Tag Archives: THE AGONIST

The Agonist, Academy 2, Manchester – 3rd December 2019

When I reviewed The Agonists new album Orphans earlier in the year I was totally blown away. The song writing was thoughtful and thought provoking, the vocals ranged from angelic to demonic and the complex musicianship kept me going back to listen to each song over and over again. I …

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The Agonist – The Garage, London – 19th March 2015

Things haven’t gone smoothly for The Agonist’s latest tour.  It was originally supposed to be supporting Otep but they pulled out so The Agonist took over as headliners and brought a couple of other bands along on the tour.  Last time they played in London the Garage was only around …

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The Agonist – Eye of Providence

As is well documented throughout music history, the biggest change a band can make in terms of lineup is their singer. Guitarists and drummers are skilled enough to be chameleons and play note-for-note renditions of songs written by former members, but bring in a new vocalist and there is more onus …

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The Agonist interview

Canadian band The Agonist announced a new singer, Vicky Psarakis, following the departure of Alyssa White-Gluz to join Arch Enemy.  The band have just completed a UK tour and with their new album due out later in the year, I took the opportunity to speak to the band in the …

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THE AGONIST Set To Release New Album ‘Eye Of Providence’ In November

Montreal’s THE AGONIST will release their new album “Eye of Providence” on November 10th in Europe and November 11th. “Eye of Providence” is the follow up to THE AGONIST’s 2012 album “Prisoners” and will be the debut of new vocalist Vicky Psarakis. The lead vocalist change happened in the early part of this year when previous singer …

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THE AGONIST Premiere Studio Update #2

Montreal’s THE AGONIST will release their new album ‘Eye Of Providence’ on November 10 in Europe and on November 11 in North America. ‘Eye Of Providence’ is the follow up to THE AGONIST’s 2012’s album ‘Prisoners’ and will be the debut of new vocalist Vicky Psarakis. The lead vocalist change …

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Arch Enemy interview – May 2014

I spoke to Michael Amott and Alissa White-Gluz recently about the recent lineup change and about their new album, War Eternal. After over ten years, Angela has left Arch Enemy.  What was the bands reaction when she told you she wanted to leave? Michael:  We saw it coming actually so …

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THE AGONIST launch lyric video for ‘Disconnect Me’

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have released their first group photo featuring new vocalist VICKY PSARAKIS. THE AGONIST tapped acclaimed photographer Von Wong to bring their new single “Disconnect Me” to life. The Agonist guitarist Danny Marino says: “After working with Von Wong on our Prisoners photo …

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The Agonist – Prisoners

The Agonist are a Canadian metalcore band from Montreal.  Formed by singer Alissa White-Gluz and bassist Chris Kells in 2004, they signed to Century Media in 2007 where they remain to this day.  The band have just released their third album – Prisoners. Opening track “You’re coming with me” opens …

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