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The Cure Announce Disintegration 30th Anniversary Shows

The Cure have announced Australian shows to mark the 30th anniversary of their LP 'Disintegration'.Robert Smith and co will perform the 1989 record - which remains their highest-grossing album to date - in full for...

Emily Eavis Addresses Glastonbury's Future

Emily Eavis ''doesn't know'' how much longer Glastonbury Festival will be around for.The world renowned music extravaganza's organiser - who curates the line-up with her father, Michael Eavis - has opened up about the challenges...

The Cure, Radiohead And Janet Jackson Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees For 2019

Radiohead, Janet Jackson and The Cure are among the big names to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019, it has been revealed.The 34th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of...

Janet Jackson Leads Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Class Of 2019

Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks and Radiohead are being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The class of 2019 has been revealed, with the three iconic acts being honoured alongside The Cure, Def Leppard,...

Sam Fender Owes Music Career To Inspirational Teacher

BRITs Critics' Choice Award 2019 winner Sam Fender owes his music career to a teacher who inspired him to learn to write properly.The 'Poundshop Kardashians' singer beat R&B star Mahalia and indie rocker Lewis Capaldi...

Spice Girls To Perform At Glastonbury

The Spice Girls are in talks to perform at Glastonbury.The 'Viva Forever' hitmakers recently reunited for a stadium tour next year and now Mel B - who will be joined in the reunion by Emma...

Editors Can't Wait To Soundtrack England World Cup Game At Bst Hyde Park

Editors can't wait to ''soundtrack'' England's quarter-final match against Sweden whilst playing British Summer Time Hyde Park on Saturday (07.07.18).The rock band's frontman Tom Smith realises that many festival-goers may miss their set at the...

Manic Street Preachers Perform At Meltdown

Manic Street Preachers urged their fans to forget it was a ''school night'' as they took to the stage at London's Royal Festival Hall on Tuesday (19.06.18).The Welsh trio opened their set with 'International Blue',...

Placebo Cover The Cure In Honour Of Robert Smith's Meltdown Festival

Those lucky enough to be attending the 25th annual Meltdown Festival this month, with the 2018 edition being curated by The Cure's Robert Smith, may have managed to catch an extra special set by Placebo....

Placebo Cover The Cure

Placebo covered The Cure at their Meltdown Festival gig on Saturday (16.06.18).Frontman Brian Molko didn't address the crowd at London's Royal Festival Hall very much during their two-hour set, but he broke his silence to...

Robert Smith's Childhood Inspiration

The Cure's 'Close to Me' was inspired by Robert Smith's childhood bout of chicken pox.The 59-year-old singer added the lyrics to the 1985 track at the ''last minute'' as he wasn't sure the band had...

Robert Smith Needs To Make New Cure Album

Robert Smith admits he is driven to make a new album with The Cure.The 59-year-old musician has been inspired to write songs for what could be the band's first record in a decade, but he's...

The Cure's Robert Smith Working On New Songs

The Cure's Robert Smith has been working on new music.The 'Just Like Heaven' hitmaker has been inspired to head back into the studio after curating the bill for Meltdown Festival this year and listening to...

Noel Gallagher Wants To Work With Morrissey

Noel Gallagher wants to write a song for Morrissey.The 50-year-old rocker has decided he wants to start sharing his songwriting talents around and has made a wish list of artists he wants to work with...

Libertines Set For Meltdown Festival's 25th Anniversary

Meltdown Festival have announced the likes of Nine Inch Nails, The Libertines and Placebo as part of their huge 25th anniversary event.For the milestone year, the line-up - which has been curated by a different...

The Cure's Robert Smith Curating Meltdown Festival 2018

The Cure's Robert Smith will curate this year's Meltdown Festival.The 'Friday I'm In Love' hitmaker is thrilled to be organising the bill for the prestigious 10-night music event held at London's Southbank Centre from June...

The Cure Celebrate 40 Years With 2018 Bst Hyde Park Show

The Cure are set to celebrate 40 years since their debut single with a headline performance at the 2018 Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in London. The show will mark their only European...

The Cure's 40th Anniversary Bst Hyde Park Gig

The Cure will mark their 40th anniversary as a band with a special gig at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The 'Friday I'm In Love' hitmakers - fronted by Robert Smith - have...

Brandon Flowers' Family Prompt

Brandon Flowers' brother has been encouraging him to record 'Run For Cover' for years.The Killers frontman first penned the track - which is about the story of a senator who mistreats his wife - in...

Our Guide To Record Store Day 2017

Much has been made of the ‘vinyl revival’ in albums sales over the last five years or so, with old-fashioned records going ever upwards while CD sales and download sales plateau or tumble. The upsurge...

Olly Murs To Make Debut At Teenage Cancer Trust Gigs

Olly Murs is to perform for the Teenage Cancer Trust for the first time in 2017.The 32-year-old pop star has been announced as one of the headliners for the charity's 17th annual series of concerts...

Natalie Imbruglia Releasing New Album

Natalie Imbruglia has announced a new album.The 40-year-old singer is returning with her first record in six years, titled 'Male', while will feature a selection of covers all originally performed and written by men including...

The Cure Star Porl Thompson Still Can't Believe He Shared A Stage With Plant & Page

Former The Cure star Porl Thompson still can't believe he toured with Led Zeppelin icons Robert Plant and Jimmy Page 20 years ago.The guitarist, who has changed his name to Pearl Thompson and turned his...

The Cure Star Legally Changes His Name As He Leaves The Music World For Art

Former The Cure star Porl Thompson has legally changed his name to Pearl and vowed to dedicate the rest of his life to art after selling off stage gear and equipment linked to his former...

The Cure Perform With Eric Idle

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...

Ex-cure Star To Exhibit Art For The First Time

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,...

Paul Mccartney Enlists Stars For Tribute Album

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...

British Rockers Back Disability Equality Campaign

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...

South Korean Rock Festival Cancelled Over Ferry Disaster

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...

The Cure Wanted Double Album

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...

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