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Bad Suns’ Christo Bowman knows exactly who he’d bring on his dream tour
Bad Suns’ Christo Bowman knows exactly who he’d bring on his dream tour
Bad Suns are setting the bar incredibly high for this summer. With their dreamy new single “Heaven Is A Place In My Head” hitting streaming this week, the group are channeling the energy they exude onstage into the track. Painting vivid imagery through lyrics such as, “Summer nеver lasts as long as you want it to/As long as I'm next to you, don't wake me/I'm living in a goddamn daydream/Nothing ev
CHVRCHES and the Cure’s Robert Smith join forces on “How Not To Drown”
CHVRCHES and the Cure’s Robert Smith join forces on “How Not To Drown”
CHVRCHES have enlisted the help of the Cure’s Robert Smith to release their emotional new single, “How Not To Drown.” The deeply vulnerable track is about coming back from a place you thought you’d never return from when the stress and pressure of everything make it impossible to escape and bounce back to your true self. “How Not To Drown” ...
10 collabs from the 2000s that were so good, we wish they’d happen again
10 collabs from the 2000s that were so good, we wish they’d happen again
Is there anything more exciting than a good song collaboration? Given all the hype generated by guest appearances such as Travis Barker and phem on Tyler Posey's debut solo single, we can't imagine so. While 2020 was undoubtedly a year for collaborations, that's not to say such joint efforts went unappreciated in the past. In ...
These 20 songs from the ’80s left a lasting mark in the underground
These 20 songs from the ’80s left a lasting mark in the underground
The ’80s are usually looked upon in two different mindsets. The first is usually through the prism of mass-culture nostalgia from those who were there. The other school of thought was that the ’80s were a hotbed for creativity. Forget the songs that you were playing when your mom met your dad. How about ...
10 David Bowie-inspired artists helping keep his legacy alive
10 David Bowie-inspired artists helping keep his legacy alive
On Jan. 10, 2016, the music community took a hit that we weren’t expecting and never could have prepared ourselves for. Just two days earlier on his 69th birthday, David Bowie released his album Blackstar, but the glam-rock musician knew a secret about that record that the world wasn’t aware of yet: It would be his last. Blackstar ...
The Cure play two new songs at Robert Smith’s Meltdown fest
The Cure mixed in two new songs among a couple of career-spanning live sets to close out the Robert Smith-curated Meltdown festival at London's Royal Festival Hall this past weekend. Check out some footage of the epic gigs down below. Read more: Alex Gaskarth joins State Champs at Warped Tour As reported by the NME, the band — appearing as "Cureation 25" and supported by the Twilight Sa
The Cure’s Robert Smith says he’s never been goth
The Cure’s Robert Smith says he’s never been goth
The Cure frontman Robert Smith is refuting the goth label that has been associated with the band. "Goth was like pantomime to me. I never really took the whole culture thing seriously," he says. Read more: 20 DIY goth accessories that will make your friends jealous During an interview with TimeOut ahead of this year's Meltdown festival, which Smith is curating, the musician discussed we
Robert Smith plans the Cure’s first new album in 10 years
Robert Smith plans the Cure’s first new album in 10 years
The Cure frontman Robert Smith is talking about recording the iconic rock band's first new studio album in 10 years. And the up-and-coming music scene, along with recent festival gigging, may have inspired the songwriter's new material. In an interview with The Guardian, Smith reveals his plans for the Cure's first full-length record since 2008's 4:13 Dream...
More acts added to the Cure’s Meltdown fest, Robert Smith talks new music
More acts added to the Cure’s Meltdown fest, Robert Smith talks new music
More bands have been announced for Robert Smith’s upcoming installment of the Meltdown festival this summer, and the Cure frontman is also reportedly discussing some long-awaited new music from his beloved gothic rock pioneers. Read more: The Cure announce 40th anniversary concert and supporting acts As reported by the NME, Smith’s curated Meltdown for the 25th anniversary of the fest will featur
The Cure announce 40th anniversary concert and supporting acts
The Cure announce 40th anniversary concert and supporting acts
English goth-rock legends the Cure will celebrate 40 years as a band next summer with an anniversary concert in London's Hyde Park. Check out the details and the stellar supporting acts for the celebratory fest below. Read more: Our staff picks the 28 best songs of 2017 As reported by Consequence Of Sound, like-minded bands Interpol, Slowdive, Ride, Goldfrapp, Editors and the Twilight Sad will he

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