New PDF release: Agents of Fortune: The Blue Öyster Cult Story

By Martin Popoff

ISBN-10: 1908724412

ISBN-13: 9781908724410

40 years within the business...six gold & platinum U.S. albums...classic songs like (Don'tFear) The Reaper, Godzilla, Burnin' For You, Astronomy and E.T.I. Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser, Eric Bloom, Allen Lanier, Albert Bouchard & Joe Bouchard comprised one of many nice stadium acts of the '70s & '80s. BOC have been heavy adequate to duke it out with Kiss, Rush, Aerosmith, Ted Nugent & Black Sabbath, but clever, humorous, ironic & jaded adequate to delight the cruel long island critics.Agents of Fortune examines the complex early days of the band, graphically demonstrating the showbiz sweat that is going into creating a winning act. The publication is concentrated round the peerless highbrow caliber of the songs - made pleasing by way of the band's psychotropic & ghoulish humour; its curiosity in all demeanour of conspiracy theories, cults, monsters, vampires, UFOs, foul play, arcane spiritualism, alchemy, love misplaced & love buried, technology fiction & friction. Popoff attracts on his own interviews with Roeser, Bloom, Albert & Joe Bouchard, besides drummer Bobby Rondinelli, mythical band manufacturer Murray Krugman & BOC professional Bolle Gregmar. For perception into the band's outstanding lyrical global, Popoff went correct to the resource, the writers of the BOC classics highlighting their creativity in the course of the author's numerous interviews with Sandy Pearlman (manager in the course of the golden years), Richard Meltzer, John Shirley, hide artists Greg Scott and Ioannis, in addition to the past due Helen Wheels and David Roter. an important learn for Blue Oyster Cult devotees.

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