Animals as Leaders announce The Madness of Many US dates, release new music video
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Animals as Leaders announced they will be spreading the madness this May during a month long tour in support of their most recent album, The Madness of Many.

The heavy instrumental trio also released the music video for "Cognitive Contortion,” the third track of their most recent album, which the band produced themselves. Guitarist Javier Reyes did the final mix of the 10 track album.

"The Madness Of Many is an explorative and ambitious journey of harmony, rhythm, musical expression and emotion,” drummer Matt Garstka told Blabbermouth in regards to the new album. “It has been the most collaborative effort for the band and an evolution in each of the members' musical path. Although conceptually dense, it is the most natural sounding ANIMALS AS LEADERS album yet."

Animals as Leaders is currently taking a short break after returning from the Asia and Australia leg of the tour where they collected many photos from their performances and outings overseas, check them out on Randy Edwards’ website.

The Madness of Many Tour will kick off in Salt Lake City May 2 and last through June 3, stopping in 22 cities during the month long trek. The tour will feature Veil of Maya, whose most recent album Matriarch dropped in 2015, and up-and-comers Alluvial, who dropped their first album The Deep Longing for Annihilation in January.

Tickets for the tour go on sale March 17.

The Madness of Many Tour: Animals As Leaders / Veil of Maya/Alluvial:

May 2 — Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex
May 3 — Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
May 4 — Omaha, NE - The Waiting Room
May 5 — Palatine, IL - Durty Nellies
May 6 — Bloomington, IL - The Castle Theatre
May 7 — Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue
May 12 — Buffalo, NY - The Town Ballroom
May 13 — Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre
May 14 — Greensboro, NC - Pete's
May 19 — Jacksonville, FL - Mavericks
May 20 — Orlando, FL - The Beacham
May 21 — Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
May 23 — Richmond, VA - The BroadBerry
May 24 — Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Soundstage
May 25 — Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom (Click here for tickets)
May 26 — Worcester, MA - The Palladium
May 27 — Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance
May 29 — Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
May 30 — St. Louis, MO - The Ready Room
June 1 — Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
June 2 — Flagstaff, AZ - Orpheum Theater
June 3 — San Diego, CA - Observatory North Park


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