Stormzy’s Glastonbury set

Billy Bragg has condemned Morrissey for allegedly sharing a "white supremacist video" containing footage from Stormzy's headline show at Glastonbury. Read More: Billy Bragg at Glastonbury: the Bard of Pilton brings politics and anecdotes Morrissey has come under repeated attack for his political beliefs in recent years. In an interview last month, the former Smiths singer said that Nigel Farage would make...

The Killers’ Brandon Flowers on Morrissey: “He’s still a king”

The Killers at Glastonbury
Brandon Flowers of The Killers has revealed a few of his favourite artists, or "kings" as likes to refer to them. "Brandon has many kings," Killers drummer, Ronnie Vannucci told NME right before their Glastonbury Pyramid Stage headline set. "Yeah, I have about fifteen kings. Liam is one of them." Listing other stars he admires, Brandon went on to namecheck "Don...

Johnny Marr on his Killers collaboration, new music and The Smiths’ Glastonbury 1984 set

Before Johnny Marr went on to be such a big part of Glastonbury 2019, with his own solo set and also joining The Killers on stage, he sat down with NME to tease what was to come, as well as share his memories on what it was like when he first played here with The Smiths and tell us...

Watch The Killers bring out Johnny Marr and Pet Shop Boys during headline Glastonbury performance

The Killers
The Killers said they were going to be bringing out some guests during their headline performance at Glastonbury - now we know who they are. Read more: The Big Read – The Killers: The road to Glastonbury redemption Speaking to NME earlier in the day, Brandon Flowers and Ronnie Vannucci alluded to the fact that they would be bringing out some guests tonight (June 29)...

Dave Grohl compares Billie Eilish to Morrissey while discussing her music with Josh Homme

Morrissey Billie Eilish
Dave Grohl and Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme have spoken of their shared love for Billie Eilish, with the former comparing the singer to Morrissey. The NME Big Read – Billie Eilish: the most talked-about teen on the planet The Foo Fighters frontman revealed he was a fan of the 'Bad Guy' pop star earlier this year, after...

Johnny Marr announces summer 2019 UK tour dates

Johnny Marr has announced a handful of summer headline shows around his upcoming festival appearances. Following the former Smiths' icon's triumphant performance at All Points East last month, his festival tour this summer in support of 2018 album 'Call The Comet' includes appearances at Glastonbury, Truck, Tramlines, Mad Cool, INMusic and many more. Now, he's announced new headline sideshows in...