February 7, 2020 — The debate over which DEATH album is the best will have various results, depending on who you ask. Some swear by the sheer brutality and simplicity of Scream Bloody Gore, or the ultra-catchy riffs from Leprosy.
February 13, 2018 — Greetings from the 2018 **National Association of Music Merchants (**NAMM) Convention AKA the NAMM Show, where things have been changed up a bit from years past.
April 21, 2017 — It only took 12 years but Tokyo, Japan’s VOMIT REMNANTS are back. Their aptly titled new album, Hyper Groove Brutality, is available now worldwide via Unique Leader.
May 8, 2014 — Technical death metal legends Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert have spoken publicly for the first about their sexuality via interview with the LA Times. Like JUDAS PRIEST’s Rob Halford and GODSEED’s Gaahl, the founding CYNIC members have publicly revealed that they are gay.
January 17, 2014 — Progsters CYNIC have posted a few new tracks from their forthcoming album, Kindly Bent to Free Us. The album drops February 14th internationally and February 18th in North America.
November 3, 2011 — Like hardcore OPETH fans, CYNIC fanatics will vouch for anything the band releases. Carbon-Based Anatomy is nice material to quench the thirst of said fans, but this release is not quite up to par with their full length releases.
November 10, 2010 — Cult progressive/technical death metal band, ATHEIST, have been mentioned in the same breath as CYNIC, though ATHEIST were always the more aggressive band, and light years ahead with their early albums, Piece of Time and Unquestionable Presence.
June 7, 2010 — CYNIC’s Re-Traced / Re-Focused Live tour will see progressive metal icons CYNIC perform Focus in its entirety, along with tracks from the group’s lauded second album, Traced in Air, and more.
June 2, 2009 — Following the footsteps of their progressive/technical death metal peers from the 90’s, namely CYNIC and ATHEIST, Dutch legends PESTILENCE have “resurrected” and offered us a great blast from the past.
November 29, 2008 — Bands reforming and reuniting seem to be the trend in underground metal lately (CARCASS, EMPEROR, IMMORTAL, AT THE GATES, etc.) - however most of the bands just cash in for a tour, or play a few exclusive festivals, and that’s the end of it.
October 20, 2008 — The release date for Traced in Air, the new album from reunited progressive metallers CYNIC originally slated for release on October 28th via Season of Mist Records in North America, has now been pushed back to November 25th, 2008.
August 30, 2008 — Reunited progressive metallers CYNIC new album Traced In Air is set for release on October 28 via Season of Mist Records in North America. Says CYNIC guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal about the upcoming album, “We’re thrilled to share the new CYNIC alien seedling with the world.
September 22, 2006 — DARK TRANQUILLITY have posted a report from their current tour in Korea: “Finally got some time out of the hectic schedule to issue a website update from the luxurious bar of our hotel in Korea.