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Animals As Leaders announce US tour in support of new album, Parrhesia

Tosin Abasi
(Image credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Animals As Leaders have announced they’ll be hitting the road throughout March and April this year in support of their upcoming album, Parrhesia.

The Parrhesia US tour will notably feature two sets per night: one comprising tracks from the band’s pre-existing repertoire, and another that will see the prog-metal heavyweights perform their forthcoming studio effort in full.

Kicking off at Denver’s Summit Music Hall on March 30, Animals As Leaders will visit 19 cities while on the Live Nation-produced tour, and will conclude their trip round the country on April 22 at LA’s Theater At The Ace Hotel.

In between these shows, they will play two runs of six consecutive nights throughout April, visiting cities such as Kansas, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Atlanta.

Tickets for the tour will go on general sale on January 21 at 10am from Animals As Leaders’ official website.

Headed up by electric guitar titans Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes, Animals As Leaders will release Parrhesia – their first new material in more than half a decade since 2016’s The Madness Of Many – on March 25 via Sumerian Records.

They’ve prefaced the release of Parrhesia so far by sharing two singles, The Problem Of Many and Monomyth, the latter of which was subsequently the subject of a scorching playthrough from Abasi.

A full list of dates for the Parrhesia tour can be found below.

  • Mar 30 - Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
  • Apr 1 - Kansas City, MO @ Truman Theater*
  • Apr 2 - Omaha, NE @ Slowdown*
  • Apr 3 - Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater
  • Apr 4 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
  • Apr 5 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
  • Apr 6 - Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
  • Apr 8 - Hampton Beach, NH @ Wally's*
  • Apr 9 - Lititz, PA @ Mickey's Black Box*
  • Apr 10 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
  • Apr 11 - Philadelphia, PA @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • Apr 12 - Boston, MA @ Big Night Live
  • Apr 13 - Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
  • Apr 15 - Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre
  • Apr 16 - Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
  • Apr 18 - Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
  • Apr 19 - Austin, TX @ Emo's
  • Apr 21 - Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theater*
  • Apr 22 - Los Angeles, CA @ Theater At The Ace Hotel

Animals As Leaders Parrhesia tour

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Matt is a News Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.