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The Agonist

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The Agonist (formerly The Tempest) is a melodic death metal/metalcore band from Canada, signed to Century Media Records. Hailing from Montreal, The Agonist comprises vocalist Vicky Psarakis, guitarist Danny Marino, bassist Chris Kells, and drummer Simon McKay. Previous members include founding member and former lead singer Alissa White-Gluz.

They released their first album Once Only Imagined on August 14, 2007. Released August 28, 2007, the video Read more on

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Album: The Agonist – Lullabies For The Dormant Mind

February 11th, 2009

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The Agonist
Lullabies For The Dormant Mind
Century Media
23 February 2009

by Luke Morton

Sounding like a brutalised Arch Enemy stuck in a blender with Tarja Turunen, The Agonist are what female-fronted metal is all about. Alissa White-Gluz can easily out-scream most metal vocalists and also sing with true emotion, this talent has been showcased perfectly with the rest of the band throughout the album.

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