Cult Working On Album

Hard rockers hope to release first LP in six years this summer.

Reunited hard-rockers the Cult are in preproduction for their first

album since their self-titled 1994 LP, which they hope to release by the

end of summer. Michael Beinhorn (Hole, Soundgarden)

is the front-runner to produce the album, a band spokesperson said. The

Cult, who resurfaced last summer and toured the U.S., plan a world tour

after the album's release. The band features original members Ian

Astbury on vocals and Billy Duffy on guitar, with longtime

Cult drummer Matt Sorum — who also has been in Guns

N' Roses — and ex-Porno for Pyros bassist Martyn