Tag: The Cult

Linkage: Depeche Mode, My Bloody Valentine, The Psychedelic Furs, The Cult

Linkage: Depeche Mode, My Bloody Valentine, The Psychedelic Furs, The Cult

In our latest link round-up, we feature a look inside Dave Gahan’s home studio, an argument that My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless’ is the greatest album of the ’90s, a look back at The Psychedelic Furs, an interview with The Cult’s Ian Asbury and a look at the parallels between the rise of synthpop and digital design.

The Week in Rock: June 3-9, 2012

The Week in Rock: June 3-9, 2012

This week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines include news about The Cure, The Stone Roses, Pixies, The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke, Bob Mould, Meat Puppets, Budgie, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, Madness, Sonic Youth, Peter Gabriel and PiL — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape for your downloading pleasure.

The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke U.K. arena tour downsized for ‘more intimate experience’

The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke U.K. arena tour downsized for ‘more intimate experience’

A five-date U.K. arena tour planned for this September featuring The Cult with support from a pair of freshly reunited contemporaries — The Mission and the original lineup of Killing Joke — has been downsized to smaller venues in what is almost certainly a sign of shockingly poor ticket sales.

New releases: Ian McCulloch, The Cult, Dave Gahan, Joey Ramone, Hoodoo Gurus

New releases: Ian McCulloch, The Cult, Dave Gahan, Joey Ramone, Hoodoo Gurus

This week’s new releases include new studio albums from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch and The Cult, plus Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan’s album with Soulsavers, a posthumous Joey Ramone record and the U.S. release of the Hoodoo Gurus’ new best-of.

The Week in Rock: May 13-19, 2012

The Week in Rock: May 13-19, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Robyn Hitchcock, The Housemartins, The Cult, Paul Weller, Public Image Ltd., My Bloody Valentine, The Psychedelic Furs, Dead Can Dance, Depeche Mode, The Primitives, Ultravox and more.

Video: The Cult performs ‘For the Animals,’ ‘Wildflower’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Video: The Cult performs ‘For the Animals,’ ‘Wildflower’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

With their new album, ‘Choice of Weapon,’ out Tuesday and a North American tour slated to open Friday in San Diego, The Cult stopped by ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ last night to perform one of the show’s outdoor concerts. Check out ‘For the Animals,’ the new record’s lead single, and the classic single ‘Wildflower.’

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Depeche Mode, The Cult, The Charlatans, Duran Duran and Men Without Hats — plus a new Peter Gabriel live CD giveaway.

Video: The Cult, ‘For the Animals’ — first single off upcoming ‘Choice of Weapon’

Video: The Cult, ‘For the Animals’ — first single off upcoming ‘Choice of Weapon’

ith the release of ‘Choice of Weapon’ — The Cult’s first new album in five years — now just a month away, the band this week released a music video for the record’s first single, “For the Animals.” The clip, which you can check out above, only features the band members in short cameos.

The Week in Rock: April 1-7, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 1-7, 2012

This week’s roundup of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Cult, Billy Bragg, Ultravox, The Wedding Present, Duran Duran, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, John Doe and Exene Cervenka, and Fad Gadget — plus a new Auto Reverse mixtape.

The Cult announces 20-date North American tour with Against Me!, The Icarus Line

The Cult announces 20-date North American tour with Against Me!, The Icarus Line

Three days after releasing ‘Choice of Weapon’ — their first album in five years — next month, The Cult will embark on a 20-date North American tour, with punk band Against Me! and hard rockers The Icarus Line supporting most dates of what frontman Ian Astbury is promising will be ‘a very intense, high-energy tour.’

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about New Order, Duran Duran, The Stone Roses, Ultravox, Peter Hook, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure, Lee Ranaldo, Killing Joke, ‘Dance Craze,’ Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, The Cult, Dreams So Real and Soundgarden.

Stream: The Cult, ‘For the Animals’ — first single off upcoming ‘Choice of Weapon’

Stream: The Cult, ‘For the Animals’ — first single off upcoming ‘Choice of Weapon’

The release of The Cult’s first new album in five years is still two months away, but the band this week gave fans a second taste of the record in the guise of ‘For the Animals,’ the first official single from the 10-track ‘Choice of Weapon.’ You can stream the full track here.

The Week in Rock: March 18-24, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 18-24, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, Morrissey, Bob Mould’s Sugar, Dave Gahan, Dead Can Dance, The Wedding Present, Paul Weller, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Ministry and a joint tour with The Cult, The Mission and Killing Joke.

The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke team up for 5-date U.K. arena tour this September

The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke team up for 5-date U.K. arena tour this September

With their first new album in five years, ‘Choice of Weapon,’ coming out in May, The Cult this morning announced a five-date arena tour of the U.K. this September that’ll see the rockers enlisting a pair of freshly reunited contemporaries — The Mission and Killing Joke — to fill out the bill.