Emerging out of the late-2000s metallic deathcore scene, Montreal, Canada's the Agonist enjoyed international success with albums like 2009's Lullabies for the Dormant Mind and 2012's Prisoners, which established their mix of ambitious melodic progressive metal, complex guitar work, and the powerful clean/growled style of original frontwoman Alissa White-Gluz. Following her 2014 departure, vocalist Vicky Psarakis ably stepped in with a similarly impressive range and the Agonist continued their reign with well-received releases like 2015's Eye of Providence and 2019's Orphans. Formed in early 2007, the quintet of vocalist White-Gluz, guitarists Danny Marino and Pascal "Paco" Jobin, bassist Chris Kells, and drummer Simon McKay originally went by the name of the Tempest, but quickly made the switch while recording its debut ...
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Prisoners 2012 Prisoners
 
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Lullabies for the Dormant Mind 2009 Lullabies for the Dormant Mind
 
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