Their style has been referred to over the years as “the thinking man’s heavy metal group,” and on Saturday night Blue Oyster Cult brings those smart riffs to The Rose in Pasadena. BOC is responsible for such hits as “Don’t Fear the Reaper,” “Godzilla” and “Burnin’ for You,” producing a sound that was at once catchy, terrifying, provocative, funny and ambiguous. They’ve achieved what few other metal/hard rock acts have inasmuch as the band has received critical acclaim along with commercial success. Since its founding in Long Island in the late 1960s, Blue Oyster Cult has gone through various...Read More
Author: Rochelle Bassarear
2,214 American military service members (0 more than last week) were reported killed in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001, according to The Associated Press. 21 ISIS plots against American targets have been uncovered in the first 4 months of this year, according to a House Homeland Security Committee report. 34 ISIS extremists were killed this past weekend in Afghanistan by that country’s air force in airstrikes. According to Reuters, a pro-ISIS radio station was also destroyed in the operation. 3,000 additional troops could be sent to Afghanistan to help end a stalemate with the Taliban in that region,...Read More
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