Monday, 20 August 2012 20:15

Ian Astbury of The Cult Returns to ZANI



The Cult's latest album, Choice of Weapon, has been a success, charting on both sides of the Atlantic. As reviewed previously in ZANI (Choice of Weapon Review), proving The Cult continue to evolve with their music.

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Tuesday, 03 July 2012 19:34

The Cult - Choice of Weapon



The Cult's  Choice of Weapon, their first album since 2007, is a tour de force, with opening cymbals on the first track Honey From A Knife, followed by the heavy dabbing guitar of maestro Billy Duffy. The setting is primed for an exploration in attitude, anger and belief. Coupled with baritone vocals of Ian Astbury, it's pure rock and roll, a musical pandemonium that makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Similar to a heavyweight boxer fighting for a title, the album as a whole is merciless, skilful, strong and daring. Moreover like a boxing match, there is a break to catch your breath, then the harmonious mayhem begins, as each track takes us into the wonderful sound of The Cult.
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Sunday, 11 March 2012 13:06

The Black Ryder – A Ride Worth Taking

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If you don't know The Black Ryder, you are missing out on some of the best music to showcase in the last few years. The magic of The Black Ryder composes desert dreams, rolling ocean tides, and transcendent moments of awakenings. As co-founder Scott Von Ryper once said,
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Wednesday, 01 February 2012 20:27

Ian Astbury - ZANI- Speak To The Man

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“When the soul of a man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language, and religion. I shall try to fly by those nets”.  

James Joyce - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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