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Has Morrissey joined Twitter?

Has Morrissey joined Twitter? It would seem so, as the verified with a blue checkmark twitter account @officialmoz is now live, having appeared over the weekend. There have been no tweets posted as of yet, so it is unclear if this has been initiated by Morrissey himself, or perhaps his label as a promotional tool for his upcoming […]

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Update: Morrissey makes first Tweet “Spent the Day in Bed…”

“Spent the day in bed…” Verified with a blue checkmark—Morrissey’s Twitter account is now live @officialmoz is now live having appeared over the weekend with the first official Tweet today being exactly what you would expect from the melancholic Mancunian, as to be his witting way of saying the account is legit. So it would initially seem […]

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The Cult’s Billy Duffy talks about Morrissey at the Hollywood premiere of England is Mine

The Morrissey biopic England Is Mine had its Hollywood premiere on August 24th. After the film, there was Question and Answer panel hosted by the Mexican Morrissey himself—Jose Maldonado. Joining him on the panel were Director Mark Gill, Producers Baldwin Lee and Orian Williams (who produced Control), along with guitarist Billy Duffy from The Cult. Billy […]

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Morrissey Fall 2017 US tourdates are appearing online

It looks like Morrissey will be embarking on another US tour this fall—maybe. According to fansite Morrissey-Solo, dates have been appearing in the official Spotify app for October and November. This follows Morrissey attempt to perform stateside earlier this year to makeup for shows cancelled in 2016—with some of those dates sadly being canceled as well. The […]

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The Smiths’ ‘The Queen is Dead’ 3CD/1DVD reissue will include unreleased 1986 live album ‘Live in Boston’

Following a lot of hints and teasing, the official announcement has come regarding the upcoming expanded reissue of The Smiths’ classic 1986 album The Queen is Dead. This morning Rhino Records made the formal announcement, revealing that despite initial reports—in addition to a disc version, the special deluxe edition will be be released as a 3CD/1DVD, or 5LP boxed […]

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Johnny Marr hints at ‘Sheila Take a Bow’ reissue while shooting down Smiths Reunion

The Smith’s have been very active in reissuing their back catalog—fresh off of somewhat officially announcing a special edition release of their third studio LP The Queen is Dead, former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr tweeted a picture of himself earlier on the evening of July 19th, standing in front the cover artwork for The Smiths […]

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The Smiths share Take 1 of ‘There is a Light that Never Goes Out’

“There is a light in your eyes and it never goes out.” This was the original refrain to The Smiths classic single There is a Light that Never Goes Out, which will be featured on the (not yet officially) announced ‘Super Deluxe Edition’ of the band’s lauded third studio LP, The Queen Is Dead. Today via […]

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The Smiths announce a ‘Super Deluxe Edition’ of The Queen Is Dead

Following the release of a single version of the title track off of their iconic third studio album, The Smiths have announced a ‘Super Deluxe Edition’ of  The Queen Is Dead. According to Stereogum, the special edition reissue will be available as both a two CD box set and a CD/DVD set. Naturally, the first disc of […]

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Watch the trailer for upcoming ‘Manchester North Of England’ 7-disc box set

Cherry Red Records have shared a 2 minute trailer in promotion their upcoming box set full of Mancunian acts that is due out on July 28th. The  7 disc set features artists such as Joy Division, Morrissey, Happy Mondays, New Order, The Stone Roses, and The Fall, The Chameleons, and more. Titled, Manchester North Of […]

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A member of The Cure is an executive producer of the Morrissey biopic

An active member of The Cure is an executive producer of a film about Morrissey and The Smiths! The Morrissey biopic England is Mine is currently being marketed as being from “The Producer of Control”—Orian Williams. This is not a meaningless rubber stamp however, as according to close friends of late Joy Division singer Ian […]