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The Mars Volta share “Vigil” video; new album arriving in September

Posted by on August 5, 2022

  The Mars Volta have finally revealed details for their new album, The Mars Volta, out September 16th. To celebrate the announcement, the group has shared a video for their third single, “Vigil.”    Watch the clip below and pre-order the album here:     Track List:   01) Blacklight Shine 02) Graveyard Love 03) […]

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The Mars Volta share short film for new song “Graveyard Love”

Posted by on July 8, 2022

  The Mars Volta are back! Today (8th), the group has shared a short film for their latest single, “Graveyard Love.” The track marks the second fresh track since the band announced their return after a decade-long hiatus.    Cedric Bixler-Zavala comments: “They will seek your ruin, and burn your lands, because if they can’t […]

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The Mars Volta add more tour dates; new single arriving Friday

Posted by on July 6, 2022

  The Mars Volta have recently announced their return by unveiling their first single in over a decade with “Blacklight Shine.” The group will be hitting the road for the first time in ten years to celebrate their comeback this fall. Due to overwhelming demand today (6th), the band has added additional dates on the […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/5: The reality of dreams (and sales)

Posted by on May 5, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I gotta say, wasn’t expecting a box set from The Mars Volta to top our debuts for the week but here we are. The Mars Volta are one of those bands that I, unfortunately, […]

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GoFundMe launched for Juan Alderete (Marilyn Manson/The Mars Volta)

Posted by on February 4, 2020

  On January 13th, Marilyn Manson/ The Mars Volta bassist, Juan Alderete, suffered a severe bicycle accident, which left him with a traumatic brain injury as he remains in a coma. A GoFundMe campaign has now been launched to help with medical costs. Marilyn Manson has helped spread the word urging all how Juan needs […]

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Marilyn Manson/The Mars Volta bassist Juan Alderete in a coma following bicycle accident

Posted by on January 25, 2020

  Marilyn Manson/The Mars Volta bassist Juan Alderete is in a coma after suffering from a serious bicycle accident on January 13th. The 56-year-old musician was wearing a helmet and protective gear at the time. However, the accident left him with a traumatic brain injury and he remains in a coma. Juan’s wife, Anne revealed […]

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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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Cedric Bixler-Zavala: The Mars Volta are a thing

Posted by on February 13, 2018

The Mars Volta hasn’t played a show since 2012 and officially disbanded in January 2013 after a public breakup. With the death of the late Isaiah “Ikey” Owens in October of 2014, it looked like the reunification of the salsa-infused, progressive rock act would stay a dream.  Omar Rodriguez-Lopez addressed the band in a 2016 Rolling […]

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Bill Burr calls seeing Meshuggah live a “life-altering experience”

Posted by on February 2, 2018

Comedian Bill Burr is one of the most popular comedians out there right now. He’s also got a pretty successful podcast. And this should come as no surprise to Metal Insider readers, but he likes metal. He’s spoken on his podcast in the past about instrumental stoner rockers Earthless, and yesterday, he went on and […]

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Former bandmate of The Mars Volta/At The Drive In’s Cedric Bixler-Zavala running for senate

Posted by on April 3, 2017

There’s a lot of political music out there, and there are even some politicians that are into music. Take, for example, Indonesian president Joko Widodo, who likes Lamb of God and Napalm Death. However, in Texas, there’s a congress member running for Senator looking to defeat Ted Cruz that’s not only a music fan, but used to […]

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