Blue Oyster Cult

40th Anniversary Party Tour For The Reaper
A big anniversary for Blue Öyster Cult is happening this year it's the 40th anniversary of the release of their huge hit "(Don't Fear) The Reaper". Part of the celebration will see the band doing a 3-show Reaper Residency at New York's B.B. King Blues Club
‘More Cowbell’ [VIDEO]
Blue Oyster Cult’s album ‘Agents Of Fortune’ entered the charts on this day in 1976. ‘Don’t Fear The Reaper’ would become their biggest hit at #12 and a 2000 SNL sketch fictionalizing the recording of the song would be placed on the Top Ten Saturday Night Live Ske…
Blue Oyster Cult Founder Allen Lanier Dead at 67
Founding Blue Oyster Cult keyboardist and guitarist Allen Lanier has died at the age of 67 after being hospitalized with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, according to the band's official Facebook page. "DFTR sweet man," the post reads, in apparent reference to their hit …
Original Blue Oyster Cult Lineup Reunites in New York City
Fans had to wait a little longer than expected to see it, but Blue Oyster Cult reformed its original lineup on Monday (Nov. 5) -- and even if you weren't in attendance, you can still experience the show thanks to a heaping helping of audience footage from the show.
Blue Oyster Cult Bassist Rudy Sarzo Announces Departure
When the Blue Oyster Cult convene for their next meeting, er, rock show, they’ll do so with a revised band lineup. Bassist Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake) has parted ways with the group to free up time to focus on his ever-expanding slate of musical activities.
Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Invades The Vault!
It's getting pretty close to Halloween so we're honoring some weenish requests for the Vault this week.  With Blue Oyster Cult, you would naturally think Don't Fear the Reaper, or Godzilla, but those are big hits right?  WRONG for the Vault...