This week on SPIN Presents Lipps Service, host Scott Lipps caught up with frontman of The Cult Ian Astbury, who is now on the road touring for the initially time in two years.

The vocalist spoke about how he started touring at a very younger age up through becoming a member of The Cult and the band’s formation when he achieved guitarist Billy Duffy. Astbury ongoing by talking about how he achieved legendary producer Rick Rubin and the hip hop scene encompassing the Beastie Boys, who Rubin famously created. He also shared tales about the band opening for David Bowie and Iggy Pop.

It is no surprise that Astbury has been surrounded by musical legends and cultural icons during his blistering vocation, and he spoke with Lipps about Oscar-successful director Oliver Stone, and famed psychologist Timothy Leary.

In the lengthy discussion, Astbury also spelled out how he was virtually forged as Jim Morrison and how he carried out with the Doors’ Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek and touched on new bands this sort of as write-up-punkers Idles. And, of system, the singer unveiled some of what we can anticipate on his impending album and talked about how it was influenced by the late Rolling Stone, Brian Jones.

On past week’s episode, Lipps sat down with The Struts‘ Luke Spiller and Adam Slack. The previous of the Lipps Service veterans in depth what it was like undertaking together with Queen at the recent Taylor Hawkins tribute displays, and the two talked about their new songs and the latest point out of the audio business.

Considering the fact that it commenced in 2018, the acclaimed podcast has showcased quite a few of the major voices and personalities in music, which include exclusive interviews with Pink Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis, David Lee Roth, Shepard Fairey, Courtney Really like, Dove Cameron, Mick Fleetwood, Nikki Sixx, Perry Farrell and numerous, many additional.

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