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“I’m not bowing down to this fuckhead” – Rapper Jake Hill cancels show in protest over Morrissey’s meat ban at the venue

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Alabama rapper Jake Hill cancelled his planned performance in Houston yesterday (October 28), because of a venue-wide ban on the sale and consumption of meat imposed by Morrissey, who was also performing there that day. Read More: Signing other artists’ albums is the most likeable thing Morrissey’s done in years Hill posted a video to his Twitter explaining the decision,...

Signing other artists’ albums is the most likeable thing Morrissey’s done in years

He started something he couldn’t finish, and now he’s signed something he hasn’t recorded. Yes, this is the news that pop’s most problematic troll is still winding people up, albeit in – unusually for him – an enjoyable way. A punter at Morrissey's Hollywood Bowl show in Los Angeles was perusing the merch stand this weekend and happened upon a...

Morrissey has signed a bunch of other artists’ albums, and he’s selling them for $300

Morrissey has signed other artists' albums, and he's selling them
Morrissey has raised eyebrows once again, by selling records that he's signed himself by the likes of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Patti Smith and Iggy Pop. This weekend, the former Smiths frontman made headlines by wearing a cut-off t-shirt emblazoned with the words 'FUCK THE GUARDIAN' at his Hollywood Bowl show in LA. The shirt was available to purchase at...

Morrissey wears ‘Fuck The Guardian’ t-shirt during LA show

Morrissey finished up his North American tour last night (October 26) at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl by wearing a cut-off black t-shirt emblazoned with the words ‘Fuck The Guardian’. The artist reappeared for an encore of The Smiths’ 'I Won’t Share You' and 'How Soon Is Now', wearing the shirt under a blazer, and ended his set by ripping it...

Morrissey claims protesters at Portland show were “planted” by British press

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Morrissey has suggested that the protestors he ejected from his recent show in Portland were "planted" by the British press. Read More: Morrissey embodied a more sensitive form of masculinity for the young me – but was I just kidding myself? The former Smiths frontman halted his concert in Oregon on September 30 after he spotted two crowd members who had taken issue...

Watch Morrissey kick out protestors from gig: “Get out! We don’t need you”

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Morrissey ejected two protesters from his show in Portland, Oregon last night (September 30), after the audience members hit out at his recent support of the For Britain party. Read More: Morrissey embodied a more sensitive form of masculinity for the young me – but was I just kidding myself? In fan-shot footage of the show, the former Smiths frontman is heard taking...

This man has mashed classic rock with mid-century art and the result is pretty cool

Five years ago, screenwriter Todd Alcott’s wife took a picture of their cats and the hair on the back of his neck was raised. It was a simple shot of two felines near a water dish on a counter, but it made him think of a classic rock album and, unbeknownst to him at the time, was the spark for...

I have now got a stitch to wear: Supreme reveal new Smiths-inspired Fall 19 range

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Supreme have unveiled a new jacket inspired by The Smiths' iconic album cover of 'Meat Is Murder'. The reverse of the distressed denim jacket features a photograph of the US Marine who featured on the sleeve of the 1985 album. Supreme have added the slogan "Supreme is love" scrawled across his helmet, the same place where The Smiths had their album...

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

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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...