Cynic performed their first present in eight years on Friday night time in Los Angeles, California.
The band had been billed beneath the identify ‘Uroboric Types’ for the key present on the Knitting Manufacturing unit in North Hollywood on 27 January.
The efficiency was a heat up for the band’s look on the 2023 70000 Tons Of Metallic cruise, which units sail from Miami from 30 January to three February.
Singer and guitarist Paul Masvidal was joined within the Cynic lineup by Max Phelps on guitar, Brandon Griffin on bass and Matt Lynch on drums.
It was the band’s first reside present because the tragic lack of former drummer Sean Reinert and long-time bassist Sean Malone, each of whom died in 2020.
Cynic’s fourth album Ascension Codes was launched in 2021 and described by the band as “each swan music and rebirth”. Prog journal hailed the file as “a becoming testomony to fallen mates and colleagues.”
Following Friday’s present, Masvidal mentioned in a publish on social media: “So this occurred…First Cynic present after eight years.
“It was a secret warm-up present earlier than embarking on the 70000 Tons cruise and our present at Prog Energy USA. After all, due to everybody of you who may witness Cynic reside for the primary time in eight years.”
Cynic are joined on the 70000 Tons of Metallic Cruise by Dragonforce, Kreator, Uli Jon Roth, Nightwish, Rotting Christ and extra.
Cynic’s setlist from the comeback gig was as follows:
01. Veil Of Maya
02. Celestial Voyage
03. The Eagle Nature
05. I am However A Wave To…
06. Uroboric Types
08. How May I
09. Kindly Bent To Free Us
10. Adam’s Murmur
12. Field Up My Bones
13. Evolutionary Sleeper
15. In A Multiverse The place Atoms Sing