Season of Mist, French independent label for Metal and Rock

Cynic (Progressive Metal)

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Biography

Cynic

CYNIC finally return with their long awaited second full length since their 2007 reunion. "Kindly Bent to Free Us" is at the same time a natural continuation of best-selling album "Traced in Air" (2008) as well as a collection of new ideas incorporating new elements distilled from their musical experiments conducted on the two EPs "Re-Traced" (2010) and "Carbon-Based Anatomy" (2011). Instead of simply repeating their successful formula, CYNIC dare to expand their horizon into even more complex soundscapes that demand careful and intense study before revealing their full astonishing beauty. All the trademarks that gained the American progressive pioneers their cult status are still there: forward-thinking riffing fused with the rhythmical intricacy of Jazz and the melodic complexity of Progressive Rock. The alchemy of frontman Paul Masvidal and rhythmaniacs Sean Reinert and Sean Malone should equally appeal to CYNIC enthusiasts as well as connoisseurs of PORCUPINE TREE, OPETH, THE PINEAPPLE THIEF, KATATONIA, and ULVER. CYNIC was formed in 1987 during the burgeoning rise of Death Metal in Miami, Florida before relocating to Los Angeles, California. The impressive technical abilities of the band's founding members even led to Paul and Sean Reinert being recruited by Chuck Schuldiner of DEATH and led to the inception of the 1991 landmark album "Human". With their first full-length "Focus" (1993) CYNIC created another milestone of Progressive Metal, but disbanded the next year to explore different musical paths. Now these leaders of their genre offer you "Kindly Bent to Free Us". Listen well!

Line-up

Name Instrument
Paul Masvidal Vocals, Guitars
Sean Reinert Drums, Percussion, Keyboards
Sean Malone Bass (Album)
Max Phelps Guitar / Vocals (live)
Brandon Giffin Bass (live)

Releases Season of Mist

Som300

Kindly Bent To Free Us

General information
: Fri, Feb 14 2014
: Tue, Feb 18 2014
: Progressive Rock
: SOM300
: actif

Som257

The Portal Tapes

General information
: Fri, Mar 23 2012
: Tue, Mar 27 2012
: Atmospheric Prog
: SOM257
: available

Som236

Carbon-Based Anatomy

General information
: Fri, Nov 11 2011
: Tue, Nov 15 2011
: Progressive Rock
: SOM236
: available

Som216

Re-Traced

General information
: Mon, May 17 2010
: Tue, May 18 2010
: Progressive Rock
: SOM216
: available

Som182

Traced in Air

General information
: Mon, Nov 17 2008
: Progressive Metal
: SOM182
: available

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Thu, Oct 09 2014 CA Montreal, QC Heavy Montreal Heavy Montreal
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