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Todd Kowalski performing in Saskatoon with Propagandhi, March 2007.
|Born||May 27, 1973|
|Origin||Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada|
|Genres||Hardcore punk, thrash metal|
|Instruments||Bass guitar, Electric guitar, Vocals|
|Years active||Early 1990s–present|
|Associated acts||I Spy, Swallowing Shit, Propagandhi|
Todd "The Rod" Kowalski (b. May 27, 1973, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada) is a Canadian bassist and singer, currently a member of hardcore punk band Propagandhi. Along with his band, he lives a vegan lifestyle and supports animal rights.
In the early 1990s, Kowalski was the frontman of I Spy, a hardcore punk band from Regina, originally called Klump. He and the band moved to Winnipeg in 1994. They recorded a split CD/10" with Propagandhi. I Spy played together until the summer of 1996, when they decided to call it quits.
In 1996 Kowalski joined a band called Swallowing Shit who released a 7" record and an Anthology Cd.
Kowalski joined Propagandhi in 1997 and also played bass for J Church on their 1997 Japanese tour.
In 1998, G7 Welcoming Committee Records released an I Spy anthology album called Perversity is Spreading... It's About Time. Today, he is the bassist for the band Propagandhi and has so far recorded four albums with them, Today's Empires, Tomorrow's Ashes (2000), Potemkin City Limits (2005), Supporting Caste (2009), and Failed States (2012).
Todd Kowalski is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Rodrigo Mundaruca in Winnipeg.
- Sir, Ben (22 October 2009). "Oilsands, Harper’s vocals latest on Propagandhi’s hitlist". The Gateway. Retrieved 13 May 2010.