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Imaginos is the best Blue Oyster Cult album you’ve never heard

Imaginos is the best Blue Oyster Cult album you’ve never heard

Though it took a while to arrive, the engaging, smart and loud ‘Imaginos’ – finally released in July 1988 – was Blue Oyster Cult’s most consistent album.

Sammy Hagar, Don Felder + others, Heavy Metal: Music From The Motion Picture (1981)

Sammy Hagar, Don Felder + others, Heavy Metal: Music From The Motion Picture (1981)

An enjoyable compilation capturing a specific time, ‘Heavy Metal: Music From the Motion Picture’ arrived just before rock and pop became mechanical.

‘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: 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