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Drummer Sean Reinert Exits Cynic - Settlement Over Use Of Band Name Reached

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Cynic haven’t been too active since 2015 when a a dispute emerged between frontman/guitarist Paul Masvidal and drummer Sean Reinert. At the time Reinert parted ways with the band, citing growing tensions and a general unhappiness with what he felt were suboptimal performances from Paul Masvidal.

He also mentioned that in order for Masvidal to legally continue performing under the Cynic name, they would need to come to a signed agreement. Drummer Sean Reinert has now announced that such an agreement has reached and it comes with his official exit. States Reinert via Facebook:

“Today I post with a heavy heart, but also a lightened spirit. A settlement has been reached between Paul and I in regards to CYNIC. I am unable to disclose any of the details regarding this agreement but I am at peace with the arrangement. I am going to step aside from CYNIC and continue with my personal projects – Paul is going to continue with CYNIC and his.

I want to take this last Facebook post as an opportunity to humbly thank all of the musicians, engineers, technicians, companies, booking agents, managers, crew, press, labels and friends that I’ve worked with (and will likely continue to) over this past 30-year span.

Most of all – I would like to thank the fans, who to this day still blow me away with their loyalty and love. You’ve always been the inspiration and the fuel for the machine!

To Paul, I sincerely wish him and the musicians he hires nothing but the best.

If you are interested in what’s going on in my world check out some of the links below:

Love,
Sean"

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8 Comments on "Drummer Sean Reinert Exits Cynic"

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1. Albert writes:

Cynic should all quit becuse band is commercial?

# Dec 11, 2017 @ 1:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. X writes:

Cynic was never a commercial band you dork.

# Dec 12, 2017 @ 4:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. albert from croatia writes:

relly , cynic started as proggresive death metal with album
called "Focus" after that cynic become more commercial
and less "Death proggresive" and more let say
progressive metal/rock...and that is more commercial
wehn cynic throw out Death parts of their music.

see criple.

# Dec 12, 2017 @ 6:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. X writes:

Albert, go listen to kd lang, Indigo Girls, George Michael or any homosexual singer.

# Dec 13, 2017 @ 12:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. X writes:

I listen those bands so i recommend it...becuse iam gay
Midget.💔💔💔💔💔💔💔

# Dec 13, 2017 @ 2:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Albert writes:

Go play drums with your father ddiicckk and dont
Waste time ?? 💘💘💘

# Dec 13, 2017 @ 2:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. X writes:

Hey! Who gave you the right to impersonate me, thinking I'm some gay midget, which I'm not? You're the gay midget, not me. You're a disease that won't go away (either cancer, AIDS or lupus) and I'm gonna make you away so you can never comment here again.

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8. R-alb writes:

Go away midget x , you can stop me so go suck
A ddiicck to your father midget the first??

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