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Blue Öyster Cult

United States · Group · 1967–present
Blue Öyster Cult (often abbreviated BÖC) is an American rock band formed on Long Island, New York in 1967, whose most successful work includes the hard rock and heavy metal songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You". Blue Oyster Cult has sold over 24 million records worldwide, including 7 million records in the United States alone. The band's music videos, especially "Burnin' for You", received heavy rotation on MTV when the music television network premiered in 1981, cementing the band's contribution to the development and success of the music video in modern pop culture.

Blue Öyster Cult's longest lasting and most commercially successful lineup included Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser (lead guitar, vocals), Eric Bloom (lead vocals, "stun guitar"), Allen Lanier (keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Joe Bouchard (bass, backing vocals) and Albert Bouchard (drums, percussion, backing vocals). The band's current lineup includes Roeser and Bloom, as well as Jules Radino (drums, percussion), Richie Castellano (keyboard, rhythm guitar, backing vocals), and Kasim Sulton (bass, backing vocals). Read more »

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Discography

Curse of the Hidden Mirror
2001 Official Album
Heaven Forbid
1998 Official Album
Cult Classic
1994 Official Album
Imaginos
1988 Official Album
Club Ninja
1985 Official Album
The Revölution by Night
1983 Official Album
Fire of Unknown Origin
1981 Official Album
Cultösaurus Erectus
1980 Official Album

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