Tag Archives: Cynic

Cynic to release ‘Uroboric Forms’ reissue in November

Posted by on September 15, 2023

  While celebrating their 30th-anniversary tour for Focus, Cynic have announced the reissue of Uroboric Forms. This compilation showcases pivotal demos leading up to their groundbreaking debut. The band’s frontman, Paul Masvidal, likened the demos to young artists’ sketches. Uroboric Forms arrives on November 17, featuring a unique LP with alternate versions of the title […]

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Metal By Numbers Visions of charts 8/1/2023

Posted by on August 1, 2023

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Metal By Numbers is back! After a delay with summer vacations, the column has returned, which includes seeing how albums from Cavalera, Queens of the Stone Age, Extreme, and more debuted in charts […]

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Cynic announce additional tour dates in September

Posted by on July 28, 2023

  After wrapping up a co-headlining tour with Atheist, Cynic have added additional touring dates. The ReFocus/Remembrance tour will resume in September, circling around their appearance at this year’s ProgPower. Check out the tour dates below: 09/01 Miami, FL @ Gramps 09/02 Orlando, FL @ Conduit 09/05 New Orleans, LA @ Southport Hall 09/06 Atlanta, […]

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Concert Calendar (7/05-7/08): July 2023 #HellaGnarly: Cynic, The Misfits, & more

Posted by on July 5, 2023

  Ayo, party peeps. Hope you’re in American summer mode and doing great as we crash into July. There are a whole lot of coming attractions listed below. You already know what’s up as we indulge in this week’s highlights; your only favorite metal news site has got you covered with the best. Oh, and […]

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Review: Cynic & Atheist progressively unite at The Teragram Ballroom in LA on 6/17/2023 w/ Witherfall

Posted by on June 21, 2023

  What comes to mind when someone says the word progressive? While it may be a steady linear climb to a climax, in the realm of heavy metal, it can mean an endless sea of musical possibilities composed together in a way that exemplifies one or more progressions. On Saturday, June 17th, 2023, at Teragram […]

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Cynic & Atheist announce co-headlining tour dates

Posted by on April 26, 2023

  Progressive metal legends Cynic have announced an extensive North American co-headlining tour with Atheist. The trek starts on June 10 in Austin, TX, and concludes on July 9 in Greensboro, NC. The tour will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cynic’s iconic album, Focus, with the band performing the album in its entirety and paying […]

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Unleashing metal fury on the high seas: 70000tons of Metal 2023: Recap from Insomnium, Destruction, Vreid, and more!

Posted by on March 10, 2023

    Imagine setting sail on a four-day cruise, surrounded by 3000 fellow metalheads and 60 bands, all sharing the same passion for heavy music. This is 70000tons of Metal, an epic journey that was sadly cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving many wondering if this one-of-a-kind experience would ever return. And it […]

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Abysmal Dawn, Amorphis, Visions of Atlantis and more added to 70000tons of Metal Round 11

Posted by on November 21, 2022

    Ahoy! 70000tons of Metal Round 11 is happening on January 30th in Miami, Florida, to Bimini, Bahamas, and back on February 3rd, 2023. While no booking codes have been released just yet, with no sailers available to book, twenty-three out of sixty bands have been announced for the eleventh edition. This includes Los […]

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Cynic to perform ‘Focus’ at ProgPower USA & 70000tons of Metal

Posted by on November 21, 2022

  Cynic have recently announced their first set of shows in eight years! The progressive music icon has revealed that these shows will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Focus, performing the record in its entirety at 70000tons of Metal, which sets sail from Miami, FL on January 30 through February 3, and ProgPower USA […]

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Cynic announce first live gig in eight years; tease tour with Atheist

Posted by on November 20, 2022

    Cynic will officially return to the stage in 2023! Following the release of 2021’s Ascension Codes, the 2022 edition of the group will return to the stage. The band has been added to 70000tons of Metal Round 11, which will set sail on January 30 in Miami, FL, to Bimini, Bahamas, and return […]

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