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Animals as Leaders – Weightless Album Review

4 DecemberComments Off
Author: Sam

Weightless, the new album from progressive instrumental metal act Animals as Leaders, will have you hooked from the very first notes of the very first track, “An Infinite Regression.”

And while Weightless is certainly a shift to some degree for the group, it is no regression.  Animals as Leaders is essentially the creation of electric guitar virtuoso Tosin Abasi.  Any list of the greatest guitar players not prominently featuring Abasi lacks any real credibility (I’m looking at you Rolling Stone – seriously, you omit Adam Jones, Abasi, and Brent Hinds probably just because they play heavy music?  Fuck you. /end rant), and if you’ve never heard of him, now is the perfect time to get acquainted.

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