The Cult Sets North American Tour Dates Around 10/7 Release of ‘Under the Midnight Sun’

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English rock mainstays The Cult recently announced a new album, Under the Midnight Sun, which the band will release on October 7.

It was previewed with a stylish video for “Give Me Mercy,” which very much finds Ian Astbury, Billy Duffy and the band in classic form:

“I was absolutely enamored with this piece of music Billy had written, and it perfectly fit these thoughts I’d been having about our culture’s need to move past assumptions of duality. We need new language because words can’t express where we’re going,” said Astbury in a statement.

Duffy added: “‘Give Me Mercy’ has all the hallmarks of the new classic Cult to my ears … fresh yet familiar.”

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After concluding a tour later this week, the Cult will head back out on the road in the fall for a North American run that was detailed on Tuesday. Here are the dates:

July 26 – Crouse Hinds Theater – Syracuse, NY # %
July 27 –  Meadowbrook Amphitheater – Detroit, MI # %
July 29 – Hogs for Hospice Charity Event at Seacliff Park – Leamington, ON
July 30 – Casino Rama – Orilla, ON
Sept 15 – Hard Rock Casino – Vancouver, BC
Sept 17- Grey Eagle Resort & Casino – Calgary, AB
Sept 18 – Jubilee Theatre – Edmonton, AB
Sept 20 –  CU Place – Sid Buchwold Theatre – Saskatoon, SK
Sept 21 – Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts – Winnipeg, MB
Sept 23 – Sylee Theatre – Madison, WI *
Sept 24 – Hoyt Sherman Theatre – Des Moines, IA *
Sept 25 – The Admiral – Omaha, NE *
Sept 27 – Uptown Theatre – Kansas City, MO *#
Sept 29 – Fillmore – New Orleans, LA *
Sept 30 – 713 Music Hall – Houston, TX *
Oct 2 – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheatre – Austin, TX *
Oct 9 – The Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, CA   #

# – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club support

% – Zola Jesus support

* – King Woman support

Just remember: As we all learned recently, don’t start a fight at a Cult concert … unless you want Astbury to pause the show and put a stop to that nonsense:

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