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Cynic announce new album, ‘Ascension Codes;’ premiers single, “Mythical Serpents”

Posted by on September 16, 2021

    Cynic will release their new full-length album, Ascension Codes, on November 26 via Season Of Mist. “Mythical Serpents,” is now available to be heard, we have it for you below. Cynic mastermind Paul Masvidal comments: “I invite you to sit back, close your eyes, and listen to “Mythical Serpents” as a fully realized […]

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Cynic share memorial tribute for late bassist Sean Malone

Posted by on September 3, 2021

    Following the death of Cynic bassist Sean Malone, who passed away on December 7th, 2020, the group has shared a heartfelt tribute to their late bandmate. To honor Malone’s legacy, the band has shared a never-before-heard recorded performance of the song “Integral,” which was initially released as a solo guitar and vocal track […]

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Six awesome album updates – 5/5

Posted by on May 5, 2021

    In Case you missed it, here are six awesome album updates over the last week.   01) Ophidian I to release new album in July   Icelandic tech death metal outfit Ophidian I have announced their new album, Desolate, will be released on July 16th via Season of Mist. To celebrate the album […]

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Cynic bassist Sean Malone dead at 50

Posted by on December 10, 2020

  We are saddened to report about the passing of Cynic bassist Sean Malone. He was 50 years old. No cause of death has yet been revealed. The news on Malone’s death was broken by Cynic guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal, who shared the following statement last night (9th) on social media:   “I learned today that […]

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Cynic’s Paul Masvidal drops new video for “End Of Days”

Posted by on September 25, 2020

  Cynic frontman/guitarist Paul Masvidal has dropped a new video for his song “End Of Days.” The song can be found on Vessel of the Mythical Human Vessel trilogy.   Watch “End of Days” below!

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Late Death/Cynic drummer Sean Reinert’s organ donor request denied due to sexual orientation

Posted by on February 11, 2020

Last month, we were all shattered to hear about the passing of former Death and Cynic drummer Sean Reinert. While we are still grieving, it appears there’s another saddened struggle. Reinert requested to be an organ donor, and unfortunately, his request has been denied. Apparently, he didn’t reach the government’s policy, mainly for being a […]

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Remembering Sean Reinert (Death/Cynic) 1971-2020

Posted by on January 28, 2020

January 2020 will go down as a month of losing legendary drummers. With roughly three days left of the month, we lost four: Neil Peart (Rush), Santtu Lonka (To/Die/For), Reed Mullin (Corrosion of Conformity), and Sean Reinert (Cynic/Death). Unfortunately, there have been more losses, such as former Nile/Divine Heresy bassist Joseph Payne. The beginning of the new decade has been quite brutal for the […]

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Former Death/Cynic drummer Sean Reinert has passed away

Posted by on January 25, 2020

We are saddened to hear the loss of another legendary drummer. Sean Reinert, the co-founder of Cynic, has passed away. He was only 48-years-old. Blabbermouth reports, he was found unresponsive at his California home last night (24th). No cause of death has been revealed at this time. Sean will be remembered as one of the […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/9: Opeth open on top

Posted by on October 9, 2019

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There’s just something so fitting about an Opeth album coming out in the fall. Seven of the band’s thirteen albums came out in or a little before fall, and while it’s a […]

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