THE DARK STUFF!

And the guvnors will be joined by some of their young disciples at Curiosa...

THE CURE are to launch the CURIOSA festival with support from Rapture and Cooper Temple Clause.

The band will also be joined on the 16-date travelling bash, which kicks off in LA, by Mogwai, Cursive, Head Automatica, Thursday, Muse, [a][/a] and Auf der Maur.

The Cure will play material from their forthcoming self-titled album, which will be released on June 29. The tour will give many fans to hear the new material, including first single ’The End of the World’, which the band played at the Coachella Festival earlier in the month.

According to posting on the band official website, more dates for the touring festival will be announced shortly.

Confirmed tour dates are:

West Palm Beach (July 24)

Tampa (25)

Nashville (28)

New York (31)

Camden (August 1)

Cincinnati (3)

Cleveland (4)

Boston (7)

Detroit (11)

Chicago (12)

Dallas (14)

Houston (15)

Denver (17)

Salt Lake City (18)

Los Angeles (27)