Playing all the best of The Cure and Siouxsie and the Banshees respectively.
The Cureheads were formed in 1990. The band played its first show in Stockholmin July 1990 at Frietzfronten in St. Eriksgatan 89, an underground bar owned by a Swedish political party, and played its first large headline show at the WGTin 1995. Then known as Fat Bob & The Cureheads.
The band has toured in the UK, the USA, continental Europe, and South America, playing festivals, including opening for Echo and The Bunnymen and The Pretendersat Guilfest. The band state that they strive to re-create the experience of seeing a mid to late 1980s concert by The Cure, including not only the sound, but also the wardrobe, attitude, stage, light show and various video and computer images.
The Cureheads name is taken from the Irish slang term for anyone with that “1980’s mop haired ‘Gothic’ look”. They were originally known as “Fat Bob & The Cureheads” until 2000.
Since 1990, The Cureheads has played venues including The Vic Theaterin Chicago, Camden Palacein London, The Temple Bar Music Centre in Dublin, CBGBin New York, and Razzmatazzin Barcelona.
The Cureheads recently played to 10,000 people ın Chileat the Teatro Caupolicán in Santiago (the old national basketball stadium of Chile). The show was recorded for national television and reported on the news, as The Cure has never played in Chile despite having a huge fanbase there.