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Video: Animals As Leaders Perform Head-Crushing Rendition of New Song "Tooth and Claw"

Video: Animals As Leaders Perform Head-Crushing Rendition of New Song “Tooth and Claw”

Animals as Leaders recently appeared on the “At Guitar Center with Nic Harcourt” podcast, where they performed some songs off their latest album, The Joy of Motion. Along with a face-melting rendition of “Kascade,” the band–guitarists Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes, and drummer Matt Garstka–unleashed the chug-heavy head banger “Tooth and Claw.”

New Music Education Service--Featuring Leading Hard Rock/Metal Musicians--Launches on January 9

New Music Education Service–Featuring Leading Hard Rock/Metal Musicians–Launches on January 9

BandHappy, a new live online and in-person music education service, featuring a host of hard-rock and metal musicians, will launch on January 9. Founded by Periphery drummer Matt Halpern, the service offers access to one-on-one lessons–in person or online–with the teacher of your choice. Some of the teachers already signed up include Lamb of God’s Chris […]

Review: Animals as Leaders - Weightless

Review: Animals as Leaders – Weightless

Animals as Leaders are essentially a brain-bending conduit for the next-level shredding of eight-string diabolist Tosin Abasi. Maniacally fingertapping with the unpredictable pulse of a sickly modem, Abasi is cybersurfing with the aliens, bringing future-shocked wheedle-wheedle to a generation weaned on Meshuggah and Aphex Twin. His 2009 debut suffered from the flat, lifeless hammering of […]