The Cult

The Cult have been teasing fans the last couple days via social media that they will announce a new tour called “Electric 13” on Monday — a trek that presumably will find Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy revisiting their 1987 hard-rock turn Electric each night. While details remain under wraps, it appears the tour will hit the U.S. in August and the U.K. in October.

It seems PlanetRock.com jumped the gun and posted the tour’s U.K. dates; that post has since been removed, but the dates are below. Also, in the U.S., tickets already have gone on sale for one of the “Electric 13” shows: an Aug. 16 date at Hard Rock Live in Biloxi, Miss. The band’s also playing a previously announced Aug. 3 show at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip.

In 2009, The Cult performed its 1985 album Love on tour to coincide with an expanded reissue of that album. No word yet whether Electric will receive a similar treatment.

We’ll post full dates as they’re confirmed.

 

The Cult tour dates:

UNITED STATES
Aug. 3: Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Sturgis, SD
Aug. 16: Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, MS

UNITED KINGDOM (Unconfirmed)
Oct. 18: Great Hall, Cardiff, UK
Oct. 18: Great Hall, Exeter, UK
Oct. 20: Guildhall, Southampton, UK
Oct. 22: UEA, Norwich, UK
Oct. 23: Civil Hall, Wolverhampton, UK
Oct. 25: Academy, Manchester, UK
Oct. 26: Barrowlands, Glasgow, UK
Oct. 28: Rock City, Nottingham, UK
Oct. 29: O2 Academy, Liverpool, UK
Oct. 31: Roundhouse, London, UK

 

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