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The Mars Volta

Formed: 2001 in El Paso, TX
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Thomas Pridgen, Jeremy Ward, Ikie Owens, Jon Theodore, Blake Fleming, Eva Gardner, Linda Good, Paul Hinojos, Deantoni Parks, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, ...See All
Biography: Picking up the pieces from At the Drive-In, Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez formed the Mars Volta and wasted little time branching out into elements of hardcore, psychedelic rock, and free jazz that expanded on the boundaries of their previous work. Although their previous band's demise ...Read full biography
Deloused in the Comatorium
Released: 2003
Label: Universal Records
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When Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala silenced At the Drive-In in the midst of its popular emergence, there was no question that the two artists would return with new music as exciting as ...Read full review
Frances the Mute
Released: 2005
Label: Universal Distribution
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The Mars Volta's 2003 debut was a dense, experimental run-on sentence of science fiction and musical exploration. But though it ultimately rewarded patience with stretches of unbuckled rock & roll genius, ...Read full review
More The Mars Volta albums: Main Albums (8), Singles & EPs (27), Others (1)
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