It’s official: The Mars Volta have introduced their first new album in a decade. The self-titled LP is due September 16. The Mars Volta are additionally releasing a brand new music known as “Vigil” as we speak to rejoice the information. Test it out under.
The Mars Volta is 14 tracks lengthy and contains the beforehand launched singles “Blacklight Shine” and “Graveyard Love.” Like these two songs, “Vigil” is a brisk quantity that’s far-off from their prog-rock heyday, clocking in round three minutes. A press launch states that the brand new album has solely two tracks which are longer than 4 minutes and that the brand new document finds guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López and singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala at “their most mature, most concise, most targeted.”
Subsequent month, the Mars Volta will hit the highway for a North American tour. It begins in Dallas i late September, and finds the band stopping in Atlanta, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, and different main cities earlier than concluding the tour in Los Angeles in late October.
The most up-to-date album by the Mars Volta, Noctourniquet, got here out in 2012. The band broke up the next yr. In 2021, the Mars Volta launched an enormous 18-LP field set titled La Realidad de los Sueños. The deluxe launch included the group’s total studio discography along with Panorama Tantrums (unreleased materials from the De-Loused within the Comatorium periods) and a photograph ebook with behind-the-scenes photos.
Bixler-Zavala hinted on the band’s return again in 2019, saying, “It’s NOT going to be is your ‘fav member lineup’ enjoying their ‘traditional information’ in full and many others. Perhaps we’ll play previous shit, who is aware of how we really feel.” He continued: “No deadlines, no ball tripping, no drama, simply 2 grown ass males utilizing important oils and daring new perfumes taking pictures concepts and scooting their ass throughout the fucking garden attempting to do away with these worms.”