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Cult guests on Rockline tonight

Cult members Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy will be guests on the nationally-syndicated radio show, which precedes the kick off of The Cult’s 2012 world tour.

Founding Cult members Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy will be the featured guests on the nationally-syndicated radio show ROCKLINE with host Bob Coburn on Wednesday, May 23 at 8:30PM PT/11:30PM ET. Astbury and Duffy will talk about their new album, Choice of Weapon, that will be out Tuesday, May 22, debut songs from the new release, and take listeners’ calls. Fans are invited to speak with the duo by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For a station near you and for information regarding how to access the ROCKLINE broadcast online, go to

The ROCKLINE appearance precedes the kick off of The Cult’s 2012 world tour, set to launch in San Diego on Friday, May 25. The tour is in support of Choice of Weapon, already getting rave reviews. Both the UK’s Mojo and Record Collector gave it Four-Stars with Record Collector proclaiming it to be “their best album in years – probably decades;” Q magazine called it “brilliant,” and the U.S.’s Magnet said it was “as epic and compelling as nearly anything in The Cult’s ’80s back catalogue.”

On the 21-date U.S. trek, The Cult will be supported by Against Me! and The Icarus Line. Dates are as follows:


25 San Diego, CA – Humphreys By the Bay

26 Las Vegas, NV – M Resort

27 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore

30 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre


1 Chicago, IL – Congress Theatre

2 Windsor, ON – Great Canadian Beaverfest, Riverfront Festival Plaza

3 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE – Indoor Stage

5 Boston, MA – House of Blues

7 Buffalo, NY – Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf

8 New York, NY – Terminal 5

9 Hampton Beach, NH – Ballroom

10 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory

12 Washington, D.C. – The Fillmore

13 Norfolk, VA – The Norva

15 Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues

16 Orlando, FL – House of Blues

17 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle

19 Houston, TX – House of Blues

20 Dallas, TX – House of Blues

22 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre

23 Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, CA