Jay White, Bassist For The Agony Scene Has Died

In sudden and sad news, Jay White, bassist of Tulsa, Oklahoma metallers The Agony Scene, has died. No cause of death has been revealed at this time. Jay had been receiving dialysis for an undisclosed condition and there was a gofundme set up to help with medical costs. The band shared their news in a loving message to Facebook. We send our sympathies to Jay’s family, friends, and fans at this time. Continue reading

Darkest Hour Announces Tour Dates With Unearth And The Agony Scene

Darkest Hour has announced the “Death To False Metalcore” tour of Canada this Winter. Unearth will co-headline and The Agony Scene will provide direct support. The bands performing across Eastern Canada from January 31st through February 8th. Tickets are on sale now. Darkest Hour and Unearth then head over to Europe with Misery Signals, Malevolence, and Left Behind supporting them from March 21st through April 1st. Darkest Hour is still supporting their 2017 album, the Kurt Ballou (Converge) produced Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora album, out now on Southern Lord.Continue reading

The Agony Scene – Tormentor


The most obvious starting points when we come to talk about reunions has to be Carcass and At The Gates, who returned from hiatus without missing a beat to produce albums that stood worthy in their canons. Yet what neither behemoth managed to do though, and Surgical Steel (Nuclear Blast) in particular is a fantastic record, was exceed that which they had laid down before. In that respect at least, you can chalk up a victory for Tulsa’s The Agony Scene and their triumphant return with Tormentor (Outerloop). Continue reading

Michael Williams of The Agony Scene Talks Reunion And New Album


In many ways, us worshippers of metal are in a great position with endless choice and wealth. Many of the all time legends of our genre are still going strong, whilst the newer generations are holding the torch high. The double-edged sword, however, is that financially it is perhaps the most troubling time to be in a band for quite some time, and such huge competition is as much a curse as it is a gift. Continue reading

The Agony Scene Share New Single, New Album Due Next Week

The Agony Scene will release their first new album in over a decade with next weeks’ new album Tormentor, due on July 20th via Outerloop Records/Cooking Vinyl. Jame a brand new song from the band,’Serpent’s Tongue’ now! The track features a guest solo from Emil Werstler (Dååth/ex-Chimaira).Continue reading