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Early Acoustic Smiths + Morrissey Demos Emerge Online

Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

A fan uploaded a series of Smiths and Morrissey demos, including an early version of The Queen Is Dead''s “Never Had No One Ever.”

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Nine Inch Nails + the Smiths Not Among 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Theo Wargo / Karl Walter, Getty Images
Theo Wargo / Karl Walter, Getty Images

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2016 class of inductees, and Nine Inch Nails and the Smiths did not make the cut.

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Joe Moss, Manager for the Smiths + Johnny Marr, Dies at 72

Rachael Moss
Rachael Moss

“Without him there wouldn’t have been any Smiths,” Johnny Marr said in a statement.

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The Smiths + Nine Inch Nails Among 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Chris Jackson / Theo Wargo, Getty Images
Chris Jackson / Theo Wargo, Getty Images

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the nominations for its 2016 class of inductees, and they include Nine Inch Nails and the Smiths among their ranks.

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Cover Stories: The Smiths, ‘The Smiths’

Rough Trade
Rough Trade

Who does the torso on the cover of the Smiths' 1984 debut album belong to? And how does Andy Warhol work into all of this?

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20 Years Ago : Morrissey Throws More Punches With ‘Southpaw Grammar’

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Sony/BMG

Two decades after its release, Morrissey sounds just as cranky as ever on his fifth solo album. But his music might never have sounded more dynamic.

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Check Out Post-Punk Legends Reimagined as Marvel Superheroes

Butcher Billy
Butcher Billy

Artist Butcher Billy reimagines New Wave and post-punk icons like Morrissey as Marvel superheroes and the results are awesome.

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Johnny Marr to Release Record Store Day Exclusive Feat. Depeche Mode Cover

Johnny Marr
Jason Kempin, Getty Images

On April 18, vinyl enthusiasts across the globe will gather together at local independent record shops to celebrate Record Store Day.

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London’s Happyness Cover the Smiths’ ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out’

Happyness
YouTube

London's premier three-piece rock outfit, Happyness recently covered the Smiths' 'There Is a Light.'

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See What Happens When One Artist Pairs Charlie Brown With Lyrics by the Smiths

Lauren LoPrete, This Charming Charlie Tumblr
Lauren LoPrete, This Charming Charlie Tumblr

Shoulders slumped; gaze downcast: Can’t you just imagine the mopey yet beloved Charlie Brown muttering some of Morrissey’s most famous lines?

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