The Mars Volta
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De-Loused in the Discography: A Look Back at the Mars Volta
5 May 2013 // 6:14 PM

With their culturally tied blend of eccentricity, intricacy, conceptuality, power, and catchiness, the Mars Volta left an indelible mark on the music industry with its six-album legacy.


The Mars Volta: Noctourniquet
26 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM

Noctourniquet takes what made Octahedron successful, finding the Mars Volta progressing further into more cohesive but still challenging songwriting.

Zechs Marquise: Getting Paid
17 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

Prog that doesn't actually progress anywhere.


The Mars Volta: 11 September 2009 - Congress Theater, Chicago
15 Sep 2009 // 9:46 AM

Words and Pictures by Rory O'Connor

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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