The Cult - A Sonic Temple, Tues., 12/10/19 @ 8PM, The Paramount, 370 New York Ave. Huntington, NY 11743

The Cult – A Sonic Temple

With Special Guest : Spirit Animal

Tuesday, Dec 10 2019


Hard Rock | Metal | Punk Rock


The Cult will perform a show drawing from their 10 studio albums, with the centerpiece being a super set that’s focused on the core songs from Sonic Temple; some of these songs have not been performed since the album (their fourth) was originally released. Sonic Temple—a pivotal album that brought together the alternative and hard rock audiences. When The Cult were preparing to hit the stage at Coachella in 2014, few were expecting the fury that the band delivered. As the festival goers milled about, packing in the field in front of the stage, Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy were building up to a crescendo, of which, when the smoke cleared, Rolling Stone would hail as “the Messianic moment of Coachella”. Critics have hailed the band as incendiary, ground-breaking, and transcendent, but the band themselves choose to look forward… and in a lot of ways, prefer to be seen as survivors… marginalized and vulgarized, much in the same way their song subjects....


With Special Guest :

Spirit Animal

SPIRIT ANIMAL Steve Cooper – singer Cal Stamp – guitarist Ronen Evron – drummer Paul Michel – bassist 2019 offered genre-bending quartet Spirit Animal the rare opportunity to do exactly what they wanted: expand and partially re-imagine their acclaimed 2018 debut, Born YESTERDAY,into 2019’s REBORN YESTERDAY.Fan favorites remain, including the single “YEAH!” and all other original tracks, but two new songs—“HYRD8”and “Arm Candy”—were added, plus a stripped-down acoustic take on “YEAH!” Touring with bands as diverse as Theory of a Deadman, Fitz & the Tantrums, Incubus, and The Struts, 2018 found Spirit Animal—singer Steve Cooper, guitarist Cal Stamp, drummer Ronen Evron, and bassist Paul Michel—earning fans so rabid that many got tattoos of the band’s lyrics. The devout—who refer to themselves as “Spanimals”—formed a fan club whose members travel across the country to meet each other and see Spirit Animal in concert. It was clear that Born YESTERDAYstruck a chord,….