The venue for The Cult's Auckland show on November 21st has changed from the Logan Campbell Centre and will now take place at The Powerstation. All tickets remain valid for the new Auckland venue without any need for exchange.
Also confirmed for the Auckland concert are special guests Yukon Era. Hailing from Auckland’s North Shore, Yukon Era are a four piece post punk band, fresh out of high school. With their latest single release High Handed from their Consume & Scratch EP reaching number 5 on the New Zealand alternative charts.
The Cult - founding singer Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy along with drummer John Tempesta, bassist Grant Fitzpatrick and keyboardist/rhythm guitarist Damon Fox – are on the road now in support of their latest full-length release, Hidden City.
Hidden City is The Cult’s 10th studio album and the final chapter of the band's trilogy of releases which began with 2007's Born Into This then 2012's Choice of Weapon. The Bob Rock-produced album has already produced several singles: 'Dark Energy,' 'Deeply Ordered Chaos,' 'Hinterland' and 'G O A T.'
“Hidden City is a metaphor for our spiritual lives, our intimate interior lives,” explains Astbury. “There is no higher authority than the heart.”
Saturday November 19th: Town Hall, Dunedin
Monday November 21st: The Powerstation, Auckland
By Gray Vickers
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By Wal Reid
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By Teylor Moss
Artist: Bring Me The Horizon
Date / Venue: Friday February 10th, 2017 - Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland
New York’s legendary riff lords Helmet are set to make a triumphant return to the stage, with two New Zealand shows in which they will play their iconic album Betty in its entirety, alongside their other well-known tunes.