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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 has built a die-hard following and has 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 on April 28, 2017. 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 new single on Billboard > Watch the new video here >
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. In 2016, his smash hit adult coloring book 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 in November, 2017 and will see a July, 2018 release. It is available for pre-order now. Other Beauty of Horror books and products are currently in the works for 2018. Robert's other titles include Crawl to Me, Killogy and Wire Hangers. Killogy is currently being adapted into an animated dark comedy series, see the trailer >