Stateside Presents

Blue Öyster Cult

PCI & STATESIDE PRESENTS

Blue Öyster Cult

Sun, September 29, 2019

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

The Van Buren

Phoenix, AZ

$42-$82

This event is 13 and over

STATESIDE PRESALE: 06/06 AT 10AM
PUBLIC ONSALE: 06/07 AT 10AM

THIS EVENT IS 13+ (12 & UNDER ADMITTED WITH PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN)

Blue Öyster Cult
Blue Öyster Cult
FOR OVER FOUR DECADES, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT HAS BEEN THRILLING FANS OF INTELLIGENT HARD ROCK WORLDWIDE WITHPOWERFUL ALBUMS LOADED WITH CLASSIC SONGS. INDEED, THE LONG ISLAND, NY--BASED BAND IS REVERED WITHINTHE HARD ROCK AND HEAVY METAL SCENE FOR ITS PIONEERING WORK. BLUE ÖYSTER CULT OCCUPIES A UNIQUE PLACEIN ROCK HISTORY BECAUSE IT'S ONE OF VERY FEW HARD ROCK/HEAVY METAL BANDS TO EARN BOTH GENUINEMAINSTREAM CRITICAL ACCLAIM AS WELL AS COMMERCIAL SUCCESS.

THE BAND IS OFTEN CITED AS A MAJOR INFLUENCE BY OTHER ACTS SUCH AS METALLICA, AND BÖC WAS LISTED INVH1'S COUNTDOWN OF THE GREATEST HARD ROCK BANDS OF ALL TIME.

UPON THE RELEASE OF BÖC'S SELF--TITLED DEBUT ALBUM IN 1972, THE BAND WAS PRAISED FOR ITS CATCHY--YET--HEAVY MUSIC AND LYRICS THAT COULD BE PROVOCATIVE, TERRIFYING, FUNNY OR AMBIGUOUS, OFTEN ALL IN THE SAMESONG. BÖC'S CANON INCLUDES THREE STONE--COLD CLASSIC SONGS THAT WILL WAFT THROUGH THE COSMOS LONG AFTERTHE SUN HAS BURNED OUT: THE TRULY HAUNTING "(DON'T FEAR) THE REAPER" FROM 1976'S AGENTS OF FORTUNE,THE PUMMELING "GODZILLA" FROM 1977'S SPECTRES AND THE HYPNOTICALLY MELODIC "BURNIN' FOR YOU"FROM1981'S FIRE OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN. OTHER NOTABLE BÖC SONGS INCLUDE "CITIES ON FLAME WITH ROCK ANDROLL," "THEN CAME THE LAST DAYS OF MAY," "I LOVE THE NIGHT," "IN THEE,""VETERAN OF THE PSYCHIC WARS,""DOMINANCE AND SUBMISSION," "ASTRONOMY," "BLACK BLADE" AND "SHOOTING SHARK."

THE INTENSE CREATIVE VISION OF BÖC'S ORIGINAL CORE DUO OF VOCALIST/LEAD GUITARIST DONALD "BUCK DHARMA"ROESER, AND VOCALIST/RHYTHM GUITARIST ERIC BLOOM ARE COMPLEMENTED BY RICHIE CASTELLANO ON GUITAR ANDKEYBOARDS, AND THE LONGTIME RHYTHM SECTION OF BASS GUITARIST DANNY MIRANDA, AND DRUMMER JULES RADINO.

WE REALIZED WE'RE A 'CLASSIC ROCK' BAND. THAT'S WHAT WE ARE, THAT'S WHAT WE DO BEST, THAT'S WHAT WE KNOW.THE BAND MEMBERS ARE PROUD OF BÖC'S CLASSIC SOUND, AND PLEASED THE BAND IS CREATING VIBRANT WORK FORDISENFRANCHISED MUSIC LOVERS WHO DON'T LIKE THE HOMOGENIZED, PREFABRICATED POP OR SOUND--ALIKE,FORMULAIC RAP--METAL, WHICH MONOPOLIZES THE RADIO AIRWAVES AND BEST--SELLER CHARTS.

BÖC HAS ALWAYS MAINTAINED A RELENTLESS TOURING SCHEDULE THAT BRINGS NEW SONGS AND CLASSICS TOORIGINAL FANS AND, AS BLOOM PUTS IT, "TEEN--AGERS WITH GREEN HAIR
Venue Information:
The Van Buren
401 W. Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ, 85003
http://thevanburenphx.com/