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Everyone’s sick of Morrissey, including his label. The once-iconic singer has spent the last couple years torpedoing his reputation and career alike, tarnishing the legacy of his work by leaning into his most reactionary, racist takes. Now, his label BMG has decided to cut ties, and, naturally, Morrissey’s camp blames a new “diversity” initiative. The […] For more, go to: (Source)

On June 2, 1991 — the third night of Morrissey’s first-ever solo tour of the U.S. — David Bowie joined the former Smiths frontman onstage in Los Angeles to duet on a cover of T. Rex’s “Cosmic Dancer.” Now, nearly 30 years later, Morrissey is finally giving that recording an official release, first digitally and then 7-inch vinyl.

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We’re all guilty of singing the wrong lyrics to a favorite song. (Seriously, there have been entire books compiled about this very subject.) But occasionally, you’ll see a band play and you’re stoked to hear your favorite song. You’re singing along at the top of your lungs, and the lead singer decides to go rogue […]

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Call it luck, commitment or having their own pew in the high Church Of Rock ’N’ Roll. Toronto rock dudes the Dirty Nil are making things happen in all the best ways. They finished their impending album, Fuck Art, during lockdown, having lived together for five years, thereby creating their own bubble to write and […]

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Record collectors and true emo patrons, listen up. Mike Joyce, the drummer for legendary indie outfit the Smiths, has something to show you. Joyce is raffling off a rare platinum record award from Warner Music UK given to him for the Smiths’ acclaimed 1986 album, The Queen Is Dead. Proceeds from the raffle are earmarked […]

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Comedians and musicians are more similar than you may think. They both strive to make their audience think, feel and see things in new ways, love saying “fuck” a lot and travel in busses across the country, consuming a questionable amount of gas station food and Starbucks coffee. Below we’ve found some of our favorite […]

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