|Masters of Reality|
|July 9, 1997 - Viper Room - Los Angeles, CA [USA]|
July 10 [16:00 EDT] -- Ian Astbury, former frontman for the late 80s rock band The Cult, gave a surprise performance Wednesday night at L.A.'s Viper Room with goth-rockers Masters of Reality.
Astbury has been holed up in the California desert at Monkey Studios, writing and arranging new music for a forthcoming album with producer and Masters' lead singer Chris Goss.
Astbury joined Goss' band on stage during a show to promote the Masters' new release, How High The Moon. The album features live recordings from two performances at the Viper Room, including a guest vocal from Stone Temple Pilot's Scott Weiland on 'Jindalee Jindalie'
Astbury jumped onstage before a sold-out crowd and sang the Doors classic, 'Riders On The Storm'.
His first solo record is slated for release early next year.