More Photos from Cro-Mags Stabbing at Webster Hall Tonight

Posted on: July 6th, 2012 at 11:07 pm by

It was gonna be a cathartic night of headbanging and moshing at Webster Hall with a great hardcore lineup as part of the inaugural CBGB Festival – VOD, Cro-Mags, and Sick of it All. Instead, the venue turned into a crime scene. As we exclusively reported earlier this evening, founding Cro-Mags member Harley Flanagan reportedly stabbed two people before being tackled to the ground five feet from our perch. Security swarmed and beat the ever-loving piss out of him – lots of punching, stomping, etc. Then a patrol of NYPD blue (both uniformed and plainclothes) carted him away in cuffs. The violence transpired upstairs in the VIP balcony section.

Credit: TNT

All this went down just before Cro-Mags were to hit the stage, shortly before 8 PM.

GlueHC is also reporting that one of the two victims stabbed was allegedly Cro-Mags bassist Mike “The Gook” Couls (also formerly of Cold As Life and Sworn Enemy).

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  • Dan Koester

    Was Harley with the band? I thought he had his own thing going on…

    • Satans potet

      Yes he was. Now he has his own thing going. The rest of the details you find if you google his name.

  • chris

    lol wikipedia says “it is unclear if he was on bath salts”

    • Michael Smalley

      He didn’t eat anyone so I’m thinking no to the bath salts.

  • Tom Phelps

    Obviously a loser, now truly showing his real colors.

  • Nike Endorses Con Man

    John Joseph wrote none of the cro mags lyrics or music!

  • JoJo Boots

    always wondered what happen to him… Nice to see he is still alive but WTF? Snapped!

  • HouseofSuffering

    @Nike Endorses Con Man…John wrote 10 songs worth of lyrics on “Age Of Quarrel” and he wrote “Crush The Demoniac” on “Best Wishes” which Harley asked permission to use


      John also sold me the Brooklyn Bridge!


      John also sold me the Brooklyn Bridge!

  • Holly Van Voast

    I used to go to hardcore matinees at CBGB and my boyfriend and his friends were always saying what I douche Harley was all the time, Yet, I’ve heard he was actually a gifted child… with serious emotional problems.



  • Valhalla

    Where did my comment go?

    • dis iratis natus

      to valhalla?

  • Katie Cobbs

    Ok first of all the dude who ate the homeless dudes face wasn’t on bath salts the cops did a tox report and ruled that out. Secondly I think this dude was just drunk high and pissed off that his old band had the “audacity” to play a gig without him and went bat shit crazy. Case closed.

  • teAm harley

    Ya ever think they all turned on harley and he did what he had to protect himself? Of course not cause the media said otherwise