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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

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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

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “I Walk On Guilded Splinters”

Twenty-five years ago today, Beck dropped Mellow Gold and disappointed at least a few of my friends who were expecting to hear more songs like…
Nate Patrin | March 1, 2019 - 10:21 am

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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

The Cure Announce Pasadena Daydream Festival

The Cure will headline the Pasadena Daydream Festival, fronting a lineup that they also curated which includes performances by Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses, the…
James Rettig | May 14, 2019 - 3:11 pm

The Cure’s Robert Smith Curating Fall Festival In LA

The Cure’s Robert Smith called into the SiriusXM program "Debatable" on Friday to announce that he is curating a festival in the Los Angeles area…
Julia Gray | May 5, 2019 - 12:28 pm

The Cure Tease “Dark” And “Fucking Great” New Album, US Shows

The Cure were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame last night. After being honored with a speech from Nine Inch Nails' Trent
Peter Helman | March 30, 2019 - 11:11 am

The Cure Perform And Get Inducted By Trent Reznor Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor has gone on record with us about his feelings on the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, who continue to…
Peter Helman | March 29, 2019 - 10:05 pm

Rock Hall Names 2019 Induction Speakers: Trent Reznor, David Byrne, Janelle Monaé

"Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, who knows what that is. I don’t give a shit. It’s irritating every year that suddenly my inbox lights…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2019 - 9:18 am

The Cure Will Have A New Album In 2019

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2019 inductees were announced this morning. The Cure are among next year's class, along with Def Leppard, Janet…
Julia Gray | December 13, 2018 - 8:17 pm
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