The Mars Volta broke up in January 2013 when Cedric Bixler-Zavala, one half of the band’s main duo alongside Omar Rodríguez-López, revealed he had stop the band. The Mars Volta then reunited this yr full with a model new album due out this September and a reunion tour coming quickly.
In an interview with The Guardian, Rodríguez-López addressed the band’s change in sound for the brand new report. He stated any true fan of the band will admire the change, whereas dropping followers who solely need them to do what they’ve performed is not a priority. Which is truthful, particularly contemplating The Mars Volta hasn’t made music in over a decade – individuals change over time, as do tastes.
“Shedding ‘followers’ is baked into what we do,” he stated. “I do not know a larger happiness than dropping ‘followers’. A real fan is somebody all for what’s taking place now, after which there’s everybody else making an attempt to regulate what you do or mission on to it. I’ve an aversion to that. That seems like faculty. That seems like the federal government. That sounds just like the police. And sadly that is what lots of people who suppose they’re followers find yourself pondering like.”
On the change in sound, Bixler-Zavala added “Some individuals would possibly see it as betrayal. I’ve seen some individuals name it yacht rock. However yacht rock slaps so arduous that hip-hop producers pattern it on a regular basis.”
Pre-orders for the report can be found right here (together with a mini-model of the thriller dice that began all of it). You can too catch The Mars Volta on tour with Teri Gender Bender at one among their reunion dates beneath.
9/22 Dallas, TX – The Manufacturing unit in Deep Ellum
9/23 Dallas, TX – The Manufacturing unit in Deep Ellum
9/25 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
9/27 Philadelphia, PA – The Metropolitan Opera Home
9/29 New York, NY – Terminal 5
9/30 New York, NY – Terminal 5
10/1 Boston, MA – MGM Music Corridor at Fenway
10/3 Washington, DC – The Anthem
10/5 Toronto, ON – Massey Corridor
10/6 Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
10/8 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
10/9 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave / Eagles Membership
10/11 Denver, CO – The Mission Ballroom
10/14 Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
10/15 Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
10/18 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
10/19 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
10/21 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
10/22 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
10/23 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
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