Life of Agony Books an “Up Close and Unplugged Tour” for This Winter

Long-running New York City Metal band Life of Agony has booked a limited-date special tour An Intimate Evening with Life of Agony: Up Close & Unplugged. The dates kick off on February 16, 2024, in Munich, Germany, and will end on February 24th in Dusseldorf, Germany. Dates are already selling out in the few weeks since the tour was announced. The shows will feature a showing of the acclaimed LOA documentary Life of Agony:The Sound of Scars, a Q&A with the band, and then a stripped-down acoustic set with Mina Caputo, Joey Z, and Alan Robert. The band is said to be working on a new album, their first since 2019s The Sound of Scars (Napalm Records). Tickets are on sale at the link below. Continue reading

Alan Robert’s (Life of Agony) Latest in His Series of Coloring Books – “The Beauty of Horror 6” Releases This Week

Legendary musician and artist Alan Robert (Live of Agony, Spoiler NYC) will release his latest in his line of best-selling and acclaimed adult coloring books – The Beauty of Horror 6: Famous Monsterpieces, this week, via IDW Comics/Penguin. Releasing tomorrow April 11th, 2023, Robert’s books have delighted fans of all ages and become a phenomenon in the genre. The latest book is a homage to world-renowned classical art masterpieces, with a hellish twist in Robert’s central character – Ghouliana! Pre-order the book at the link below!

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CONCERT REVIEW: Life of Agony – Dog Eat Dog – Empire Fallen: Live at The Sherman Theater

Life of Agony made a stop in East Stroudburg, Pa. On their Lost at 2022 tour, featuring Dog Eat Dog and local opener Empire Fallen for the Lost At 2022 Tour. Despite a sizeable snowstorm that pounded the entire region, loyal fans of LOA gathered patiently outside The Sherman Theater comparing stories and recalling how many times they had seen the band since 1993 when the Brooklyn based band was supporting their first album. So now tonight, after 2 years, the LOA familia were not gonna let a snow storm or any other act of God stop them from being reunited with this band that has been the soundtrack of so many of their lives

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GIFT GUIDE: Ghost Cult’s Holiday 2020 Gift Guide


The best Christmas gifts are the most useful ones. Slapping a bow on a bottle of Jack is the easiest gift you can give a metalhead. The great thing about it? Even if they have a preference, they aren’t going to turn down free alcohol. Type any brand and the words “gift set” into Google and you’ll find something. However, premade gift sets have a tendency to be overpriced and generic. You’re better off grabbing an empty box and filling it up with a variety of airplane bottles. It’s kind of like a box of chocolates—But booze.

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Alan Robert (Life of Agony) to Release New Beauty of Horror Coloring and Activity Books

Alan Robert, bassist, and vocalist of Life of Agony is releasing a new line of his Beauty of Horror coloring and activity books, that will bring some early Halloween cheer to those bumming on 2020 so far. New releases due this fall include The Beauty of Horror 4: Creature Feature Coloring Book which pays homage to iconic horror movies with over 80 pages to color, The Beauty of Horror Tarot Card Decks, as featured on, and The Beauty of Horror: Haunt This Journal. You can purchase everything from the link below. Continue reading

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

Claymation Teaser for Alan Robert’s Adult Coloring Book Hits 3 Million on YouTube

Released last fall by Life of Agony bassist and artist Alan Robert, The Beauty of Horror: Ghosts of Christmas has gone on to become a New York Times and Amazon Bestseller lists and caused a worldwide sensation in adult coloring books. Now the original claymation trailer for the book, The Night Terror Before Christmas, created by legendary stop-motion animator Trent Shy has hit 3 Million views on YouTube, with the promise of more videos to come in the future. If you haven’t seen it check it out and purchase the book from the link below. Life of Agony embarks on their summer tour of Europe next week, as the band heads towards their new album release in October. 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

REVIEW: New York Comic-Con 2018

Ghost Cult invaded New York Comic Con for the first time ever this year and it was, in a word a spectacle. It was a feast for the senses, except the olfactory. The only downside to the entire weekend besides the swarm of people like squiddies in The Matrix was the smell. The smell of movie theater butter popcorn, no doubt delights most people like a childhood memory burned on the brain. To me, it is vomit inducing in mass quantities and there was not one corner of the Javits Center that was not baked in this smell. Other than that is was a perfect combination of geeks, artists, and Cos-players and superfans. Comic-Con is vast and exhilarating. It’s incredible and a little scary to be honest. It was amazing overall. Continue reading