Post Tagged with: "Blue Oyster Cult"

Blue Oyster Cult – Imaginos (1988; 2013 reissue)

Despite the tortured history surrounding this release, something that ultimately mangled its original, rather Lovecraft-ian storyline, Imaginos might just be the most complete full-length Blue Oyster Cult ever did.

‘We never really thought much about the cowbell': An infamous SNL skit’s impact on Blue Oyster Cult

That legendary “more cowbell” sketch on SNL in 2000 didn’t just introduce Blue Oyster Cult to a new generation, it changed the band’s touring requirements. Now, co-founder Buck Dharma says, BOC doesn’t go anywhere without one.

New Music Monday: Black Country Communion, Neil Young, Andrew Bird, Keith Emerson, Manu Katche

New Music Monday: Black Country Communion, Neil Young, Andrew Bird, Keith Emerson, Manu Katche

Neil Young returns with original music with Crazy Horse. Keith Emerson returns to the prog-rock glories of his time with Emerson Lake and Palmer. Black Country Communion, however, is busting up — but they left one last terrific album.

New Music Monday: Dar Williams, Hank III, Donovan, the Grateful Dead, Lurrie Bell

Pull up a chair; there’s piping hot newness in store from the likes of Dar Williams, Duke Robillard, Hank Williams III, Jon Cleary and Lurrie Bell

One Track Mind: Blue Öyster Cult, "Burnin' for You" (1981; 2012 reissue)

Everybody remembers “Don’t Fear The Reaper” — Blue Öyster Cult’s No. 12 hit from 1976 — and I admit, I’ve always been a fan of the song’s false ending

New Music Monday: Santana and Sinead O'Connor, Don Byron and Blue Öyster Cult

New Music Monday beings another truckload of interesting releases, not least of which are Cursive, Don Byron, Mona and Sinead O’Connor