Alissa White-Gluz is the lead singer of the metalcore band The Agonist. Alissa is also vegan, an animal rights activist and she's straightedge and her views show in her lyrics. She was once on "Canadian Idol" but it wasn't her idea. When she reads books she likes to read biographies or school text books because she enjoys reading to learn. Alissa White-Gluz (born July 31, 1985 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a metalcore singer in the Canadian band .