Tag Archives: The Cure

Riot Fest unveils 2023 Line-Up: Foo Fighters, The Mars Volta, Queens of The Stone Age, and more!

Posted by on May 17, 2023

  Chicago’s Riot Fest has just dropped one jaw-dropping line-up for 2023. Headliners include rock legends Foo Fighters, The Cure, The Postal Service, Death Cab for Cutie, and Queens of the Stone Age. But that’s not all—joining the ranks are Turnstile, The Mars Volta, Mr. Bungle, Silverstein, Pennywise, Enter Shikari, Sleep Token, AFI, and a […]

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Taake covers The Cure at Inferno fest in response to Talib Kweli

Posted by on April 23, 2019

This past Saturday (20th), Taake played Oslo, Norway’s famous Inferno Festival and ended their set with a little twist on a Cure cover song. Prior to the song, Hoest gives a little introduction, “We’re going to do a little cover song now. Of Mr. Talib Kweli… The song is called ‘Fuck You Nazi Lover.’” For […]

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Trent Reznor Inducts The Cure into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Posted by on March 31, 2019

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame held their annual induction ceremony on Friday (March 29) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. As previously announced, Nine Inch Nails frontman and RnRHoF doubter Trent Reznor was on hand to induct The Cure. Now, footage of Reznor’s speech has surfaced online, as is a transcription of […]

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Trent Reznor to induct The Cure into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame

Posted by on March 15, 2019

The list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame presenters was announced on Wednesday (March 13). Among the artists on the list is Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, who will be inducting The Cure into the Hall of Fame. Reznor has been a staunch opponent of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In […]

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2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees include Def Leppard & Roxy Music

Posted by on December 13, 2018

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have announced the 2019 inductees. The Cure, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music and The Zombies have officially made it to the cut for the 34th annual induction. Artists who didn’t make it include Rage Against the Machine, Devo, Kraftwerk, Todd Rundgren, Rufus featuring Chaka […]

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Deftones, Mogwai, Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, Alcest and more set for Robert Smith’s Meltdown fest.

Posted by on March 6, 2018

The Cure’s Robert Smith has selected the lineup for this year’s Meltdown festival. The annual music and arts 10-day-event is scheduled to return to London, England’s Southbank Centre on June 15th-24th, and along with some acts you’d expect, there are some surprising additions to the fest.  Today (6th), Smith announced a handful of acts including […]

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Ozzy, Judas Priest, Dream Theater on ‘Rock Band 4’

Posted by on July 14, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/q9IBvmwxSDU[/youtube] When recapping the year in video games, 2015 will be known as the year guitar-based rhythm games came back. With both the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises making their return to next gen systems with enough time for nostalgia to set in for the millions of people that were turned onto them nearly a decade […]

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A bakers dozen of (mostly) metal Friday the 13th songs

Posted by on February 13, 2015

Friday the 13th is among us once again – everyone’s favorite unofficial holiday for cheap tattoos and avoiding your neighbor’s sketchy black cat. There are countless media references to Friday the 13th, and quite a few of them are of the metal persuasion, so we’ve compiled some of the best songs related to the day, or more […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn: Coldplay fan

Posted by on September 24, 2014

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn recently discussed the current state of metal music and his love for “stark pop” with Metal Hammer. When asked about the overall well being of metal in 2014 Flynn he said “it all goes in cycles.” According to Flynn “We kind of had a little bit of a peak in the mid-2000s […]

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Is GWAR being resurrected for Riot Fest?

Posted by on May 14, 2014

For the past nine years, the Riot Fest has taken place in Chicago. For its tenth year, the Fest is tripling in size, also expanding to Denver and Toronto, with The Cure headlining all three. There are over 100 bands playing the festivals, some of them metal. But the biggest surprise is one addition to […]

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