CURE CONCERT SUICIDE SHOCK

An off-duty policeman shoots himself midway through the band's concert in Prague...

A policeman committed suicide in the middle of THE CURE‘s performance in PRAGUE last Wednesday (April 12).

Reports from the show claim a 24-year-old man was found dead in the toilet of the Prague Sports Hall on April 12, where the band were playing the first Czech date of their current European tour. He had shot himself. No letter or suicide note was found near the body.

A spokesperson for The Cure told nme.com that the band were totally unaware of the incident.

One fan told nme.com that the band played a set consisting mainly of material from their latest album ‘Bloodflowers’, and the incident at the show passed “largely unnoticed”. He added the mood of the concert was “gloomy” throughout.

The Cure are currently in the middle of their ‘Dream Tour 2000’, which is due to return to the UK when the band play London Wembley Arena on April 22. They released their 13th studio album, ‘Bloodflowers’, on Valentines Day this year through Polydor.

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