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Tag Archives: Blue Oyster Cult

2018’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Chris Cornell, Type O Negative, GNR, Judas Priest, and more

Posted by on October 10, 2018

The extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released for this year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day on November 23rd have been revealed. We looked over the entire catalog and made a few selections from metal, hard rock and other classic rock albums. Artists include A Perfect Circle, Type O Negative, Babymetal, Anthrax, […]

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Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist says Kurt Cobain is burning in hell for plagiarism

Posted by on November 21, 2017

Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist Madonna Wayne Gacy (who’s real name is Stephen Bier) hasn’t been in the band for a decade, but is attempting to keep himself relevant by making noise with a computer keyboard. A month ago, he wished suffering on his former singer, and he’s also called out Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell […]

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2017’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator and more

Posted by on October 18, 2017

While we haven’t had the chance to fully celebrate Halloween, we did receive an extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released on Black Friday (November 24th). These ‘Record Store Day’ releases include a wide range from Iggy Pop, Clutch, Janis Joplin, Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator, Venom, Black Label Society and more. Wanna […]

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Spell stream ‘For None and All’ for all and now

Posted by on May 23, 2016

It’s been years since the whole “retro-metal” resurgence became hip. So long in fact, that we’ve moved on to some more creative (albeit mostly useless) labels for the stuff: proto-metal, trad metal, occult metal, vest metal, beard metal. Whatever you want to call it, the classic sound never goes out of style. Something always manages […]

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Psycho Las Vegas reveals 2016 lineup; Candlemass, Blue Oyster Cult to headline

Posted by on January 20, 2016

2015 was a great year for North America when it came to festivals. Many amazing festivals took place like long running Maryland Deathfest; newcomers like Hell’s Headbash II in Cleveland, OH; or brand new festivals like Psycho CA and from what it looks like, all of them are coming back as strong as before. Psycho is the latest […]

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Video: Exodus and Kirk Hammett have ‘Godzilla’ sighting in San Diego

Posted by on July 29, 2014

Well, we knew this was going to happen eventually. As soon as Kirk Hammett told Rolling Stone that he’d be jamming with his former band Exodus at the San Diego Comic-Con, we knew video would eventually make its way online. Now someone has posted footage of the band jamming on the Blue Oyster Cult classic “Godzilla.” […]

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Blue Öyster Cult Founder Allen Lanier Passes Away

Posted by on August 15, 2013

Allen Lanier, former guitarist and keyboardist of Blue Öyster Cult, has passed away due to complications from C.O.P.D. (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Lanier, who was one of the founding members of Blue Oyster Cult, was 66 years old. Blue Öyster Cult confirmed the news last night via Facebook, while frontman Eric Bloom had the following […]

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That Metal Show Announces 12th Season

Posted by on May 23, 2013

While it’s only been on the air for about 4 1/2 years, VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show will kick off it’s 12th season next Saturday. Among the highlights of this season will be the show’s 100th episode. The show, which is hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine will kick off with Jason Newsted, […]

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Rudy Sarzo: “In Order To Keep Ozzy Alive We Kept Him Occupied”

Posted by on July 19, 2012

Until this week, the only record that Ozzy Osbourne fans had of the vulnerable time in between the death of guitarist Randy Rhoads and Jake E. Lee’s time in the band that started with 1983’s Bark at the Moon was the now-out-of-print Speak of the Devil. The 1982 double-live album, which featured Night Ranger guitarist Brad Gillis, […]

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Brian Posehn Talks Metal, Being A Nerd

Posted by on June 18, 2012

Metal Insider’s sister site, The Laugh Button, is all about the comedy. They recently attended the Just For Laughs Chicago festival, where they ran into Brian Posehn, who was there to peform The Nerd Show with fellow comedians Pete Holmes, Brent Weinbach, Dan Telfer, Hari Kondabolu, and Mike Lawrence. The Laugh Button’s Chris Elles caught up with him the following day to talk nerd jokes […]

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