Meltdown Festival

Meltdown Festival 2020 cancelled over coronavirus concerns — but Grace Jones will curate the 2021 festival

Jones had been appointed as the curator of this year's now-axed event

Grace Jones to curate next year’s Meltdown Festival

Grace Jones has been announced as the curator for the 2020 Meltdown Festival at the Southbank Centre. Next year's festival will run from June 12-21...

The Cure play new tracks, deep cuts and two songs from each album at epic Meltdown closing show

Last night saw The Cure close Robert Smith's Meltdown festival with a sprawling and career-spanning set at London's Royal Festival Hall. Check out footage...

Deftones cover The Cure and air rarities at Robert Smith’s Meltdown

Deftones took to the stage at Robert Smith's Meltdown festival in London last night, where they dusted off a cover of The Cure and...

Manic Street Preachers cover The Cure’s ‘In Between Days’ at glorious Meltdown show

Manic Street Preachers headlined Robert Smith's Meltdown festival in London last night, where they honoured their host with a cover of The Cure's classic...

Robert Smith’s Meltdown announce ‘Mental Health In The Music Industry’ event to replace Frightened Rabbit show

Robert Smith's curated Meltdown Festival have announced that an event to discuss Mental Health In The Music Industry will take place tonight instead of...

Manic Street Preachers on the honour of playing for ‘hero’ Robert Smith at Meltdown

Manic Street Preachers have revealed that they're working on some 'surprises' for their headline show as part of their "hero" Robert Smith's Meltdown Festival. ...

The Libertines cover The Cure’s ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ at Robert Smith’s Meltdown festival

Last night saw The Libertines play a headline show at Robert Smith's Meltdown, where they honoured their host with a cover of The Cure's...

The Cure’s Robert Smith on Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison: ‘I feel like I knew him’

The Cure's Robert Smith has paid tribute to power of Frightened Rabbit's Scott Hutchison's songwriting, after the frontman's tragic death last month. Remembering Scott...

Robert Smith on his hopes for The Cure’s new album (and past rivalry with Duran Duran and Morrissey)

Robert Smith has explained his drive and inspiration for writing what will be the first new album from The Cure in a decade. Read...
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