Latest The Cure News

Subscribe to The Cure alerts

The Cure Perform With Eric Idle

22nd December 2014

Rockers The Cure stunned fans at a science show in London on Friday night (19Dec14) by teaming up with Monty Python star Eric Idle for a performance of Always Look On The Bright Side Of...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Ex-cure Star To Exhibit Art For The First Time

23rd September 2014

Former The Cure guitarist Porl Thompson is set to unveil his artwork for the first time at a gallery launch in Los Angeles next year (15).The musician, who now goes by the name Pearl Thompson,...

Tagged in this article -

Paul Mccartney Enlists Stars For Tribute Album

9th September 2014

Sir Paul Mccartney has enlisted his famous friends including Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Kiss and The Cure to record a tribute album featuring covers of his songs.Artists including Willie Nelson, Barry Gibb, Roger Daltrey, Brian...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

British Rockers Back Disability Equality Campaign

23rd June 2014

British rock acts The Cure, Franz Ferdinand and Mystery Jets have thrown their support behind a new campaign to make gigs more accessible for disabled music fans.The MusicWithoutBarriers drive aims to raise awareness of the...

Tagged in this article - , ,

South Korean Rock Festival Cancelled Over Ferry Disaster

25th April 2014

A South Korean music festival featuring The Cure, Nine Inch Nails and Stereophonics has been cancelled in the aftermath of the country's tragic Sewol ferry disaster.At least 183 travellers have been confirmed dead and 121...

Tagged in this article - , ,

The Cure Wanted Double Album

5th April 2014

The Cure's Robert Smith is ''f***ing angry'' the band's label wouldn't let them release a double album. The 'Friday I'm In Love' hitmakers are set to release '4:14 Scream', the band's first LP in six...

Tagged in this article - ,

The Cure Frontman Anxious About Five-year-old 'New' Album

1st April 2014

The Cure frontman Robert Smith fears the band's latest album will be a let down for fans because it features group members that are no longer part of the act.4:14 Scream was intended as a...

Tagged in this article - ,

Robert Smith Calls The Cure's New Album "A Sore Point"

By Lorna Greville  | 31st March 2014

The Cure's Robert Smith says he is unconvinced that the release of the group's new album is a worthwhile exercise and that the record is "a sore point" within the band.Robert Smith Performing with The...

Tagged in this article - , ,

The Cure's New Album Is A Sore Point

31st March 2014

The Cure's new album is a ''sore point.''Frontman Robert Smith has revealed he is unsure about their upcoming record '4:14 Scream', the band's first LP in six years and follow-up to 2008's '4:13 Dream', and...

Tagged in this article - ,

The Cure Play Huge 45-Song Set At Cancer Charity Concerts

30th March 2014

Rockers The Cure treated fans to two mammoth 45-song sets during their weekend shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.The Lullaby hitmakers took to the stage at...

Tagged in this article -

Blondie To Receive Nme Godlike Genius Award

4th February 2014

Blondie are set to receive the NME Godlike Genius Award. The 'One Way Or Another' hitmakers will be recognised for their musical genius at the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas on Wednesday, February...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , ,

The Cure Announce New Album '4:13 Dream' And Next Set Of 'Trilogy' Shows'

By Stephanie Chase | 3rd February 2014

The Cure have announced details of their 14th studio album, entitled ‘4:14 The Scream’, along with their next set of Trilogy shows. The band are currently celebrating selling out two nights at the Royal Albert...

Tagged in this article -

The Cure To Release New Album

3rd February 2014

The Cure are set to release a new album.The 'Friday I'm In Love' band, who will play two sold out Teenage Cancer Trust shows at London's Royal Albert Hall next month, plan to drop their...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

The Cure And Suede Play Teenage Cancer Gigs

29th January 2014

The Cure, Suede, Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini and OneRepublic will headline this year's Teenage Cancer Trust gigs.The charity's patron Roger Daltrey is once again organising the concerts which will take place at the Royal Albert...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Stages And Times Announced For Voodoo Music And Arts Experience 2013

By Holly Williams | 6th September 2013

The fourteenth annual Voodoo Music + Arts Experience is swiftly approaching and we can now reveal the day-by-day schedule of the event's exciting line-up.The first day of the festival (Friday, November 1st) sees the main...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Austin City Limits 2013 Set To Return With A Stunningly Diverse New Line-up

By Holly Williams | 30th August 2013

Austin City Limits Music Festival is set to hit Texas for its twelfth year, bringing with it two weekends of fabulous live music and family fun.The festival organisers first decided to spread the fun out...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

New Orleans Welcomes Back Dr. John At Voodoo Music & Arts Festival 2013

By Holly Williams | 20th August 2013

New Orleans' favourite Halloween festival the Voodoo Music & Arts Experience is back in its fourteenth year bringing you the true meaning of rock 'n' roll plus a special appearance from one of the city's...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , ,

“This Is Something Different” - Phoenix Close Lollapalooza 2013 In Style

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th August 2013

As Thomas Mars – the lead singer of Phoenix – explained, "Usually on Sunday night people are really tired.” He was talking about festivals, and he was right, bit he and his band had something...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , ,

The Cure Close Lollapalooza

5th August 2013

Veteran rockers The Cure closed out the Lollapalooza festival on Sunday night (04Aug13) by playing through their curfew.The band took to the stage on the final night of the music event in Chicago, Illinois following...

Tagged in this article - ,

Lollapalooza Packs Up For Another Year: What Did Day 3 Bring?

By Lauren James | 5th August 2013

"If they pull the plug on this song, you'll have to keep on singing," ordered The Cure's Robert Smith, preparing to play 'Boys Don't Cry' at the end of an ecstatically-received, hit-filled set. The British...

Tagged in this article - , , , , ,

Lollapalooza 2013: The Best New Bands Worth Checking Out

By Michael West | 1st August 2013

You, being a seasoned festival-goer, will know that it’s Lollapalooza 2013 in Chicago’s Grant Park this weekend (August 2 – 4, 2013), which promises to play host to some of the biggest acts in the...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , ,

Fascinating Fact: 3790915

1st August 2013

The Cure, Ellie Goulding, Mumford & Sons, Nine Inch Nails and The Killers will all stream their performances at this weekend's (02-04Aug13) Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois online. Fans around the world will be able...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Lollapalooza 2013 To Be Equipped For All Weathers For Another Memorable Weekend

By Holly Williams | 26th July 2013

Get ready for a magnificent time as Chicago brings you another rollicking year of Lollapalooza with a legendary line-up of mixed genre music from The Cure to Mumford & Sons.Since it's revival in 2003, Lollapalooza...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Cure's Mexico Show Hit By Earthquake

22nd April 2013

The Cure's Mexico concert was hit by an earthquake.The 'Friday I'm In Love' musicians were taken aback when the natural disaster happened just minutes before they were due to take to the stage in Mexico...

Tagged in this article - ,

Blur Tracks To Be Released As Lullabyes

25th February 2013

Blur's best-known hits are to be released in lullaby form.The 'Parklife' hitmakers' most popular tracks - including 'Song 2', 'Country House' and 'Girls & Boys' - will be transformed into soothing instrumentals featuring glockenspiel, vibraphone,...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , ,

Leeds And Reading Festival Items Auctioned Off For Kids' Hospice

28th September 2012

Memorabilia from Britain's Leeds Festival signed by Florence Welch, Kasabian and The Cure is set to go under the hammer to raise funds for a children's hospital.The Florence + the MAChine frontwoman has signed a...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Foo Fighters Close Reading

28th August 2012

Foo Fighters' played their ''last show for as long time'' at Reading Festival on Sunday (26.08.12).The US rockers closed the three-day event with a 26-song set and frontman Dave Grohl advised fans to make the...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , ,

Florence Welch Planning Art Deco Performance

24th August 2012

Florence Welch will pay homage to art deco artists at Reading and Leeds festivals.The flame-haired Florence + The Machine singer is planning an innovative stage set this weekend (24-26.08.12) which combine nostalgic art practices and...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , ,

Green Day To Play Nostalgic 'Dookie' Set At Reading Festival 2012

23rd August 2012

Thought it was strange that Green Day were in the UK the weekend of Reading festival but not performing there? Well, speculate no more. The band have announced that they will be performing a surprise...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

The Cure Undecided On Set List For Reading And Leeds

22nd August 2012

The Cure's are liable to change their set list moments before they go on stage at Reading and Leeds festivals.Band leader Robert Smith said with their line up changing to include former David Bowie collaborator...

Tagged in this article - , , , , ,

Go to page: