Looks like melodic death metal might have a new diva. Alyssa White-Gluz - former vocalist of the band The Agonist has left the band to join Arch Enemy. While most bands would disband, The Agonist decided to move on and hired a new vocalist - Vicky Psarakis.

The band also released this statement about the reveal: "Today we announce that after 3 albums and countless tours we officially part ways with vocalist Alissa White-Gluz. We wish Alissa all the best with Arch Enemy and her future endeavors.

"It is the beginning of a new and exciting chapter for The Agonist! We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to the The Agonist family. Please give a warm welcome to very talented vocalist Vicky Psarakis! Stay tuned for new The Agonist material coming VERY soon!"



Vicky Psarakis



Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Agonist
 
Posted: 17.03.2014 by BlackEssence



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psykometal - 17.03.2014 at 20:39  
Her dress attire makes her look more suitable as a replacement for Angela than Alissa.
Gothmog_Motsham - 17.03.2014 at 20:41  
Wouldn't it be great if they brought John Liiva as a vocalist?
BloodTears - 17.03.2014 at 20:42  
Written by Gothmog_Motsham on 17.03.2014 at 20:41

Wouldn't it be great if they brought John Liiva as a vocalist?


lol now that's twisted!
BlackEssence - 17.03.2014 at 20:42  
Written by psykometal on 17.03.2014 at 20:39

Her dress attire makes her look more suitable as a replacement for Angela than Alissa.


But bewbs are bigger.
Unhealer - 17.03.2014 at 20:43  
Written by psykometal on 17.03.2014 at 20:39

Her dress attire makes her look more suitable as a replacement for Angela than Alissa.


Lol, spot on.
Now we'll see if most of the The Agonist fanbase was actually a fan of the band/music or a fan of Alissa.
psykometal - 17.03.2014 at 20:44  
Written by Gothmog_Motsham on 17.03.2014 at 20:41

Wouldn't it be great if they brought John Liiva as a vocalist?

That would have been a hilarious twist of fate!

Add on: They totally should have waited til April to announce this chic so they could do an April Fools Joke claiming Johan joined The Agonist.
Gothmog_Motsham - 17.03.2014 at 20:48  
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That would have been a hilarious twist of fate!

Add on: They totally should have waited til April to announce this chic so they could do an April Fools Joke claiming Johan joined The Agonist.


That probably would've been the most epic April's Fools joke in the history of music!
Mr. Doctor - 17.03.2014 at 20:51  
This second part of the Arch Enemy/The Agonist singer swap is what I actually care about.

Written by Unhealer on 17.03.2014 at 20:43
Lol, spot on.
Now we'll see if most of the The Agonist fanbase was actually a fan of the band/music or a fan of Alissa.

Well, I really like their music but I will definitely miss Alissa since her vocals were perfect for their style... So I hope this new girl is just as good.
Unhealer - 17.03.2014 at 20:59  
Written by psykometal on 17.03.2014 at 20:44

Add on: They totally should have waited til April to announce this chic so they could do an April Fools Joke claiming Johan joined The Agonist.


With a mandatory set of photoshopped big titties on Johan Liiva, of course.
BloodTears - 17.03.2014 at 21:39  
Apparently, she likes Nevermore:

Migtanteot - 17.03.2014 at 22:34  
I´ve never heard about her. So liked!
Pitwulf93 - 17.03.2014 at 23:07  
Written by BloodTears on 17.03.2014 at 21:39

Apparently, she likes Nevermore:




Thanks for this. She sounds pretty freaking good actually. I wonder if she can grunt.
Also I've never heard this Nevermore song before so thanks for that aswell xD
Jiri - 18.03.2014 at 02:04  
"While most bands would disband" - fucking hilarious.
TX09 - 18.03.2014 at 06:54  
Written by Jiri on 18.03.2014 at 02:04

"While most bands would disband" - fucking hilarious.


I was laughing About That Myself... A Bit Dramatic
Shmyt - 18.03.2014 at 07:23  
I'll be honest I don't know what to think about this, the reason I loved the Agonist so much was Alissa's back and forth style (the band only popped up on my radar because of her Kamelot collaboration). Vicky does sound really good but like Pitwulf, I want to hear the grunts and growls too given it's usually a pretty large part of their vocals.
M C Vice - 18.03.2014 at 08:52  
Her hair's not blue enough.
BloodTears - 18.03.2014 at 12:55  
Written by Pitwulf93 on 17.03.2014 at 23:07

Thanks for this. She sounds pretty freaking good actually. I wonder if she can grunt.
Also I've never heard this Nevermore song before so thanks for that aswell xD


You never heard this Nevermore song before? For shame! I'm glad I showed you one of their best songs then. Nevermore are one of my favourite bands so.

Also, you're welcome.
Fritillaria - 18.03.2014 at 13:45  
Written by M C Vice on 18.03.2014 at 08:52

Her hair's not blue enough.

she'll dye it soon.
psykometal - 18.03.2014 at 16:14  
Written by BloodTears on 18.03.2014 at 12:55

You never heard this Nevermore song before? For shame! I'm glad I showed you one of their best songs then. Nevermore are one of my favourite bands so.

For shame indeed! My first Nevermore experience was The River Dragon Has Come, and I was hooked from that alone. Definitely one of their best songs, and from their best album.

The video does show promise for her singing potential, and she has other vocal covers and songs posted that feature her, but no freaking showcase of her growling. I'm starting to wonder if she is going to scream/growl at all, or just sing...???
HellriderRising - 19.03.2014 at 19:57  
Good luck girl!

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