| Apr 19, 2014
| 5:38 PM
There are certain long-dormant rock acts and broken-up bands that cause fans to wring their hands in anticipation of musical detente. These are bands that fairly demand to be reunited in the service of a career-defining set at the Coachella Valley Music...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:12 PM
It's been five years since Morrissey's last solo album, but that hasn't mellowed his acerbic wit by any means.
The famously cantankerous singer has announced a title and release date for his new album. It's called "World Peace Is None of Your Business,"...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:26 AM
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Happy ... Thankskilling?
That's the message at the heart of an online post attributed to Morrissey, one of rock 'n' roll's most celebrated Grinches. The longtime animal-rights activist and former Smiths singer who, of course, famously declared that meat...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:47 PM
As 2013 winds to a close, we thought we'd take one more look back at the year's literary highlights. We asked Printers Row Journal contributors to write about a book they read this year that will linger in their minds well into 2014. Here's what they...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:00 AM
So much about Morrissey has hardened into caricature over the course of his three-decade musical career — he's a megalomaniac! A sad sack! Perhaps even a racist! — that you might expect him to use his feverishly anticipated memoir to dismantle...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:22 PM
We know that pose: Stephen Patrick Morrissey in black and white, an awning of jet-black hair over his forehead, his eyes closed, the photograph tilted at such an angle to make him appear caught in mid-swoon.
This persona, a romantic so burdened by...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:51 PM
In the last few years, Morrissey has penned an autobiography and has even briefly alluded to a retirement, but the artist, activist and quite possibly rock 'n' roll's most-adored grouch has more music in his system. Morrissey on Wednesday unveiled his...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:21 AM
"Morrissey 25: Live": Earlier this year, this charming man filmed a career-spanning gig at Hollywood High School in Los Angeles — a more-intimate venue than the venerable Smiths frontman usually plays — and kept the between-song...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
When you leave "Ode to a Hippie," a "site-specific environment" by Virgil Marti in the Wadsworth's Matrix Gallery, you are at a loss. What, exactly, is a hippie? Where's the ode? Who moved my cheese?
These and other questions flutter in the air behind...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Singer Morrissey has certainly got some stories to tell. But the 660-page book that promised to share at least a few of his secrets has been pulled on the eve of its publication in the U.K.
Morrissey's "Autobiography" was said to be slated for...