The Mars Volta
Featuring all original members.
“Life has a funny way of working out that way”
With some of the wildest, progged- out names you’ll ever hear
Not only that, but they’ve also dropped their brutal new single ‘Crucifixion’.
“I stand w/ #stonersloth even if he can’t stand”
Former frontman of the now-defunct Mars Volta, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, has revealed that he used to spend a whopping $1,000 a week to fund his marijuana habit. The singer, who visited Australia earlier this year for Soundwave at the helm of supergroup Antemasque, has penned a memoir for Vulture magazine’s ‘Stoner Week special’, claiming that his
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, a new supergroup featuring members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon, The Mars Volta and Dethklok, appears to have a new permanent addition in the form of US actor and musician Juliette Lewis. After teasing photos of Lewis in the studio with Giraffe Tongue Orchestra (below) over the last few months, band
Things heated up in a bad way at New Zealand’s Westfest heavy music festival on Tuesday when Antemasque frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala reportedly chucked an onstage tanty and hurled a kettle of what some witnesses describe as “boiling water” at festival-goers. Bixler-Zavala, also known for his work with The Mars Volta and At The Drive-In, reportedly
Arguably one of the biggest drawcards of the upcoming Soundwave Festival is the highly-anticipated debut performance from heavy metal supergroup Killer Be Killed. When the festival lands in February, Aussie fans can claim bragging rights to witnessing the so-called “Justice League of Rock” deliver their first ever live performance. And, according to guitarist Max Cavalera,
Antemasque, the latest project to be given musical birth to by The Mars Volta’s Omar Rodríguez-López and Cedric Bixler-Zavala, have unveiled their self-titled debut album. Featuring contributions from Volta drummer David Elitch and Flea, the album is available for streaming in its entirety below. The band originally intended to release only 4AM — one of
Former Mars Volta and At the Drive-In members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, have teamed with drummer Dave Elitch, with help from Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea for their new project, Antemasque, and the supergroup have just dropped their debut track. The project was announced yesterday, when the group released a trailer and rehearsal video.
While its not The Mars Volta reunion fans may have been hoping for, former members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala have today announced an exciting new project, which sees the prolific musicians team up with Chili Peppers bassist Flea for a supergroup dubbed Antemasque. Omar Rodriguez-Lopez broke the news via his Twitter account, posting a
New Zealand songstress Kimbra has taken to Instagram to express elation at working with At The Drive-In and Mars Volta mastermind Omar Rodriguez-Lopez. The ARIA Award-winner has labeled Rodriguez-Lopez a major influence. Kimbra posted several images of herself in the studio with Rodriguez-Lopez, with incredulous messages such as “In the studio with the one &
A heavy metal supergroup composed of Soulfly singer Max Cavalera, Mastodon frontman Troy Sanders, Greg Puciato of The Dillinger Escape Plan, and drummer Dave Elitch, formerly of The Mars Volta, have entered an LA recording studio to begin work on an upcoming collaborative album. Music Feeds reported back in November 2012 of an unnamed project
Former Mars Volta frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala has come good on promises to once again return to the music scene, with today marking the arrival of his new musical project Zavalaz. Backed by a troupe of renowned musicians, Bixler-Zavala has already announced tour dates and suggested that tunes from the band could be coming soon. According
If you’re still in a sad state after The Mars Volta split up earlier this year, this might brighten your day a smidgen – Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and his newest project Bosnian Rainbows have given us some juicy details on their forthcoming self-titled album. Set for release in the US on 25th June, the record contains
Only a matter of days after very publicly rage-quitting not only The Mars Volta but also (briefly) his twitter account, Cedric Bixler-Zavala has returned to the microblogging circus, making the most of the current buzz around his account by plugging his currently untitled forthcoming solo album. Bixler-Zavala announced that he has now completed 3 more
Mars Volta’s part frontman, part guitarist Cedric Bixler-Zavala has very publicly, very passive aggressively announced he will be parting ways with the highly revered prog rock outfit after posting a slew of tweets on the subject. Though his reasons for leaving aren’t too clear yet, Bixler-Zavala takes potshots at his bandmate Omar Rodríguez-López and his
Cedric Bixler-Zavala – of At The Drive-In and The Mars Volta fame – is believed to be working on a solo record. DIY has found that the vocalist and guitarist has done several tweets suggesting he’s been working on some material in the studio. He’s also posted a fair few pics via Instagram doing just