Life of Agony just wrapped a tour of the States and fans that were lucky enough to catch the band on the outing got a taste of some new music. At the group’s concert on Friday (May 10) at the Playstation Theater in New York City, they performed a new song “Empty Hole.” Watch fan filmed video of the new track below.

The performance gives fans a sample of what to expect on LoA’s upcoming album, which is set for release this fall. “Empty Hole” begins with a heavy guitar riff before finding an up-tempo and headbanging groove that got the NYC crowd fired up.

According to Blabbermouth, Life of Agony recently began recording its sixth studio album, The Sound of Scars, with producer Sylvia Massy (Tool, System of a Down). The effort will be a sequel of sorts to the band’s debut album River Runs Red, which focused on abuse, alcoholism and suicide.

The group spent time at Massy’s Studio Devine in Ashland, Oregon, before returning home to New York City to log more time in the lab. The album will mark the first new music with drummer Veronica Bellino, who replaced Sal Abruscato last year.

In 2018, guitarist Joey Z said that the group’s new effort is “gonna be one of the best.” He also said, “having Veronica on drums and just what she brings to the table is really gonna be a special record.” The guitarist added that the band is “super charged right now” and they’ve been "changing up the set list every night.”

Last year, LoA returned with its first new album in over 12 years. The band just wrapped some U.S. tour dates and will focus on putting the finishing touches on their sixth album. The group will head to Europe for a summer tour kicking off in Schweinfurt, Germany on July 24. See all their tour dates here.

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