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Bloodflowers Turns 20

Reaching the milestone of 40 trips around the sun may no longer have the same gravity that it once did. Take for instance the first…
Ian King | February 14, 2020 - 11:12 am

Concert Review

At Pasadena Daydream, The Cure Showed Why Their Legacy May Never Disintegrate

Used to be there was an unwritten rule in music criticism: Only employ "Beatles-esque" as a last resort. I mean, this band virtually created pop…
Ian Cohen | September 2, 2019 - 2:55 pm

Sounding Board

With The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, and Vampire Weekend, NOS Alive 2019 Went All-In On Big Headliners

Each July, the festival NOS Alive takes over a stretch of land just off the water in Lisbon. If your Instagram feed is anything like…
Ryan Leas | July 14, 2019 - 2:37 pm

More The Cure stories

Gorillaz – “Strange Timez” (Feat. The Cure’s Robert Smith)

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's long-running and eclectic recording project Gorillaz started this year by teasing a project called Song Machine. Rather than a new…
Chris DeVille | September 9, 2020 - 12:16 pm

Hayley Williams, Matt Berninger, Weyes Blood, & More Contribute Unreleased Tracks To Benefit Compilation Out This Friday

This Friday (9/4) is Bandcamp's next Bandcamp Friday, when the service waives their revenue share, and a stacked compilation has just been announced, which will…
James Rettig | September 2, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Behemoth’s Death Metal Cover Of The Cure’s “A Forest” Is Awesome

Back in 1980, the Cure released their sophomore album Seventeen Seconds, an absolute classic of dark, pulsing gothic postpunk. The album's 40th anniversary was just…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Deap Vally – “Space Age Love Song” (A Flock Of Seagulls Cover)

Martha Coolidge's 1983 movie Valley Girl starred Nicolas Cage and Deborah Foreman as star-crossed SoCal lovers in a storyline inspired by Romeo And Juliet. Just…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2020 - 11:18 am

Watch Ben Gibbard Play The Cure, R.E.M., Spiritualized, & More In Another All-Covers Livestream

Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard was an early adopter in the wave of livestreamed concerts that has arisen while many people isolate themselves in…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2020 - 9:24 am

Trent Reznor On The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: “I’ve Changed My Opinion”

In 2016, Nine Inch Nails were nominated for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. They were not inducted. The two years that followed, the…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2019 - 1:19 pm

Robert Smith Says The Cure Are Working On Three Albums, Including One Out This Year

Robert Smith has been talking about a new Cure album for a while now. It'll be "dark," inspired by the loss of his mother, father,
Peter Helman | October 8, 2019 - 2:52 pm

The Mountain Goats – “Get High And Listen To The Cure”

If you know anything about the Mountain Goats, then you know John Darnielle regularly writes vast numbers of songs, pretty much all of which are…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2019 - 8:57 am

Watch “Disintegration” From The Cure’s 40th Anniversary Concert Film

Last year, the Cure, the UK's greatest shimmering dark-rock institution, played two massive career-spanning shows in their London hometown. They also had cameras on hand…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2019 - 9:44 am

Morrissey Denies He Is Racist, Attacks The Press, And Apologizes To Robert Smith In New Interview With His Nephew

It's an old story: Morrissey voices support of right-wing ideologues, and then he reacts with indignant disbelief at the idea that anyone might be upset…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2019 - 1:44 pm

Livestream The Cure’s Disintegration 30th Anniversary Concert In Sydney

The Cure have been riding the nostalgia wave pretty hard as of late. On top of headlining the upcoming Pasadena Daydream Festival, their induction into
Keely Quinlan | May 30, 2019 - 6:00 am

Watch The Cure Play Disintegration B-Sides Live For The First Time

The Cure's album Disintegration turned 30 years old earlier this month, and to celebrate the occasion, the band is performing a five-night run of shows…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2019 - 6:27 pm
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