The Cult Announce 'Electric 13' UK Dates -
The Cult have announce details of an extensive
worldwide tour that will take in ten UK dates this coming
The Bradford post punk outfit had begun drip feeding fans
details of a possible tour last week. Entitled
'Electric 13' the trek will see the band
performing 1987 album 'Electric' in its entirety
in one of their biggest worldwide tours in years.
Frontman Ian Astbury said of the tour,
"It's going to be one of longest U.S. tours for a while. We
are working on an album for 2014 so this is a way to break that up
and keep the momentum from 'Choice Of Weapon.'"
The Cult released 'Electric'
in 1987 making it one of the most successful and influential albums
released by the band. It was recorded in New York City at the
legendary Electric Ladyland studios with a young Rick Rubin and
went on to become the band's first Platinum album.
The Cult 'Electric 13' UK Dates
18th - Cardiff University Great Hall
19th - Exeter Great Hall
20th - Southampton Guildhall
22nd - Norwich UEA
23rd - Wolverhampton Civic Hall
25th - Manchester Academy
26th - Glasgow Barrowlands
28th - Nottingham Rock City
29th - Liverpool O2 Academy
31st - London Roundhouse