Tag Archives: Sean Reinert

David Davidson on Revocation’s fresh start with Metal Blade Records

Posted by on June 27, 2014

It’s a little after 8pm on a Thursday evening. Revocation just finished its set at the DevilDriver / Whitechapel tour’s stop in New York City, and now frontman David Davidson is standing a few blocks away from Stage 48, holding a spot on a semi-busy street for the band’s van to park in. While making […]

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Rob Halford congratulates Cynic members for coming out

Posted by on June 26, 2014

In an interview with Terrorizer, Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford was asked about Cynic members Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert, who recently publicly came out. First, channeling Daffyd Thomas from the sitcom Little Britain, he stated “I am the only gay in the village! I ain’t having this!” Then Halford, who’s been one of the few out and proud members […]

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Rogue Records looking to crowdfund supergroup compilation album

Posted by on June 3, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/vkQWWT7Tx9U[/youtube] Metal label Rogue Records doesn’t have a particularly large or well-known roster (Synthetic Breed, Means End, Humanity’s Last Breath and Dischordia are a few of it’s bands), but what they lack in size, they make up for in ambition. The label announced today that starting next week, they’ll be launching an Indiegogo campaign to […]

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Cynic to be joined by bassist Sean Malone for first time in 20 years

Posted by on May 22, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/K6NK-kDL5Nk[/youtube] Fans of Cynic are already excited that they’ll be touring behind Kindly Bent to Free Us in July and August. Now, there’s more of a reason to get excited, especially if you’re an old school fan of the band. It was announced yesterday via drummer Sean Reinert’s Facebook page that bassist Chapman Stick player Sean Malone […]

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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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Cynic’s Sean Reinert to join Eyal Levi’s “Advanced Drum Production” Online Clinic

Posted by on January 6, 2014

Cynic drummer Sean Reinert will be taking part in producer extraordinaire Eyal Levi’s “Advanced Drum Production” Online Clinic, taking place on January 16 at creativelive.com.

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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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