Animals As Leaders

Between The Buried And Me Announce New Album, ‘Coma Ecliptic’

Prog metal titans Between The Buried And Me will release their seventh full-length album, Coma Ecliptic, on July 7 through Metal Blade Records. A follow-up to 2012’s Paralax II: Future Sequence, the Raleigh outfit’s latest undertaking will apparently follow “the wanderings of an unidentified man, stuck in a coma, as he journeys through his past […]

ENTHEOS (Former Members of Animosity, Animals As Leaders) Stream Debut EP, ‘Primal’

After studio teases galore, ENTHEOS have finally released their debut, four-track EP – a few days earlier than originally expected, too. “Our EP is done and we couldn’t wait until Sunday to put it out,” the band stated on Instagram. Aggressive as hell, but more djenty and electronic than we expected, Primal is a rip-roaring […]

Animals As Leaders Announce North American Tour

Instrumental metal giants Animals As Leaders have announced they are heading out on a lengthy North American tour this winter. Stretching from November 17 to December 17, the trek will find the band co-headlining alongside The Devin Townsend Project with support provided by Monuments. Tickets are set to go on sale this week, so follow […]

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 […]

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 […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/23-2/29

Record Store Day is getting closer and closer, with new releases being announced nearly every day, but you don’t have to wait until April 19 or stand in a long line to buy most of the records featured in this edition of Weekly Wax. The highlights include the first in a series of Oasis reissues, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Drop Everything And Stream New Material From Animals As Leaders

Between Betty Who and Conor Oberst we were already beyond pleased with the day’s offering of new music, but our friends at Lambgoat discovered a new song from Animals As Leaders has been made available as well. A new recording from Animals As Leaders allegedly titled “Lippincott” has leaked online and is currently available to […]

Animals As Leaders Announce Headlining Tour

Animals As Leaders are planning on releasing a new album sometime in 2014. Though the band hasn’t revealed any album details on that album, they’ve decided to announce their headlining tour to support the album. In the last week of February they will head out on the road with After The Burial, Chon and Navene-k. […]

Summer Slaughter Tour Dates Announced

The lineup for this year’s Summer Slaughter tour is looking pretty impressive so far, considering they have bands like The Dillinger Escape Plan, Norma Jean, Animals As Leaders and many others already lined up for the tour. Now we have the tour routing available to check out. The tour will kick off on July 19 […]

The Summer Slaughter Tour 2013 Line-Up Announced

We’re admittedly fashionably late on this one but we’d never disregard posting about the most extreme tour of the year. The popular Summer Slaughter Tour is back for its eighth year (seventh consecutively), and the participating bands have been announced. The Summer Slaughter Tour 13 will be headlined by none other than recent Sumerian Records […]