The Smiths said The Queen is Dead

Morrissey chose the name The Smiths to represent average folk, to herald the everyday heroes of the world.

Unplugging: RIP Gerard Smith, goodbye The Stills, and hello The Decemberists

What’s hot in the music world? MXDWN has the Unplugging update all right here.

Unplugging: Trent Reznor wears a suit for the Oscars

Time to wrap up this week in music news with the help of mxdwn.com!