THE AGONIST Drops Off ENSLAVED Tour

Vocalist Alissa White-Gluz of Montreal's THE AGONIST has issued the following update:

"So, after desperately trying to make our way through a blizzard's Rocky Mountain terrain to get to our Oregon show and continue the ENSLAVED tour... we found ourselves stranded in a ditch, with the trailer upside down on its nose. Yes, we crashed trying to get to a show... but nobody was hurt at all. Our vehicle, however, a different story.

"Long story short, our gear got wrecked, then the van short-fused, we nearly killed a deer (poor thing! I'm still hyper-ventilating), the wipers broke and we got a flat tire on the trailer while attempting to drive our newly mutated van and trailer combo. Then I found out that I had yet another family member to bury, the third one since the beginning of tour. I now have missed three funerals in total between the SONATA [ARCTICA] and ENSLAVED tours...and given the string of bad luck we decided to cut our losses and head home.

"So, we apologize greatly for missing those of you on the West coast and through the lower States, we were looking forward to new fans as well as familiar faces... but we will be back there soon with tons of new material to play... so until then ... rock on and keep in touch!!"

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Video footage of THE AGONIST performing at the Key Club in Hollywood, California can be viewed below.

A THE AGONIST e-card is now available, featuring video messages from vocalist Alissa White-Gluz discussing the meaning behind each track on the band's debut CD, "Once Only Imagined", along with their first music video for the track "Business Suits and Combat Boots", shot by renowned director David Brodsky (ALL THAT REMAINS, GWAR, THE RED CHORD). Click here to check it out.

"Once Only Imagined" tackles some of society's biggest issues, including animal testing, drug abuse, eating disorders, environmental protection and man's inhumanity towards man and animals. The band's ultimate goal, though, is simply to encourage people to think for themselves.

"Business Suits and Combat Boots":

"Rise and Fall":

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