Cynic record new album
2012-12-13 by Voivod STAFF | 130 Comments

Cynic have begun work for a new album, the release of which will take place during the first months of 2013.

According to Paul Masvidal:

The new material sounds more "futuristic" and "alien" compared to prior endeavors. Every song is more self-contained, in terms of music and lyrics. This is something completely new for us.





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http://www.rocking.gr/news/Ksekinisan_oi_ixografiseis_tis_neas_douleias_twn_C ynic/14751/

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Pentagon
December 13th 2012

1998 Comments


holy fuck this is great news

Mabbitt
December 13th 2012

1324 Comments


Woo! Their last ep was awesome, been waiting for a full new album. The "futuristic" and "alien" comments make me hopeful too.

I've been hoping for them to create a 20 minute epic...wonder what the chances of one being on here are? Probably none..

tempest--
December 13th 2012

12594 Comments


They're recording in Perfect Sound studios in Hollywood.

Sean Reinert said: "This album marks Cynic's 5th release. It's a bold new sound for Cynic and marks a gigantic leap in the band's progression. We've had a lot of time to let this material develop and gestate, and it finally feels ready to be unleashed on the world. I've been in trio mode with Malone and Masvidal flushing out a zillion and one details, and couldn't be happier about what's happening with these songs. They are truly alive!"

Apparently early working titles for tracks include: "Endlessly Bountiful", "Moon Heart Sun Head", and "True Hallucination Speak".

Tijnmans
December 13th 2012

353 Comments


This better be good!

loveisamixtape
December 13th 2012

5903 Comments


could be ok

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BloodandRainbows
December 13th 2012

221 Comments


if it's completely new and alien for Cynic, then music as we know it may never be the same...

demigod!
December 13th 2012

43842 Comments


sweet. looking forward to it.

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EverythingEvil2113
December 13th 2012

1279 Comments


Stoked

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
December 13th 2012

4380 Comments


possible aoty for 2013

HSThomas
December 13th 2012

668 Comments


If it's got Malone on it, album will most definitely rule hard.

DamnVanne
December 13th 2012

1768 Comments


Will leave a trail of slain virgins a lightyear wide


DamnVanne
December 13th 2012

1768 Comments


I haven't ever been this excited for a band's upcoming album

CaptWaffles
December 13th 2012

192 Comments


oh man oh man oh man

Douglas
December 13th 2012

9056 Comments


Sputnik 5/5 insta

FearThyEvil
December 13th 2012

12241 Comments


FUCK YEAH!!!!!

Keyblade
December 13th 2012

14238 Comments


gonna rule for show werrd up

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TRMshadow
December 13th 2012

4982 Comments


I definitely see this being more prog than metal, but that's absolutely fine with me. DEFINITELY checking this out as soon as it comes out.

treeqt.
December 13th 2012

9025 Comments


swag

Whispered4tw
December 13th 2012

593 Comments


are they keeping the cyborg vocals?

I also assume they completely dropped the growls by now.

MiniatureHorse
December 13th 2012

908 Comments


Will most probably be great

Greyvy
December 13th 2012

4055 Comments


fuck yes one of my favorite bands of all time. definitely my most anticipated release

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AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
December 13th 2012

1981 Comments


Yeeeessssssssssssssssssss

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Wizard
December 13th 2012

19210 Comments


Sounds super duper gay.

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DeadBeat
December 13th 2012

529 Comments


I'm cynical about this

Surtur
December 13th 2012

513 Comments


Really looking forward to this whether there's any metal or not, the EP was brilliant.

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KILL
December 13th 2012

70573 Comments


even cynic realise metal is dead damn

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ViperAces
December 13th 2012

12376 Comments


^^^
what

evilford
December 13th 2012

21167 Comments


new Atheist will kill this prob :[

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MichaelSnoxall
December 13th 2012

12163 Comments


Man, 2013 is gonna be a terrific year.

InFiction
December 13th 2012

3638 Comments


As long as it's a cunting ALBUM. Too many EP's from this band, ffs.

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demigod!
December 13th 2012

43842 Comments


hoping this will be good

doubt itll be very metal

demigod!
December 13th 2012

43842 Comments


i love Cynic i just hope Paul doesnt continue down the path of queefy new age progressive hes been following

MichaelSnoxall
December 13th 2012

12163 Comments


As long as it's a cunting ALBUM.

Unrelated, but I'm actually so happy to see someone else say 'cunting'. I thought I was the only one and I worried that I was developing a terrible habit.

BloodandRainbows
December 13th 2012

221 Comments


tried to read further but it's all greek to me.

oltnabrick
December 13th 2012

30112 Comments


Why don't they just let Malone join the band?


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Shiduba
December 13th 2012

424 Comments


good

KILL
December 13th 2012

70573 Comments


he doesnt want to

conesmoke
December 13th 2012

5175 Comments


why? because stone cold said so.

Fuck yeh new cynic m/

Greyvy
December 13th 2012

4055 Comments


what happened to Tymon? is he just a touring musician now?

mindleviticus
December 13th 2012

8162 Comments


Well they better pull this off well. Their comeback with Traced In Air was a masterpiece.

TheNotrap
December 13th 2012

7981 Comments


Nice.


CrimsonLies
December 13th 2012

2012 Comments


Yayy

oltnabrick
December 13th 2012

30112 Comments


Tymon quit like in 2010

Geadom
December 13th 2012

2810 Comments


Its not going to be any similar to Focus so

Nikkolae
December 13th 2012

4767 Comments


oh my

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NightmareCinema16
December 13th 2012

2016 Comments


Sounds exciting. Let's hope it's great.

savagecabbage
December 13th 2012

2105 Comments


tig ol' bitties man

YUJOS
December 13th 2012

914 Comments


2013 is turning out to be a killer year in terms of metal releases.

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NightmareCinema16
December 13th 2012

2016 Comments


Just so long as BVB doesn't starting screwing us over in the first month, we're golden.

johnnydeking29
December 13th 2012

8980 Comments


More futuristic. What.

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NightmareCinema16
December 13th 2012

2016 Comments


Yeah. More futuristic.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
December 13th 2012

18007 Comments


more alien space vox n deathprogwank n eerie keyz

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johnnydeking29
December 13th 2012

8980 Comments


Could just be a worse version of Traced ie 2.5/5, but could rule I guess...just needs to be cohesive

KILL
December 13th 2012

70573 Comments


gonna be 4.7/5

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
December 13th 2012

1981 Comments


It's Cynic. It's going to be awesome regardless. More prog = more better as far as I'm concerned with these guys, too.

Inferis
December 13th 2012

409 Comments


oh yesh.

Funeralopolis
December 13th 2012

11010 Comments


stoked, fucking love traced in air.

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CK
December 13th 2012

4874 Comments


I hope it still has some Jazziness in it

FictionalFlames
December 13th 2012

1516 Comments


I hope this album will actually be over 30 minutes.

MO
December 13th 2012

18228 Comments


kinda meh about this

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DotEight
December 13th 2012

5476 Comments


"I hope this album will actually be over 30 minutes."

Wouldn't get my hopes up.

But holy shit, finally some awesome news.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
December 13th 2012

21575 Comments


I hate their LPs but their last EP was surprisingly awesome so I'll be curious to hear this

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KILL
December 13th 2012

70573 Comments


lol hating focus what a fag

MO
December 13th 2012

18228 Comments


haha

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
December 13th 2012

21575 Comments


I'm talking more about traced

listened to focus once though, didn't really like it

PunchforPunch
December 13th 2012

5891 Comments


gay yea

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DamnVanne
December 13th 2012

1768 Comments


I like each Cynic release more than the one before it, and Carbon-Based Anatomy was a hard 5 for me sooooooooo

NightmareCinema16
December 13th 2012

2016 Comments


sooooooooo what?

zaruyache
December 13th 2012

5866 Comments


Woo hoo.

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J0ckstrapsFTW
December 13th 2012

3652 Comments


Kickass

DamnVanne
December 13th 2012

1768 Comments


so this will break rock music FOREVER6/5

EyesWideShut
December 13th 2012

3094 Comments


"futuristic" and "alien"

hope this only has autotune and keyboards.

Wendnarb
December 13th 2012

35 Comments


holy shit yes.

tacos N stuff
December 13th 2012

348 Comments


sweeeet

LG
December 13th 2012

3049 Comments


Cynic went gay after traced... so booooo

Tyrael
December 13th 2012

20727 Comments


lol hating focus what a fag [123456]

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
December 13th 2012

18007 Comments


cynic sucks

LG
December 13th 2012

3049 Comments


if you wanna touch my cream pop all you had to do was say so

Tyrael
December 13th 2012

20727 Comments


Matthew I appreciate you trying to replace rasputin, the one true sputnik metal elitist, but you really have to try harder...

I mean, your comments, as they are now, just make me feel bad for you and I can't imagine that being your ultimate goal, or is it?

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
December 13th 2012

18007 Comments


ive always hated cynic but im sorry ill never be able to measure up to the great elites of the sputnik pantheon

I AM JUST A LONELY PLEBEIAN LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL THE WRON G PLACES

LG
December 13th 2012

3049 Comments


climax with me?

Emyay
December 13th 2012

5768 Comments


pumped for this. even if it sucks

demigod!
December 13th 2012

43842 Comments


"ive always hated cynic but im sorry ill never be able to measure up to the great elites of the sputnik pantheon"

damn man you dont even like focus? whats wrong with u

tarkus
December 13th 2012

5560 Comments


nothings wrong with him cynic is gay

demigod!
December 13th 2012

43842 Comments


to not like focus there must be something

tarkus
December 13th 2012

5560 Comments


must be

syco722
December 13th 2012

492 Comments


Will be best album ever.

Tyrael
December 13th 2012

20727 Comments


Focus is already the best album ever so no

Gwyn.
December 13th 2012

14888 Comments


This will be betah

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Wrathful
December 13th 2012

13 Comments


It would rule if they went to the direction of their debut album Focus than Traced in Air. Not a fan of their second album though it's not bad.

Drummerboy123
December 13th 2012

2312 Comments


Will be amazing as usual. Glad there isn't a 15 year wait, as was the issue with Traced.

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Makemebad35
December 13th 2012

737 Comments


alien metal?

Spag
December 13th 2012

1714 Comments


The new Atheist will be better.

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Greyvy
December 13th 2012

4055 Comments


focus already sounds like an album thats comin out next month so how they gonna go more future sounding?

CaptainDooRight
December 13th 2012

28321 Comments


oh shii

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bloc
December 13th 2012

34669 Comments


Eh, we'll see what happens...

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Uranium
December 13th 2012

7050 Comments


fix the vocals

Sun2Moon
December 14th 2012

103 Comments


Awwww yeeeeah.

oltnabrick
December 14th 2012

30112 Comments


they need more metal on this release.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
December 14th 2012

5910 Comments


^^ more extreme metal, I would say.

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oltnabrick
December 14th 2012

30112 Comments


more growls

krig9412
December 14th 2012

792 Comments


2013 is looking like a fantastic year

Mickeymau5
December 14th 2012

1614 Comments


better reFocus

InFiction
December 14th 2012

3638 Comments


Unrelated, but I'm actually so happy to see someone else say 'cunting'. I thought I was the only one and I worried that I was developing a terrible habit.

^ Of course I say cunting. I'm an Australian.

conesmoke
December 14th 2012

5175 Comments


"listened to focus once though, didn't really like it"

You can't just listen to focus once and expect to like it noob. Once you have a feel for the twists, peaks etc, it becomes quite the listening experience.

DamnVanne
December 14th 2012

1768 Comments


Everyone who is publicly or privately wishing and hoping this will be anywhere near as metal as Focus or Traced in Air is delusional.

MichaelSnoxall
December 14th 2012

12163 Comments


Of course I say cunting. I'm an Australian.

Apparently it's taboo in other countries and I feel bad for them. Americans don't understand the satisfaction in saying the word 'cunt'. And yeah, I honestly haven't heard any other aussies say cunt with the 'ing' on the end, and I thought I was alone. I always say it instead of 'fucking' for some reason. I guess it must be, as I said, more satisfying. Somehow.

sora236
December 15th 2012

155 Comments


Whether it's going to be a metal release or not, it'll probably still be awesome.
It would be cool if they incorporated elements from all the past releases into this one though.

eathblms
January 3rd 2013

39 Comments


Karl Malone isn't on this recording

VinVal
January 3rd 2013

644 Comments


gonna rule

oltnabrick
January 3rd 2013

30112 Comments


very sexual news.

CaptainDooRight
January 3rd 2013

28321 Comments


bump


Gwyn.
January 3rd 2013

14888 Comments


Shit band


I'm glad this dipshit is gone

DamnVanne
January 3rd 2013

1768 Comments


Godammit I want an actual release date!

Hawks
January 3rd 2013

34423 Comments


Probably won't be any good.

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bach
January 3rd 2013

11951 Comments


Yes it will.

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Hawks
January 3rd 2013

34423 Comments


Oh ok.

Tyrael
January 3rd 2013

20727 Comments


Hawks best troll 2013

Hawks
January 3rd 2013

34423 Comments


;]]]

CrimsonFireCF
February 16th 2013

71 Comments


Finally!!!!! So many bands coming out with albums this year and Cynic just became my most anticipated!!!

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
February 16th 2013

13460 Comments


http://0-media-cdn.foolz.us/ffuuka/board/a/image/1339/77/1339771238478.jpg

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ViperAces
February 16th 2013

12376 Comments


awesome

demigod!
February 16th 2013

43842 Comments


wow great news

oltnabrick
February 16th 2013

30112 Comments


lol like a month and a half ago

demigod!
February 16th 2013

43842 Comments


im not hip enough

facupm
March 19th 2013

7109 Comments


didnt know!!! woth living then

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Evreaia
June 4th 2013

3953 Comments


Any new news on this?

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thespaceforthis
June 4th 2013

518 Comments


Yes, it will be released around October, they are mixing it.

VinVal
June 5th 2013

644 Comments


supposedly new portal this year too

oltnabrick
June 5th 2013

30112 Comments


Ummmmm ok



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