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Partial Smiths Reunion Concerts Canceled
Classically Smiths shows abandoned after Mike Joyce quits over Andy Rourke dispute.
Andy Rourke Will Not Be Part of the Partial Smiths Reunion
The bassist says he’s “saddened” by “false statements” connected with Classically Smiths orchestral shows.
David Byrne Announces ‘Reasons to Be Cheerful’ Lecture Tour
David Byrne will give free talks about “encouraging things that are happening in the world” ahead of the 'American Utopia' album launch.
Former Smiths Members Reuniting for Orchestral Shows
Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce and Craig Gannon announce three U.K. concerts under the banner "Classically Smiths" and aim to tour the show later.
Marilyn Manson Hints at Hiring Johnny Depp
Marilyn Manson said that Johnny Depp could possibly serve as Twiggy Ramirez's replacement.
Watch David Byrne Singing David Bowie, Madonna Classics With Choir
The ex-Talking Heads frontman recorded “Heroes” and “Borderline” with the Canadian collective Choir! Choir! Choir!
Beastie Boys to Release Official Memoir This Year
Mike D described the long-awaited memoir as being “unlike any other music book.”
Andrew WK Offers to Pay Fan’s Speeding Ticket
Singer feels responsible after U.K. follower breaks speed limit while listening to “Music is Worth Living For.”
Watch Bono, Nick Cave + Sinead O’Connor Play at Shane MacGowan’s 60th Birthday Party
Many of Shane MacGowan's friends and admirers were on-hand to celebrate the Pogues' frontman's 60th birthday.
Grace Jones Says She Was a Victim of Sexual Misconduct
The singer and actor detailed an incident with a producer in the ‘70s.