November 2019

Tosin Abasi

ARTICLES

First Look: Abasi Pathos

February 14, 2019
PG's Perry Bean grabs an EMG-loaded ESP to explore the spectrum of nastiness in the Animals As Leaders frontman's namesake dirt box.
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NAMM '19 - Abasi Concepts Larada Demo

January 26, 2019
The Animals As Leaders mastermind continues his hand at guitar design and unveils more options for his flagship instrument while teasing a more "traditional" model.
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Abasi Guitars Unveils the Pathos

November 20, 2018
A versatile overdrive designed in conjunction with Brian Wampler.
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Obsessive Progressive: Open-String Chords

April 7, 2018
Add ethereal layers to your chord progressions by inserting a few carefully selected open strings.
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NAMM '18 - Abasi Guitars 2018 Guitar & Bass Prototypes

February 6, 2018
Listen in as Tosin Abasi and luthier Frank Falbo walk through the inspiration and plans for their ergonomic line of guitars and basses.
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Rig Rundown: Animals as Leaders [2017]

December 20, 2017
Investigate how progressive rockers Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes weave emotive jams with 16 strings, both tube heads and digital amp modelers, and a stockpile of stomps.
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NAMM '17 - Fishman Fluence Tosin Abasi, Killswitch Engage, and Willie Adler Signature Pickup Demos

February 20, 2017
Listen to the latest round of signature pickups for three of modern metal's most influential players.
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Animals as Leaders: 16 Strings vs. the World

January 16, 2017
Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes reveal how, for the first time, they bypassed outside producers and collaborators to write, track, and mix their new album as a band.
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Gallery: Generation Axe Tour 2016

July 14, 2016
Take an in-depth look at the shred-tastic gear used by Vai, Malmsteen, Bettencourt, Wylde, and Abasi.
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Animals as Leaders: Always in Motion

May 1, 2014
Prog-metal titans Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes dissect their most boundary-breaking release to date.
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