Blue Oyster Cult

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Ghost B.C. Is a Mystery, But It's a Goddamn Entertaining One

    Ghost B.C. With King Dude House of Blues, Dallas Saturday, May 3, 2014 What do you get if you combine Scandinavian metal, Satanic chanting, 1970s shock-rock pageantry and exhibitionism, the best parts of an American classic rock radio station, and some of the tightest funk-rock licks to emerge from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    7 Of Our Favorite DFW Tribute Bands

    Cover bands, impersonators, tribute bands, they're often the next best thing to the original act. Tickets are cheaper, and lines are usually nonexistent to get inside the club. Some of the band members even look and sound as if they're channeling their idols as their instruments ignite the stage. Zo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Some of DFW's Best Venue Managers Recall Their Favorite Bygone Venues

    It's the 25th Anniversary of the DOMA. And while it's true that bands and venues come and go, many of the people behind them have been here all along. We asked a few of these long standing music veterans -- now behind the scenes at DOMA nominated venues The Kessler, The Foundry and Rubber Gloves Reh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Five Stray Thoughts From Wildflower! Festival

    1. When you're the rebellious band all the kids listen to so they can annoy their parents, forty years on after those kids grow up you're going to be playing family-friendly sets to them and their kids. And so it was with Blue Oyster Cult, still remarkably retaining two (almost) original members fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    The Eight Best Shows in DFW This Week

    Is there such a thing as the end of festival season here? I don't know. What I do know is that there are a couple more this weekend -- Fort Worth Music Festival features twang on Friday and fuzzy guitar bliss on Saturday. And Wildflower remains the most fun I can imagine having in the general proxim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    The Eight Bands Most in Need of a Senior Citizen Ticket Discount

    So the Rolling Stones have announced their first large tour in 6 years, and their "50 And Counting" jaunt will see them stop in nine cities across North America. This is borderline amazing considering that Keith Richards and Mick Jagger are 69 and CHARLIE WATTS IS 71 FREAKING YEARS OLD. Can you imag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    This Week's Top Show Announcements: Divine Fits, Blue Oyster Cult, Ben Folds Five, Rob Zombie and More

    As we sit in our cubicles, school chairs or desks today, the Texas sky is relentless with its 73-degree beauty, tempting all of us to turn on some tunes, throw up our hands and have recess. Texas has just reached the perfect time of year when all of the alchemy is correct for hosting a plethora of m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Evan Chronister Talks About His Love of Rush, Seeing the Sex Pistols in Dallas

    Evan Chronister is a local music enthusiast, a masterful mix CD maker, and an avid blogger. He can talk your ear off about seeing legendary bands in their prime, but his first show is something he's never forgotten: Rush. In honor of Rush playing the American Airlines Center tonight, we caught up wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Converge's Jacob Bannon On Queen, Texas Wrestling and Being a Licensed Mixed Martial Arts Instructor

    Jacob Bannon, lead singer of the mighty Converge, returns to Dallas tomorrow night at Dada, as the four-piece promotes their latest, All We Love We Leave Behind. We caught up with him about the first record he bought, his first tattoo, how he got into mixed martial arts and his love for Texas wrestl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Listomania: The Ten Best Bands That Might Actually Be Cults

    Listen: When you all wear the same uniform, people are gonna accuse you of being a cult.​There are plenty of bands over the years who have used the word "cult" in their names. From '70s hard rockers Blue Oyster Cult to '80s Brit rockers The Cult to '90s art rockers Cloud Cult to current indie darl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Tonight, Tonight: Joe Satriani at the Granada Theater, The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger at Dan's Silverleaf, Leg Sweeper at Canton Co-Op

    Not the craziest Tuesday night we've ever seen, no. But there are at least two cool touring shows coming through tonight. And, for a third option, you can help a favorite local act kick off its own tour.

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    March 4, 2010
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    December 11, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    ​Not a bad week, comment-wise--especially considering how everyone is pretty much huddled up in their cubicles this time of year trying to clear things before the holidays...right?It helped that newswriter (and alcohol lightweight) Kimberly Thorpe decided to seek tolerance-building advice so she ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Top 25 Food-Related Quotes Of The Past Decade

    ​Almost a decade ago, I wrote this: "Every time this country ends up with a Bush in the White House, several things most assuredly occur: The government inflicts some regrettable incident on Japan, the nation tumbles into a recession, a presidential pet writes a book, and everyone worries about th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 10, 2008

    Oh, So That's What Happened To Eve 6!

    In case you were just dying to see the full line-up for Richardson's 16th Annual Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival, well, we've got the goods for you. And, by "goods," we clearly mean early 2000s flashbacks, celebreality stars and jokes from Saturday Night Live:

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2008

    The Door Offering Locals Spots on Wildflower Festival

    It's nothing unusual for The Door to host a battle of the bands event. The club seems to have at least one a month whether here (May 16) or in Fort Worth (this Saturday). But come April 26, The Door's battle takes a different angle. Bands wanting to become almost famous can compete in The Door's Wil ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    Guitar Hero Breeds a New Kind of Bar Band

    Videogamers are living out rock and roll fantasies on screens at your local pub

  • Home Entertainment

    December 13, 2007

    Almost Famous

    It's never been easier to start your own (fake) band.

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Mullet Over

    Let's end this. Now.

  • Calendar

    December 28, 2006

    The Dark Side of Nokia

    See some lasers in Grand Prairie

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2006

    The Great Greats

    Wilco: We've said it once, we'll say it again. Best band in the world. Proved it last night in Fort Worth. Didn't need to. Did. I have a theory that Wilco is the greatest American rock band, past or present. They've been my favorite band for a decade, so honestly I'm a little biased, but last night ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 2, 2006
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    May 6, 2004

    Dance Party

    The Latino Cultural Center has a folklorico explosion

  • Culture

    October 2, 2003

    Black on Black

    Why Jables is a "cross between a lightning bolt and James Dean"

  • Dining

    February 6, 2003

    Bag Limits

    Why do men hit on female bartenders?

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Bookstore (Used)

    Half Price Books

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Follow the winners

    Major-label survivors Royal Trux peel away experience to make a fresh, funky new album

  • Music

    September 10, 1998

    Heavy mettle

    Bless 'em, Dooms U.K. make art for Art Rock's sake

  • Music

    November 13, 1997

    Jerry's kids

    Jam bands burst into bloom

  • Music

    July 17, 1997
  • Music

    June 27, 1996
  • Music

    May 23, 1996

    Bronco hole

    Dallas' last great concert hall suffers growing pains

  • Music

    October 26, 1995

    Saturday hangover

    The Toadies, the Daisy, and the Rev join tribute to Cartoons' Greatest Hits

  • Music

    July 6, 1995

    Fight the power

    Reprise Records president defends the rights of his artists against the Right and the wrong

  • Music

    January 12, 1995

    Anal attentive

    Local CD for kids' charity backs into trouble over rape song