Sean Malone – Cynic, Gordian Knot etc.

Sean Malone may be best known for his fretless bass and Chapman Stick work with the bands Cynic and Gordian Knot. He has recorded and performed with musicians such as Bill Bruford, Steve Hackett, Mike Portnoy, Steven Wilson, Paul Gilbert, Mike Keneally, and Trey Gunn to name a few.

He recently toured with John Wesley of Porcupine Tree, and is currently touring with Cynic. As an author Sean has had four books published by the Hal Leonard Corporation, including “Music Theory for Bassists” and “A Portrait of Jaco: The Solos Collection”. Sean is also an Ibanez artist and plays a custom SR5005 fretless bass through a MicroBass II live and in the studio, as well as a MultiComp and a DPhaser with his Chapman Stick.


EBS MicroBass II

EBS MultiComp

EBS DPhaser