The Cult

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The Cult
The Cult.jpg
The Cult in 2010
Background information
Also known as Death Cult
Origin Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Genres Alternative rock, gothic rock, post-punk, hard rock, heavy metal
Years active 1983 (1983)–1995, 1999–present
Labels Beggars Banquet, Atlantic, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., Aderra, Cooking Vinyl
Associated acts Southern Death Cult, Manzarek–Krieger, Holy Barbarians, Theatre of Hate, Circus Diablo
Ian Astbury
Billy Duffy
John Tempesta
Chris Wyse
Past members
See: Members

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.