Posts Tagged ‘Animals As Leaders’

NEWS: Animals As Leaders detail new LP ‘The Madness Of Many’, out November 11th 2016!


Instrumental maestros and prog-metal trio Animals As Leaders have detailed the forthcoming release of their fourth full length album ‘The Madness Of Many’.

The record is slated for a November 11th release via Sumerian Records, and below you can find the artwork, tracklist and a brief statement from main-man and guitar wizard Tosin Abasi:

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NEWS: Mallory Knox, Animals As Leader, Creeper and more join 2000 Trees Festival 2016 bill!


2000 Trees Festival, set to take place this year July 7th-9th at Upcote Farm, Cheltenham, has added a whopping thirty three more bands cell spy to its 2016 line-up, which already includes the likes of While She Sleeps, The Bronx, ieee research paper on wsn Refused, Twin Atlantic and Neck Deep. Check out the new additions and the full bill so far below:

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NEWS: Animals As Leaders announce July/August UK tour!


Instrumental wizards Animals As Leaders have confirmed a series of UK dates this coming July and August, including a headlining stop at Tech-Fest and a slots at both Hevy and Arctangent festivals. They will be joined by Intervals and Plini (appearing at select festivals), and you can find the dates below:

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NEWS: UK Tech-Fest confirms more bands for 2016, including Animals As Leaders!


UK Tech-Fest, set to take place this year from July 7th-11th at Newark Showground, has confirmed its second wave of bands for 2016, including third headline act Animals As Leaders. Below you can view a poster featuring the full line-up so far, alongside a list of all the new additions:

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NEWS: Hevy Fest confirms first acts for 2016, including Refused, While She Sleeps & SikTh!


Hevy Fest have confirmed the first wave of bands to be included on their 2016 bill. The festival is set to take place this year at Newhaven, Derbyshire on August 19-20th, and you can check out the first acts announced below:

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VIDEO: Animals As Leaders – Physical Education


Instrumental wizards Animals As Leaders have unveiled their new video for ‘Physical Education’, which is lifted from their latest LP ‘The Joy Of Motion’, available through Sumerian Records. Check it out below:

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Another 12 months, another plethora of albums that have been providing us with aural pleasure for the whole year. With literally hundreds of albums flooding into our email inboxes, being shared over the web and through our doors to listen to, this part of the year is no easy task for any us.

However, we put our brave faces on, put our thinking caps on, knuckled down, pulled all of our opinions together and managed to finalise what are our absolute top 10 albums of 2014. Take a look below at what we thought has made 2014 such a fantastic year for music and undoubtedly has made it an arduous task for whatever 2015 has in store for us to even match up to, nevermind top:

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NEWS: TesseracT announce November UK tour with Animals As Leaders!

Progressive metal rising stars Tesseract have confirmed dates for a November UK headlining run, with support to come from instrumental wizards Animals As Leaders. You can find the dates below:

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ALBUM: Animals As Leaders – The Joy Of Motion

Release Date: March 24th, 2014
Label: Prosthetic Records


Animals As Leaders began life as a solo project from former members of Washington D.C. metalcore outfit, Reflux Tosin Abasi, but soon snowballed into the modern metal behemoth earning praise from the guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, who labelled the band as “the future of creative, heavy virtuoso guitar playing”. Indeed, a comment from Steve Vai is not be sniffed at.

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AUDIO: Animals As Leaders – Lippincott

Instrumental metal titans Animals As Leaders have released a stream of their new song ‘Lippincott’, taken from the upcoming album ‘The Joy Of Motion’ out March 25th via Sumerian Records. Check it out below.

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