Don't Fear the Reaper, Seriously

December 16, 2008

In an unfortunate mishap, Blue Oyster Cult lead guitarist/vocalist Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser slipped on a flight of stairs in his Florida home this past Sunday evening, while carrying some packages. The fall resulted in a shoulder injury, which has forced the cancellation of the band's remaining shows for 2008. A complete and full recovery is expected. Further details regarding the status of the BOC 2009 tour schedule will be announced shortly.

Tiger's Fang 2 & 3 Released

December 10 , 2008

Tiger's Fang II came out on August 9, and Tiger's Fang 3 is due December 20!

Tiger's fang is one of Richie Castellano's other projects, an ongoing serial of Kung Fu shorts.

You can watch the new episodes at

Guitar Tech Aaron Melling Profiled in Performing Musician Magazine

April 15 , 2008

Performing Musician Magazine has published an article profiling BÖC's Stage Left guitar tech extraordinaire, Aaron Melling in its April issue.

The article is available online, too, and features an in-depth look at the life of a road crew member, and a look at Buck's and Rudy's stage set up.

Read the article here

Rudy Sarzo's 'Off the Rails' memoir

March 10 , 2008

Rudy Sarzo has written a book about his time with Ozzy Osbourne and Randy Rhoads.

"Off the Rails" is a fascinating look at how this legendary combo got its start, and at the life and death of the young guitar legend, Randy Rhoads.

You can get a copy of the book (autographed by Rudy, if you wish!) at his website.

Eric Bloom writing for Auto Week

February 22, 2008

Eric Bloom has been writing occasional reviews and insights for Autoweek Magazine.

He's written several columns so far, the latest published on August 6.

Use this link to access the search for all the articles written by Eric. Or use the search function on to find articles authored by Eric.


Tiger's Fang Kung Fu Movie Released

January 4 , 2008

Tiger's Fang is a Kung Fu Movie-inspired short film put together by BÖC bassist Richie Castellano and a group of his friends.

Plot: The Iron Master has been kidnapped by the Tiger's Fang clan. Now it's up to his students to rescue him, but they run into problems along the way.

The first episode is called "Hidden Strike of the Tiger's Fang," and is posted on YouTube. Watch it here! or on the Tiger's Fang website below: