Tag: Robert Smith

Vintage Video: The Cure’s ‘Wish’ TV commercial, from MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’

Vintage Video: The Cure’s ‘Wish’ TV commercial, from MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’

Tweet We here at Slicing Up Eyeballs World HQ recently had a stash of old VHS tapes — filled with vintage “120 Minutes” and “MTV […]

Audio: Hear the Cure’s ‘A Forest’ from ‘Kats Karavan: The History of John Peel’ box set

Audio: Hear the Cure’s ‘A Forest’ from ‘Kats Karavan: The History of John Peel’ box set

For fans of The Cure, the highlight of the forthcoming 4CD box set Kats Karavan: The History of John Peel on the Radio no doubt […]

The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ gets 3CD deluxe reissue in 2010, plus ‘In Orange’ on DVD

The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ gets 3CD deluxe reissue in 2010, plus ‘In Orange’ on DVD

The Cure will reissue its 1989 masterwork Disintegration in an expanded and remastered 3CD edition next spring, Robert Smith announced today, the first salvo in what appears to be a flood of new archival releases from the legendary band — including the first-ever DVD release of 1987’s long-out-of-print “In Orange” concert film.

Rhino Records gutted by layoffs; future of The Cure’s reissue series in doubt?

Rhino Records gutted by layoffs; future of The Cure’s reissue series in doubt?

Tweet Revered catalog label Rhino Records — which put out the Left of the Dial box set and countless classic college-rock reissues by the likes […]

Morrissey, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Pixies top first six months of Slicing Up Eyeballs

Morrissey, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Pixies top first six months of Slicing Up Eyeballs

Yesterday, Slicing Up Eyeballs hit a somewhat negligible milestone, the six-month mark in its still-nascent existence chronicling the past, present and future of ’80s college […]

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Pixies play Canada While fans await U.S. dates for the band’s Doolittle anniversary trek, the Pixies today announced their first North American concert in four […]

The Cure’s Robert Smith counts down Top 30 songs of the ’80s on Sirius XM

The Cure’s Robert Smith counts down Top 30 songs of the ’80s on Sirius XM

Last weekend’s “4 for The Cure Memorial Weekend” special on Sirius XM’s classic-alternative station 1st Wave featured an unannounced and unexpected bonus: Robert Smith counting […]

Sirius XM’s 1st Wave to pay tribute to The Cure over Memorial Day weekend

Sirius XM’s 1st Wave to pay tribute to The Cure over Memorial Day weekend

Better late than never: Plans to turn over Sirius XM’s 1st Wave to Robert Smith and The Cure for a full week in April apparently […]

Coachella pulls the plug on The Cure’s curfew-busting set mid-song

Coachella pulls the plug on The Cure’s curfew-busting set mid-song

Perhaps The Cure were on to something after all when they abruptly ended Friday night’s warm-up gig in Las Vegas. Practice for the main event? […]

The Cure warms up for Coachella in Las Vegas, cuts show short

The Cure warms up for Coachella in Las Vegas, cuts show short

Robert Smith took the The Cure out to a Las Vegas casino last night to warm up for the band’s Sunday night headlining slot at […]

The Cure’s Robert Smith rails against ‘free music.’ Again

The Cure’s Robert Smith rails against ‘free music.’ Again

A little over a month after his last all-caps, double-spaced rant against “THIS ‘ART FOR FREE’ IDEA,” The Cure’s sourpuss of a frontman, Robert Smith, […]

Cassette art: Turning old tapes into Robert Smith, Ian Curtis, Ian Brown

Cassette art: Turning old tapes into Robert Smith, Ian Curtis, Ian Brown

The alleged vinyl resurgence may be all the rage in the media right now, but for many of us who came of musical age in […]

The Cure warming up for Coachella with theater gig at Las Vegas’ Palms Casino

The Cure warming up for Coachella with theater gig at Las Vegas’ Palms Casino

For those of you who’d rather see The Cure in a (relatively) intimate club rather than standing in a field with 50,000 other people, here’s […]