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  1. It's a Mad, Mad World: New Book Celebrates Stars and Sounds of the New Wave 80s

    8:00 am 4/15/2014

    Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, The Smiths, Tears For Fears and, yes, even Kajagoogoo, tell all in a just-released oral history.Read more

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  2. Morrissey Writing Second Book, New Album

    10:23 am 1/3/2014

    The former Smiths frontman will follow his successful "Autobiography" with a novel, saying he favors the written platform over the music industry.Read more

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  3. Johnny Marr Blasts Spotify as the 'Opposite to Punk Rock'

    9:36 am 12/19/2013

    “I'm not a supporter,” the former Smiths guitarist said in a new interview.Read more

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  4. Hollywood Docket: Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Loses Cybersquatting Dispute

    6:34 am 9/25/2013

    An international arbitration panel agrees that the exec is famous, but says he lacks something else. Plus, other entertainment law news.Read more

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  5. Seymour Stein's Role Expanded at Warner Music Group

    1:15 pm 6/7/2013

    The industry veteran, famous for signing Madonna, will act as senior label A&R executive for independent music, working closely with WMG's Alternative Distribution Alliance.Read more

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  6. Johnny Marr at Music Hall of Williamsburg: Concert Review

    3:11 pm 5/4/2013

    A partial Smiths reunion with bassist Andy Rourke energizes a Brooklyn crowd along with the guitarist-turned-frontman.Read more

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  7. Coachella vs. Couchella: The Best Seat Beats the Heat (Opinion)

    6:00 pm 4/13/2013

    Why trek to the desert when you can watch the music fest's finest offerings from the comfort of your own home?Read more

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  8. Morrissey Targets Beyonce During Los Angeles Performance: Concert Review

    12:35 pm 3/2/2013

    With an inexplicable introduction by "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey, the headlining British rocker this time stirred up controversy by scolding Beyonce for her choice of handbags.Read more

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  9. The Smiths' Johnny Marr Goes His Own Way: 'I Like Being a Frontman' (Q&A)

    8:00 am 2/25/2013

    Solo album "The Messenger" brought the guitarist back to his native Manchester. Now, Marr looks ahead to high-profile gigs (among them: Coachella) where he'll take center stage.Read more

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  10. The Smiths' Johnny Marr Signs With Warner Music for First Solo Album

    8:41 am 1/4/2013

    "The Messenger" will be released in the U.S. and U.K. in late February. Read more

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