After nearly two decades spent exclusively on the live circuit, Blue Oyster Cult returns with their fifteenth full-length album, The Symbol Remains (Frontiers Records Srl). In a way similar to the recent releases by fellow Seventies Rock legend Alice Cooper, the band opts for a kitchen sink songwriting method. The fourteen tracks play out like a career retrospective of sorts, exploring a variety of moods between classic-minded rockers, synth-heavy AOR numbers, and atmospheric occult excursions.
Anal Trump, the San Diego Grindcore powerhouse has formed a Super Pac, “So It Has Come To This”, and released their new album, The First 100 Songs, via Joyful Noise Recordings. The album drop today is in honor of Election Day today, November 6th in the United States. The band also released a $10,000 deluxe version with the stipulation it cannot be sold to disgraced Pharma-bro and universally hated douchebag Martin Shkreli. The deluxe album contains one solitary copy of their album, as 100 individual one-inch records… available for a purchase price of $10 thousand dollars USD. Check out this teaser sampler of the album, and buy or stream it below as well. Continue reading