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FYF Festival Reveals Full Lineup

The lineup for this summer’s FYF Festival has been revealed. Among the artists announced are Frank Ocean, Joyce Manor, Morrissey, Title Fight, Bloc Party, Solange, Mac DeMarco and many more. Check out a full list of names below. The event will take place at the LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park in downtown Los Angeles on August 22th an 23rd. Tickets will be going on sale on Friday, May 8th at 12 PM. Fans can buy concert tickets here.  Please follow and like us:

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Morrissey Announces U.S. Tour

Morrissey has announced a handful of U.S. tour dates scheduled for this summer. The tour will include performances from Blondie and Amanda Palmer on select dates. The tour kicks off in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 11 before traveling through the East and West coasts. Check out the complete tour schedule below the jump and let us know which stop you’re looking forward to. Morrissey released his most recent full-length album, World Peace Is None Of Your Business through Harvest Records earlier this year. To hear more of his music, you can purchase a CD here or buy…

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STREAM: Morrissey “The Bullfighter Dies”

After canceling his huge North American arena tour due to illness, Morrissey has released a new song to hold fans over. The track, “The Bullfighter Dies,” comes from his newest album World Peace Is None of Your Business, due out July 15. Along with the song itself, Morrissey has also released a short, spoken word video to go along with the song. Check out both new releases after the jump! Please follow and like us:

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Morrissey Cancels Remaining US Arena Tour Dates

Legendary Smiths frontman, Morrissey, has been forced to cancel the remainder of his US arena tour due to continuing health problems that have plagued the singer for quite a while now. You can read a message from Morrissey’s representatives after the jump. For more Morrissey during his recovery, you can purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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LIVE REVIEW: Morrissey, Boston, MA

Countless love affairs have been born in the low, sultry echoes of Morrissey’s croon. The ex-Smiths frontman and his poetic tales of despair have inspired everything from cartoons to off-Broadway plays, and even the relationship between Tom Hansen and Summer Finn in 500 Days of Summer. Above all though, Morrissey’s music has brought to the world an unbreakable sense of camaraderie and intimacy in a group of outcasts, loners and hopeless romantics often shunned by the mainstream. Please follow and like us:

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Spoon Announces New Album

Spoon has finally announced a release of a new album after an uncharacteristic four year hiatus between full lengths. The album ‘They Want My Soul,’ will be released August 5 via Loma Vista. Read more after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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VINTAGE PLAYLIST: 100 Punk Club Special

On September 20th-21, 1976, eight punk bands played a festival at 100 Club on Oxford Street in London, England.  This was at a time when punk was not only an underground music movement, but a movement that was relatively small. Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Vibrators are listed among the acts at what 100 Club still claims as the first punk festival ever.  You’ll notice most of the bands didn’t release their first albums until a year or two after the festival. Here is a link to the full…

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The History Of Music Festivals

Welcome to festival season! While we are currently already two months into a music aficianado’s favorite time of year, the fun has only just begun, with concerts spanning all the way through August. Those of us that keep up with the festivals, we all know the biggest names and where they are… But do we know the history behind those festivals? Infectious Magazine takes a look at 4 of the best-known summer music festivals and how they got their start. These festivals were created for surprisingly simple reasons, but grew…

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10 Songs To Cry And Eat Pie To: From Start Of Pie To Finish

It’s been a long day. It’s been the longest of fucking days. Maybe you are in a band, but working part time as a bartender and you are tired of drunk men calling you cupcake. Maybe you have a crazy nine to five as an assistant to the person whose job you actually want to have. Private lessons cancel on you, rehearsal space rent comes sooner than you imagine, and people shove you on the subway because you are a tiny bug on the windshield of their important lives. On…

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Morrissey Autobiography To Be Published In Europe

Morrissey’s autobiography, which we reported was cancelled earlier this week, is now back on track to be printed in the UK and Europe. A statement released by Penguin Books confirms that Morrissey: Autobiography has been rescheduled to be published within the next few weeks. So far neither Morrissey nor Penguin is looking for a US release for the book. The singer originally signed the book deal with Penguin back in 2011. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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