For Blue Oyster Cult, the overnight success of 1975's 'On Your Feet or on Your Knees' took a while.
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When Long Island, New York’s Blue Oyster Cult released ‘Secret Treaties’ in April 1974, their future standing as bona-fide hard rock legends was anything but guaranteed.
Blue Oyster Cult released their second live album, the aptly named ‘Some Enchanted Evening,’ in September 1978 and proceeded to rack up the biggest record sales of their storied career. Not bad for a band that had spent much of their career to that point intentionally cloaking themselves in mystery while challenging listeners with oftentimes obscure or downright controversial lyrics.
Blue Oyster Cult rose from the ashes of the Stalk Forest Group to become of the nation's all-time greatest hard-rock ensembles. They had an incredible run of classic albums from the mid '70 through the early '80s, combining street-level rock 'n' roll with more cerebral elements of poetry and literature. Avoiding cliches whenever possible, Blue Oyster Cult rode hard and
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 'Don't Fear the Reaper.' "We love you and miss you."
Good news - Season 12 of ‘That Metal Show’ has been confirmed and several classic rockers have made the short list for guest spots over the eight new episodes. The guests dropping by the TMS studio throughout the season run the gamut from classic rockers to brand new members of some veteran acts, offering a balance of musical tastes.