Post Profile






Deep Purple & Blue Oyster Cult: the quiet legacies of two loud bands

Deep Purple and Blue Oyster Cult are two of heavy metal’s most legendary, influential bands, but does anybody realize it? In 2016, they’re often reduced to the “the band with the song every beginner guitarist can play” and “the band with the cowbell song.” Here’s a look at their often-silenced legacies. Continue reading…
read more

share

Related Posts


Deep Purple Singer: Rock Hall Band Member Exclusions Are 'Very Silly'

Entertainment / Music : Rolling Stone: Music

Hard-rock legends Deep Purple will join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2016 class, but singer Ian Gillan is only half-thankful for the honor, calling it "very silly" that two current band members – guitarist Steve Morse and keyboa...

Blue Oyster Cult's Allen Lanier: RIP

Entertainment / Music : The Stranger: Music

Current pop culture may only remember Blue Öyster Cult from the now classic "more cowbell" skit from TV's Saturday Night Live, but BOC were in fact an important and prolific rock band with heavy progressive leanings. They were very ...

French Metal Friday: Mystery Blue

Music / Metal : Heavy Metal Time Machine

French traditional heavy metal act Mystery Blue was formed in 1982 by guitarist "Frenzy" Philippon. After a 1983 demo the band released their self-titled debut on the cult French label Axe Killer. Their debut album featured AC/DC in...

Various Artists - Re-Machined: A Tribute To Deep Purple's Machine Head Review

Music / Metal : Chad's Heavy Metal Blog

Deep Purple are an incredibly influential band, and one of the forefathers of what became heavy metal. Just how influential and respected they are can be measured by the caliber of artists participating in the tribute to their bigge...

Blue Oyster Cult’s Allen Lanier Dead at Age 66

Entertainment / Music : Hidden Track

Allen Lanier, founding guitarist and keyboardist of classic-rock band Blue Oyster Cult, has died at age 66, after losing his battle with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The rest of the band broke the sad news on their officia...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC