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The Cure's Simon Gallup Replaced By Son Eden At Fuji Rock Festival

The Cure bassist Simon Gallup's son Eden Gallup stepped in for his father at Fuji Rock Festival after he was forced to sit out the show due to a ''serious personal situation''.Robert Smith and co...

The Cure Close Glastonbury Festival

The Cure closed Glastonbury festival on Sunday evening (30.06.19) with a stunning headline performance.The 'Just Like Heaven' hitmakers wowed the crowd with their biggest hits including 'Close to Me', 'Friday I'm in Love', 'The Forest'...

Glastonbury's Most Heartbreaking Schedule Clashes For Music Eclectics

We can't be the only ones to get stressed when asked "What kind of music do you like?". Literally everything. That's the answer. We have what is known as eclectic taste, which means that organising...

Ringo Starr, The Cure And Sigrid Design Glastonbury Badges For Wateraid

Sir Ringo Starr, The Cure, Sigrid and Neneh Cherry have designed Glastonbury badges to raise awareness for WaterAid.The Beatles legend and long-time supporter of the non-governmental organisation - which provides clean water and sanitation to...

World Goth Day: Your Ultimate Dark Wave Playlist

World Goth Day is a time to celebrate one of the most iconic music genre movements (and indeed fashion aesthetics) of the 20th century; a movement succeeding the rebellious punk scene, and one that incorporated...

The Cure's Next Album 'Will Be The Last'

The Cure's first album in over 10 years ''will be the last''.The 'Boys Don't Cry' group have been working in the studio on their upcoming as-yet-untitled 14th record - their first since 2008's '4:13 Dream'...

Keith Flint Gets Glastonbury Trubyte

This year's Glastonbury festival will feature a tribute to the late Keith Flint.The Prodigy star - who tragically took his own life in March at the age of 49 - will be honoured in the...

Robert Smith Reveals The Cure Have Finished New Album

Robert Smith says The Cure have finished their new album - their first studio release for 11 years.The 59-year-old frontman has confirmed the British indie band have completed work on their 14th LP and can't...

The Killers And The Cure Will Headline Glastonbury 2019

The Killers and The Cure will headline Glastonbury festival.Brandon Flowers and co and the 'Friday I'm In Love' hitmakers join grime star Stormzy as the 2019 bill toppers for the world renowned music extravaganza at...

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...

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