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The Cult
Formed: 1984 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Ian Astbury, Mark Brzezicki, Mickey Curry, Charley Drayton, Billy Duffy, James Kottak, Matt Sorum, Les Warner, Les, John Webster, Charlie ...See All
Biography: Following a succession of name and stylistic changes, the Cult emerged in 1984 as one of England's leading heavy metal revivalists. Picking up the pseudo-mysticism and Native American obsessions of the Doors, the guitar-orchestrations of Led Zeppelin, and the three-chord crunch of AC/DC, while adding ...Read full biography
Electric
Released: 1987
Label: Beggars Group
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The roots of Electric lay in another album entirely, Peace, which was recorded with Love producer Steve Brown in a series of sessions that the band found increasingly pressure-filled and fraught with tension. ...Read full review
Choice of Weapon
Released: 2012
Label: Cooking Vinyl Records
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It's been five years since the Cult released the Youth-produced Born into This. While it was plain that Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy -- with the newly hired rhythm section of bassist Chris Wyse ...Read full review
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