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Blue Öyster Cult
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Blue Öyster Cult in Edmonton in 2012
Background information
Origin Long Island, New York, United States
Genres Hard rock, psychedelic rock, heavy metal
Years active 1971–present
Labels Columbia, CMC, Reprise
Members Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser
Eric Bloom
Jules Radino
Richie Castellano
Rudy Sarzo
Past members See: Former members

Blue Öyster Cult is a psychedelic rock band that formed in Long Island, New York in 1971.[1] They have many well-known songs like (Don't Fear) The Reaper, and Burnin' For You.

The group's best known songs are probably: The 1976 single "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" from the album Agents of Fortune (featured in the movie Halloween, and in the TV movie The Stand based on Stephen King's novel of the same name, and in the credits of Peter Jackson's 1996 movie The Frighteners) and the 1981 single "Burnin' for You" from the album Fire of Unknown Origin and "Godzilla" (1977).


Current members

The current members of the band are:

Original members

The original lineup of the band was:

Former Members

The former members of the band are as follows: