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 “Black Heart”, Alan Robert at New York Comic Con

Life of Agony has shared brand new single, the heavy as hell ‘Black Heart’ from their new album The Sound of Scars, due out next week via Napalm Records. Jam out to the amazing track below! Also, Catch bassist/vocalist and acclaimed artist Alan Robert all this weekend at New York Comic-Con, promoting his New York Times Bestselling adult coloring Book series The Beauty Of Horror! 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

Watch a Behind-The-Scenes Video of Life Of Agony Recording “The Sound of Scars”

We are fast approaching the new album from Life of Agony, The Sound of Scars, due out October 11th, 2019. The band is also gearing up for their next tour dates, in Europe to celebrate the album’s release. Now watch an insiders view of the making of the record with producers Sylvia Massy (Tool, System Of A Down) and Joey Z, along with the rest of the band, as they travel from New York to Ashland, Oregon to record the album. Find out how their unique approach to continuing the story of their iconic River Runs Red concept album, twenty-six years later. Continue reading

Life of Agony Shares New Video For “Lay Down”, New Album Incoming

Legendary New York band Life of Agony has shared a new single and music video for the track “Lay Down”! The song comes from their highly-anticipated new album The Sound Of Scars, due on October 11 via Napalm Records. Produced by the iconic Sylvia Massey (Tool, Marilyn Manson, System of a Down), the album is a concept album and the successor to the LOA classic debut River Runs Red. The song is an emotional hug to survivors of trauma. The video was filmed in an actual haunted mansion! Watch the clip below. 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 is Plotting a UK Tour with Doyle for “The Sound Of Scars” Album

Life of Agony has shared a mailing list sign-up for the pre-sale alert for their upcoming UK leg of their “Sound of Scars World Tour”. Doyle will apparently be the direct support for the tour. The new Life of Agony album The Sound of Scars is due out from Napalm Records next October and is a sequel to their classic debut River Runs Red. Sign-up at the link below. The band has some headline and festival dates booked for this summer. Continue reading