The Cult in Abu Dhabi

The Cult in Abu Dhabi

Following¬†Britney Spears’ after-race concert was a back to back oozing performances from The Cult and Incubus. We didn’t know who is going to perform first, but the spotlight buzzed at 8:00 PM, an hour earlier than the usual gigs in Yas Arena. There the British rock band, The Cult came in full enthusiasm.

The Cult in Abu Dhabi

I had a little adjustment to the ‘gothic rock’, but they were pleasant in the ears. Add to that the contagious looks of people around me who were obvious die-hards. For a moment I felt a little out of place. Hahaha. But not too long I was regaled by the head banging of the lead vocalist, but I liked more the depth of the guitarists.

The Cult in Abu Dhabi

The band existed even before I went to gradeschool and it was interesting to see them still standing as group although it went through ‘break-up’, reunion, hiatus, and other challenges. (In my dreams, I hope that can happen with the Philippines’/ our very own ‘Eraserheads’.)

The Cult in Abu Dhabi

I can say that The Cult’s appearance in the back to back concert with Incubus seemed like a ‘swing by‘ in Abu Dhabi as they are preparing for their 9th studio album.


Ended their performance via the classic She Sells Sanctuary

Front row, VIP Section expectators - The Cult in Abu Dhabi. Thanks to Universe for the VIP passes!

And as they concluded, we paused for a break as the stage was being switched on to a different kind of energy. We were at the same (front) row with them — few minutes before Incubus appeared to the crowd (*inserts teenage-like screams here*).

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  6 comments for “The Cult in Abu Dhabi

  1. PM
    December 9, 2011 at 10:17 am

    oh man i don’t know the cult really but i think they are cool, just look at that huge skull!

  2. December 10, 2011 at 7:42 am

    I’m not really familiar with both bands, I mean their music. Are they 80s band?

  3. December 11, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    you really know how to enjoy life, jo.

    ps : i am with you in wishing eraserheads could live forever. haha! :)

  4. bw
    December 13, 2011 at 11:19 pm

    awesome …

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