All posts tagged "Cynic"

  • Cynic – Traced in Air

    Back in 1994, progressive metal band Cynic disbanded, leaving a string of demos and a debut which has since gone on to be considered a...

  • Canvas Solaris Revisited

    ‘Penumbra Diffuse’ comes hot on the heels of one of my favourite tech metal albums ever; ‘Sublimation’. Throughout their career, Canvas Solaris have been incredibly...

  • 19 A.D.D. – GAIA

    19 A.D.D. is the instrumental progressive metal trio from Denver, Colorado that’s been around since 2006, originally formed as Black Helicopters. Led by an idea...

  • Interview with Paul Masvidal of Cynic

    After the split from Tymon (guitars, growls) and Robin Zielhorst (bass) in early 2011, it wasn’t quite clear what to expect from Cynic. But 2011...

  • Conor's Top 30 of 2011

    So here it is, the end of 2011. It’s probably been the biggest music year of my life, at least in terms of listening to...

  • The Birthing of a Self-Confessed Prog Nerd

    Thinking back to my adolescence and the musical paths I chose to take while exploring my insatiable hunger for heavy metal as a youth, the...

  • Using non musical influences

    A question I quite often get is what inspires me as a guitar player and composer. It seems most people who ask this question expect...

  • Exivious 2.0

    As most of you guys know, Exivious is back in business. Besides rehearsing our asses off right now, we also started the writing process for...

  • My Musical Future

    For my first blog I thought it would be interesting to share some of my future plans. It’s a rather self indulgent topic, but then...

  • Exivious – Exivious

    When Exivious’ self-titled debut album was released two years ago, followers of the more extreme fringes of progressive metal were not be surprised to learn...