The Cult vs. HOL cred
Posted by: John Q ()
Date: July 17, 2000 06:36AM

That's funny coz The Cult do have a certain amount of credibility in the US and are even semi-respected by the mainstream rock media - probably because they never were heavy metal or asscociated with the whole hair thing (even though Ian had lovely hair back in the daze. It's just that it wasn't poofed up or hairsprayed to death I guess...). Now that House Of Lords reunion is another matter. While quite a few people on this board seem to treat it as the best thing to happen to rock in years, it won't even register on any sort of scale in the US. HOL never meant anything to begin with, not counting a few thousands die-hard fans, and their best selling record didn't go anywhere near gold when selling 500'000 units was nothing out of the ordinary for a new act. So I don't really see any labels other than maybe Deadline clammoring to sign these guys - and a tour would probably not be a good idea. Meanwhile, The Cult are signed to Atlantic and will probably play to anywhere from 1000 to 3000 people a night.

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Tribute albums... AAARRRGGGGHHH!!!! 198Preacherman07/17/2000 04:44AM
The Cult vs. HOL cred115John Q07/17/2000 06:36AM
RE: The Cult vs. HOL cred 126Preacherman07/17/2000 07:16AM
RE: The Cult vs. HOL cred 98John Q07/18/2000 05:07AM
RE: The Cult vs. HOL cred 136Preacherman07/18/2000 08:24AM
RE: The Cult vs. HOL cred 122Peter M.07/18/2000 11:48PM
RE: The Cult vs. HOL cred 102John Q07/19/2000 02:14PM
My thoughts exactly (np) 117 Phil 07/19/2000 08:13PM
RE: The Cult vs. HOL cred 120 Dany 07/20/2000 06:10AM
RE: The Cult vs. HOL cred 120Preacherman07/21/2000 03:55AM
RE: The Cult vs. HOL cred 111 Dany 07/21/2000 02:47PM


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