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Alan Robert is best known for being the bassist and primary-songwriter for the hard rock band Life of Agony. The popular New York-based group has shared stages all over the world with the biggest names in rock for over two decades. Artists include Metallica, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, and more. As a result, Life of Agony built a die-hard following and sold over one million albums to date. Life of Agony's debut "River Runs Red" was named "One of the Greatest Metal Albums of All Time" by Rolling Stone. The band released its 5th studio album A Place Where There's No More Pain through Napalm Records in 2017 and the record debuted on Billboard's Hard Rock Albums chart at #24. Rolling Stone hailed it as "One of the Most Anticipated Albums of the Year." Listen to the single on Billboard > See the video here > Life of Agony are currently recording a new album titled “The Sound of Scars” with multi-platinum producer Sylvia Massy (Tool, System of a Down, The Red Hot Chili Peppers).
Outside of music, Robert is a best-selling author and artist. He has written and illustrated several critically acclaimed, creator-owned, IDW Publishing comic book series, graphic novels and coloring books. Revolver Magazine recently dubbed Alan Robert "The King of Horror Coloring Books" after three of his Beauty of Horror coloring books appeared on Amazon's Top Ten Best Sellers List (Aug, 2018).
Back in 2016, Volume One of his smash hit adult coloring book series The Beauty of Horror caught the attention of GQ, Buzz Feed, The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and Nerdist, who praised it as "The World's Creepiest Adult Coloring Book." The coloring book became IDW Publishing's #2 top selling title of 2016. Volume Two, The Beauty of Horror 2: Ghouliana's Creepatorium - Another GOREgeous Coloring Book immediately shot to #1 on Amazon's New Release Chart in September, 2017. Shortly after, The Beauty of Horror 3: Haunted Playgrounds was announced. It became the #1 Amazon Hot New Release in July, 2018. The Beauty of Horror: Ghosts of Christmas topped the charts in October, 2018 and a claymation short was released to coincide with the Christmas book launch. See the Beauty of Horror Claymation here > In addition, two more Beauty of Horror products will be available this year: The Beauty of Horror: Tricks And Treats Coloring Book (Sept., 2019) and The Beauty of Horror: Ultimate Nightmare Deluxe Coloring Set (October, 2019). More Beauty of Horror products are already in development for 2020 releases.
Robert's other titles include Crawl to Me, Killogy and Wire Hangers. Crawl to Me is being developed into a live-action feature film. Details coming soon. In the meantime, check out a 3D Killogy animation here >
Alan Robert is a best-selling author and artist with several titles available through IDW Publishing.
Welcome to art therapy for the abnormal. This best-selling, horror-themed coloring book for adults was hailed by GQ, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Buzz Feed, and Nerdist.
The color-crazed carnage continues! Follow everyone's favorite undead girl Ghouliana, as she mischievously attempts to trick budding colorists into unleashing a deadly spell.
Alan Robert’s Killogy is an off-the-wall, genre-busting mash-up of crime, dark comedy, and horror. With characters based on the likenesses of celebrities Frank Vincent (Goodfellas, Raging Bull, The Sopranos), Marky Ramone (formerly of The Ramones) and Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter), you can bet that the outcome will be anything but ordinary.
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