Eric Jay Bloom is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is best known as the lead vocalist, guitar and keyboard/synthesizer player for the long-running band Blue Öyster Cult, with work on more than 20 albums. Much of his lyrical content relates to his lifelong interest in science fiction.
|Birth name:||Eric Jay Bloom|
|Born:||December 1, 1944, Brooklyn, New York City|
|Genres:||Hard rock, heavy metal, psychedelic rock|
|Instruments:||Vocals, guitar, keyboards|
|Associated acts:||Blue Öyster Cult, Hear 'n Aid|
|IMDb:||Eric Bloom's IMDb|
About Eric Bloom
New York-born singer-songwriter and guitarist and vocalist for the classic rock band Blue Oyster Cult. Some of their big hits include (Don't Fear) the Reaper and Godzilla.
He left college to work at a car-importing company, but later returned to college in order to avoid the Vietnam War draft.
Rolling Stone and Creem magazines both named (Don't Fear) the Reaper as the best single of the year in 1976.
His father operated a picture frame and print company based in Manhattan.
He and radio personality Howard Stern are distant cousins.
Information related to Eric Bloom
- Blue Öyster Cult members
- Hobart and William Smith Colleges alumni
- Jewish rock musicians
- American heavy metal singers
- Science fiction fans