Posts Tagged ‘Animals as Leaders’

Photos: Meshuggah @ Fillmore Silver Spring

Meshuggah vocalist Jens Kidman was sidelined with the flu for several dates of the Swedish metal band's current U.S. tour, though the group famously played at least one show with a cardboard cutout of him onstage. He appeard back in full force on Saturday night at the Fillmore Silver Spring, leading the band through a [...]

Q&A: Animals as Leaders

Tosin Abasi cuts a dapper figure in his wardrobe of boutique high-fashion pieces and thrifted vintage finds. You'd never guess that this chic and modern man is the brainchild behind the ruthless instrumental shred project Animals as Leaders. Even many of Abasi's friends are unaware of his latest undertaking–this D.C. guitar virtuoso told City Paper [...]