The Skinny: Shattered Sun have been touring North America in support of their debut album, Hope Within Hatred (out now via Victory Records), as well as metal legends, Soulfly. On a somewhat chilly day outside Toronto’s Opera House, we #Tourpedoed vocalist Marcos Leal who gave us the dirt on touring life with the band. Funky smells, horrible strip clubs, and terrible venues. Oh my!


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