Animals as Leaders - "CAFO": SXSW 2011 Showcasing Artist
Animals as Leaders is a Washington, D.C. based instrumental progressive metal solo project by eight-string guitarist Tosin Abasi. Their self-titled debut album was released in April 2009 by Prosthetic Records. Animals as Leaders was formed "out of the ashes" of guitarist Tosin Abasi's previous band, Reflux. The heavy metal record label Prosthetic Records saw Abasi's guitar work and asked him to create a solo album for them.