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Video: The Cure plays ‘The Top’ for first time in 28 years at Sweden’s Hultsfred Festival

Video: The Cure plays ‘The Top’ for first time in 28 years at Sweden’s Hultsfred Festival

The Cure’s run of summer festival appearances continues to delight the band’s longtime fans, as Robert Smith and Co. mix up their sets and trot out songs not played in decades, if ever. The latest uber-rarity to creep into The Cure’s set: the title track of 1984’s ‘The Top,’ a song not played live since that year’s tour.

The Stone Roses headlining U.K.’s V Festival, continue to roll out summer festival dates

The Stone Roses headlining U.K.’s V Festival, continue to roll out summer festival dates

The reunited Stone Roses continue to roll out summer festival dates, confirming over the weekend that they’ll headline the U.K.’s V Festival in August. So far, the band is playing 11 festivals in Europe and the Far East, plus standalone gigs in Manchester and Dublin.

The Cure confirms Pinkpop, Eurockéennes, Roskilde, Heineken Jammin’, Rock in Roma

The Cure confirms Pinkpop, Eurockéennes, Roskilde, Heineken Jammin’, Rock in Roma

A day after announcing headlining slots at three European festivals, The Cure — making good on its promise that ‘lots more’ were still to come — this evening announced appearances at five more fests in Holland, France, Denmark and Italy this summer.

The Cure confirms Hultsfred, Hurricane, Southside festivals — ‘lots more to come’

The Cure confirms Hultsfred, Hurricane, Southside festivals — ‘lots more to come’

The Cure this morning confirmed headlining slots at three European festival performances this summer — Hultsfred Festival in Sweden and Hurricane and Southside festivals, both in Germany over the same weekend — with a promise of ‘lots more to come,’ according to the band’s official site.

The Stone Roses to play Sweden, Denmark before Manchester homecoming gigs

The Stone Roses to play Sweden, Denmark before Manchester homecoming gigs

The reunited Stone Roses will not make their rabidly anticipated live return at a trio of massive outdoor homecoming gigs in Manchester next summer, having today announced festival dates in Sweden and Denmark that will precede those sold-out shows.