November 7, 2020

Currently receiving rave notices for their brand new studio album The Symbol Remains, Blue Öyster Cult and Frontiers Music Srl continue their release of archival treasures from the band’s vaults with the 4th December 2020 release of two live albums: Live At Rock Of Ages Festival 2016 and a reissue of 2002’s A Long Day’s Night. Both will be available on CD+DVD, Blu-Ray, LP and digital formats.

BÖC performed an inspired set on the second day of the Rock of Ages Festival 2016 in Seebronn, Germany. One of the band’s few appearances on German soil in recent years, they ripped through a memorable setlist that kicked off with This Ain’t The Summer Of Love and closed with the evergreen hit (Don’t Fear) The Reaper. In between, they delivered hot takes on gems such as Burnin’ For You, Golden Age Of Leather, Then Came The Last Days Of May and Godzilla.

An out of print live release, A Long Day’s Night was recorded on 21st June 2002 at the Navy Pier/Skyline Stage in Chicago. Taking place on the summer solstice (hence its title), it celebrated three decades of incredible music from the band to that point. Over the course of two hours, guitarist/vocalists Eric Bloom and Buck Dharma, keyboardist/guitarist Allen Lanier and their bandmates regaled a revved-up crowd with ‘Cult classics. Aside from over two hours of concert footage, the reissue includes rare interview footage, behind the scenes coverage, fan interviews, biographical and discography information. The audio on all formats has been completely restored and remastered to achieve a stunning new listening experience.

These releases arrive hot on the heels of BÖC‘s well received new studio album, The Symbol Remains, which has been embraced by fans and critics alike. Videos for the four singles are That Was Me, Box In My Head, Tainted Blood and The Alchemist.

Live At Rock Of Ages Festival July 30th 2016 track list

1  This Ain’t The Summer Of Love
2  Golden Age Of Leather
3  Burnin’ For You
4  Od’d On Life Itself
5  Harvest Moon
6  Me 262
7  Buck’s Boogie
8  Lips In The Hills
9  Then Came The Last Days Of May
10  Godzilla
11  (Don’t Fear) The Reaper

DVD: 1  Golden Age Of Leather; 2  Burnin’ For You; 3  Od’d On Life Itself; 4  Harvest Moon; 5  Me 262; 6  Buck’s Boogie; 7  Lips In The Hills; 8  Then Came The Last Days Of May; 9  Godzilla and 10  (Don’t Fear) The Reaper

Blu-Ray: 1  Golden Age Of Leather; 2  Burnin’ For You; 3  Od’d On Life Itself; 4  Harvest Moon; 5  Me 262; 6  Buck’s Boogie; 7  Lips In The Hills; 8  Then Came The Last Days Of May; 9  Godzilla; 10  (Don’t Fear) The Reaper (Blu-ray bonus audio:) This Ain’t The Summer Of Love (Stereo and Surround Mixes)

 LINE-UP
Eric Bloom – vocals, guitar, keyboards
Donald ‘Buck Dharma’ Roeser – guitar, vocals
Richie Castellano – keyboards, guitar, vocals
Jules Radino – drums, percussion
Kasim Sulton – bass, vocals

A Long Day’s Night track list

1  Stairway To The Stars
2  Burnin’ For You
3  O.D.’d On Life Itself
4  Dance On Stilts
5  Buck’s Boogie
6  Mistress Of The Salmon Salt (Quicklime Girl)
7  Harvest Moon
8  Astronomy
9  Cities On Flame With Rock ‘N’ Roll
10  Perfect Water
11  Lips In The Hills
12  Godzilla
13  (Don’t Fear) The Reaper

DVD: 1  Stairway To The Stars; 2  Burnin’ For You; 3  O.D.’d On Life Itself; 4  E.T.I. (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence); 5  Dance On Stilts; 6  Harvester Of Eyes; 7  Buck’s Boogie; 8  Mistress Of The Salmon Salt (Quicklime Girl); 9  Flaming Telepaths; 10  Harvest Moon; 11  Then Came The Last Days Of May; 12  Cities On Flame With Rock ‘N’ Roll; 13  ME 262; 14  Perfect Water; 15  Lips In The Hills; 16  Godzilla; 17  (Don’t Fear) The Reaper; 18  Dominance And Submission and 19  The Red And The Black

Blu-ray: 1  Stairway To The Stars; 2  Burnin’ For You; 3  O.D.’d On Life Itself; 4  E.T.I. (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence); 5  Dance On Stilts; 6  Harvester Of Eyes; 7  Buck’s Boogie; 8  Mistress Of The Salmon Salt (Quicklime Girl); 9  Flaming Telepaths; 10  Harvest Moon; 11  Then Came The Last Days Of May; 12  Cities On Flame With Rock ‘N’ Roll; 13  ME 262; 14  Perfect Water; 15  Lips In The Hills; 16  Godzilla; 17  (Don’t Fear) The Reaper; 18  Dominance And Submission and 19  The Red And The Black (Blu-ray bonus video): 1  Joan Crawford (previously unreleased performance) and 2  Astronomy (previously unreleased performance)

 LINE-UP
Eric Bloom – vocals, guitar, keyboards
Donald ‘Buck Dharma’ Roeser – guitar, vocals
Allen Lanier – keyboards, guitar
Bobby Rondinelli – drums, percussion
Danny Miranda – bass, vocals



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