The Cult

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Mon June 10, 2019, 7:30 pm
Moore Theatre Pike Pine Retail Core (Seattle)
$37
Punters love the Cult, and they rightly should expect this night to be filled with the Brit band’s rock swaggery. That said, their popularity always surprises me. Back in the 1980s, even with lots of radio play, they were almost immediately dumped into the also-rans file as their pop ascension was stymied by a first single riff in “Love Removal Machine” seemingly copped from the Stones’ “Start Me Up,” and then by the arrival of GnR. That was then, though, ’cause now it’s easy to hear how they evolved from new romantics into heshers who, on balance, are way better than most other ’80s hair bands. by Mike Nipper

Moore Theatre

1932 Second Ave Seattle, WA 98121 Venue website