Rudy Sarzo Leaves BOC for Dio Euro Tour

October 24 , 2009

Rudy Sarzo will be leaving Blue Öyster Cult after the October 24 Tacoma, WA gig, and will be hitting the road for a European tour with Dio.

In his stead, Danny Miranda will be back starting on October 30th.

Transmaniacon MC in new Rock Band Metal Track Pack

August 13 , 2009

The Rock Band video game has announced a "Metal Track Pack" that will, for a limited time, include Blue Öyster Cult's "Transmaniacon MC."

After the "limited time" is over, the song will be offered at some later time as a separate download.

Tiger's Fang 4, 5 & 6 Released

July 27 , 2009

Richie & gang are at it again, Tiger's Fang IV was released on May 25, and today both Episode V and VI were released.

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

Hop on over to see all the new episodes at

Producer David Lucas cameos with BOC

June 4, 2009

At last night's BÖC show at Captain Hiram's Resort in Sebastian, FL, David Lucas came up on stage to play cowbell on "(Don't Fear) The Reaper."

It was at Lucas' jingle studio that BÖC cut their first album, and he was again a heavy collaborator on Agents of Fortune and Spectres--he is the man responsible for adding the cowbell that would later become so famous on "Reaper."

And last night he reprised that role.

BOC and Buck Dharma return to the Road

June 3, 2009

Blue Öyster Cult returns to the stage June 3 for a show in Florida.

The band was forced to take a hiatus to allow guitarist Buck Dharma to recuperate after he fell down the stairs at home.

All the dates that had been previously postponed will be rescheduled, if they are not already.

BOC goes to Greece in December

June 2 , 2009

Blue Öyster Cult will be visiting Greece again at the end of 2009.

Two dates have been scheduled, one in Athens at Gagarin 205 on December 12, and the next day in Thessaloniki at the Principal Club Theatre.

Rudy Sarzo joins the staff of Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp

May 16, 2009

Rudy Sarzo has agreed to become an occasional "camp counselor" at Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, a week-long immersion in Rock Stardom for aspiring musicians.

The camps take place all around the country, and each has a different slate of famous artists as mentors.

For more information on Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp and how to participate, visit their website.

BOC shows in early 2009 to be rescheduled

March 18 , 2009

Blue Öyster Cult's resident online gaming fanatics, Eric Bloom and Richie Castellano, have joined forces with the Hamtouchers to record a song for the Warhammer gamer community, called "Kiss My Axe (While I Drink My Beer)".

The song is available to download at the Warhammer Online site.

Download the song here!

BOC shows in early 2009 to be rescheduled

January 1, 2009

Blue Öyster Cult will be postponing all concert dates for the next few months due to Buck Dharma's injury.

All shows that are currently on the calendar through May will be rescheduled, so watch the calendar for when and where the shows will be rescheduled.