CYNIC: Lyric Video For “The Lion’s Roar” Released


Cynic have revealed a lyric video for The Lion’s Roar (courtesy of Prog Magazine) taken from the band’s upcoming album Kindly Bent to Free Us, which will be released on February 14 via Season of Mist.

The label reports: “Instead of simply repeating their successful formula, Cynic dare to expand their horizon into even more complex soundscapes that demand careful and intense study before revealing their full astonishing beauty.

“All the trademarks that gained the American progressive pioneers their cult status are still there: forward-thinking riffing fused with the rhythmical intricacy of jazz and the melodic complexity of progressive rock.”

Drummer Sean Reinert recently said of Kindly Bent To Free Us: “We’ve had a lot of time to let this material develop and gestate. I couldn’t be happier about what’s happening with these songs. They are truly alive.”

The three-piece’s last full-length album was 2008′s Traced In Air, and it was followed by two EPs: Re-Traced in 2010 and Carbon Based Anatomy the following year. 


01. True Hallucination Speak
02. The Lion’s Roar
03. Kindly Bent to Free Us
04. Infinite Shapes
05. Moon Heart Sun Head
06. Gitanjali
07. Holy Fallout
08. Endlessly Bountiful
09. Earth Is My Witness (Deluxe CD Book exclusive bonus track)

(source Prog Magazine)

Nikola Savić is a prog enthusiast, blogger and author, in addition to being the founder of Prog Sphere, Progify, ProgLyrics and the ongoing Progstravaganza compilation series.

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