ALBUM REVIEW: Life of Agony – The Sound of Scars

Older, wiser, better, stronger. That could very well be the 2019 tag line for Life of Agony. Since the bands’ return a full-time band from their hiatus, the have continued to evolve and improve, year over year. Anybody can get on stage, take a paycheck for nostalgia’s sake. No, not this band. Their approach to new music has been inspired. Their comeback album, 2017’s A Place Where There’s No More Pain (Napalm Records) was a powerful reminder of what made this band vital in the first place. Now on The Sound of Scars (also Napalm), the band returns to the scene of their original triumph, to continue the tale. Continue reading

Life of Agony Shares New Single and Video – “Scars”, New Album Details Unveiled

Life of Agony has set October 11th for their new album The Sound Of Scars, releasing via Napalm Records. The album is meant to be the spiritual successor to the bands’ debut River Runs Red, which turned 25 years old last year. The Sound of Scars will release almost twenty-six years to the day of River Runs Red. The band has also shared the title track and video for ‘Scars’ which you can watch now! Pre-orders have also gone live! Continue reading

Life of Agony To Continue “River Runs Red” Story on New Album

Life of Agony is in the studio, recording their new album, due out later in 2019 via Napalm Records. After releasing an ominous teaser, the band has confirmed that their new album will be a continuation of the story of the teenager from their classic 1993 album River Runs Red (Roadrunner) story. The teaser asks “what if he survived”, which will be the concept of the album. The band has some tour dates booked, including a special show in New York with Overkill his May, and Wacken Open Air in August. River Runs Red turned twenty-five years old in 2018. Also, watch our interview below with Alan Robert, where he discusses the new album. Continue reading

Life Of Agony Is In The Studio Demoing Songs For Their New Album

In a post to Twitter today Life of Agony’s Mina Caputo revealed that the band is in the studio, right now, working on pre-production of new music for their next album. The bands’ next album will be their follow up to their 2017 release A Place Where There’s No More Pain, out now via Napalm Records. The album will be their first album with new drummer Veronica Bellino, who took over the drum throne in 2018 and toured the world with the band. Ghost Cult chatted with bassist/vocalist Alan Robert last fall and he gave fans an idea of the many plans LOA is working on for what sounds like a busy 2019. You can see that interview below.  Continue reading

Life Of Agony To Begin Recording New Album In Early 2019

In a new interview, Life Of Agony has revealed they are entering the studio in February to begin recording their new album.  This is in addition to details about the writing and recording process LOA was planning for 2019 bassist Alan Robert chatted with Ghost Cult about in our interview with him earlier this fall see clip below. The band has spent most of 2018 headlining their own world tour, “The Rise Of The Underground Tour”. The bands’ next album will be their follow up to their 2017 release A Place Where There’s No More Pain, via Napalm Records. The album will be their first album with new drummer Veronica Bellino, who replaced Sal Abruscato this year. Continue reading

Watch The Trailer For Alan Robert’s Beauty Of Horror 3

Alan Robert has been in beast mode lately. In addition to killing it on tour with Life of Agony on the “World Underground Tour“ and has a third edition of his acclaimed and best-selling adult coloring book series, The Beauty of Horror. The new book is dubbed The Beauty of Horror 3: Haunted Playgrounds Coloring Book, and is in stores on July 24th. Alan will actually have three book releases in 2018, so we’re sending major props to him for this accomplishment. Bleeding Cool shared this terrifying trailer (unless you like clowns), so get your scare on and order one today!

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Life Of Agony To Kickoff World Tour Tonight With Two Sold-Out Hometown Shows

One of the most quintessential bands to ever come out of New York City in 1990s, Life of Agony, roared back into the mainstream with their acclaimed album A Place Where There’s No More Pain (Napalm Records). After ending 2017 strong with several tours in Europe and an appearance at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, LOA kicks off a ton of tour dates tonight in their hometown of Brooklyn, at Saint Vitus Bar. Both tonight’s show and tomorrow nights show are sold-out and will offer fans an intimate performance most never get to see. Following Brooklyn, the band will embark on a world tour culminating in a festival date,The Sound of Revolution Festival, in The Netherlands, next fall. All dates are on sale now.

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