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I find myself being extremely picky with music festivals in my old age, but the ridiculous(ly awesome) lineup at Riot Fest Toronto left me no choice but to make plans to attend. Over the past few weeks, I have been trying to finalize a schedule so I can make sure to catch every band I'm eager to see, but it took me only a few minutes upon starting on an actual list to say "Screw it, I'm just going to roam around, enjoy good music as I go, and have some delicious food and beer." That seems about as solid of a plan as it gets with my experience at festivals, except there are 5 bands at this year's Toronto Riot Fest that I will most definitely make sure to see -- rain or shine. Head to the...
Lueda Alia on 09/02/14 - 03:19 PM
Riot Fest will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year in Toronto (Sept. 6-7), Chicago (Sept. 12-14), and Denver (Sept. 19-21). The lineup has been announced and bands include The Cure, Weezer, Rise Against, The National, and more. Check out the full lineups so far for each date in the replies (with more announcements to come) and buy tickets here.
Ryan Gardner on 05/13/14 - 07:00 PM
Today marks twenty-five years since The Cure released their landmark album Disintegration on May 2, 1989.
Chris Collum on 05/01/14 - 11:04 PM
We really need to get celebrity's caps lock keys fixed. Maybe a Kickstarter is in order? Anyway, The Cure's frontman, Robert Smith, has responded to The Guardian critic Caroline Sullivan via Facebook -- twice.
HAVING EXPOSED THE LIE, WE FIGURED WE WOULD AT THE VERY LEAST GET SOME KIND OF A HANDS IN THE AIR “IT’S A FAIR COP GUV” FROM HER FOR ATTEMPTING SUCH A BANAL SELF SERVING DECEPTION… WE THOUGHT THERE MIGHT EVEN BE A FAINT CHANCE THAT SHE WOULD BE MOVED TO APOLOGISE TO HER READERS FOR MAKING STUFF UP!
Jason Tate on 04/02/14 - 12:26 PM
The Cure frontman, Robert Smith, has written a blog post clarifying some of the comments he made last week (and we posted about yesterday).
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 03:04 PM
Robert Smith of The Cure says the new band's new album is a bit of a sore point.
We're in a weird predicament in that I've finished singing and mixing an album that was made by a band that no longer exists. I'm not sure it happens that often. This band is trying to make an album with this lineup, and it's an album that I'm tempted to make, that's really different to anything else we've done. So trying to be convinced that I should release the second half of what is an effectively an album that came out in 2008, it's a bit of a sore point, really, to be honest, amongst this current lineup.
Jason Tate on 03/31/14 - 12:49 PM
The Cure have announced some details about their fourteenth studio album, tentatively titled 4:14 Scream and set for release in the coming months. It was recorded at the same time as their last record, 2008's 4:13 Dream. In addition, they are planning to release a live DVD and play several full album shows around the world.
Ryan Dennehy on 02/03/14 - 07:34 AM
The line-up for Lollapalooza 2013 has been announced. The festival will feature The Cure, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, New Order and more. Check out the full line-up in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/01/13 - 11:25 AM
Hit the replies to watch extended highlights of various sets from last weekend's Reading Festival in England including Bombay Bicycle Club, The Cure, The Vaccines and The Maccabees.
Kyle Huntington on 08/30/12 - 09:52 AM
This week, PropertyOfZack's BandsOnBands feature is with William Beckett, talking about the effect The Cure has had on him.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/17/12 - 10:57 AM
The first bunch of acts for this year's Reading & Leeds Festivals in England have been announced. The event will be headlined by Foo Fighters, Kasabian and The Cure. Check out the poster which features many more confirmed acts in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 03/12/12 - 01:19 PM
Radiohead, The Cure and The Stone Roses have been announced as the headliners for Portugal's Optimus Alive festival. Find more details here.
Kyle Huntington on 02/16/12 - 08:53 AM
The Cure have announced some European festival dates.

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Jason Tate on 01/18/12 - 03:49 PM
The Cure will release a live album of their headline set at this year's Bestival. The two disc album, The Cure: Bestival Live 2011, is released on December 5. Check out the tracklisting in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 11/02/11 - 09:23 AM
The Cure will be performing their first 3 albums in their entirety in New York, London and Los Angeles this November, after the success of similar shows in Sydney earlier this year. All dates and details are on their website.
Paul Tao on 09/27/11 - 03:19 PM
Last night The Cure played their only European show of the year at Bestival in the UK. The band played a 32 song set, were reunited with keyboardist, Roger O'Donnell, and played "The Caterpillar" for the first time in two decades. Head to the replies to check out the setlist
Kyle Huntington on 09/11/11 - 06:15 AM
Bob Nanna (Braid), Joe Trohman and Mike Kinsella, among others, will be performing at Lincoln Hall in Chicago on September 1st. They will be covering songs by The Cure to benefit Girls Rock! Chicago.

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Matthew Tsai on 08/21/11 - 08:13 PM
A John Martyn tribute album is released this week and features acts such as Beck, Robert Smith (The Cure) and Bombay Bicycle Club. All proceeds from Johnny Boy Would Love This go straight to Martyn's family. Head to the replies for the track listing.
Kyle Huntington on 08/15/11 - 07:10 AM
Patrick Stump is teaming up with Joe Trohman, Dustin Currier (The Felix Culpa) and Mike Kinsella to perform in a The Cure cover band.
Matthew Tsai on 07/02/11 - 01:23 PM
Head to the replies to watch William Beckett of The Academy Is... cover The Cure's "Just Like Heaven"
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/08/11 - 01:04 PM
The Cure will play their first three albums in full, live at the Sydney Opera House in Australia on May 31 and June 1. Head here for more details.
Kyle Huntington on 05/06/11 - 10:41 AM
David Bowie is set to release a new live album on April 26. Birthday Celebration - Live In NYC 1997 features duets with the likes of Foo Fighters, Sonic Youth, Robert Smith (The Cure), Lou Reed and more. Head to the replies for the tracklisting and full list of guest appearances.
Kyle Huntington on 03/17/11 - 07:01 AM
Public Enemy has been confirmed as headliners for this year's Bestival. They will top the bill alongside The Cure and you check out the full line up so far in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 03/03/11 - 06:58 AM
The Cure will headline Bestival 2011. Primal Scream, Crystal Castles and Robyn are also on the bill. Head to the replies for a full list of acts playing, so far.
Kyle Huntington on 12/01/10 - 06:42 AM
London, England based band Ideals have four tracks streaming here and if you're a fan of The Maccabees, The Cure or White Lies then these guys are for you. The band will be releasing their next single, "Significant Other", on December 25th as a free download along with a mini-film followed by limited edition EPs throughout 2011.
Kyle Huntington on 11/30/10 - 04:28 AM
Head to the replies to hear a brand new version of "Not In Love" by Crystal Castles featuring Robert Smith (The Cure).
Kyle Huntington on 10/26/10 - 01:06 PM
Runner Runner's cover of The Cure's "Friday I'm In Love" can be heard in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/10/10 - 11:16 AM
Today is Robert Smith of The Cure's 51st birthday.

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Blake Solomon on 04/21/10 - 05:44 PM
Lostprophets have covered The Cure's "Boys Don't Cry" for an NME compilation to be included in this week's issue.
Steve Henderson on 02/24/09 - 11:39 PM
Robert Smith (The Cure) disagrees with Radiohead's music model.
From the ArticleIf I put a value on my music and no one's prepared to pay that, then more fool me, but the idea that the value is created by the consumer is an idiot plan, it can't work.
Lueda Alia on 02/24/09 - 04:06 PM
The Cure's new record, 4:13 Dream, can be heard here. What do you think?
Steve Henderson on 10/25/08 - 11:38 AM
Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance are amongst the bands who will remix a song from The Cure.
Joe DeAndrea on 08/11/08 - 07:58 AM
The Cure will be releasing a single each month on the 13th leading up to the release of their 13th album on September 13th.
Steve Henderson on 05/02/08 - 10:40 PM
The Cure have unveiled the complete itinerary for their forthcoming, re-scheduled North American tour headlining tour, which is slated to commence next year. You can find the schedule right here.

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Brandon Allin on 09/13/07 - 11:46 AM
The Cure will be rescheduling their fall dates for spring 2008. Find the press release in the replies.
Paul Tao on 08/24/07 - 02:02 PM
65daysofstatic will be supporting The Cure in their upcoming tour.
Tour Dates07/18 Allston, MA ICC Performance Hall
07/19 Washington, DC The Rock and Roll Hotel
07/20 Brooklyn, NY Europa Club
07/21 Richmond, VA Alley Katz
07/22 Greensboro, NC Greene Street
07/23 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
07/24 Orlando, FL The Social
07/26 Houston, TX Meridian Red Room
07/27 Corpus Christi, TX House of Rock
07/28 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
07/29 Dallas, TX The Door
07/31 Tempe, AZ The Clubhouse Music Venue
08/01 West Hollywood, CA The Troubadour
08/02 San Diego, CA Soma
08/03 Fresno, CA The Exit
08/04 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill
08/05 Portland, OR Satyricon
08/06 Seattle, WA El Corazon
08/07...
Lueda Alia on 06/26/07 - 03:21 PM
Here is the list of items that were sent to AP this past week. Check them out and provide additional information or personal opinions. You can also let the reviewers know which ones you would like them to review.
Linda Ferreira on 12/11/06 - 01:10 PM
You can read Pete Wentz's interview with Robert Smith (The Cure) right here.
Jon Foucart on 11/25/06 - 09:33 PM

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