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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  • http://www.facebook.com/dan.koester.room101 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.

  • http://twitter.com/ZevoIndustries chris

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

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Smalley/100000996422784 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

    • YEAH RIGHT!

      John also sold me the Brooklyn Bridge!

    • YEAH RIGHT

      John also sold me the Brooklyn Bridge!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Holly-Van-Voast/100001775347788 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

    FATZ IS GHEY

  • Valhalla

    Where did my comment go?

    • dis iratis natus

      to valhalla?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1440450018 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