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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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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

Posted by on January 10, 2020

As we saw with bands such as Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine, Vio-lence, Mr.Bungle, Possessed, Exhorder, and many more that have disbanded/went on a hiatus and returned, there’s always a chance for a group to reform. They can also reappear for a quick reunion just to disappear again and sometimes come back once more, […]

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Former Deicide, Obituary etc. guitarist Ralph Santolla is in a coma after heart attack

Posted by on May 31, 2018

Devil’s Highway and ex- Deicide, Obituary etc. guitarist Ralph Santolla has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday (29th) evening. According to the guitarist’s mother, Sue Santolla-Rocha, revealed he’s in a coma and his condition appears critical. Rocha sadly mentioned, “hope is very slim.” Read her full post below: “Friend and family..it is […]

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Kerrang! reveal their favorite metal bands from each U.S. State

Posted by on March 9, 2018

Kerrang! revealed what they consider as the best metal bands from all fifty states of the United States. Check out their list below and read their full explanations here. Alabama: Maylene and The Sons Of Disaster Alaska: 36 Crazyfists Arizona: Flotsam & Jetsam Arkansas: Pallbearer California: Metallica Colorado: Cephalic Carnage Connecticut: Fates Warning Delaware: Scorched […]

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Narcotic Wasteland mastermind Dallas Toler-Wade’s 10 most influential death metal albums

Posted by on October 13, 2017

Today, Narcotic Wasteland’s sophomore album, Delerium Tremens, was released on Megaforce/MRI. Initially started as a side project by former Nile guitarist Dallas Toler-Wade, the band is now his full time project. Being in such an influential death metal band as Nile, then moving on to Narcotic Wasteland makes the singer/guitarist qualified to talk about death metal, […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 31st, 2017: All hail Mastodon

Posted by on March 31, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new releases from Mastodon, Body Count, Demon Hunter, as well as a live album from Arch Enemy, and a Death vinyl reissue. If you want to check out last week’s […]

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Roadie tragically killed at Avenged Sevenfold show in Germany

Posted by on February 21, 2017

It has recently been reported that a roadie was tragically killed at last night’s Avenged Sevenfold concert in Stuttgart, Germany (20). Apparently, after the band’s show, the stage was being dismantled and a 26 year-old fell about 65 feet onto a 19 year-old stagehand, Martin P., killing him. The Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle’s stated the unfortunate news on […]

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Kittie’s Morgan and Mercedes Lander pay tribute to Trish Doan

Posted by on February 16, 2017

Earlier this week we found out about the sudden passing of Kittie bassist Trish Doan. The cause of her death remains unknown. While many loved her for her incredible stage presence, Doan has had some personal battles. Back in 2008, it was reported that she initially left Kittie due to an eating disorder and relocated […]

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