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Saturday November 24th 1984

friars aylesbury phase three - maxwell hall, civic centre, market square, aylesbury

The Cult
Balaam and The Angel  Play Dead
related friars history (click on date)
Southern Death Cult  Saturday February 19th 1983
band line up
The Cult
Ian Astbury (vocs)  Billy Duffy (guitar)  Jamie Stewart (bass) Nigel Preston (drums)
Balaam and the Angel
Mark Morris (vocs/bass)  Jim Morris (guitar/keys)  Des Morris (drums)
Play Dead
Rob Hickson (vocs) Pete Waddleton (bass) Mark Smith (drums) Re-vox (guitar)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)

Thanks Jules Sargent for the poster

press cuttings
what happened next
The Cult after Southern Death Cult, they became Death Cult and then just The Cult by the time they played Friars in 1984. They went on to huge success, especially in the US. She Sells Sanctuary is a defining moment.

Balaam and The Angel lasted until 1989 and reformed in 1981

Play Dead Oxford band Play Dead lasted until around 1986.

odds and trivia
official web presence
The Cult official site  Balaam and the Angel official site
sound and vision
The Cult  - She Sells Sanctuary 
Balaam and The Angel - Love Me  
Play Dead - Torn on Desire

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