Related Information for Gnostic Gnostic was formed in January of 2005 when guitarist Sonny Carson (CORPSEWORM, SEVERED) and bassist Stephen Morley (CORPSEWORM, AOS, CAUSTIC THOUGHT) met up with drummer Steve Flynn (ATHEIST). Timing, it seems, is everything. Flynn was a founding member of the legendary technical death metal metal pioneers Atheist, and parted ways with the band in 1992, but it wasn’t until December of 2004 that Flynn decided he wanted to get back into playing seriously, and began searching for musicians.. read more