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EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIVE

Blue Öyster Cult

 

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4.03 | 38 ratings

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Andrea Cortese
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4 stars This album closes Blue Oyster Cult's classic years. Drummer Albert Bouchard is just gone, replaced by Rick Downey. Another live record after only four years. An intelligent move to capitalize the recent positive sales of Fire of Unlnown Origin. Isn't it?

By the way, if you are a fan of Blue Oyster Cult, this album is a must have. If you're not, then I tell you it's a very good one, close second after "On Your Feet or on Your Knees". The atmosphere of the 13 tracks is harder than anything before as the band make clear with the opener "Dominance and Submission" a classic from the Sectret Treaties album. Electric guiatr sound is king, here. Rough vocals follow with another highlight of the band "Cities on Flame (With Rock and Roll)". There is place also for a live version of "Veterans of the Psychic Wars" from theit then recent release "Fire of Unlnown Origin".

As usual in their live albums, another cover is played here, mayble the most memorable one: The Doors' "Roadhouse Blues" with the help of Robby Krieger himself on electric guitar. He later will take part to the ambitious project of Imaginos.

Excellent.

Andrea Cortese | 4/5 |

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