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The Cult
« on: August 15, 2017, 12:37:22 AM »
The Cult are a British rock band formed in 1984, the band previously performed under the name Death Cult for a period before changing their name to The Cult in 1984, which was named after Ian Astbury's former band Southern Death Cult. The band has undergone numerous lineup changes over the years with the only constants being vocalist Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy. Among the many members who have passed through the band over the years are drummers James Kottak (Scorpions), Matt Sorum (Guns and Roses), and Eric Singer (Black Sabbath) and keyboardist John Sinclair (Uriah Heep, Ozzy Osbourne). The band split up in 1995, but reunited in 1999, and again in 2005 and continues presently.
The band has released ten studio albums.
Dreamtime (1984)
Love (1985)
Electric (1987)
Sonic Temple (1989)
Ceremony (1991)
The Cult (1994)
Beyond Good and Evil (2001)
Born Into This (2007)
Choice of Weapon (2012)
Hidden City (2016)

The current band lineup:
Ian Astbury: vocals
Billy Duffy: guitars
Grant Fitzpatrick: bass
Damon Fox: keyboards
John Tempesta: drums

Horse Nation (1984) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrMtGbFKFk8&index=1&list=PLxm7XFyxesn0D6kemxQzZeNrgyIMTOxxb
Love (1985) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYjyjfB7-gs&list=PLNsydrw6OBAF-J-p7GWa9CtqQ4hFoXrcE&index=3
Hollow Man (1985)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgdnzYTkoq0&list=PLNsydrw6OBAF-J-p7GWa9CtqQ4hFoXrcE&index=7
She Sells Sanctuary (1985) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mfXLDkNeUY&list=PLNsydrw6OBAF-J-p7GWa9CtqQ4hFoXrcE&index=9

Wild Flower (1987)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_FxxRTiiKE
Peace Dog (1987) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mLAW20uDII
Love Removal Machine (1987)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_EQ9Gr9bfU
Born To Be Wild (Steppenwolf cover) 1987: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDFGf87cmTI

Sun King (1989) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqHIbTNYRW8
Fire Woman (1989) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_y6rFCHGBU
Sweet Soul Sister (1989) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFnZs_9e0uA
Soul Asylum (1989)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hO81zDxeIWg

 
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Re: The Cult
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2017, 12:18:28 AM »
here is a good live show from the Lyceum Ballroom in London that was released on vhs back in 1984 of the Dreamtime tour.

Very Early Cult
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGOhOomQAzs

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Re: The Cult
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2017, 11:20:46 PM »
I've only seen The Cult one time, in Jan. 1990 on the Sonic Temple tour. Good live band. Bonham and Dangerous Toys opened.