Life of Agony Makes a Triumphant Return with ‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain’

May 4, 2017 § Leave a comment


Life of Agony ‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain’ Album Reviews

“One of the Most Anticipated Albums of the Year!”—ROLLING STONE

“Life Of Agony’s return is set to blow you away!”—KERRANG!

“One of the best rock albums of the year!”—STENCIL

“Life of Agony have reinvented themselves and returned with A Place Where There’s No More Pain, an alternative hard rock record that features the group’s strongest material since their debut!“—REVOLVER

“Comeback Album of the Year? Very well possible!”—METAL HAMMER (DE)

“A true return to form which will satisfy the hunger of their loyal fan-base whilst recruiting newbies along the way. It’s great to have them back!”—VIVE LE ROCK

“Life of Agony in 2017 is clearly the most comfortable they have ever been in their own skin.”–THE MONOLITH

10/10 REVIEW! “This is a stunning comeback with Life Of Agony producing their finest album to date…one of the best hard rock albums of 2017!”–METAL ON LOUD MAGAZINE

9/10 Review: “One of the absolute highlights of the year!”–CLASSIC ROCK

“Life of Agony have always done exactly what they have wanted to do and never really paid any heed to what has been expected of them…and their evolution has been fascinating, even more so when you consider that there hasn’t been a wrong step along the way.”–ECHOES AND DUST


BEST METAL ALBUMS OF THE WEEK: “LOA drive their sound back into the big, bloody heart of the 90s. Opener ‘Meet Your Maker’ is a growling, full-throttle belter with dissonant vocal harmonies that recall ‘Dirt’-era Alice In Chains.”–METAL HAMMER

4.8/5 Stars Review: “A masterpiece of harmony and heavy riffs…They have surpassed all expectations…It is easily their best!”–SKULLS N BONES

90/100 Review: “A Place Where There’s No More Pain is a very strong album…with a thick wink to the past and beautiful songs.”–ROCKMUZINE

9/10 Review: “A Place Where There’s No More Pain is an album full to the brim with hulking great grooves…and Caputo, delves deep into her heart and soul to put in the kind of performance that few vocalists in the metal genre can come close to.”–PURE GRAIN AUDIO

“This is a Life Of Agony album. It’s what you want from them and what they deliver very well…They have the ability to make you want to break down in tears one moment, before wanting to spin kick your way around a dance floor the next.”–PUNKTASTIC

4/5 REVIEW: “An emotional rollercoaster of an album!”–BATTLE HELM

“With A Place Where There’s No More Pain…LOA made an album that combines everything the band is known for, with a sound that fits their maturity as artists.”–POWER OF METAL

91.6/100 REVIEW: ‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain’ is full of everything I shamelessly adore about Life of Agony…I dig EVERY SINGLE TRACK!”–GEEK FURIOUS

9/10 Review: “One of the absolute highlights of the year!”–CLASSIC ROCK

“A Place Where There’s No More Pain is a genuine return packed with more heat than Iron Man!”–SOUNDSCAPE

“‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain’ is for everyone, and what I mean by that is that everyone has a song that they can relate to. It goes from a song about being abused to the feeling of being nothing more than worthless. All the songs tell different stories yet they fit perfectly like a cold beer on a beautiful Sunday night.”–METAL NEXUS

“IMPRESSIVE RETURN! I have a clear recommendation for purchase!”—HANDWRITTEN MAGAZINE (DE)

“A successful record? Yes. A real come back? Of course. ‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain’ allows Life Of Agony to impose themselves again on the scene they conquered years ago, but also to increase their influence.”–ACTA INFERNALIS

9.5/10 REVIEW: “This record is an emotional juggernaut that has no filler. With 10 songs that are instant classics, the album represents a heartfelt tour-DE-force sure to resonate with anyone, whether you are an old-school head, or just discovering the band for the first time.”–GHOST CULT MAGAZINE

“Life of Agony continue following their own muse and not giving a single f@ck what anyone has to say. That’s the Life of Agony we all know and love, and I’m happy to see that version make a triumphant return.”—ANGRY METAL GUY

“So cool and addictive that when it came to an end you want some more!”–METALLUS REVIEW (ITALY)

9/10 Review: “A fantastic and timeless hard rock album, which is one of the best in this genre.”—HEAVY METAL (DK)

4.5/5 Review: “A Place Where There’s No More Pain is definitely a hot contender for the comeback of the year!”–COUNT YOUR BRUISES

“A Place Where There’s No More Pain – a perfect Life Of Agony album title if ever there was one – has everything you want and expect from these veterans…from the very start, a number of things quickly become clear, first of which is that Life Of Agony are not fucking about with this release!”–WORSHIP METAL

9.5/10 REVIEW! “Life of Agony is back in a big bad way. This is the album we have been waiting for. ‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain’ showcases everything that made the band so great in the first place.”-THE NOISE PROJECT (UK)

“These are riffy, catchy, beautifully crafted hard rock songs that provide the platform for a terrific vocal performance and some of the most undeniable choruses we’ve heard in a while. If it’s songwriting chops you’re after this week, look no further than this record.”–THIS DECAY


Life of Agony Presented Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine with the Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist Award at Revolver Music Awards

December 22, 2016 § Leave a comment

Life of Agony ‘s Alan Robert, Mina Caputo, and Joey Z. presented the Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist Award to Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine at the Revolver Music Awards in New York City on December 13th, 2016. The Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus (pictured) was also on hand as a presenter. Watch the award show, here: (skip to 1:43 to see Life of Agony presenting the award).

The Beauty of Horror Coloring Book is “PHENOMENAL” says Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

November 3, 2016 § Leave a comment


It is no secret that Metallica’s Kirk Hammett is obsessed with everything horror. He has a huge horror collection on display in his fantastic book “Too Much Horror Business“: . Well, his kids got a hold of “The Beauty of Horror: A GOREgeous Coloring Book” and he had just one word to describe it: “PHENOMENAL.” Thanks, Kirk!!

Meet Life of Agony’s Alan Robert at Chiller Theatre October 28-30 in New Jersey

October 28, 2016 § Leave a comment


Meet Life of Agony’s Alan Robert at Chiller Theatre (Sheraton Parsippany, NJ) in THE MORRIS ROOM!

GET ZOMBIFIED! Alan will be drawing personalized zombie portraits all weekend long! FREE AUTOGRAPHS & FREE PHOTOS! Fri. 6 – 11pm, Sat. 10am – 7pm, Sun. 11am – 4pm



October 3, 2016 § Leave a comment



New York Comic Con Signing Update! On Fri. Oct. 7th the time has changed for my signing at IDW’s Booth #1844. It will now take place between 3-4pm. Also, earlier that day, I will be speaking on a panel in room #1A05 from 11:15am – 12:15pm. Details: #NYCC

Alan Robert Announces NYC Book Release Party and More October Appearances at New York Comic Con, Rock & Shock, and Chiller Theatre

September 25, 2016 § Leave a comment



Life of Agony is currently wrapping up production on its highly anticipated new studio album “A Place Where There’s No More Pain” (Napalm Records), due in early 2017. This November and December, the group heads over to Europe for a full headlining tour, but before they do, LOA bassist/songwriter Alan Robert sets out to support the release of his best-selling, horror-themed adult coloring book at several events this October.

The Beauty of Horror: A GOREgeous Coloring Book” (IDW Publishing) hits stores on October 4th and is already in its 2nd printing. Nerdist called it “The World’s Creepiest Adult Coloring Book” and Pure Grain Audio hailed it as “a masterpiece.” Alan Robert will appear at New York Comic Con, Rock and Shock, Chiller Theatre, and Thursday, October 13th at a very special New York City book release party at Dr. Martens’ SoHo location: 148 Spring Street, NYC. The event will be held from 5 – 9pm, with food, drinks, and free giveaways while supplies last. Alan Robert will provide free customization with any footwear purchase!
Alan Robert’s October schedule is below. Find out more at and, or follow Alan on Twitter:
Sunday, Oct 2ndThe Rock Carnival
Life of Agony performs with Halestorm, The Used and many more. LOA on stage at 6:30pm. First Energy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ 08701
Tuesday, October 4th: The Beauty of Horror: A GOREgeous Coloring Book hits stores in the USA!
Friday, October 7th: New York Comic Con
Jacob Javits Center, NYC
Panel: Keeping Control of Your Comic, Part 1: Contracts for the Comic Book Creator
Signing: 5 -6pm, IDW Publishing booth #1844
Thursday, October 13th: The Beauty of Horror Book Release Party at Dr. Martens store, 148 Spring Street, SoHo, NYC
5 – 9pm, Food, Drinks, Music + Free Customization with any footwear purchase
Signing all weekend + performing with The Rocking Dead on Saturday night, featuring Max & Iggor Cavalera of Sepultura/Soulfly

Alan Robert Featured in The Huffington Post for Hit Horror Coloring Book

September 6, 2016 § Leave a comment


“The Beauty of Horror” was called by The Nerdist “delightfully macabre.” His video teaser, “Inside the Beauty of Horror,” continues to generate more and more attention for the book. “I wanted to make the ultimate horror coloring book. If there was a book that I, as a horror fan, wanted to buy, this would be it,” he said.

Read the full article on The Huffington Post >

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