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In Memoriam: Sean Malone
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Sean Malone

Cynic bassist Sean Malone has passed away at the age of 50. A cause of death has not been revealed. The news was broken by Cynic vocalist Paul Masvidal on his Facebook page.

Sean Malone: Cynic’s “Veil of Maya” Bass Playthrough
Bass Videos

Sean Malone: Cynic’s “Veil of Maya” Bass Playthrough

Sean Malone caught everyone’s attention on Cynic’s debut album Focus in 1993. The prog-metal album’s distinct sound came in part to the bassist’s furious fretless work. Malone’s time with Cynic didn’t last much longer after the album’s release, though he rejoined the band when they started back up in 2008. In 2014, he put out this instrumental play-through of the...

Cynic Returns with “Kindly Bent To Free Us”
New Albums

Cynic Returns with “Kindly Bent To Free Us”

Progressive metal band Cynic, and its bassist, Sean Malone, have released the group’s long-awaited record, , Cynic’s first in three years – and its first full-length album since 2008. Malone, aside from his Cynic and solo work, is also an author, having penned four music books, including Music Theory for Bassists and A Portrait of Jaco: The Solos Collection. It’s...