Javier Reyes

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SONG PREVIEW: Mestis – “Luz u Cielo”

For those of you who do not know, Mestis is a side project of Animals As Leaders‘ guitarist Javier Reyes. Mestis will be releasing their debut EP Basal Ganglia November 27 via Sumerian Records. The band has released a short preview of the track “Luz u Cielo”. You can take a listen to the preview […]

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F&@$ YEAH: Animals As Leaders Recover Stolen Van And One Guitar

Prosthetic Records experimental rockers Animals As Leaders were robbed only a few days ago on tour and now it has been revealed that the guys recovered Javier Reyes’ Chevy Blazer, with one of Tosin Abasi’s guitars, from the LAPD. Read a message from Abasi regarding the incident below and comment with your thoughts. Unfortunately, this […]

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DAMMIT: Animals As Leaders Robbed While Away On Tour, Ask Fans For Help

The shitty news continues to roll out this weekend with one of UTG’s favorites becoming victims of yet another senseless crime. Animals As Leaders recently returned home from tour to discover thieves had stolen guitarist Javier Reyes’ Chevy Blazer, as well as 10 guitars, amplifiers, PA equipment, and personal items. In an attempt to recover […]

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Petition Started To Exonerate Javier Reyes Of Criminal Charges

Earlier today UTG reported about the arrest of Animals As Leaders guitarist Javier Reyes after the band performed at the Tam in Boston. The description of the arrest is as confusing a story as any one could imagine. Especially for any one who believes that police are always here to help serve and protect the […]

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Animals As Leaders Guitarist Arrested In Boston

Animals As Leaders guitarist Javier Reyes was arrested in Boston at 1:30am on May 27 after the band’s gig and UTG is still trying to wrap our heads around why. Please read the entire set of events that supposedly went down after the jump and be sure to check back when we have the conclusion […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: T.R.A.M. – Inverted Ballad

Rock supergroup T.R.A.M. have released the visuals for their song “Inverted Ballad” and can be viewed right here. T.R.A.M. is comprised of Adrian Terrazas (The Mars Volta) on saxophone, flute, bass clarinet and percussion, Javier Reyes (Animals As Leaders) on guitars, Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders) on guitars and Eric Moore (Suicidal Tendencies) on drums. […]

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REVIEW: Animals As Leaders – Weightless

Album: Weightless Artist: Animals As Leaders Genre: Instrumental Prog Metal Label: Prosthetic Records When Animals As Leaders dropped their self-titled debut in 2009, it’s safe to say that this brainchild of Tosin Abasi and Misha “Bulb” Mansoor blew the minds of just about everyone in the music world away. Two years later, it still is […]

Animals As Leaders working on new material

Animals As Leaders are currently recording new material in the studio. The band are writing this album, as a whole, as opposed to the group’s first album where Tobin Abasi wrote everything with help from Periphery’s Misha Mansoor. Additionally, we have learned that drummer Navene Koperweis will be heading production for the album. Watch an […]