The Cult – “Choice of Weapon” special edition announced

Classic Rock is proud to announce the launch of a brand new Fan Pack dedicated to The Cult. The Fan Pack will be centred around The Cult’s brand new studio album Choice Of Weapon.

The Cult Fan Pack will include a special edition of Choice Of Weapon plus a 132-page magazine. The Fan Pack version of Choice Of Weapon comes with 10 brand new studio tracks plus two live bonus tracks, exclusive to this edition.

The Fan Pack magazine contains a major, all-new interview with The Cult’s mainmen Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy, plus fellow band members Chris Wyse and John Tempest, with a wealth of exclusive, never-before-seen pictures of the band and the story behind the making of the album.

  1. Honey From A Knife (3.06)
  2. Elemental Light (4.46)
  3. The Wolf (3.33)
  4. Life > Death (5.33)
  5. For The Animals (4.28)
  6. Amnesia (3.02)
  7. Wilderness Now (4.33)
  8. Lucifer (4.40) – FREE download on Facebook
  9. A Pale Horse (3.14)
  10. This Night In The City Forever (4.45)
    + Two live bonus tracks on Fan Pack only

The Fan Pack goes on sale May 14, a full three weeks before the actual album release.

via Classic Rock » Blog Archive » Classic Rock Announces The Cult Fan Pack.

UPDATE: the link above is broken, and all traces of this seem to have been removed from the Classic Rock website.  Who knows?!

The Cult’s Billy Duffy on Their New Album: ‘You Don’t Overdo It, Or You End Up With ‘Chinese Democracy”

Noisecreep was lucky enough to hear a few cuts off of ‘Choice of Weapon’ and it finds the veteran rockers mining from some of the same instrumental textures as the aforementioned ‘Sonic Temple’ album, and 2001’s ‘Between Good and Evil.’ “We started the new record with Chris [Goss] and then we hit some scheduling conflicts with him. We also felt like we got really far with some of these songs, but we just couldn’t get past the finishing line, so Ian [Astbury, vocals] thought Bob Rock might be able to get us to that point.

via The Cult’s Billy Duffy on Their New Album: ‘You Don’t Overdo It, Or You End Up With ‘Chinese Democracy” – Noisecreep.

The Cult Return With ‘Choice of Weapon,’ Offer Download of New Track ‘Lucifer’

We caught up with guitarist Billy Duffy to get his thoughts on ’Lucifer,’ the first song from the upcoming disc that the band is releasing to the public. Much to our surprise, the tune isn’t about the crimson colored, horn-rimmed evil fiend from down under as the name would suggest, in fact, according to Duffy, “It’s absolutely nothing to do with the devil at all, that’s what’s pretty funny. It couldn’t be less to do with that than ‘Karma Chameleon.’” He went on to explain, “It’s not about that at all, it’s about a person in a hedonist lifestyle.”

via The Cult Return With ‘Choice of Weapon,’ Offer Download of New Track ‘Lucifer’.

The Cult’s ‘Choice of Weapon’: Ian Astbury Explores Violence, Politics on New LP – Spinner

On May 22, the Cult will be releasing ‘Choice of Weapon,’ the group’s first studio album in five years. For the new collection, they started the project with producer Chris Goss (Queens of the Stone Age) and closed it out with their longtime collaborator Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi), who also produced one of band’s most successful albums, 1989’s ‘SonicTemple.’

The Cult vocalist Ian Astbury spoke with Spinner about the new album and how living inNew York Cityinspired it.

via The Cult’s ‘Choice of Weapon’: Ian Astbury Explores Violence, Politics on New LP – Spinner.

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