The Cult announce 40th anniversary 8424 New Zealand Tour

THE CULT, one of the most influential bands of all time, have announced their “8424” New Zealand tour celebrating the band’s 40th Anniversary. The shows will see the band perform songs spanning their 11-album discography and commemorate four decades of a ground-breaking catalogue of songs.

THE CULT’s “8424” New Zealand tour takes in the Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch on Wednesday 20th November, and the Bruce Mason Centre in Auckland on Thursday 21st November before heading over to Australia for five nationwide dates.

TICKETS GO ON SALE at 10:00am NZST on MONDAY 8th JULY from

THE CULT hold a significant place in musical history due to their pioneering use of post-punk, hard rock, and experimentalism, pushing boundaries and influencing countless bands across multiple genres. With their musical prowess, uncompromising attitude and captivating stage presence, they forged a distinct identity while charting new territory for bands to explore. From Duffy’s formative and influential years in the Manchester underground, to Astbury’s innovative cultural festival “Gathering Of The Tribes”, the duo have left an indelible mark on modern music, shaping its trajectory in profound ways.

The legendary British rockers have broken barriers thanks to their innovative sound experiments. They have sold millions of albums worldwide and quickly ascended through the ranks of the indie music world to achieve global status. They have an arsenal of hits including ‘She Sells Sanctuary’, ‘Love Removal Machine’, ‘Fire Woman’ and ‘Rain’.

THE CULT – founding singer Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy, with drummer John Tempesta and bassist Charlie Jones (Goldfrapp, Page and Plant) – are preparing to tour Europe and they’re at the peak of their powers.

Wednesday 20 November
Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch – tickets from Ticketek

Thursday 21 November
Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland – tickets from Tickemaster

Monday 8th July at 10:00am

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