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Dilemma For Music Fans As Another Huge Gig Confirmed For Same Day As Slane

By James Fenton

September 25, 2018 at 3:12pm


There's always feckin' something.

No sooner had Metallica announced that they'll be headlining Slane next year, fellow 80s icons The Cure have also confirmed a huge outdoor gig in Ireland.

"Two great bands, so what are yez complaining about?", says you. Oh nothing, except for the fact that both gigs will take place on the SAME DAY - Saturday June 8 2019.

The band, fronted by Robert Smith, took to to Twitter to give Irish fans 'a save the date', much like a panicked bride and groom when they realise someone else has nabbed their wedding date.

It seems that people aren't happy that they are being forced to choose...

The rumour swirling around is that The English group have chosen Dublin's Royal Hospital Kilmainham as the venue for their show which will take place simultaneously to the Metallica one over 50 kilometres away.

Decibel levels will be through the roof around Dublin and Meath that night, that's for sure. Tickets for Metallica go on sale this Friday but we will have to wait on further details about The Cure gig.

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