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Blue Oyster Cult: Night Of The Locusts

Max Bell, New Musical Express, 13 September 1980

THE GOLDEN AGE of hotrod and dragster racing is over but the USA is still littered with its mythology. One such relic is Lebanon Valley Speedway. Framed by the Catskill Mountains and serving the community of Albany (a billion dollar Government town and upstate New York capitol) the old horsepower mecca nowadays resounds to a different brand of mangled metallic thrill. In 1980, it's an ideal setting for heavy arena rock.

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