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Animals as Leaders announced as Krank’d Up 2017 Headliners


Great news music fans! Fans of intricate, mind-bending prog are in for an unforgettable treat courtesy of South Africa’s ever-flourishing Krank’d Up Music Festival with the announcement of Animals as Leaders as its first confirmed international act of 2017.

Emotional resonance and sheer technical virtuosity blended in a fusion of metal, jazz and djent has become the signature sound of acclaimed prog captains, Animals as Leaders. Standing at the forefront of the progressive instrumental metal movement, Animals as Leaders will be bringing their much-lauded repertoire to the Krank’d Up stage in September 2017.

With four releases under their belt, the band continues to smash boundaries and wow audiences worldwide having headlined tours with the likes of Intervals, Veil of Maya, Plini, Dead Letter Circus and Intronaut. Now South African fans can experience the raging fire that is Animals as Leaders live in our own backyard at Krank’d Up 2017.

To get an idea of their sound, crank up their song “Arithmophobia” below:

Krank’d Up will be held at Sundowners, Alberton, on September 30, 2017. Tickets are available right now from Computicket. Keep an eye on the Krank’d Up music festival and Turning Tricks Entertainment social pages as more exciting announcements will be made.

Early bird tickets are now available at R350 each until the 31st of May. Full price tickets will be available from the 1st of June at R500 each. Limited VIP tickets are available on the official website. Krank’d Up 2017 is sponsored by Monster Energy and Jagermeister.  Keep up to date with the latest Krank’d Up news and announcements by joining the official Facebook page here.

UPDATE: Unfortunately Animals As Leaders cancelled their performance, but the full line-up has been announced, read more here.

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