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Bad Channels is a soundtrack album, produced and recorded by Blue Öyster Cult, featuring Joker, Fair Game, Sykotic Sinfoney, and DMT, for the film of the same name. It was released on August 4, 1992 by Moonstone Records.

Two of the eleven featured tracks from the album were written and recorded by Blue Öyster Cult specifically for the film, as well as the entire original score.


Blue Öyster Cult

  • Eric Bloom – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser – lead guitar, vocals, keyboards
  • Allen Lanier – guitar, keyboards
  • Jon Rogers – bass, background vocals
  • Chuck Bürgi – drums, background vocals

Featured bands

  • Joker
  • Fair Game (with Ron Keel)
  • Sykotic Sinfoney (as "The Ukelaliens")
  • DMT


  • Steve Schenck – producer
  • Sandy Pearlman – producer

Track listing

# Title Writer(s) Lead vocals Length
Side A
1 Demon's Kiss Bloom, Roeser, John Shirley Bloom 3:53
2 The Horsemen Arrive Bloom, Roeser, Shirley Bloom 6:12
3 That's How It Is Joker 3:07
4 Jane Jane (The Hurricane) Joker 3:03
5 Somewhere in the Night Fair Game 4:30
Side B
6 Blind Faith Fair Game 4:24
7 Manic Depresso Sykotic Sinfoney 4:03
8 Mr. Cool Sykotic Sinfoney 3:38
9 Myth of Freedom DMT 5:07
10 Touching Myself Again DMT 3:59
Side C
11 Little Old Lady Polka The Ukelaliens 3:04
12 Bad Channels Overture Roeser 2:01
13 Power Station Roeser 2:02
14 Power Station II Roeser 1:38
15 Shadow Roeser 0:26
16 V.U. Roeser 0:52
17 Cosmo Rules, but Lump Controls Roeser 1:09
18 Battering Ram Roeser 1:25
19 This Dude is F****d Roeser 2:24
Side D
20 Pick Up Her Feed Roeser 1:53
21 Spray That Scumbag Roeser 1:54
22 Out of Station Roeser 1:22
23 Tree Full of Owls Roeser 1:08
24 Cookie in Bottle Roeser 0:40
25 Corky Gets It Roeser 1:01
26 Eulogy for Corky Roeser 0:43
27 Spore Bomb Roeser 1:06
28 Remodeling Roeser 2:14
29 Ginger Snaps Roeser 1:35
30 Moon Gets It Roeser 0:39
Studio albums Blue Öyster CultTyranny and MutationSecret Treaties
Agents of FortuneSpectresMirrorsCultösaurus Erectus
Fire of Unknown OriginThe Revölution by NightClub NinjaImaginosCult ClassicHeaven Forbid
Curse of the Hidden MirrorThe Symbol Remains
Live albums On Your Feet or on Your KneesSome Enchanted EveningExtraterrestrial LiveA Long Day's Night
Hard Rock Live Cleveland 2014
40th Anniversary - Agents of Fortune - Live 2016
iHeart Radio Theater N.Y.C. 2012
Other albums Bad ChannelsSt. Cecilia: The Elektra Recordings
The Columbia Albums Collectiön
(RaritiesRadios Appear: The Best of the BroadcastsHarvester of Lives)