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The Mars Volta

Features

Sunday, May 5 2013

De-Loused in the Discography: A Look Back at the Mars Volta

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.


Reviews

Monday, March 26 2012

The Mars Volta: Noctourniquet

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


Thursday, November 17 2011

Zechs Marquise: Getting Paid

Prog that doesn't actually progress anywhere.


Sunday, June 21 2009

The Mars Volta: Octahedron

This isn't the Mars Volta's "acoustic" record, but the usual indie-prog craziness is toned down to highlight slower, calmer material.


Monday, January 28 2008

The Mars Volta: The Bedlam in Goliath

Get out some incense, and a ouija board, if you have one... The Mars Volta has a new album out.


Tuesday, September 12 2006

The Mars Volta: Amputechture

Go ahead. Give it the patience it deserves.


Blogs

Tuesday, September 15 2009

The Mars Volta: 11 September 2009 - Congress Theater, Chicago

Words and Pictures by Rory O'Connor


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