Prisoners is the third studio album by Canadianmetal band The Agonist. It was released on June 4 in Europe and June 5, 2012 in North America via Century Media records and was produced by the band's longtime producer Christian Donaldson. "Ideomotor" has been confirmed as the first single. The album sold 1,400 copies in the United States in the first week of its release and debuted at No. 19 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart.
About.com's Dan Marsicano described the album as a "focused blend of straight-laced metalcore and technical craftsmanship that borders on the progressive front" and Sputnik Music wrote that the album is "oozing with inspiration from a plethora of genres, such as melodeath, thrash and progressive metal."