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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 ...
10 holiday concerts you can attend to ring in the new decade
10 holiday concerts you can attend to ring in the new decade
This season is all about giving, and the bands we obsess over all year long often host holiday concerts during this time of year to give something back to their communities. While some such as Every Time I Die have made it a tradition for well over a decade, others such as August Burns Red are just joining in on the fun with massive events to support local charities...
Top 10 metal soundtracks that took movies to the next level
Top 10 metal soundtracks that took movies to the next level
Soundtracks are an important part of movies, but given they mostly want to appeal to a wide audience, metal is often left out of the film industry. When a heavy band does make it into a movie, it’s something fans celebrate for years to come, even if the majority of the movie’s audience doesn’t always catch on to those small moments. Check out som...
Alternative Press turns 34: 13 songs we’d rather hear on our birthday
Alternative Press turns 34: 13 songs we’d rather hear on our birthday
Imagine a world without cell phones, energy drinks, the internet, streaming services or Waterparks. It was a day like this 34 years ago that the first issue of Alternative Press was brought into the world. The four-page issue looked more like a ’70s high school newspaper than an underground “magazine” for marginalized misfits into music that no commercial media was ever going to touch, even with a
The Cure unveil stacked lineup for Pasadena Daydream festival
The Cure unveil stacked lineup for Pasadena Daydream festival
The Cure have announced that they will be hosting a one-day festival called Pasadena Daydream. The festival will take place in California at the Rose Bowl Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 31. According to Consequence Of Sound, the festival’s lineup was selected by frontman Robert Smith and features an impressive array of artists. In additi...
The Cure concert documentary set for summer release
The Cure concert documentary set for summer release
Director Tim Pope has confirmed The Cure's 2018 Hyde Park concert film will be released this summer. The director announced plans for a documentary about the band revolving around their 40th anniversary. Just last month Pope teased a photo fans speculate is from the film, showing what appears to be a silhouette of frontman Robert Smith. Read More: 'Winni... Read More ...
Harry Styles, Trent Reznor to welcome Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Harry Styles, Trent Reznor to welcome Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees will be welcomed by today’s biggest names in music, such as Harry Styles and Janelle Monáe. While many of those speaking are not yet eligible to be inducted into the Rock Hall themselves, they certainly have already left a legacy on the music industry. That said, to be eligib...
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

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