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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    I know so many people who have pretty much no interest in indie rock or 80s shit or anything else that Smiths fans are typically into that fucking love the Smiths. Queers especially. Every queer metalhead/hardcore bro I've ever known is a total Smiths fanatic.
    That's true, but those are the type of people that also will avoid Coachella at all costs. I don't even think The Smiths would get those dudes there
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    it would be very depressing to see The Smiths reunite and get a spot like the Buzzcocks got or something. Even seeing them sub in a Pulp slot would be sad. If they were to reunite I would only want them as a headliner or a slot like Refused got.

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    Regardless of demographic shifts and increasingly tarnished legacies, The Smiths would be a headliner, no question. Of course, there's also no point in it happening at Coachella since the fans would be shit out of luck getting into an event that sold so many (how many, exactly?) passes in a blind pre-sale.
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    The Smiths would defff be a headliner... You hipp cats loved that 500 Days of Summer movie...dere huge now..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
    it would be very depressing to see The Smiths reunite and get a spot like the Buzzcocks got or something.
    Sit down with that foolishness.

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    I'll probably send him a hot dog gift basket when he retires...

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    For a second i thought this thread had potential
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    Yea, I shot down the potential by revealing that The Smiths are irrevalent to the majority of Coachella patrons in this day and age. Sorry. I'll take all the blame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stinkbutt View Post
    Have any of you guys ever tried to talk about The Smiths to anyone? Rasooli is right, no one gives a fuck about them
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    Oh you mean that band that had that somewhat of a hit in the 80s? Yeah, they are gonna headline the biggest music festival in the world right now.

    Doesn't sound right does it?
    The more I think about it, the more I want to retract my post to rasooli in this thread because I believe these are correct.
    10/8 - Little Dragon @ Marquee (Tempe, AZ)
    10/11 - Carolina Chocolate Drops @ Rialto Theater (Tucson, AZ)
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    I guess it was too good to be true. From Slicing Up Eyeballs:

    An interview in which Morrissey seemed to confirm plans to retire in 2014 made a lot of noise online last week, but the singer today came out and discounted such rumors, providing a statement to fansite True To You that says, “Morrissey would like to stress that reports of his ‘retirement,’ as excitably earmarked by several newspapers and websites, are ‘wishful thinking’ on behalf of the writers.”

    In an interview with MSN’s Juice, Moz was asked if he still plans on retiring at age 55. He replied: “Yes. I am slightly shocked to have gone as far as I have. This is my 30th year, and I’ve aged a lot recently, which is bit distressing for me, as it must be for everyone. The body changes shape and there’s nothing you can do about it. Do I continue as a modern day Andy Williams? I take one hour at a time. We will all probably be blown up by the Syrian government soon, anyway, so it hardly matters in the great scheme of things.”

    Interestingly, Morrissey has not released any kind of statement regarding the NME’s public apology to him Tuesday over the 2007 article at the heart of the singer’s libel lawsuit against the weekly music magazine. An NME spokesman has suggested to The Guardian that the case is now over: “The settlement with Morrissey does not involve payment of any damages or legal costs (other than a small sum of costs which the court ordered NME to pay last year when we applied unsuccessfully to have the case struck out on grounds of delay).”

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    US Tour Dates (cancellations TBA):

    10/05 – Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre

    10/06 – Waterbury, CT @ Palace Theater

    10/10 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall

    10/15 – Portland, ME @ State Theatre

    10/16 – Burlington, VT @ Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
    
10/18 – Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre

    10/19 – Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theatre

    10/23 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Heinz Hall

    10/24 – Columbus, OH @ LC Indoor Pavilion

    10/26 – Flint, MI @ James H Whiting Auditorium

    10/27 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre

    10/29 – Minneapolis, MN @ Orpheum Theatre

    10/30 – Clear Lake, IA @ Surf Ballroom

    11/01 – Lincoln, NE @ Rococo Theatre

    11/03 – Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House

    11/04 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kingsbury Hall at University of Utah

    11/08 – Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre

    11/10 – Bellingham, WA @ Mount Baker Theatre

    11/11 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    11/14 – Davis, CA @ Robert Mondavi Center at UC Davis

    11/16 – San Francisco, CA @ Davies Symphony Hall
    
11/17 – Reno, NV @ John Ascuaga’s Nugget – Rose Ballroom

    11/21 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theater
    
11/23 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas at The Chelsea Ballroom

    11/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center Arena
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    11/27 – El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls

    11/28 – Wichita Falls, TX @ Kay Yeager Coliseum

    11/30 – Pharr, TX @ Pharr Entertainment Center

    12/01 – Beaumont, TX @ Jefferson Theatre
    
12/03 – Atlanta, GA @ Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

    12/05 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel

    12/07 – North Bethesda, MD @ The Music Center at Strathmore

    12/08 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Showboat Resort and Casino – House of Blues


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    Is Moz playing AFTER Iggy & Stooges at Staples Center?

    Tough act to follow - I wouldn't want the job of crowd control near the stage that night.

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    I'll be there at Staples.

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    On Terminal 5's website they've got shows billed for October 12th and 13th. Onsale friday

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    sEC 2 , rOW 14 FOR ME-O.

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    There are brighter threads to read, and I should know because I've read them... but not very often.

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