Former Misfits Drummer Joey Image Has Died, Age 63

 

Sad news a Misfits drummer Joey Image has passed away. He was 63. No cause of death has as yet been revealed. According to the Brooklyn Vegan website, The New York Hardcore Chronicles shared the news on Facebook, writing, “Joey Image of The Misfits dead at 63. Rest in Peace.” Joey was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2016, and was seeking treatment at The University of Miami, where he was a possible candidate for a liver transplant, he wrote in a GoFundMe. Joey was in Misfits between 1978 and 1980 and drummed on the Horror Business EP, the “Night of the Living Dead” single, and the Beware EP, and his contributions can be heard on the classic Legacy of Brutality and self-titled compilation albums. He briefly reunited with the band for a live performance in 2000 as well. We send our sympathies out to Joey’s family, friends and fans at this difficult time. Continue reading

Life of Agony Announces “The Sound Of Scars” Record Release Party

Life of Agony is barreling towards their Ovto[er 11th release date of their new album The Sound of Scars via Napalm Records. The band just announced a record release celebration at the most Brooklyn place possible, Coney frickin Island on October 12th! Sponsored by Brooklyn Vegan, 89.5 FM WSOU, and The Jerry Farley Presents have teamed up to host LOA’s “The Sound Of Scars” Record Release Celebration at Coney Island Brewery. This date is significant to the band’s history, because it marks the 26th anniversary of the release of their debut album River Runs Red. Life Of Agony will perform new songs from the forthcoming album “The Sound Of Scars”, as well as fan favorites from their catalog. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #162: Invisible Oranges’ Andrew Rothmund on the State of Music Journalism

 

The speed of social media is definitely changing the game of music journalism. Do you really understand the relationship between websites that cover your band, record labels, and publicity? Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #163 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Invisible Oranges’ Andrew Rothmund on the State of Music Journalism. Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), they also offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below. Continue reading