Tag Archives: Paul Masvidal

Cynic to tour North America this summer

Posted by on May 13, 2014

Earlier this year, Cynic released Kindly Bent to Free Us, an album that showed the band continuing to stretch further away from conventional metal and in even more of a progressive direction than they already were. It was just last week that the two main members, Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert, acknowledged that they were gay, […]

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Owner of Vik Guitars posts homophobic comments about Cynic, gets condemned by Periphery and Scar Symmetry

Posted by on May 13, 2014

Last week, Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert of Cynic publicly came out as gay and the majority of the metal world’s reaction was basically “That’s cool man, now come play (insert name of city here).” Of course, you knew that someone was going to make some kind of stupid comment about it, and that comment comes […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl: Is it really a big deal about Cynic?

Posted by on May 9, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Yesterday, Cynic members Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert, who also played in Death, came out as gay men. They’re to be commended for […]

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Cynic’s Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert publicly come out

Posted by on May 8, 2014

In an interview published this morning in the Los Angeles Times, Cynic and Death members Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert have discussed their sexuality, both coming out as gay men. While the two members have been privately out for years, their confession to the Times makes them two of the most high-profile metal musicians to come out […]

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You’re Not Hallucinating: It’s Another New Track From Cynic

Posted by on January 28, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/KmRacKGa2Jo[/youtube] To say that Cynic’s new record Kindly Bent To Free Us is highly anticipated would be an enormous understatement. That’s why every release of a new song from the album is supercharged with excitement, and Loudwire’s premiere of Cynic’s third lyric video from the album, “True Hallucination Speak” is no different. Much like “The Lion’s Roar” and the […]

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Cynic’s Paul Masvidal produced music for Jim Carrey’s children’s book

Posted by on September 25, 2013

Paul Masvidal can now add another bullet to his resume – co-producer to Jim Carrey. The Cynic frontman laid down guitar tracks for an EP accompanying Jim Carrey’s new children’s book How Roland Rolls, released September 24. The soundtrack included with the book features the songs “Everything & Nothing,” “Hungry,” “I’m All Yours” and “Keep On Roland” sung by Carrey and […]

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Photos: Death To All Tour With Anciients At NYC’s Irving Plaza, 4/24/13

Posted by on April 29, 2013

The second edition of the Death To All tour gave fans of the late Chuck Schuldiner a real treat. Instead of a rotating lineup of special guests, this particular trek featured the Human lineup (guitarist Paul Masvidal, bassist Steve DiGiorgio, and drummer Sean Reinert) performing songs from Death’s first four albums with help from Max […]

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And The Vocalist Taking Part In The Death To All Tour This Year Is…

Posted by on February 27, 2013

Yesterday, it was confirmed that the Death To All Tour would be returning for another year. Appearing on the North American April trek will be the Human lineup (guitarist Paul Masvidal, bassist Steve DiGiorgio, and drummer Sean Reinert) performing songs from Death’s first four albums. And now we know that the man who will be […]

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Death To All Tour 2013 Dates Announced

Posted by on February 26, 2013

It became known last month that the Death To All Tour, featuring former members of Death and special guests paying tribute to the late Chuck Schuldiner, would be returning for a second year despite a few … issues. Now exact dates for a North American leg (as well as a date in Mexico) and more details have been […]

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Members Of Testament, The Black Dahlia Murder, Chimaira And More To Make Guest Appearances During The ‘Death To All Tour’

Posted by on May 8, 2012

The Death To All Tour, a seven date trek in honor of the late Chuck Schuldiner, was already looking pretty awesome. The tour already promised appearances from former members of Death, special guest vocalists, and opening slots from Atheist and Gorguts. Now, Death To All is promising special guest appearances on select dates. Earlier today, […]

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