The instrumental progressive giants and titans of technical fretboard wizardry ANIMALS AS LEADERS – featuring guitarists Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes, and drummer Matt Garstka – performed an electrifying set comprised mostly of tracks from their 2014 Sumerian Records release The Joy of Motion, ending with a dizzying delivery of CAFO from the 2009 self-titled debut album. The trio played at Wooly’s in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, supporting Between The Buried And Me, along with guests The Contortionist.
Owner/Editor/Photographer/Journalist at AntiHero Magazine — Thomas is a concert photographer and writer living in the Kansas City, MO area. When he isn’t elbowing people in the photo pit, he makes an actual living as a web developer and freelance motion graphics designer. He is also a guitarist and studied music composition at the University of Illinois at Chicago — Author: Thomas Woroniak