Guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal and drummer Sean Reinert of the reunited progressive rock/metal band CYNIC will be live in the studio of Broken Wave Radio 1 on Friday, March 6 at 11:00 a.m. PST. Adam from BWR1's "10 at 10" will be hanging out with Paul and Sean to discuss the band's new album and tour, among many other subjects.To listen to the program live via the Internet, go to this location.
On February 18, 2009, HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert prior to CYNIC's performance in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch the 14-minute chat below. "Traced in Air", the new album from CYNIC, was released in North America on November 25 via Season of Mist. The CD's first run is a limited-edition hard cover digipack with the cover artwork embossed to further showcase the beautiful cover by renowned artist Robert Venosa, as well as eight original pieces of art paired with the eight songs found on the album. Venosa created the unmistakable cover and visuals for 1993's groundbreaking "Focus" album. This limited edition also features a poster of the cover art. Also released the same day was the "Traced in Air" collector's box, which was only available for order online and limited to 1,000 copies. "Integral Birth", a new track from CYNIC, can be downloaded at this location. Returning from the "Focus" era for the new eight-song, 35-minute effort are are founding members Masvidal and Reinert along with Sean Malone (bass), and joining the band in the studio is newcomer Tymon Kruidenier (guitars/growls). The band recorded the effort at a California studio with producer Warren Riker (DOWN, SANTANA).