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Founding Cult members Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy will be the featured guests on the nationally-syndicated radio show ROCKLINE with host Bob Coburn on Wednesday, May 23 at 8:30PM PT/11:30PM ET. Astbury and Duffy will talk about their new album, Choice of Weapon, that will be out Tuesday, May 22, debut songs from the new release, and take listeners’ calls. Fans are invited to speak with the duo by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For a station near you and for information regarding how to access the ROCKLINE broadcast online, go to www.RocklineRadio.com.

The ROCKLINE appearance precedes the kick off of The Cult’s 2012 world tour, set to launch in San Diego on Friday, May 25. The tour is in support of Choice of Weapon, already getting rave reviews. Both the UK’s Mojo and Record Collector gave it Four-Stars with Record Collector proclaiming it to be “their best album in years – probably decades;” Q magazine called it “brilliant,” and the U.S.’s Magnet said it was “as epic and compelling as nearly anything in The Cult’s ’80s back catalogue.”

On the 21-date U.S. trek, The Cult will be supported by Against Me! and The Icarus Line. Dates are as follows:

MAY

25 San Diego, CA – Humphreys By the Bay
26 Las Vegas, NV – M Resort
27 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
30 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre

JUNE

1 Chicago, IL – Congress Theatre
2 Windsor, ON – Great Canadian Beaverfest, Riverfront Festival Plaza
3 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE – Indoor Stage
5 Boston, MA – House of Blues
7 Buffalo, NY – Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf
8 New York, NY – Terminal 5 9 Hampton Beach, NH – Ballroom
10 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
12 Washington, D.C. – The Fillmore
13 Norfolk, VA – The Norva
15 Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
16 Orlando, FL – House of Blues
17 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
19 Houston, TX – House of Blues
20 Dallas, TX – House of Blues
22 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
23 Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, CA

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