The Symbol Remains

Blue Öyster Cult - The Symbol Remains
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2020 Ratings: #419 / 866
User Score
Based on 34 ratings
Liked by 1 person
October 9, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Frontiers / Label
Rock, Hard Rock / Genre
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Much better than I thought this would be. It's clear that Blue Oyster Cult were looking to have some fun on this album and even though it has a beefy runtime, it never seems to get too boring.


Before today, the last time Blue Öyster Cult released a studio album, the World Trade Center was still standing, George W. Bush was in his first year of office, Tony Blair was still the British PM, John Paul II was the Pope, Brazil wasn't a five-time champion of the World Cup, Fernando Henrique Cardoso was our president, and I wasn't born. Well, the band also changed in the last 19 years. Buck Dharma and Eric Bloom remain as always, Danny Miranda left the group in the mid-00s and came back ... read more


This isn't for me.

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Track List

  1. That Was Me
  2. Box in My Head
  3. Tainted Blood
  4. Nightmare Epiphany
  5. Edge of The World
  6. The Machine
  7. Train True (Lennie's Song)
  8. The Return of St. Cecilia
  9. Stand and Fight
  10. Florida Man
  11. The Alchemist
  12. Secret Road
  13. There's a Crime
  14. Fight

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Added on: August 18, 2020