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Just last year, things were not all good between Mars Volta/At The Drive-In co-leaders Cedric Bixler Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López. Last January, the Mars Volta announced their breakup when…   Read Story »
I woke up on Thursday, January 24, to find the Mars Volta, an old friend, stone dead and on the slab. By now, anyone with sufficient curiosity has read Cedric Bixler-Zavala's multi-tweet breakup…   Read Story »
According to a series of increasingly bitter Tweets from co-leader Cedric Bixler-Zavala, the tangled and ambitious prog band the Mars Volta is no more. Bixler-Zavala never comes out and says it, but…   Read Story »
At The Drive-In and the Mars Volta frontman Cedric Bixler Zavala has been plenty busy with both of his bands this year, but he's also set to release an album with his new project Anywhere, a duo with…   Read Story »
Since the Mars Volta announced that they would be putting out a record even as Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López prepped the At The Drive-In comeback, we've heard a couple songs from…   Read Story »
Though they'll reunite as At The Drive-In for Coachella, Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López will also revive the Mars Volta for a record out later this month. A little while ago, we…   Read Story »
Despite the fact that they're also reuniting with their old band, At The Drive-In, for Coachella stops and a tour, Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López will put out another record as Mars…   Read Story »
Well, we sure as hell didn't see this coming. As Consequence Of Sound points out, the amazing livewire '90s/early-'00s Texan post-hardcore band At The Drive-In are back together and ready to make…   Read Story »
Soundgarden stopped by the Forum in Los Angeles for an epic twenty-five song set that included a bonus of Mike McCready from Pearl Jam joining the band for "Superunknown." The Mars Volta provided…   Read Story »
When the All Tomorrow's Parties festival first launched, the idea of canonizing an iconic album with a track-for-track live performance was still a novel concept. A decade later the album-recreation…   Read Story »