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Blue Öyster Cult to drop new live album

Blue Öyster Cult performs in 2017.

Blue Öyster Cult performs in 2017. Credit: Blue Öyster Cult

Dust off your cowbells: Long Island Music Hall of Fame band Blue Öyster Cult will drop its new live album, “iHeart Radio Theater N.Y.C. 2012,” on Friday. The show was a special invitation-only event for 200 hard-core fans celebrating BÖC’s 40th anniversary and release of its 2012 box set, "The Columbia Albums Collection.” The new album's 11-song set list contains hits “Burnin’ for You,” “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” and “Godzilla.”

The album’s lineup features original members vocalist/lead guitarist Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser and vocalist/rhythm guitarist Eric Bloom along with guitarist/keyboardist Richie Castellano, bassist Kasim Sulton and drummer Jules Radino. 

In addition to digital, CD and vinyl formats of the live audio recording, a video version will be made available on DVD and Blu-ray. 

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