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Isis vs. Cynic

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    Posted: January 16 2011 at 04:42
I'm voting Isis. Cynic is growing on me however.
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Isis by a mile. 
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cynic my man!!! they are 100000miles ahead and over isis!!
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Love them both, but gonna have to go with Cynic.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Prog Geo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 16 2011 at 05:43
It's a difficult question.Because Cynic is one of my favorite bands.But sometimes they are more technical than the normal without a reason.So,Isis.
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Cynic by far, haven't heard a lot of Isis i think thats why LOL. Recommendations please?


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Prog Geo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 16 2011 at 07:25
Originally posted by JonteJH JonteJH wrote:

Cynic by far, haven't heard a lot of Isis i think thats why LOL. Recommendations please?


Listen to all of their albums except their first.Because it's just a sludge metal album.
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They're both great, but I have to be in the mood for post when I do Isis. Cynic can be listened to at any time.
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Both are incredible bands, but I like ISIS a fair bit more than Cynic.
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I've been listening to ISIS for about 5 years, and to Cynic for only 1, so the former has a deeper connection to me than the latter.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote harmonium.ro Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 16 2011 at 13:22
Isis, because of Wavering Radiant. 
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I feel like this comparison of equally mertiless and irrelevant new bands has been done already...
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Walter does realize that Cynic is exempt from the Good Music Cut-Off Date right? If I could vote it would be for Isis, but both are phenomenal.
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Two incredible bands. I'd probably say Isis by a smidgen. 
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Haven't heard Traced in Air yet, but Wavering Radiant would probably destroy it in my mind anyways.
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i find Isis quite more mature and mind-bending.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Zargus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2011 at 05:28
I havent heard ither very much but from what i have heard Isis sound more like my taste... will listen a litle more before i vote.
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Equal, they are two excellent bands.
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