The Cure drummer Andy Anderson dies at 68

The former drummer of The Cure passed away following a battle with cancer.

The news was announced by former bandmate Lol Tulhurst, who confirmed that Anderson died peacefully in his home yesterday (26 February). Anderson was 68 years old.

Earlier this month, Andersen revealed that he was battling the disease on Facebook, confirming that he had terminal cancer. “Just be positive, for me it’s just another life experience and hurdle,” he wrote, “that one has to make yet another choice in life, be cool.” [sic]