Blue Oyster Cult

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On The Beat with Albert Bouchard of Blue Oyster Cult and Blue Coupe: Talks Mentor Francis Clay and Playing Proud

Hello everyone at MD! Albert here. I was a founding member of Blue Oyster Cult and lately you can see me out with my brother Joe and Alice Cooper bassist Dennis Dunaway in our power trio Blue Coupe. The year…

Modern Drummer
Sep 18, 2018

Bobby Rondinelli

by Robert Girouard   With a résumé that includes Blue Öyster Cult, Rainbow, Quiet Riot, Black Sabbath, and more recently, Mountain guitarist Leslie West and the Axel Rudi Pell Band, Bobby Rondinelli remains a mega-force in heavy-rock drumming. Bobby just…

Modern Drummer
Jan 7, 2016

VIDEO: A Tribute to Tonight Show Drummer Ed Shaughnessy

  Remembering Ed In this video drummers Joe Vitale (The Eagles), Peter Criss (KISS), Danny Carey (TOOL), Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge), Jojo Mayer (Nerve), and Bobby Rondinelli (Blue Öyster Cult) remember Tonight Show drummer and bebop legend Ed Shaughnessy who…

Modern Drummer
Dec 6, 2013

Jules Radino of Blue Oyster Cult

Hello, fellow drummers! With the fall classic as my backdrop, I wanted to share a piece of advice a great drummer once told me. He said, “You have to know when it’s October.” So right he is. For those who…

Modern Drummer
Dec 10, 2011