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Omar Rodríguez-López: Sworn Virgins

A series of cacophonous collages that'll only appeal to die-hard fans.


The 10 Best Acoustic Covers

The song, while the product of an artist with a unique vision, has the capability to become something else once it is put out for everyone to hear. Once a song is out in the open, it could very well undergo a transformation unlike the original artist ever anticipated.


Zechs Marquise: Getting Paid

Prog that doesn't actually progress anywhere.


Soundgarden: 18 July 2011 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre

With supporting act The Mars Volta, Soundgarden were sure to bring the heat.

Alex Wolff

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez: Los Suenos De Un Hidago

The live album proves an expressive challenge for the Mars Volta guitarist.


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.


The Mars Volta: Amputechture

Go ahead. Give it the patience it deserves.


BIG DAY OUT featuring the White Stripes, the Stooges, the Mars Volta, Franz Ferdinand, and Wolfmothe

Our intrepid Aussie braves the summer heat (and the Mt Everest of festival queues) to bring you the Big word from down-under.

Nick Gunn

The Mars Volta: Scab Dates

When these proggers go live, fans will love it and the haters will hate.

Justin Cober-Lake

The Mars Volta

The last time I saw this band perform live there was the distinct feeling in the air the band was performing for itself...

Erik Leijon

The Mars Volta: 7 May 2005 - Providence, Rhode Island

'If you really loved me, you'd let me eat your brains.' So says the back of a T-shirt worn by kid at the show. Awesome...

Megan Milks

The Mars Volta: Frances the Mute

Justin Cober-Lake and Adrien Begrand

The Mars Volta: 24 July 2003 - Chicago

For now, The Mars Volta live experience and the album remain separate entities as opposed to complementary halves.

Jon Garrett

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