Posted in music | tour dates on December 4, 2013

Cult

The Cult have been celebrating their 1987 LP, Electric, the album that marked their change from post-punks to hard rockers, this year with a double album reissue, Electric Peace, and they've also been playing it in full on tour. Another North American leg of that tour begins this week with two stops in the NYC-area, including Wellmont Theatre on Thursday (12/5) in Montclair, NJ and Paramount Theatre on Friday (12/6) in Huntington, NY. Tickets for both of those shows are available, and we're also giving away a pair to the Wellmont date. Contest details and all tour dates below.

In a Spanish interview from earlier this year, the band also revealed plans to release a new album in 2014, which would be the followup to 2012's Choice of Weapon.

Check out a full set video of the band's Electric 13 Live tour stop in San Diego from this past July, along with the list of upcoming dates and contest details, below...

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The Cult - Electric 13 Live in San Diego - 7/25/13

Wildflower 0:00:01
Peace Dog 0:03:42
Li'l Devil 0:07:28
Aphrodisiac Jacket 0:11:11
Electric Ocean 0:15:32
Bad Fun 0:18:25
King Contrary Man 0:23:26
Love Removal Machine 0:26:46
Zap City 0:32:17
Outlaw 0:37:40
Memphis Hip Shake 0:40:46
Rain 0:45:06
Honey From a Knife 0:49:40
Sweet Soul Sister 0:53:36
Lucifer 1:01:11
Embers 1:05:45
Rise 1:10:50
Phoenix 1:15:20
For the Animals 1:20:19
She Sells Sanctuary 1:25:00
Spirit Walker 1:30:57
Sun King 1:35:28

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The Cult -- 2013 Tour Dates
Dec 5 - Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theater
Dec 6 - Huntington, NY Paramount Theater
Dec 7 - Toronto, ONT Music Hall Theatre
Dec 8 - Montreal, QC Metropolis
Dec 10 - Mississauga, ONT Living Arts Centre
Dec 12 - Buffalo, NY The Town Ballroom
Dec 13 - Cincinnati, OH Bogart's
Dec 14 - Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room
Dec 15 - Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall
Dec 17 - Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom
Dec 18 - Ft. Worth, TX Billy Bob's Texas
Dec 20 - Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
Dec 22 - Ventura, CA Ventura Theatre

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For a chance at winning tickets to see The Cult at Wellmont Theater: either tweet something that includes both @BrooklynVegan AND "THE CULT" in the tweet, or send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line "THE CULT". Include your first and last name in the email. We'll pick a winner at random and contact them with more details. If you enter by email, it will not be shared with anyone else. Good luck!

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Comments (8)

Billy Duffy is an absolute fucking beast on guitar. Saw the Roseland show this summer - Ian Astbury was meh but Duffy i thought was worth the price of admission. Dude is redonkulous.

They need to hookup with Rick Rubin again. Electric was a mind-blowing makeover back then and 1992's The Witch was light-years ahead of its time.

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Posted by wealthypeople21 | December 4, 2013 9:04 PM

Electric blew my 14 year old mind away when it came out. Bought it on vinyl and it just sounded so fuckin good. The music just jumped off the record. And Duffy's guitar work on that was awesome. Granted, it was generally an ACDC rip-off, but I liked it so much more than ACDC.

Posted by Eggs1234 | December 4, 2013 9:50 PM

I dont think I'm going to go.

Posted by Anonymous | December 5, 2013 8:57 AM

Electric marked the beginning of the end for The Cult. 'Love' was so good—with a unique sound and grace to it (psychedelic heavy metal?)—but then 'Electric' et al were just boring.

A pity. These guys have talent.

Posted by Anonymous | December 5, 2013 12:05 PM

The Cult are amazing and it's good to see them out there and still kicking ass. Ian's vocals and Billy's amazing guitar playing are 100% solid in this band. They've always managed to straddle this musical-ground between Sisters of Mercy stye 'goth' and full blown arena rock pretty damn well, and they really don't sound like any other band other then themselves, which is really hard to do.

Posted by Anonymous | December 5, 2013 2:29 PM

palavras para que,façao vénias para a melhor vanda de todos os tempos.amen

Posted by sergio paulo f.oliveira | December 5, 2013 2:32 PM

It feels like a band again. Chris (bass) and John (drums) have been around for a while.

I liked the Terminal 5 and Roseland shows. Ian's got a monster personality and attitude.

WARNING
Don't let Ian see you play with your iPhone

As he says: "BE PRESENT"

Posted by Chris | December 5, 2013 4:55 PM

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