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The Cure Announce 40 Live – CURÆTION-25 + Anniversary Concert Film Box Set

The Cure are continuing their post-Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame induction victory lap with the announcement of a double concert film box set scheduled to drop this fall.
Maggie Serota / August 8, 2019

The Cure’s Robert Smith’s Meltdown Festival Lineup: My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, Deftones and More

Last month, it was announced that the curator for this year's Meltdown Festival – now in its 25th year – would be The Cure's Robert…
Arielle Gordon / March 6, 2018

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Paul McCartney, the Who, the Cure, More Sharing Unseen Live Footage

The Who's Roger Daltrey is tasked each year with putting on the Teenage Cancer Trust's annual concert series at London's Royal Albert Hall. But when the pandemic halted…
Brenton Blanchet / September 28, 2020

Robert Smith Describes New Cure Song As ’10 Minutes of Intense Doom and Gloom’

The Cure's Robert Smith revealed way back in February that a new album from the band was on the way, the lineup's first in a dozen…
Katherine Turman / September 9, 2020

Gorillaz Team Up With Robert Smith on Latest Song Machine Drop

After taking a bit of a summer break, Gorillaz have just released their latest offering from the Song Machine project. "Strange Timez" brings…
Emily Tan / September 9, 2020

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

The Cure’s 10 Best Songs From the 2000s

In 2000, The Cure seemed to be caught in a strange limbo. Frontman, main songwriter and sole constant member Robert Smith was entering middle age…
Katherine Yeske Taylor / March 16, 2020

Robert Smith Says The Cure Will Release a New Album ‘Soon’

Good news, Cure fans. After nearly 12 years, Robert Smith and company are going to be releasing new music. Their last release was…
Daniel Kohn / February 12, 2020

Trent Reznor Has Completely Changed His Mind About the Rock Hall

Trent Reznor has long been critical of the Rock and Roll of Fame. In an interview with Stereogum last fall, Reznor said he "honestly couldn’t give…
SPIN Staff / October 29, 2019

Depeche Mode: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1988 issue of SPIN. After seeing Depeche Mode at the Rose Bowl, hairdressers at Sal's Hair…
Scott Cohen / October 5, 2019

Charli XCX Revisits Classic SPIN Covers Featuring Gwen Stefani, Her Crush Robert Smith, and More

Charli XCX hasn't been shy when it comes to talking about her favorite musical acts and influences—and sometimes, even her crushes—several of whom have graced SPIN's…
SPIN Staff / September 18, 2019

The Cure: Our 1988 Cover Story on Robert Smith

This article originally appeared in the March 1988 issue of SPIN. "I've dealt with the worst already," says the Cure's Robert Smith about the…
Brad Balfour / September 2, 2019

Watch The Cure Perform “Disintegration” From Concert Film 40 Live – CURÆTION-25 + Anniversary

The Cure have shared a new clip from their upcoming double-concert film 40 Live – CURÆTION-25 + Anniversary. In the video, the band performs "Disintegration" from their show…
Israel Daramola / August 14, 2019

Siouxsie and the Banshees: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the June 1986 issue of SPIN. I first interviewed Siouxsie Sioux eight years ago, just after the Banshees…
Jon Savage / July 26, 2019

The Cure: Our 1987 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1987 issue of SPIN. It was the very last edition of The Tube, the most interesting…
Adam Sweeting / July 19, 2019

Watch the Trailer for the Cure’s 40th Anniversary Concert Film

Last July, the Cure celebrated 40 years together with a two-hour set at London's Hyde Park. The band recently announced that a concert film depicting the…
Tosten Burks / June 6, 2019
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