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Animals As Leaders

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3.43 | 61 ratings | 3 reviews | 18% 5 stars

Good, but non-essential

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Studio Album, released in 2016

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Arithmophobia (6:01)
2. Ectogenesis (4:55)
3. Cognitive Contortions (4:29)
4. Inner Assassins (5:29)
5. Private Visions of the World (4:56)
6. Backpfeifengesicht (4:26)
7. Transcentience (5:31)
8. The Glass Bridge (5:03)
9. The Brain Dance (7:00)
10. Apeirophobia (4:58)

Total Time 52:48

Line-up / Musicians

- Tosin Abasi / lead guitar
- Javier Reyes / rhythm guitar, mixing
- Matthew Garstka / drums

- Travis Stewart / synth & electronics (4)

Releases information

Artwork: Dario Veruari

CD Sumerian Records ‎- SUM747 (2016, US)

2LP Sumerian Records ‎ (2017, US)

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ANIMALS AS LEADERS The Madness of Many ratings distribution

(61 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(18%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(41%)
Good, but non-essential (31%)
Collectors/fans only (5%)
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3 stars There is no doubt that Tosin Abasi is one hell of a guitarist. Their 4th studio album is no exception in terms of great command of instruments of both Abasi, Reyes and Garstka. On the other hand this album lacks something the first two albums didn't. It's somehow difficult to explain but maybe i ... (read more)

Report this review (#2569963) | Posted by lemarquisat | Thursday, June 10, 2021 | Review Permanlink

3 stars As some may know, I have a love for instrumental prog rock. This album is totally instrumental, immaculately played, and unbelievably well produced. Tosin Abasi is an absolute beast when it comes down to playing guitar, he is a living legend, and a innovative guitarist as well. Matthew Garst ... (read more)

Report this review (#2404202) | Posted by Zoltanxvamos | Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | Review Permanlink

3 stars When thinking about The Madness of Many, and even Animals as Leaders' legacy more generally, I find it helpful/interesting to compare them with another exciting but "out there" supergroup of an earlier generation: Emerson, Lake, & Palmer. Like ELP, Animals are a group comprised of three wildly s ... (read more)

Report this review (#2287382) | Posted by ssmarcus | Saturday, December 14, 2019 | Review Permanlink

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