Blue Oyster Cult

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We were right at the epicenter of the New York rock criticism scene, the whole idea of looking at pop culture in an academic way was a novel idea back then

Buck Dharma, Rock Cellar Magazine, 6 May 2014

Blue Öyster Cult are an American rock band from Long Island, New York, best known for such hard rock and heavy metal songs as “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”, “Godzilla” and “Burnin’ for You”. Since the release of their self-titled debut album in 1972, the band has sold over 24 million albums worldwide, including 7 million in the United States alone. The band’s music videos, especially “Burnin’ for You”, received heavy rotation on MTV when the music television network premiered in 1981, cementing the band’s contribution to the development and success of the music video in modern pop culture.