The Cult announce first album in six years, Under the Midnight Sun

Billy Duffy of The Cult performing live
(Image credit: Scott Dudelson/Getty Images)

The Cult have announced that their first album in six years will be titled Under the Midnight Sun, and it will arrive October 7.

To celebrate their long-awaited return, the English rock veterans have dropped the record’s tantalizing lead single, Give Me Mercy – a track that is said to be indicative of the band’s continued development over the past half-decade.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.