the joy of motion

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Animals As Leaders Announce Spring Tour Dates

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 […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Animals As Leaders – ‘The Joy of Motion’

To date, fans have been graced with two stellar tracks off of Animals As Leaders’ forthcoming effort, The Joy of Motion, out this coming Tuesday (March 25) via Sumerian Records. Laden with the same jaw-dropping intricacy that first put the trio on the map, “Lippincott” and “Tooth and Claw” found the outfit pushing their unique blend […]

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Animals As Leaders Stream “Lippincott”

Animals As Leaders are easily my favorite instrumental band, hands down. Since their songs do not have vocals, listening to their albums is an experience that you can get lost in. There has been a ton of hype surrounding their upcoming album, The Joy Of Motion, and for good reason. So far what we’ve heard […]

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LISTEN: Animals As Leaders – “Tooth and Claw”

Animals As Leaders have released a new track from their upcoming record, The Joy of Motion, out March 28, on Sumerian Records. Anyone familiar with the band’s recent output should know what to expect, though “Tooth and Claw” is a noticeably heavier experience than what Animals As Leaders have released before. Pulverizing the listener as […]