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Cynic

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Miami, Florida
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Thrash Metal (early), Progressive Death Metal/Fusion (1991-1993, 2008), Progressive Rock (later)
Lyrical themes:
Personal Thoughts, Philosophy, Peace
Current label:
Season of Mist
Years active:
1987-1994, 1994-1996 (as Portal), 2006-present
A Cynic is defined by Merriam-Webster as "an adherent of an ancient Greek school of philosophers who held the view that virtue is the only good and that its essence lies in self-control and independence".

In a May 2014 interview, Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert revealed their homosexuality.
Current
Sean Reinert Drums, Keyboards (1987-1994, 2006-present)
See also: Levi / Werstler, ex-C-187, ex-Portal, ex-Sean Malone, ex-Seaweed, ex-Anomaly, Death DTA, Æon Spoke, ex-Aghora, ex-Death, ex-Gordian Knot
Paul Masvidal Vocals, Guitars, Vocoder Vocals, Guitar Synth (1987-1994, 2006-present)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Seaweed, ex-Gordian Knot, Death DTA, Æon Spoke, ex-Master, ex-Death
Sean Malone Bass, Chapman Stick (1993-1994, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Sean Malone, ex-Anomaly, ex-Gordian Knot, John Wesley (live), ex-Aghora, ex-OSI
Past
Mark van Erp Bass (1987-1989)
See also: ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Monstrosity, ex-Solstice
Russell Mofsky Guitars (1987)
See also: Gold Dust Lounge, Quit
Esteban "Steve" Rincon Vocals (1987)
See also: Sector 4, ex-Hellwitch
Jack Kelly Vocals (1987-1988)
Jason Gobel Guitars, Keyboards (1988-1994)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Gordian Knot
Tony Choy Bass (1989-1993)
See also: Atheist, Synkronizity, ex-C-187, Area 305, ex-Pestilence
Chris Kringel Bass (1993-1994)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Æon Spoke
Tony Teegarden Vocals (growls), Keyboards (1993-1994, 2006-2007)
See also: ex-Epitaph
Santiago Dobles Guitars (2006-2007)
See also: Aghora, Synkronizity, ex-Council of the Fallen, ex-Order of Ennead
Robin Zielhorst Bass (fretless) (2008-2010)
See also: Exivious, Mayan (live), ex-In-Tension, ex-Anatomy of I (live), ex-Blue Man Group
Tymon Kruidenier Guitars, Vocals (growls), Guitar Synth (2008-2010)
See also: Exivious, ATM Project, ex-Skeletor
Current (Live)
Brandon Giffin Bass (2011-present)
See also: ex-The Faceless
Max Phelps Guitars, Vocals (2011-present)
See also: Exist, Death DTA (live), ex-Recently Vacated Graves: True Zombie Metal (live)
Past (Live)
Dana Cosley Vocals (growls), Keyboards (1994)
See also: ex-Demonomacy
Chris Kringel Bass (2006-2007)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Æon Spoke
David Senescu Guitars (2007)
Steve Woodcock Bass (2008)
See also: Linear Sphere, ex-Art of Burning Water (live), ex-Foe (live)
Sean Reinert Drums, Keyboards (1987-1994, 2006-present)
See also: Levi / Werstler, ex-C-187, ex-Portal, ex-Sean Malone, ex-Seaweed, ex-Anomaly, Death DTA, Æon Spoke, ex-Aghora, ex-Death, ex-Gordian Knot
Paul Masvidal Vocals, Guitars, Vocoder Vocals, Guitar Synth (1987-1994, 2006-present)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Seaweed, ex-Gordian Knot, Death DTA, Æon Spoke, ex-Master, ex-Death
Sean Malone Bass, Chapman Stick (1993-1994, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Sean Malone, ex-Anomaly, ex-Gordian Knot, John Wesley (live), ex-Aghora, ex-OSI
Mark van Erp Bass (1987-1989)
See also: ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Monstrosity, ex-Solstice
Russell Mofsky Guitars (1987)
See also: Gold Dust Lounge, Quit
Esteban "Steve" Rincon Vocals (1987)
See also: Sector 4, ex-Hellwitch
Jack Kelly Vocals (1987-1988)
Jason Gobel Guitars, Keyboards (1988-1994)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Gordian Knot
Tony Choy Bass (1989-1993)
See also: Atheist, Synkronizity, ex-C-187, Area 305, ex-Pestilence
Chris Kringel Bass (1993-1994)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Æon Spoke
Tony Teegarden Vocals (growls), Keyboards (1993-1994, 2006-2007)
See also: ex-Epitaph
Santiago Dobles Guitars (2006-2007)
See also: Aghora, Synkronizity, ex-Council of the Fallen, ex-Order of Ennead
Robin Zielhorst Bass (fretless) (2008-2010)
See also: Exivious, Mayan (live), ex-In-Tension, ex-Anatomy of I (live), ex-Blue Man Group
Tymon Kruidenier Guitars, Vocals (growls), Guitar Synth (2008-2010)
See also: Exivious, ATM Project, ex-Skeletor
Current
Brandon Giffin Bass (2011-present)
See also: ex-The Faceless
Max Phelps Guitars, Vocals (2011-present)
See also: Exist, Death DTA (live), ex-Recently Vacated Graves: True Zombie Metal (live)
Past
Dana Cosley Vocals (growls), Keyboards (1994)
See also: ex-Demonomacy
Chris Kringel Bass (2006-2007)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Æon Spoke
David Senescu Guitars (2007)
Steve Woodcock Bass (2008)
See also: Linear Sphere, ex-Art of Burning Water (live), ex-Foe (live)
Added by: Esoteric Modified by: San_Sebastian
Added on: 2002-07-16 22:29:50 Last modified on: 2014-12-13 03:57:10
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