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The Cult Announce “Electric 13″ Tour

British rockers hitting the road this summer and will perform landmark 1987 album in its entirety

 

By Alex Baker

 

Singer Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy will be dusting off their leather trousers this summer for an extended tour jaunt that will see them playing their classic 1987 album, Electric in its entirety. The singer and guitarist will be joined by bassist Chris Wyse and drummer Read More

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The Cult of Gretsch: Billy Duffy White Falcon

It is with great pleasure that Gretsch is releasing the G7593T Billy Duffy White Falcon guitar, which has immediately become one of the most unique and bewitching White Falcon guitars ever made. Featuring much of what Falcon fans hold dear, The Cult guitarist’s inimitable instrument has several unique aesthetic differences that separate it from the rest of the “Falcon” flock, namely its period-correct ’70s Baldwin-era styling, pure White gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish, V-shaped Falcon headstock, Silver Sparkle binding, custom wound hot “Black Top” Filter’Tron pickups with three-point adjustable ’70s-style metalRead More

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The Cult Ready Prequel to Latest Album

British stadium rock giants The Cult have pulled a page out of the film industry’s playbook and are preparing to release a “prequel” to their latest acclaimed album Choice of Weapon.

 

The prequel album, entitled Weapon of Choice will feature the songs from the latest album in earlier stages of development and is aimed at appealing to hardcore fans of the band. Weapon of Choice will be available as a digital-only release and is intended to offer… Read More

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Collector’s Corner: The Gretsch White Falcon

Recognized with immense fondness as the “Cadillac of Guitars”, The White Falcon was commercially introduced in 1955 by ambassador/consultant Jimmy Webster and Gretsch. The Falcon is renowned for its large size, (17″ in width”), distinguishing appearance, bright white paint which would eventually melt into a cool vanilla bean tint, gold trim, and soaring falcon engraved on the gold pickguard. These ornaments and features drew players in immediately once it was launched.

In 1962 the Gretsch white falcon changed from the single cutaway to a double cutaway… Read More

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