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The Cult announces U.S. tour featuring 'Electric' album

May 12, 2013 at 10:59 AM

HOLLYWOOD, May 12 (UPI) -- The Cult singer Ian Astbury announced the band will play its 1987 album "Electric" in its entirety in one of their "longest U.S. tours for a while."

The album, popularized by breakout single "Love Removal Machine" cemented The Cult as a hard rock band, a transition from its early days of psychedelic pop.

Now "Electric" will be performed start to finish as part of a "The Cult Electric 13" tour, The Hollywood Reporter said Saturday.

The band will play a full two sets each night of the tour, dates for which will be announced Monday, Astbury said.

"It's going to be one of longest U.S. tours for a while. We are working on an album for 2014 so this is a way to break that up and keep the momentum from 'Choice Of Weapon,' " he said.

So far two U.S. dates have been booked: Aug. 3 in Sturgis, N.D., and Aug. 16 in Biloxi, Miss., The Hollywood Reporter said.

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