Cynic

Tool vs. Cynic – Metal Madness 2014, Round 1
Experimentation is the theme of this battle. Which of these discs will move on in our March Metal Madness search for the best metal album of the 21st century? When it comes to critical praise and undisputed originality, these two bands are ranked in the elite. Ahead of their time, compositionally co…
Cynic, ‘Kindly Bent To Free Us’ – Album Review
Since the release of 'Focus' in 1993, Floridian technical death metal innovators Cynic have held onto the status of being an "elite" band. Few underground acts have been bestowed with such critical praise, but Cynic have always been ahead of their time. That sensibility is retained with th…
Cynic Stream ‘Kindly Bent to Free Us’ Album in Full
Great news to report for Cynic fans! The progressive and technical metal pioneers are set to release their third studio album, 'Kindly Bent to Free Us,' on Feb. 14, but in a way, the wait is already over. Cynic have unleashed the full album for streaming, so you can hear the entire thing r…
Cynic Release ‘Kindly Bent to Free Us’ Lyric Video
Progressive metal giants Cynic are set to release their third studio album, 'Kindly Bent to Free Us,' on Feb. 14. The album is certainly one of metal's most anticipated releases of the year, and to help hold you over for the next month, Cynic have unveiled a lyric video for the album&…
Cynic Unleash New Song ‘The Lion’s Roar’
The day is upon us! After a very long and somewhat painful wait, cult progressive metal band Cynic just released a new song. 'The Lion's Roar' has been revealed as the first piece of Cynic's full-length album, 'Kindly Bent to Free Us,' which will see a release on Valent…