On October 9, 2020.

On October 9, 2020, “Frontiers” label released “The Symbol Remains”, the fifteenth Blue Öyster Cult album. It was recorded February 2019 – April 2020, at “Mercy College Studio A” in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and was produced by Eric Bloom, Buck Dharma and Richie Castellano.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Buck Dharma – vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Richie Castellano – vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Danny Miranda – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jules Radino – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Albert Bouchard – cowbell, percussion, backing vocals
  • Andy Ascolese – keyboards, piano
  • David Lucas – cowbell, backing vocals
  • Phil Castellano – harmonica, claps, gang vocals, backing vocals, choir programming
  • Kasim Sulton – backing vocals
  • Steve La Cerra – claps, gang vocals, backing vocals
  • Kevin Young – claps, gang vocals, backing vocals
  • John Castellano – backing vocal
  • Jeff Nolan – theremin
  • Steve Schenk – executive producer
  • Richie Castellano – engineer
  • Sam Stauff – engineer
  • Buck Dharma – overdub engineer
  • Steve La Cerra – assistant engineer
  • Tom Lord – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

  1. That Was Me – Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano, John Shirley
  2. Box in My Head – Donald Roeser, John Shirley
  3. Tainted Blood – Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano
  4. Nightmare Epiphany – John Shirley, Richie Castellano
  5. Edge of the World – Richie Castellano
  6. The Machine – Richie Castellano
  7. Train True (Lennie’s Song) – Donald Roeser, Zeke Roeser
  8. The Return of St. Cecilia – Richie Castellano, Richard Meltzer
  9. Stand and Fight – Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano
  10. Florida Man – Donald Roeser, John Shirley
  11. The Alchemist – Richie Castellano
  12. Secret Road – John Shirley, Donald Roeser
  13. There’s a Crime – Jeff Denny, Jules Radino
  14. Fight – Donald Roeser, Ira Rosoff, James Wold Roeser

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