The Cult

The Cult
The Cult.jpg
The Cult in 2010
Background information
Also known asDeath Cult
OriginBradford, Yorkshire, England
GenresAlternative rock, gothic rock, post-punk, hard rock, heavy metal
Years active1983 (1983)–1995, 1999–present
LabelsBeggars Banquet, Atlantic, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., Aderra, Cooking Vinyl
Associated actsSouthern Death Cult, Manzarek–Krieger, Holy Barbarians, Theatre of Hate, Circus Diablo
Websitewww.thecult.us
MembersIan Astbury
Billy Duffy
John Tempesta
Chris Wyse
Past membersSee: Members

The Cult are a English rock band. They formed in 1982 under the name Death Cult and later renamed to Southern Death Cult in 1983, then was again renamed to their current name The Cult.

Studio albums[change | change source]

  • 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)