Tag: Sonic Temple

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.

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.

Free MP3: The Cult, ‘Lucifer’ — first track off new album ‘Choice of Weapon,’ due in May

Free MP3: The Cult, ‘Lucifer’ — first track off new album ‘Choice of Weapon,’ due in May

The Cult roars back into action this May with a brand-new, 10-track album called ‘Choice of Weapon,’ co-produced by ‘Sonic Temple’ veteran Bob Rock and preceded by the rocker ‘Lucifer’ — which is available here as a free MP3 download. It’s the group’s ninth album overall and first in five years.