The Cult

British rock band

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.

The Cult
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
MembersIan Astbury
Billy Duffy
John Tempesta
Chris Wyse
Past member(s)See: Members

Studio albums change

  • 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)