Tag: Animals As Leaders

NEWS: Machine Head detail “Of Kingdom And Crown”!

Loosely inspired by the Japanese anime series ‘Attack On Titan‘, Bay Area Thrash Metal act Machine Head have detailed their tenth studio album “Of Kingdom And Crown” which is set for 26th August via Nuclear Blast. Recorded with Zach Ohren, drummer Navene Koperweis (Entheos, Whitechapel, Animals As Leaders) rather than live drummer Matt Alston (Devilment)

Documentary: Making “Become The Firestorm” with Machine Head!

Perhaps not so much a full making of but some time behind the scenes of a forthcoming new track which sees Navene Koperweiss (Entheos, Whitechapel, Animals As Leaders) getting a moment in the limelight and proving that people do take pictures of the drummer. He was gracing the drum stool for the pair of Machine

Interview: Adam “Nolly” Getgood on The Downbeat Podcast!

For those who aren’t in the know and let’s face it, there can’t be many, Periphery bassist Adam “Nolly” Getgood is a multi instrumentalist of serious talent who has also warmed the producers chair for albums by Animals As Leaders, Architects and The Devin Townsend Project to name but a few. He also has serious

Review: “Circadian” by Intervals

When it comes to Instrumental Progressive Metal, there are a number of artists who are considered pioneers in the genre. One of those is Intervals, founded in Ontario Canada in 2011 by guitarist Aaron Marshall, a musician known for his ability to create infectious melodies and engaging compositions. The latest incarnation of his band sees

Review: “A Clear and Present Rager” by Nuclear Power Trio

Timed for release just before the US Elections, Instrumental Jazz Fusion Metal Trio Nuclear Power Trio who consist of Donald Trump on eight string guitars, Vladimir Putin on five string bass and Kim Jong on drums have been primed and ready for this moment their whole lives. Their second single and EP title track “A

Review: “En Vivo” by Mestis

“I’ve always wanted to create a style of music that focused on being emotionally exploitative and technically sound, yet simple enough for the average music listener to appreciate. Another influence was using the eight string guitar in a form that is unconventional to the ‘trends’ or independent of characteristics that are found in music styles/genres

Review: “Reset” EP by Navian

An instrumental trio from Oslo Norway, Martin, Ola and Alex are inspired by the likes of Animals As Leaders and Covet to create their own Technical Melodies and hooks for Navian. Oh and they love Nintendo. If that wasn’t obvious from the title of opening track “Multiplayer” then it should be obvious from the funky bright

Playthrough: “Ruins” from Unprocessed!

Filmed by Malte Bernhard in Berlin Germany and edited by Christopher Talosi of Animals As Leaders fame, Unprocessed bassist David Levy has picked up his 5 string and put down a playthrough for “Ruins”. The song appears on the bands Long Branch Records album “Artificial Void”, which is of course out now!

Live Review: Radar Festival Day #2: Saturday

If yesterday wasn’t enough then we’re back for day #2! As you might expect, members of many of the bands performing yesterday are here to watch the other sets with members of Harbinger, Arcaeon and Valis Ablaze all taking in sets on both days while former members of Fraktions, Break Fifty and Diablous are in

Documentary: Live Rigs with Animals As Leaders!

In this latest episode of Gear Gods Rigged series, they catch up with Tosin Abasi, Javier Reyes and Matt Garskta otherwise known as Animals As Leaders about their live rigs. Celebrating 10 years with a live run that circles the Globe, they will be at Radar Festival in Guildford Surrey in August!