cynical will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1993 debut album Focus by playing it in its entirety at the 70000 Tons of Metal and ProgPower USA festivals in January and September respectively. cynical has also announced the return of Max Phelps (Exist, Death to all) on additional guitars and vocals and Brandon Giffin (ex-the faceless, The Zenith Passage) on bass to his live line-up, who played with cynical live between 2011 and 2014.
“Eight years since cynicalThe latest live performance of, like the blink of an eye. In this chapter we explore perseverance, overcoming difficulties and the healing power of music”, said cynical Leader Pablo Masvidal. A press release also notes that there will be anniversary shows and memorial tributes to deceased members. sean reinert Y be Malone announced sometime in the future.
On the subject of Approach, massive and often cynical producer Warren Ricker completed a remix of the album earlier this year. At the time, masvidal He said “We did it! cynicaldebut album by Approach has been officially remixed. Thanks to Warren Ricker for his tireless commitment to the process. Warren always comes through and delivers like no one else. We can’t wait to share it with you. Release date to be determined”
“Special thanks to OG scott burnswho we originally recorded Approach with in 1993. Scott captured the moments that set the stage for us to embark on this journey”