Quote: "She's writing her own songs. There is no machine behind her. So many other artists today have a big machine behind them, but these works genuinely come out of her." The Cult star Ian Astbury is a big fan of New Zealand teenager Lorde.
Fact: All-star supergroup Camp Freddy added to their impressive line-up at a Los Angeles concert on 1 August (09) when Ozzy Osbourne, Ace Frehley, The Cult's BILLY DUFFY and Lost actor Naveen Andrews joined Dave Navarro, Billy Morrison and Donovan Leitch onstage at the House of Blues.
Quote: "It's amazing how many people come up and say, 'Hey dude, where's the cowboy hat and long hair?' I haven't looked like that in like 16 years." The Cult star Ian Astbury on his post-hippie image.
Fact: Members of Van Halen and The Cult have teamed up to record a new rock anthem for Sammy Hagar's upcoming album. Former Van Halen rockers Hagar and bass player MICHAEL ANTHONY have recruited onetime THE CULT bandmates BILLY DUFFY and Matt Sorum for the studio session.
Fact: The new-look The Doors are to ring in the New Year (07) in London - founder members Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek and The Cult frontman Ian Astbury will perform on New Year's Eve (31DEC06) at legendary Camden venue The Roundhouse.