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Cynic

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Miami, Florida (early); Los Angeles, California (since 2007)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Thrash Metal (early); Progressive Death Metal/Fusion (mid); Progressive Rock (later)
Lyrical themes:
Personal thoughts, Philosophy, Peace
Current label:
Season of Mist
Years active:
1987-1994, 1994-1996 (as Portal), 2006-2015, 2017-present
Contact: [email protected]

Cynic is an American progressive metal band formed in Miami, Florida in 1987 and later re-formed in Los Angeles, California in 2007, where the sole surviving member, Paul Masvidal remains to this day. Cynic incorporates elements of progressive rock, alternative rock, and extreme metal.


Compilation appearances:
- "The Eagle Nature" on Deathmill Lunatics Vol. ...
Current
Paul Masvidal Vocals, Guitars, Vocoder vocals, Guitar synth (1987-1994, 2006-2015, 2017-present)
See also: ex-Portal, Æon Spoke, Onward with Love, ex-Master, ex-Death, ex-Seaweed, ex-Crypha, ex-Kobold, ex-Death DTA (live)
Matt Lynch Drums (2017-present)
See also: Intronaut (live), Nova Collective, Trioscapes
Past
Mark van Erp Bass (1987-1989)
See also: Monstrosity (live), ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Solstice
Sean Reinert Drums, Keyboards (1987-1994, 2006-2015)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Anomaly, ex-C-187, ex-Portal, ex-Aghora, ex-Levi / Werstler, ex-Death, ex-Seaweed, ex-Æon Spoke, ex-Crypha, ex-Perfect Beings, ex-Sean Malone, ex-Death DTA (live)
Russell Mofsky Guitars (1987)
See also: Gold Dust Lounge, ex-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
Tony Choy Bass (1989-1993)
See also: Fire for Effect, Metal Against Coronavirus, Synkronizity, Voracious Scourge, ex-C-187, Area 305, Neuromorph, ex-Atheist, ex-Pestilence, ex-Synaptik, ex-Strike Master (live)
Chris Kringel Bass (1993-1994)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Æon Spoke
Sean Malone Bass, Chapman stick (1993-1994, 2008, 2011, 2012-2015, 2017-2020)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Anomaly, ex-Aghora, ex-OSI, ex-Cygnus and the Sea Monsters, ex-Gordian Knot, ex-Kobold, ex-Sean Malone, ex-John Wesley (live)
Tony Teegarden Vocals (growls), Keyboards (1993-1994)
See also: Epitaph
Santiago Dobles Guitars (2006-2007)
See also: Aghora, Synkronizity, ex-Council of the Fallen, ex-Order of Ennead, ex-Pestilence
Robin Zielhorst Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Crown Compass, OneGodLess, ex-Exivious, ex-Mourn, Our Oceans, ex-In-Tension, ex-Mayan (live), ex-Blue Man Group, ex-Textures (live)
Tymon Kruidenier Guitars, Vocals (growls), Guitar synth (2008-2010)
See also: ex-Exivious, ATM Project, Our Oceans, ex-Skeletor
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)
See also: ex-Killision
Steve Woodcock Bass (2008)
See also: De Profundis, Linear Sphere, ex-Xerath, ex-The HAARP Machine, ex-Art of Burning Water (live), ex-Foe (live)
Brandon Giffin Bass (2011-2014)
See also: The Zenith Passage, ex-The Faceless
Max Phelps Guitars, Vocals (2011-2015)
See also: WAIT, Exist, Death DTA (live), ex-Defeated Sanity (live), ex-Obscura (live), ex-Recently Vacated Graves: True Zombie Metal (live)
Matt Lynch Drums (2015)
See also: Intronaut (live), Nova Collective, Trioscapes
Paul Masvidal Vocals, Guitars, Vocoder vocals, Guitar synth (1987-1994, 2006-2015, 2017-present)
See also: ex-Portal, Æon Spoke, Onward with Love, ex-Master, ex-Death, ex-Seaweed, ex-Crypha, ex-Kobold, ex-Death DTA (live)
Matt Lynch Drums (2017-present)
See also: Intronaut (live), Nova Collective, Trioscapes
Mark van Erp Bass (1987-1989)
See also: Monstrosity (live), ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Solstice
Sean Reinert Drums, Keyboards (1987-1994, 2006-2015)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Anomaly, ex-C-187, ex-Portal, ex-Aghora, ex-Levi / Werstler, ex-Death, ex-Seaweed, ex-Æon Spoke, ex-Crypha, ex-Perfect Beings, ex-Sean Malone, ex-Death DTA (live)
Russell Mofsky Guitars (1987)
See also: Gold Dust Lounge, ex-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
Tony Choy Bass (1989-1993)
See also: Fire for Effect, Metal Against Coronavirus, Synkronizity, Voracious Scourge, ex-C-187, Area 305, Neuromorph, ex-Atheist, ex-Pestilence, ex-Synaptik, ex-Strike Master (live)
Chris Kringel Bass (1993-1994)
See also: ex-Portal, ex-Æon Spoke
Sean Malone Bass, Chapman stick (1993-1994, 2008, 2011, 2012-2015, 2017-2020)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Anomaly, ex-Aghora, ex-OSI, ex-Cygnus and the Sea Monsters, ex-Gordian Knot, ex-Kobold, ex-Sean Malone, ex-John Wesley (live)
Tony Teegarden Vocals (growls), Keyboards (1993-1994)
See also: Epitaph
Santiago Dobles Guitars (2006-2007)
See also: Aghora, Synkronizity, ex-Council of the Fallen, ex-Order of Ennead, ex-Pestilence
Robin Zielhorst Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Crown Compass, OneGodLess, ex-Exivious, ex-Mourn, Our Oceans, ex-In-Tension, ex-Mayan (live), ex-Blue Man Group, ex-Textures (live)
Tymon Kruidenier Guitars, Vocals (growls), Guitar synth (2008-2010)
See also: ex-Exivious, ATM Project, Our Oceans, ex-Skeletor
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)
See also: ex-Killision
Steve Woodcock Bass (2008)
See also: De Profundis, Linear Sphere, ex-Xerath, ex-The HAARP Machine, ex-Art of Burning Water (live), ex-Foe (live)
Brandon Giffin Bass (2011-2014)
See also: The Zenith Passage, ex-The Faceless
Max Phelps Guitars, Vocals (2011-2015)
See also: WAIT, Exist, Death DTA (live), ex-Defeated Sanity (live), ex-Obscura (live), ex-Recently Vacated Graves: True Zombie Metal (live)
Matt Lynch Drums (2015)
See also: Intronaut (live), Nova Collective, Trioscapes
Added by: Esoteric Modified by: SebG
Added on: 2002-07-16 22:29:50 Last modified on: 2022-05-11 18:13:57