the smiths

REVIEW: Joyce Manor – ‘Never Hungover Again’

Artist: Joyce Manor Album: Never Hungover Again Genre: Pop punk, alternative Label: Epitaph Records A lot can change in 20 minutes. Clients could fire you. You could find true love. You could lose it. People can die. 20 minutes of reading can teach you something you’ll always remember. Your first kiss, touch, and love can […]

Morrissey Cancels Remaining US Tour Dates, Drama Ensues

After battling illness for the better part of the last week and pulling himself together for a critically acclaimed performance in Boston over the weekend, Morrissey has announced that he will not be finishing his current US tour due to ongoing respiratory infection. Last night, our friends at Vanyaland received a message alerting them to […]

Watch Miley Cyrus Cover The Smiths’ “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”

Miley Cyrus has been making headlines on her ‘Bangerz’ tour for all sorts of reasons: getting pelted with bras, crying over her dead dog, singing with The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne, and, thankfully, a slew of classic covers. Joining the list of songs she’s performed live on this round is now The Smiths‘ staple “There […]

Watch Morrissey’s Bizarre ‘World Peace Is None Of Your Business’ Promo Video

Unofficial drama major and The Smiths frontman Morrissey is all set to release his brilliantly named new album, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, July 15 via Harvest. To promote the record, he’s released a video that’s not quite a teaser clip and not quite a music video. It’s a promo, for sure, but its contents […]

Morrissey to Write Novel

The former Smiths frontman turned solo artist has revealed that, following the success of his autobiography released last year, he is penning a novel. During a Q&A with fans on his official fan site website, True To You, Moz expressed his desire to turn to fiction for his next published work. He also hinted at […]

Johnny Marr Talks Spotify, Haim

Former Smiths guitarist turned solo artist Johnny Marr has taken the latest issue of NME as a platform to let us know his true feelings about a few things in the world of music. In a column in the magazine, Marr delivered a blow to sister act Haim not for the  band’s music, but for […]

Morrissey To Release Lou Reed Cover

According to Rolling Stone, the former Smiths frontman will release a cover of Lou Reed’s “Satellite of Love” as a tribute to the late Velvet Underground singer. The track’s release will coincide with the audio release of Morrissey’s autobiography, and will be released as a special seven-inch and digital download. A mini-set of tracks are […]

Morrissey’s Autobiography Will Be Read by David Morrissey of ‘The Walking Dead’

Morrisseys, UNITE! The Smiths’ frontman Morrissey will be releasing an autobiography in the next coming weeks (which is already out in Europe), and it’s said to be chock full of interesting stories, interviews, and tales. What better way to crack the spine on the new book than have a fellow Morrissey read it aloud? The […]

Marr, Einziger and Pharrell Join Zimmer for ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Score

A tweet from director Marc Webb has revealed Johnny Marr (The Smiths, etc.), Pharrell Williams and Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger are working with composer Hans Zimmer on the score for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. 2012 reboot The Amazing Spider-Man pulled in more than $750 million worldwide. The sequel, which finished filming in June, is set […]

Morrissey Releases Autobiography (Finally)

Morrissey’s autobiography, titled Autobiography, was released yesterday in the UK and Europe through Penguin Books. The book chronicles the many sides of the ex-Smiths singer and solo artist: the cutting, comical side as well as the poetic, literary side. In may ways, the book is written in the same narrative fashion as many of Morrissey’s musical […]

Morrissey States He Was Not Behind Attempted Takedown Of ‘This Charming Charlie’ Comic

It was recently brought to light that Universal Music Publishing was seeking to take down the Tumblr blog known as This Charming Charlie. If you haven’t heard of it before, it’s a blog that features Peanuts’ comic strips with the dialogue replaced with lyrics by The Smiths. Sounds awesome, right? Well, they (Universal Music Publishing) […]

Universal Begins Shutting Down Smiths/’Peanuts’ Mashup Tumblr

God save micro-blogging. It’s Friday, and like you we really don’t want to be at work anymore. UTG is fun and all, but most of us work day jobs that put us in front of monitors full of numbers and reports we pretend to work on while secretly sneaking off to enjoy whatever nonsense the […]