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Blue Öyster Cult: Cultus Redux – Part 3 of 3

Continued from Part Two… Career of Evil There are many connective threads that runs through Blue Öyster Cult’s body of work. 2001’s Curse of the Hidden Mirror took its title […]

Blue Öyster Cult: Cultus Redux – Part 2 of 3

Continued from Part One… The Making of The Symbol Remains The process of creating an album is challenging enough on its own; making a record when the band’s members are […]

Blue Öyster Cult: Cultus Redux – Part 1 of 3

An edited version of this feature was the cover story in the December 2020 issue of Goldmine. Blue Öyster Cult returns with its first album of new music in nearly […]

Another Enchanted Evening: Blue Öyster Cult is Still Burnin’ for You

Blue Öyster Cult is best-known for its smash hit, 1976’s “Don’t Fear the Reaper.” A winning combination of catchy riffage, hard rock arrangement and borderline-progressive rock composition style, the standout […]

Hundred-word Reviews for July 2016, Part 1

Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans. Today kicks off another of my occasional week-long extravaganzas in which I post five reviews each business day, each exactly 100 words. Some […]

Album Review: Blue Öyster Cult — Imaginos

Imaginos has a tortured history. The eleventh studio album released by Blue Öyster Cult (they had by this time released no less than three live albums), Imaginos was comprised of […]