Tag Archives: Animals As Leaders

Metal Insider top 5: Dethlehem’s top songs for playing RPGs

Posted by on January 12, 2015

First off, Dethlehem are ridiculous. The  band are a self-described RPG/Melodic/metal band from “Ghorusalem,” which is actually Pittsburgh, PA. They write songs about battling wizards, shape shifters and dragons, and perform in costume. Thankfully, the band’s high energy power metal backs up the concept. The band’s third album, Destroyers of the Realm, was released last week, […]

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Fall tour announcement: Devin Townsend Project, Animals as Leaders, Monuments

Posted by on August 5, 2014

We’ve known that Devin Townsend was working on Ziltoid 2 for some time now, and now we know that he’ll be touring behind it alongside Animals as Leaders and Monuments. The Abstract Reality tour, zig-zagging through Canada and the United States in November and December, is going to rip, even if we’re going to have to […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/9: Rev up those debuts

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Wow. That’s a lot of debuts. Some of them were highly anticipated (This Is Your Life), some have been surrounded by controversy (Triple Brutal), and some no one really asked for (Punk Goes 90’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/2: Unconditional Joy

Posted by on April 2, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I honestly wasn’t aware that Memphis May Fire was that popular. Anyways, an excellent top 5 debut for the band, but it’s the second highest debut that’s got us excited. How well can a […]

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New & Noteworthy 3/25: Do not go gently

Posted by on March 25, 2014

This week will be tough for most of us, as the sudden passing of Dave Brockie weighs heavily on the metal community. However, the music must continue, and I can think of no better way to celebrate Brockie’s life than by doing these two things – supporting one of the most promising young acts to […]

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Jump for joy as you stream the new Animals As Leaders album

Posted by on March 20, 2014

Animals As Leaders’ third studio album The Joy of Motion will finally be out next Tuesday, March 25 on Sumerian Records. But why wait to hear it then when you can stream the album in all of its 54 minute instrumental glory right now? The album is streaming in full on YouTube for your listening pleasure. If […]

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Your definitive guide to metal at SXSW

Posted by on March 3, 2014

Right now, downtown Austin is bracing itself for the calm before the storm. In just four days (7), annual music, interactive and film mega-convention South by SouthWest (SXSW) will begin, and won’t let up until the following Sunday (16). Spring break for the music industry, place where bands go to get signed, or place where […]

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Animals as Leaders officially unveil ‘Lippincott’

Posted by on February 27, 2014

A few weeks ago, a song from Animals as Leaders leaked. It was quickly taken down, but die-hard fans had already heard the song, since they’d been playing it live. Titled “Lippincott,” now you can finally hear a non-leaked, label and band-sanctioned version of the song via a video. It’s pretty much the best way […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/21: Time for Mayhem (rumors)

Posted by on February 21, 2014

Earlier this week, the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival announced the dates and venues of its seventh annual tour. And although we know when and where the fest will be playing this Summer, they’re waiting until March 31st to unveil the actual lineup. And while Korn, Avenged Sevenfold and Body Count appear to have let […]

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Enjoy a new song from Animals As Leaders

Posted by on February 18, 2014

A new song from Animals As Leaders may have leaked (and get taken down immediately) earlier this month (though they keep playing the song live). However, today we get our first official taste of the instrumental trio’s new album The Joy Of Motion. In short, the song titled “Tooth And Claw” finds Animals As Leaders […]

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