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Morrissey hits back at newspaper “hate piece” and says he is “neither Loony Left nor Far Right”

Morrissey has responded to a recent critical newspaper article. The former Smiths frontman recently launched a new website called Morrissey Central and one of the first posts in the Messages From Morrissey section hits back at an Independent opinion piece, which ran with the headline 'This Charmless Man: How Morrissey’s Big Mouth Struck Again … And Again'. The Independent piece detailed the apparent...

The Decemberists on life in Trump’s America, and the trouble with being a Morrissey fan

The Decemberists' Colin Meloy
The Decemberists' frontman Colin Meloy has spoken of how their new album 'I'll Be Your Girl' looks to "celebrate the absurdity" of life under President Donald Trump. Leaning towards a more synth-based sound inspired by their teenage love of the likes of New Order and Depeche Mode, the band's acclaimed eighth album came out last week - and is currently...

Could we see Noel Gallagher working with Morrissey?

Noel Gallagher and Morrissey
Noel Gallagher has revealed that he would love to write a song for Morrissey. The former Oasis turned solo star was talking to NME recently when asked about dream collaborations, before speaking out for The Smiths icon and anther fellow Mancunian legend. "If I could write a song for Morrissey that would be great because he was a big part of...

Morrissey fans walk out of Glasgow show after singer insults Nicola Sturgeon

Several Morrissey fans walked out of his Glasgow show early, after the singer hit out at Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. As the Daily Record report, xhile onstage at the city's SSE Hydro arena on Saturday night (February 17), the 58-year-old former Smiths frontman asked: “I am curious. Do any of you actually like Nicola Sturgeon?" He added: “Those hands will be...

Liam Gallagher wishes Morrissey a “miserable Christmas”

Liam Gallagher and Morrissey
Liam Gallagher spent Christmas night wishing Morrissey a "Miserable Xmas" and quoting Smiths lyrics on Twitter. The former Oasis frontman, who recently revealed his favourite Smiths song to be 'The Boy with the Thorn In His Side', took to Twitter late on December 25 to tweet: "Miserable Xmas to morrisey as you were LG x". https://twitter.com/liamgallagher/status/945421047788134400 Liam's tweet led actor David Morrissey...

Morrissey claims he was interviewed by the US Secret Service over Donald Trump death threats

Morrissey
Morrissey has claimed that he was interviewed by the US Secret Service after describing Donald Trump as a "pest" that he would be willing to kill. The comments originally emerged in an controversial interview with German newspaper Der Spiegl, which the singer has since disputed. When asked “if there was a button here and if you pressed on it, Trump would...

Morrissey denies ‘sympathising with paedophilia and rape’ in new vlog against his ‘haters’

Morrissey
Morrissey has unveiled a new video blog in which he addresses recent controversy - accusing critics of 'derailing' his new album 'Low In High School'. The former Smiths frontman recently spoke out to clarify controversial claims he made about Donald Trump and Kevin Spacey. The newspaper then backed up the original quotes by releasing the full audio of the original...

Audio released from controversial Morrissey interview after he denies Kevin Spacey and Donald Trump comments

Audio has been released from a controversial Morrissey interview that saw the star make headlines for alleged comments made about Kevin Spacey and Donald Trump. The former Smiths frontman made headlines in November after appearing to defend shamed actor Kevin Spacey in an interview with Germany's Der Spiegel, claiming that the star had been "unnecessarily attacked" over sexual assault allegations. In...

Morrissey issues new statement about controversial Kevin Spacey and Donald Trump comments

Morrissey live
Morrissey has issued a new statement after recently making headlines with controversial comments made in the press. The former Smiths frontman made headlines in November after appearing to defend shamed actor Kevin Spacey, claiming that the star had been "attacked unnecessarily" over sexual assault allegations. He was also quoted as saying that he would kill "vermin" Donald Trump "for the...

The Killers cover The Smiths’ ‘This Charming Man’ after Morrissey cancels headline set

The Killers covered The Smiths' 'This Charming Man' at KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas concert last night, after Morrissey cancelled his headline set. Morrissey cited “illness in the touring party” for the cancellation. Sharing the news in a statement, it went on to say “it was hoped that conditions would improve the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas performance as scheduled. Morrissey looks...