Animals As Leaders Announce Spring Tour Dates

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If you have yet to experience the powerful fusion of technical, progressive metal and jazzy melodies on The Joy of Motion, the latest full-length from Washington, DC natives Animals As Leaders, get on that immediately. After that, clear your calendar for the closest show on the trio’s upcoming US tour. The full list of dates is available after the break.

The tour kicks off on May 17 with a hometown show at the 9:30 Club and ends over a month later at the Glass House in Pomona, California. Joining Animals As Leaders on all dates will be Conquering Dystopia, the current project of Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis and Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster, as well as San Diego progressive rockers CHON.

Pick up a copy of The Joy of Motion now from Sumerian Records.

5/17 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
5/18 Howell, NJ @ Skate & Surf
5/19 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
5/20 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
5/21 Buffalo, NY @ The Waiting Room
5/22 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Rex
5/23 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
5/24 Columbus, OH @ Saloon
5/25 Louisville, KY @ Diamond Pub & Billiards
5/26 Kokomo, IN @ Center Stage
5/27 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
5/28 Kansas City, MO @ Granada Theater
5/30 Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theatre
5/31 Dallas, TX @ Trees
6/1 San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
6/3 New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s
6/4 Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
6/6 Gainesville, FL @ High Dive
6/7 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ The Culture Room
6/8 Jacksonville, FL @ Brewster’s Roc Bar
6/10 Charleston, SC @ The Music Farm
6/11 Charlotte, NC @ Amos Southend
6/12 Knoxville, TN @ The International
6/13 Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo
6/17 El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
6/18 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
6/19 Tucson, AZ @ Club XS
6/20 Phoenix, AZ @ The Nile
6/21 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House

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