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The Mars Volta To Release New Album Noctourniquet

January 17, 2012 drainu182 0


Known for such landmark releases as the gold-certified De-Loused In The Comatorium and Frances The Mute and 2008’s The Bedlam In Goliath which featured Best Hard Rock Performance Grammy winner “Wax Simulacra,” The Mars Volta returns in epic and unexpected fashion with its sixth album: Noctourniquet which will be released March 27 by Warner Bros.

While Noctourniquet was, in typical Mars Volta fashion, written by Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala and produced by Rodriguez-Lopez, the 13-track album explores musical territories …

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New Norah Jones “Young Blood” Video, Ellen 4/22, Charity Auction, New Tour Dates

April 8, 2010 drainu182 0
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Norah Jones’ latest music video is for the song “Young Blood” from her critically-acclaimed, platinum-selling new album The Fall. The video was directed by Toben Seymour http://www.rsafilms.com/d/black-dog/companies/blackdog-us/337, a fantastical director and puppeteer who has worked with Moby, will.i.am, and Kanye West. The Grammy Award winning singer will also be making her first-ever appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show on April 22. A performance on KstrongPBS Soundstage will air later this spring.

Jones has just recently wrapped …

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Gogol Bordello and Mars Volta played the Detour Festival last weekend

October 6, 2008 drainu182 0

Pic Courtesy of jrdsherbert on Flickr

There was a festival in downtown LA this weekend called the Detour Festival. Gogol Bordello, Mars Volta and a bunch of crappy bands (including some band with a hot chick singer called Hercules & Love Affair) you’ll never hear of played. The Daily Bruin was there and they seemed to orgasm over Mars Volta’s performance and the LA Times wrote about everyone else. Here are some videos:


The Mars Volta – The Widow…