This web-page has detailed descriptions and background information on Blue Öyster Cult and a selection of their best vinyl records of this band
Blue Öyster Cult is an American rock band formed in Long Island, New York, in 1967. They are best known for their classic rock hits, including "Don't Fear the Reaper," "Godzilla," and "Burnin' for You." The band's music is a blend of hard rock, heavy metal, and science fiction, with lyrics that often touch on themes of science fiction and the occult.
The band's lineup has undergone several changes over the years, with founding members Eric Bloom (vocals, stun guitar) and Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser (lead guitar) remaining constant throughout. Other members have included Albert Bouchard (drums), Joe Bouchard (bass), Allen Lanier (keyboards), and Danny Miranda (bass).
Blue Öyster Cult has been praised for their musicianship, and the band's intricate arrangements and tight musicianship have been a major part of their appeal. They have been influential in the development of the heavy metal genre, and have been cited as an influence by many other bands in the genre.
The band has released several albums throughout their career, including their self-titled debut album, "Blue Öyster Cult," in 1972, "Agents of Fortune" in 1976, and "Spectres" in 1977. Their music has continued to be popular over the years, and they have maintained a dedicated fanbase.
CBS 64904 , 1972 , Netherlands
Produced by Murray Krugman & Sandy Pearlman, David Lucas.Show Details
CBS 22203 , 1982 , Netherlands
Produced by Sandy Pearlman, George GeraniosShow Details
CBS 25686, AL 38947 , 1983 , Netherlands
Produced by Bruce Fairbaira.Show Details
CBS 80103 , 1974 , England
Produced by Murray Krugman and Sandy Pearlman.Show Details