Tag: The Cult

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Wayne Hussey has enlisted current and former members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Cult, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus and The Smiths for an all-star remake of The Mission’s 1988 anthem “Tower of Strength” to benefit “key workers dealing with COVID-19 globally.” Full details right here.

Watch: Johnny Marr joins The Cult onstage in Manchester to perform ‘Rain’

Watch: Johnny Marr joins The Cult onstage in Manchester to perform ‘Rain’

Johnny Marr has been known to invite his lifelong friend Billy Duffy onstage during his solo shows, and a few nights ago in Manchester, The Cult guitarist returned the favor, bringing the ex-Smiths guitarist out in Manchester to play “Rain,” off his band’s 1985 album Love. See footage of it right here.

Contest: Win The Cult’s ‘Sonic Temple’ vinyl reissue signed by Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy

Contest: Win The Cult’s ‘Sonic Temple’ vinyl reissue signed by Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy

Beggars Banquet has just released a series of 30th anniversary reissues of The Cult’s smash 1989 album Sonic Temple, and we’re thrilled to be able to give away a copy of the new 2LP vinyl reissue — signed by Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy, no less — to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader. Details right here.

New releases: The Cult, Pixies, INXS, Robyn Hitchcock & Andy Partridge, Rain Parade

New releases: The Cult, Pixies, INXS, Robyn Hitchcock & Andy Partridge, Rain Parade

This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. Releases from The Cult, Pixies, INXS, Rain Parade and more.

This week’s new releases: Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ box set, Felt, Butthole Surfers, The Cult

This week’s new releases: Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ box set, Felt, Butthole Surfers, The Cult

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s titles include a deluxe-edition box set from the Ramones and reissues from Felt, the Butthole Surfers and The Cult.

The Alarm to tease upcoming album with Record Store Day vinyl EP featuring Billy Duffy

The Alarm to tease upcoming album with Record Store Day vinyl EP featuring Billy Duffy

Mike Peters will tease the upcoming album by The Alarm with a special 8-song EP to be released for Record Store Day that will include three songs off the new record that’s expected this summer as well as a collaboration with Billy Duffy of The Cult on the song “Blood Red Viral Black.” Full details here.

The Cult at Coachella 2014: Watch full 50-minute webcast from Weekend 1

The Cult at Coachella 2014: Watch full 50-minute webcast from Weekend 1

The Cult took to the stage at the Coachella festival late into the evening on Friday, playing an 11-song, 50-minute set that drew on classics (“Love Removal Machine,” “Rain,” “Wild Flower,” “She Sells Sanctuary”) as well as newer material recorded in the last few years.

Coachella 2014 webcast: Pixies, Bryan Ferry, Pet Shop Boys, The Cult — but no Replacements

Coachella 2014 webcast: Pixies, Bryan Ferry, Pet Shop Boys, The Cult — but no Replacements

The schedule for the webcast of the first weekend of the Coachella festival — running this Friday through Saturday — features a number of great acts, including Bryan Ferry, Pet Shop Boys, The Afghan Whigs, The Cult, Fishbone, the just-added Pixies and more.

Contest: Win tickets to see The Cult at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

Contest: Win tickets to see The Cult at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

The Cult are back on the road this spring, forgoing the Electric-based set they toured last year for a broader career overview — and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader to see Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy live on April 19 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas.

Coachella 2014: The Replacements, Pet Shop Boys, Afghan Whigs, Bryan Ferry, Toy Dolls

Coachella 2014: The Replacements, Pet Shop Boys, Afghan Whigs, Bryan Ferry, Toy Dolls

The Replacements reunion will roll on this year, with the band confirmed tonight to perform at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival this April along with Pet Shop Boys, The Afghan Whigs, Brian Ferry, The Cult, Toy Dolls, Fishbone, Bad Manners, Neutral Milk Hotel and more — plus headliners OutKast, Arcade Fire and Muse.

The Cult bringing ‘Electric 13’ tour back to North America this December

The Cult bringing ‘Electric 13’ tour back to North America this December

After playing more than 30 dates here this summer, The Cult brings its “Electric 13” tour — during which the band is performing its Rick Rubin-produced third album Electric each night in its entirely — back to to North American this December, with 14 more concerts scheduled in the U.S. and Canada.

Vintage Video: Watch The Cult’s ‘Live at the Lyceum’ out-of-print 1984 concert film

Vintage Video: Watch The Cult’s ‘Live at the Lyceum’ out-of-print 1984 concert film

After a few weeks off, we’re back with a new installment of what’s supposed to be the weekly Vintage Video feature, this time presenting the The Cult’s long-out-of-print, VHS-only concert film “Dreamtime: Live at the Lyceum,” filmed May 20, 1984, at the London venue and released later that year.

Video: The Cult opens ‘Electric 13’ tour in San Diego — watch full 106-minute concert

Video: The Cult opens ‘Electric 13’ tour in San Diego — watch full 106-minute concert

Late last month, The Cult embarked on a lengthy U.S. tour dubbed “Electric 13,” during which the band will be performing ts hard-rocking, Rick Rubin-produced third album Electric each night in its entirely, plus an assortment of other songs. Below, via vegasvinyl1, we have full video of the July 25 tour opener.

New releases: Big Country ‘At the BBC’ box set, plus Birthday Party, Icehouse, The Cult

New releases: Big Country ‘At the BBC’ box set, plus Birthday Party, Icehouse, The Cult

This week’s new releases include the new ‘At the BBC’ 3CD/1DVD box set and 2CD highlights collection from Big Country, plus the vinyl reissue of The Birthday Party’s ‘Live 1981-82,’ a new collection of 12-inch mixes from Icehouse and the U.K. release of The Cult’s ‘Electric Peace’ 2CD set.