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Hear Johnny Marr’s New Solo Song, ‘The Trap’

The track is from Marr’s upcoming solo album, ‘Playland.’

09/19/2014

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Former Smiths Guitarist Johnny Marr Schedules Solo North American Tour

Marr’s jaunt on this side of the Atlantic will cover a lot of territory, including stops in some cities one might not expect.

09/09/2014

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Play the Morrissey Drinking Game

Heaven knows Morrissey will be miserable now until forever. And in the name of his infinite sadness we say take a drink. You know what, just keep ‘em coming and hope we have enough booze to cover Moz’s entire 30-year career.

07/25/2014

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Morrissey Reveals New Album’s Track List, Release Month

Decades and decades on, three things are still certain: death, taxes and long, interesting Morrissey song titles. The 12-song album will be released in July.

04/11/2014

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Johnny Marr to Match Morrissey with His Own Tell-All Autobiography

In an interview with Brooklyn Vegan, Marr talked about the likelihood of putting pen to paper and telling his side of the Smiths storied history. Turns out it’s pretty much a done deal.

11/15/2013

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Morrissey’s ‘Autobiography’ Finally Being Released This Month… In Europe Only

Like most things in his life these days, Morrissey’s autobiography, Autobiography, has been a struggle. Not only has he been talking about it for years, the book was due out last month

10/04/2013

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Hot 100 Renegades: 5 Classic Songs That Were Never Hits

As Pete Seeger once said, “The right song at the right time can change history.” But what does history do when the right song comes at the wrong time?

09/13/2013

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13 Unexpected Songs To Say I Love You

Don’t bother making a mix of mushy songs for your lover this Valentines Day. As we perused the annals of rock we realized there’s a myriad of music with a slightly different approach to displaying one’s affection.

02/13/2013

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Book Report: ’101 Essential Rock Records’

Just in time for the holidays, we’re offering brief takes on some of 2012′s best books for music fans. THE BOOK: 101 Essential Rock Records AUTHOR: Jeff Gold, plus essays and “as-told-to” contributions from David […]

12/20/2012

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10 Places Katy Perry Should Vacation

“I swear, after this song, I’m taking a f******* vacation,” Katy Perry told the world after she collected an award for Artist of the Year at the NARM Music Awards last week. She’s pushing out […]

05/15/2012

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