Sal Abruscato Calls Life Of Agony’s Mina Caputo A “Piece Of Shit” After She Reportedly Accuses Him Of Bigotry

Ex-Life Of Agony drummer Sal Abruscato blasted the band’s transgendered singer Mina Caputo after she reportedly accused him of bigotry. The drama started after a fan claimed Abruscato said Caputo voted for Donald Trump and they were wondering if it was true. She responded in a since deleted tweet saying Abruscato “is a bigot, homophobe-Transphobic.” Abruscato then shared the tweet on Facebook and called Caputo a “piece of shit.”

Caputo said the following:

“Poor Sal was kicked out of Type O Neg kicked out of LifeOfAgony 2X, is a bigot, homophobe-Transphobic Supprtd TransBan in Military He’s a gas-lighter amngst his (wht was his mst loving friends)He’s Envious Spiteful combative & hates his own pathetic life Contemplate that genius!”

Abruscato then fired back with:

“Look at what this piece of shit tweeted about me on Oct 25. I haven’t said a word in 10 months, just been busy with my album and you suddenly need to talk smack about me. #fuckyoumina #janisjoplinsuglytwinsister”

[via Blabbermouth]

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Sick Of It All & Life Of Agony Announce “Two Sick Nights Of Agony” Shows

Sick Of It All and Life Of Agony will be performing together for the first time during two special December shows. BillyBio (Biohazard, Powerflo) will serve as support. Here’s the dates:

12/14 Huntington, NY – The Paramount
12/15 Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony

Sick Of It All’s Lou Koller said the following:

“We have a long kinship with our friends in Life of Agony. I remember when Joey Z gave me their demo, and once I heard it I knew they were gonna change things up. And Life of Agony has done just that, both musically and socially, which is the very essence of the sound we both play and love! When they approached us about joining them for these shows we were excited and said yes right away! This is going to be special!”

Life Of Agony’s Mina Caputo also commented:

“One of the first vinyl’s I ever bought at like 17 years old was Sick Of It All‘s ‘Blood, Sweat & No Tears‘. It is basically one of the most prolific, timeless, and adventurous true hardcore albums ever written. Playing together for the first time in 30 years is something we always wanted to do, and something a lot of fans want to see. Just thinking about the combined energies of those two nights leaves me euphorically beside myself. Absolutely honored to share the stage with such a legendary NY band.”

Woman Who Allegedly Bit Life Of Agony’s Mina Caputo Forgiven After Public Apology

It was previously reported that a fan allegedly bit Life Of Agony’s Mina Caputo during the band’s recent show in San Diego, CA. Now, the woman has issued a public apology and has since been forgiven by Caputo herself:

[via The PRP]

Life Of Agony’s Mina Caputo Bitten By Fan At San Diego Show

Life Of Agony’s Mina Caputo was apparently bitten by fan during the band’s show in San Diego, CA last night (May 22). You can read more about that in the below tweet. This news comes after the group’s Las Vegas, NV show was cancelled following terroristic threats.

Life Of Agony’s Las Vegas Show Was Cancelled After A Teacher Made Terroristic Threats

Life Of Agony‘s May 16 show at the Beauty Bar in Las Vegas, NV was cancelled after a Bonanza High School teacher named Leslie McGourty made some terroristic threats. According to lasvegasnow.com, McGourty revealed her plans to friends, who then contacted the authorities. One message said the following: “Imagine knowing exactly the moment you’re going to die. Knowing exactly that your favorite song will be playing. By your favorite band. It’s just too perfect.” Another one also said that she wanted to “poke a lot of holes in a lot of people,” while others mentioned past terror attacks including the horrific Vegas shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival. She went on to say: “I have the means, motive, and brains,” adding that “Vegas will lose its luster after me” and that she “will start a movement. Another me-too movement. But this time in which women feel empowered enough to become serial killers.” McGourty admitted to sending the texts and is currently out on bail. You can read more and watch a video report at lasvegasnow.com.

[via MetalSucks]

Powerflo Added To Life Of Agony’s West Coast Tour

Powerflo (Cypress Hill, Biohazard, etc.) have been added to Life Of Agony’s West Coast tour. Here’s the dates:

05/16 Los Angeles, CA – Whisky A Go-Go
05/18 Anaheim, CA – Parish at House of Blues
05/19 Las Vegas, NV – Beauty Bar (no Powerflo)
05/20 Phoenix, AZ – Club Red (no Powerflo)
05/22 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick

Life Of Agony’s full schedule can be found HERE.

Life Of Agony Announce 2018 “Rise Of The Underground” Tour

Life Of Agony will be hitting the U.S. and Europe on the “Rise Of The Underground” tour. This trek will see the band celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album “River Runs Red.“

Bassist Alan Robert commented:

“With 2018 marking the 25th anniversary of our debut album, we are just so incredibly grateful to our fans for sticking with us all these years and wanted to do something really special for them. We’re breaking out some old fan favorites that we’ve never played before live and hitting cities we haven’t been to in over a decade.

You really can’t beat the crazy energy of a packed, sweaty, tiny club, like we used to play back in the day, so we decided to include some very intimate rooms on this tour, along with the bigger venues, to feel that deep emotional connection again with our die-hard fans. It’s gonna be insane.”

Tour Dates:

04/18 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
04/19 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
04/21 Worcester, MA – New England Metal & Hardcore Fes
05/16 Los Angeles, CA – Whisky A Go-Go
05/18 Anaheim, CA – Parish at House of Blues
05/19 Las Vegas, NV – Beauty Bar
05/20 Phoenix, CA – Club Red
05/22 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
06/15 Nickelsdorf, Austria – Nova Rock Festival
06/16 Gräfenhainichen, GER – With Full Force Festival
06/17 Kiel, GER – Kieler Woche Festival
07/13 Mansfield, OH – INKcarceration Festival
09/14 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage (with Silvertomb)
09/15 Philadelphia, PA – Theater of the Living Arts (with Silvertomb)
09/16 Teaneck, NJ – Debonair Music Hall (with Silvertomb)
09/19 Ft. Wayne, IN – Piere’s (with Silvertomb)
09/21 Joliet, IL – The Forge (with Silvertomb)
09/22 Flint, MI – Machine Shop (with Silvertomb)
09/23 Pittsburgh, PA – The Rex (with Silvertomb)
09/25 Buffalo, NY – Ironworks (with Silvertomb)
09/29 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom (with Silvertomb)
10/12 Papenburg, GER – Kesselschmiede
10/13 Dusseldorf, GER – Zakk
10/14 Leeuwarden, NET – Nueshoorn
10/16 Aschaffenburg, GER – Colos-saal
10/18 Mallorca, SPA – Full Metal Holiday Festival
10/21 Salzburg, AUT – Rockhouse
10/23 Budapest, HUN – A38
10/24 Zagreb, CRO – Culture Factory
10/26 Ljubljana, SLO – Kino Siska
10/27 Pinarella Di Cervia, ITA – Rock Planet
10/28 Munich, GER – Technikum
10/30 Sint-Niklaas, BEL – De Casino
10/31 Leige, BEL – Reflektor
11/02 Eindhoven, NET – The Sound of Revolution Festival