The Cult announce 40th Anniversary tour of Australia

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The Cult announce 40th Anniversary tour of Australia

The Cult Ian Astley
Words by Mixdown staff

Tickets on sale at 10.00am (local time) on Monday 8th July.

THE CULT, one of the most influential bands of all time, has announced their “8424” Australian tour celebrating the band’s 40th anniversary.  The shows will see the band perform songs spanning their 11-album discography and commemorate four decades of a ground-breaking catalogue of songs.

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THE CULT’s “8424” Tour kicks off at Melbourne’s The Forum, Melbourne on 23rd November then heads to Brisbane’s Fortitude Music Hall on 25th November, Sydney’s Opera House on 26th November, Adelaide’s Hindley Street Music Hall on 28th November and concludes at Perth’s Metro City on Saturday 30th November.

THE CULT holds a significant place in musical history due to its pioneering use of post-punk, hard rock, and experimentalism, pushing boundaries and influencing countless bands across multiple genres. With their musical prowess, uncompromising attitude and captivating stage presence, they forged a distinct identity while charting new territory for bands to explore.

From Duffy’s formative, and influential years in the Manchester underground, to Astbury’s innovative cultural festival “Gathering Of The Tribes”, the duo has left an indelible mark on modern music, shaping its trajectory in profound ways.

The legendary British rockers have broken barriers thanks to their innovative sound experiments.  They have sold millions of albums worldwide and quickly ascended through the ranks of the indie music world to achieve global status. They have an arsenal of hits including She Sells SanctuaryLove Removal MachineFire Woman and Rain.

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