Rock My World Canada, chapter 125: The Agonist

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The Agonist is a metal band from Montreal, Quebec formed in 2004 and has a current line up of Guitarists Danny Marino and Pascal (Paco) Jobin, Bassist Chris Kells, Drummer Simon Mckay and Vocalist Vicky Psarakis who joined in March 2014 following the departure of former vocalist and founding member Alissa White-Gluz.

Both Psarakis and White-Gluz use growled and clean vocals for the band. Originally known as The Tempest, the band adopted their current moniker upon their signing to Century Media in 2007. To date, The Agonist has released six studio albums.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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