Known as one of the most successful Guitarists in the world, Tosin Abasi is a professional musician and artist born in the United States on January 7, 1983. He is a member of Animals as Leaders. Tosin’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. He is also a Transcendental Meditation practitioner. He is not married and has no children. However, he has been involved in various bands. He has also formed his own guitar brand, Abasi Guitars.
Tosin Abasi is renowned for his music in the Jazz fusion, Progressive metal, and Experimental metal genres. He has worked with several bands, such as PSI, Reflux, and Born of Osiris. He has toured with Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai, as well as with the Generation Axe supergroup. He also toured with Born of Osiris as a stand-in guitarist.
He was initially exposed to music while at elementary school. He started playing the guitar at his friend’s house. His father, a liberal, was a guitar player and encouraged him to learn the instrument. He was a fan of the Steve Vai’s and Allan Holdsworth’s music. In the early 2000s, Abasi was involved with the band Reflux. He was then signed to Prosthetic Records. He released his self-titled debut album in 2006. He was joined by Misha Mansoor, who produced the album. He is also the lead guitarist of Animals as Leaders.
Tosin Abasi has been featured on the Guitar Power web series, sponsored by Rolling Stone Magazine. He has collaborated with many other bands, including Born of Osiris, and has his own guitar company, Abasi Guitars. He has also developed his own distortion pedal, Pathos. He also has his own line of 8-string guitars, which are manufactured under his own brand. He is also a Transcendental Meditator, and has been recommended by John Lennon.
He has a Black heritage. He was born in Washington, DC, and his mother is a native of Nigeria. His mother originally had a more conservative outlook on life. She wanted him to study conventionally. She later became more open-minded after he sharpened his skills. He has not been married, but he has a brother.
He studied at the Atlanta Institute of Music. After graduating, he signed with Prosthetic Records. He toured with Born of Osiris as an instrumentalist. He joined the Generation Axe tour with Steve Vai and Yngwie Malmsteen, as well as Nuno Bettencourt. He toured in Asia in 2017. He returned to North America in 2018. He is currently working on a new album with Animals as Leaders. His upcoming tour will include a reunion with Joe Satriani.
Tosin Abasi started a new band in 2011. The band, called T.R.A.M., consists of former Mars Volta wind instrumentalist Adrian Terrazas. After the release of the album, Navene Koperweis joined the group. It also played at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. In late 2012, the band met with Misha Mansoor again. He programmed the drums on the album, which the band then released.