Life of Agony to Release First Album in Over a Decade

Life of Agony (left to right: guitarist Joey Z, bassist Alan Robert, singer Mina Caputo and drummer Sal Abruscato; courtesy of Google Images).
Life of Agony (left to right: guitarist Joseph “Joey Z” Zampella, bassist Alan Robert, singer Mina Caputo and drummer Sal Abruscato; courtesy of Google Images).

After 11 long years of sporadic live appearances, Brooklyn’s Life of Agony is back with a vengeance and plans on releasing a new album this year on a new label.

The former Roadrunner hardcore/alternative metal group’s new album will be titled “A Place Where There’s No More Pain” and will be available on Napalm Records.

“I think our fans know that our music comes from a very real place of suffering, from all of us in the band,” bassist and comic book writer Alan Robert said in a press release. “Many of our fans have told us over the years that sharing our personal struggles has been cathartic for them in healing the pain in their own lives. That uplifting energy we share at the shows, gives us hope that there’s light at the end of the tunnel. And for us and hopefully our fans, that short time when we’re all together is a place where there’s no more pain.”

Shortly after the band announced the good news on their official website last month, they proceeded to go on a short string of German tour dates.

Life of Agony also has three England shows scheduled in March for the “Agony in the U.K” dubbed mini tour.

“Life Of Agony is without a doubt one of the most exciting and energetic Rock bands of our times. It is an honor to work with such talent, we are excited to announce their signing to Napalm Records and release the band’s first album after over a decade,” said Thomas Caser, CEO of Napalm Records.

Shortly after their formation in 1989, Life of Agony landed a deal with Roadrunner Records and released four albums. Their highly acclaimed 1993 debut, “River Runs Red” (which they performed in its entirety in 2010) is their best-selling album and has been reissued several times through several different labels. Also released under Roadrunner were 1995’s “Ugly” and 1997’s “Soul Searching Sun.” Life of Agony’s last album, “Broken Valley” was released by Epic Records in 2005.

Official album art and promotion for Life of Agony’s new album, “A Place Where There’s No More Pain” (courtesy of Life of Agony’s official website).
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