Tag: Blue Oyster Cult

BLUE ÖYSTER CULT’s ‘Imaginos’ Remix Due Out in April

Imaginos, Blue Öyster Cult’s last album for Columbia, has passed into legend for BÖC fans. The name and concept comes from late-’60s sci-fi/fantasy writings by band manager/producer Sandy Pearlman that inspired the original band name; they then became the basis for a planned trilogy of solo albums by BÖC drummer/songwriter Albert Bouchard, who had been working on the material since the …

Sign Up for CARMINE APPICE’s Rockaholics Metal Fan Camp!

Carmine Appice asks:  “How does spending a few days of major face time with me and some of my most excellent, legendary rock ‘n’ metal hero friends sound?” According to a press release, Carmine will be hosting the Carmine Appice’s Rockaholics Metal Fan Camp — set for August 26-30 at Full Moon Resort in the heart of …

PENTAGRAM Gets New Drummer SEAN SALEY

After weeks of extensive auditions, occult rock legends Pentagram have found a full-time drummer in Virginia Native Sean Saley. Sean’s debut with the band begins during this summer’s European Festival Circuit, which starts with Sweden Rock in Sölvesborg, Sweden. Sean stated before flying to his debut at Sweden Rock, “I’m more than excited, honored and …

THE RODS and DIO DISCIPLES to Tour Together

One band that many veteran metal heads feel should have hit the big time was New York’s The Rods. Comprised of members David “Rock” Feinstein (guitar/lead vocals), Garry Bordonaro (bass/vocals), and Carl Canedy (drums/vocals), The Rods would go on to open arena shows for such renowned groups as Iron Maiden, Twisted Sister, Judas Priest, Ozzy …

DIO DISCIPLES: New Band Formed to Pay Tribute to Ronnie James Dio

Despite his passing last year, Ronnie James Dio‘s popularity seems to be at an all-time high. And to pay tribute to one of heavy metal’s all-time great vocalists, a new group has been assembled, named Dio Disciples. The band will be touring Europe this summer, and will be comprised of such former Dio band members …

LEMMY, RUDY SARZO Join GIRLSCHOOL On ‘Emergency Haiti 2010’ Charity Single

MOTÖRHEAD‘s Lemmy Kilmister, bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT), veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL and 25 young musicians from Cornwall’s live youth music project Livewire are featured on the “Emergency Haiti 2010” charity single put together to raise money for the victims of the Haiti earthquake. The cover …

RUDY SARZO ‘Completely Supports’ FRANKIE BANALI’s Decision To Resurrect QUIET RIOT

Episode 337 of the “Talking Metal” podcast (web site) contains an interview host Mark Strigl conducted with bass veteran Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, QUIET RIOT, DIO, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT). During the chat, Rudy stated, “I completely support [drummer] Frankie Banali‘s decision to continue QUIET RIOT without [late singer] Kevin DuBrow. It is basically the …

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Jeff Plate (drums)

Jeff Plate always wanted to be a drummer. It was his dream, growing up in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Plate is the man behind the Trans-Siberian Orchestra drum kit, has been since its inception in 1996. He’s also played in thrash band Metal Church and rock band Wicked Witch, which recently …

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

When Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock ships on September 28, gamers will join the quest to wade through the largest Guitar Hero set list to date. The full Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock track list includes: A Perfect Circle – “The Outsider” Aerosmith – “Cryin’” AFI – “Dancing Through Sunday” Alice Cooper – “No More …

Punk Goes Classic Rock Streaming Exclusively on MySpace Music

You can listen to Punk Goes Classic Rock, streaming in full on MySpace Music now. Punk Goes Classic Rock is set for release in the U.S. on April 27, 2010, and on April 26 in the UK, and features a selection of bands doing their own cover versions of classic tracks by such bands as …

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