The Cult and Primal Scream (November 19 at 8 p.m.)

House of Blues San Diego

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In a Nutshell

Ian Astbury’s hard-rock outfit rips into new gems and classics, and Primal Scream runs through dance numbers, indie pop tunes, and rockers

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  • $45 for one G-Pass for general-admission standing (up to $57.50 value)

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The Cult

  • The Cult leader: singer Ian Astbury, who channels the moody mysticism and raw vocalizations of Jim Morrison so well that he actually fronted The Doors during their 21st Century tour
  • The followers: a mass of fans with tastes as diverse as The Cult’s sound
  • The sound: a seamless blend of goth-tinged post-punk (“She Sells Sanctuary”), topped with the heavy-metal thunder and Zeppelin-like feats of Billy Duffy’s guitar (“Fire Woman”)
  • Proof of Ian Astuby’s stage charisma: The Cult recently landed on Rolling Stone’s list of the 20 Best Things at Coachella’s Second Weekend with a performance so commanding, they were crowned “Best Messiahs”

Primal Scream

  • What Bobby Gillespie was doing when he founded Primal Scream: drumming for the Jesus and Mary Chain
  • Similarities between the sounds of the two bands: they both use drums. Other than that, not many.
  • The Primal Scream sound: jittery pop, ’70s rock, dance-rock fusion, techno, bluesy Stones-esque rockers—take your pick
  • “Trainspotting”: their contribution to the film Trainspotting 
  • Check out: Screamadelica, the 1991 album that, according to AllMusic.com, “brought acid house, techno, and rave culture crashing into the British mainstream—an impact that rivaled that of Nirvana’s Nevermind
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    San Diego, CA 92101

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