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Morrissey Asks Johnny Marr to Stop Talking About Him in “Clickbait” Interviews: “You Don’t Know Me”

Morrissey has penned an open letter to his former bandmate Johnny Marr asking him to “stop using my name as clickbait” in interviews and to “move on.” The pair, who along with bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce formed the highly influential Manchester rock act The Smiths, have had a nonexistent relationship following the […]

‘England Is Mine’: Film Review | Edinburgh 2017

Jack Lowden stars as indie music icon Morrissey in Mark Gill's unauthorized early-years biopic 'England Is Mine,' the closing film of the long-running Scottish festival.

The Smiths Guitarist Johnny Marr Slams U.K. Leader at Manchester Gig

The musician attacked British prime minister David Cameron — who was having his annual Conservative Party conference in the same city — over "inhuman" cutbacks to public services.

Janet Jackson, N.W.A, Nine Inch Nails Nominated for 2016 Rock Hall of Fame

The Cars, Chicago, Deep Purple, Chaka Khan and Los Lobos are also among the 15 finalists.

Morrissey’s ‘World Peace is None of Your Business’: What the Critics are Saying

Morrissey is more "puzzling" than ever on his 10th solo release, "World Peace is None of Your Business," which hit the shelves and online today.

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

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

Morrissey Writing Second Book, New Album

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

Johnny Marr Blasts Spotify as the ‘Opposite to Punk Rock’

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

Hollywood Docket: Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Loses Cybersquatting Dispute

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

Seymour Stein’s Role Expanded at Warner Music Group

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.

Johnny Marr at Music Hall of Williamsburg: Concert Review

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

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

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