On the one hand, “(Don’t Fear) the Reaper” has kept B.Ö.C.—a hard rock band that bikers, rock critics, and record-store nerds can all seem to agree on—and drummer Albert Bouchard’s percussive prowess alive in the public’s consciousness. At the same time, since the much-beloved “More Cowbell!” sketch debuted on SNL in 2000, it’s impossible to hear the eerie “Reaper” without thinking of Will Ferrell banging out that part in his two-sizes-too-small shirt as Christopher Walken pleads for more.

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