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The The Announce First New Album In Nearly 25 Years

39 days ago
Stereogum The The, Matt Johnson’s longstanding post-punk and new wave band, has not released a new studio album since 2000’s NakedSelf, opting instead to compose a new movie score every few years. But the band — which has rotated through many members ... more info

Happy Birthday Billy Duffy (The Cult)

44 days ago
Magnet MagazineHappy birthday Billy Duffy (Cult). Have some bad fun. Read our Johnny Marr live review from 2019, featuring Duffy guesting with the former Smiths guitarist: The post Happy Birthday Billy Duffy (The Cult) appeared first on Magnet Magazine. more info

Kirsty MacColl Released “Kite” 35 Years Ago Today

48 days ago
Magnet Magazine35 years ago today, Kirsty MacColl released Kite. Johnny Marr! David Gilmour! Pino Palladino! Plus, a cover of the greatest rock ’n’ roll song of all time! The post Kirsty MacColl Released “Kite” 35 Years Ago Today appeared first on Magnet Ma... more info

Johnny Marr announces 2024 tour with James. Get tickets today

48 days ago
New York PostThe co-headliners swoop into Brooklyn's Paramount Theatre on Oct. 11. more info

“The Real Steve Winwood” Tells Seth Meyers Any Politician Can Use His Songs

114 days ago
Stereogum Last month, Johnny Marr responded to the Smiths being featured on Donald Trump’s pre-rally playlist: “Consider this shit shut right down right now.” This inspired a segment on Late Night With Seth Meyers with Andy Samberg as the English musi... more info

Watch Rick Astley Cover Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License”

134 days ago
Stereogum In 2021, Rick Astley played Smiths cover shows in the United Kingdom, which sparked some beef with Johnny Marr that was later squashed. On Friday, Astley stopped by BBC Radio 2’s Piano Room to tackle Olivia Rodrigo’s 2021 hit “Drivers Licens... more info

Johnny Marr Claims He Was “A Human Omelette” On BBC Game Show Would I Lie To You?

134 days ago
Stereogum While Morrissey complains that he’s being erased from the Smiths’ history, the band’s former guitarist Johnny Marr is out here living his best life. On Friday Marr appeared on episode of Would I Lie To You?, the BBC Game Show in which celebr... more info

Johnny Marr Goes After Donald Trump for Playing The Smiths at Rally: “Consider This Shit Shut Right Down”

153 days ago
Consequence Of SoundMarr has responded to a viral video of a Smiths classic being played at a Trump rally. Johnny Marr Goes After Donald Trump for Playing The Smiths at Rally: “Consider This Shit Shut Right Down” Jo Vito more info

Johnny Marr Responds To Trump Using The Smiths In Pre-Rally Playlist

153 days ago
Stereogum Over the years, candidates for public office have gotten a lot of cease-and-desist demands from musical artists who aren’t happy with their music being used at political rallies. It’s especially common to see liberal musicians demanding Republ... more info

Andy Rourke’s Band Blitz Vega Announces Debut Album On What Would Have Been His 60th Birthday

159 days ago
Stereogum Last year, Smiths bassist Andy Rourke passed away at age 59. His most recent project had been Blitz Vega, a band he formed with Kav Sandhu back in 2016; their first single, “Hey Christo,” came out in 2019. In 2022, Rourke teamed up with former... more info

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