Cynic’s Sean Reinert Fires Back At Paul Masvidal Following ‘Breakup’ Confusion (Updated)


Update – September 11th 10:48am:

MetalSucks have pointed out the following since deleted post made by Reinert, which suggests bassist Sean Malone is also out of the group:

Deleted Cynic Facebook Post

Original Story:

Yesterday, September 10th, saw Cynic drummer Sean Reinert announce that the band had effectivly come to an end—a statement later disputed by frontman/vocalist Paul Masvidal. Reinert has since fired back at Masvidal on his claims, offering:

“Instead of playing into the “tit for tat” game of trying to defend any accusations of unscrupulous behavior on my part, with regards to the split of Cynic (Paul and I: Two people, Not three) would be childish. But he’s caught in a lie below saying he can’t post and I took over the page which is obviously not true. I’ll leave it at that. I can’t physically stop Paul from playing Cynic‘s music with other musicians, but it won’t be Cynic, merely Paul playing Cynic songs with hired guns, which as stated he’s wanted for a while. This isn’t the way I wanted things to work out.

“I would just like to add one small thing and then just let the dust settle. When you are in a bad marriage you just get divorced…. you don’t ask your spouse “is it ok if we get a divorce, I’m not happy and this isn’t working”? No you JUST DO IT. How this could “come as news to me” and in the same paragraph say “things have been quite challenging over the years”. Seems like it’s been a possibility for years then doesn’t it? Would you stay in an abusive relationship business or otherwise?”

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