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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (18 of 18)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,615,206 - Total Helpful Votes: 18 of 18
Secret Treaties ~ Blue Oyster Cult
Secret Treaties ~ Blue Oyster Cult
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Not many bands are attributed to releasing a classic album that stands the test of time, but BOC have done it here. From the opening Career of Evil through such gems as The Subhuman, Dominance & Submission, ME262, and Harvester of Eyes this album just oozes class. BOC could always come up with better song titles than most bands could entire songs. The musicianship is quite exceptional and Buck Dharma's guitar work is faultless throughout. He has to be one of the most underated performers in rock and it's a mystery he never gets the credit and praise he so justly deserves. The icing on the cake has to be the final two tracks, Flaming Telepaths which picks up speed like a downhill runaway… Read more
Secret Treaties ~ Blue Oyster Cult
Secret Treaties ~ Blue Oyster Cult
14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Not many bands are attributed to releasing a classic album that stands the test of time, but BOC have done it here. From the opening Career of Evil (Patti Smith lyrics) through such gems as Dominance & Submission, ME262, and Harvester of Eyes this album just oozes class. BOC could always come up with better song titles than most bands could entire songs. Buck Dharma's guitar playing is faultless throughout and it's a mystery he never gets the praise he deserves. The icing on the cake has to be the final two tracks, Flaming Telepaths which picks up speed like a downhill runaway train before crashing to a halt for Astronomy, which has to be BOC's finest six and a half minutes ever. It's… Read more