Tag Archives: Harley Flanagan

Charges Dropped Against Harley Flanagan In Cro-Mags Stabbing Incident

Posted by on December 14, 2012

It’s been a pretty insane year for the Cro-Mags. The band had been set to headline the CBGB Festival on July 6, but that show was canceled after a scuffle with former bassist Harley Flanagan. Flanagan was arrested after stabbing current Cro-Mags member Mike “The Gook” Couls and  William Berario. The entire time, Flanagan said that […]

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Case Against Harley Flanagan In Cro-Mags Stabbing Starting To Crumble?

Posted by on October 2, 2012

This past summer was filled with unbelievably crazy moments. One of the most memorable, though, was the incident involving former Cro-Mags bassist Harley Flanagan stabbing current bassist Mike “The Gook” Couls and William Bererio. Many balked at Flanagan’s claim that the stabbing was in self-defense. However, convicting the Cro-Mags founder is reportedly proving to be […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 7/13: Does Concert Security Need Fixing?

Posted by on July 13, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. It’s funny that this column is called Headbangers Brawl, because we thought it might be worth addressing something that’s been in the metal news […]

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Harley Flanagan Tells His Side Of Cro-Mags Stabbing

Posted by on July 13, 2012

While the stabbing that took place during the CBGB Festival last week has understandably been focused towards eyewitness accounts and media reports in the wake of former bassist Harley Flanagan’s arrest, New York Natives has interviewed Flanagan to get his side of the story. He’d claimed earlier that he stabbed current bassist Mike “The Gook” […]

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Cro-Mags Update: Harley Claims Self Defense As Fund Started For Stabbed Bassist

Posted by on July 11, 2012

It’s been five days since the CBGB Festival show in which former Cro-Mags bassist Harley Flanagan stabbed current bassist Mike “The Gook” Couls and slashed and bit William Bererio.  Flanagan remains locked up, and fans of him have started a legal fund for him. According to local blog nynatives, Flanagan is going to explain that […]

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Cro-Mags Release Statement; Harley Flanagan Defense Fund Started

Posted by on July 9, 2012

Years of infighting among Cro-Mags founding bassist Harley Flanagan and vocalist John Joseph came to a head on Friday during the CBGB Festival at New York’s Webster Hall when Flanagan stabbed current bassist Michael “The Gook” Couls and William Berario. Allegedly, Flanagan wanted to sit in with the band, and got irate when he was […]

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One CBGB Fest Stabbing Victim Was Current Cro-Mags Member

Posted by on July 7, 2012

Details continue to trickle in about the stabbing that ended last night’s CBGB Festival performance at Webster Hall, a show several blocks away from the original venue that was to have featured Sick of it All and Cro-Mags in addition to Vision of Disorder, Absolution and Sai Nam. Following VOD’s set, Cro-Mags founding member Harley […]

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Cro Mags’ Harley Flanagan Allegedly Arrested Following Stabbing At CBGB Fest

Posted by on July 6, 2012

While we’d heard an unconfirmed report that Cro Mags founder Harley Flanagan was involved in the stabbing that took place earlier this evening, Lower East Side  blog Bowery Boogie, appears to confirm that he did indeed stab someone. Here’s their firsthand account:   We were watching the hardcore show at Webster Hall – featuring Sick of it All, […]

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