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Formed 2001 // Los Angeles, CA, United States
At The Drive-In splintered into Sparta and The Mars Volta. Cedric Bixler and Omar Rodriguez were the main duo behind the newly formed Mars Volta, and took the band into realms of hardcore, psychedelic rock and free jazz, rather a drastic change from ATDI's "emotional punk" sounds.
On January 23, 2013, Cedric Bixler-Zavala revealed that he was no longer a part of The Mars Volta and that the band had broken up. Cedric and Omar then created Antemasque. The Mars Volta reunited in June 2022.
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986 046-0 De-Loused In The Comatorium — The Mars Volta The Mars Volta De-Loused In The Comatorium (Album) Universal Records, Gold Standard Laboratories, Strummer Recordings 986 046-0 UK 2003 Sell This Version
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none The Mars Volta March 13, 2003(CDr, Album, Promo) Barclay none France 2003 Sell This Version
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GSL 118 Scabdates — The Mars Volta The Mars Volta Scabdates (Album, Comp) Gold Standard Laboratories, Universal Records GSL 118 US 2005 Sell This Version
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none Frances The Mute — The Mars Volta The Mars Volta Frances The Mute (Album) Universal Records, Strummer Recordings, Gold Standard Laboratories none US 2004 Sell This Version
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1702802 Amputechture — The Mars Volta The Mars Volta Amputechture (Album) Universal Records, Gold Standard Laboratories 1702802 Argentina 2006 Sell This Version
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1772505 The Bedlam In Goliath — The Mars Volta The Mars Volta The Bedlam In Goliath (Album, Single) Universal Records 1772505 Australia 2007 Sell This Version
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2708492 Octahedron — The Mars Volta The Mars Volta Octahedron (Album) Warner Bros. Records 2708492 Argentina 2009 Sell This Version
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530380-2 Noctourniquet — The Mars Volta The Mars Volta Noctourniquet (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Rodriguez Lopez Productions 530380-2 Mexico 2012 Sell This Version
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none Landscape Tantrums (Unfinished Original Recordings Of De​-​Loused In The Comatorium) — The Mars Volta The Mars Volta Landscape Tantrums (Unfinished Original Recordings Of De​-​Loused In The Comatorium) (Album) Clouds Hill, Rodriguez Lopez Productions none US 2021 Sell This Version

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DEADRKGK

DEADRKGK

August 4, 2022
New album releasing September 16th, album preorders are open over at Clouds Hill: https://us.cloudshillshop.com/collections/the-mars-volta-kinetic
dontwearpant

dontwearpant

June 6, 2021
Individual back catalogue album represses are available at Cloud Hill https://cloudshillshop.com/
AutumnAarilyn

AutumnAarilyn

May 2, 2021
Be careful! This one is full of scratches and gouges. Mike from the Ingroove in Phoenix, AZ just opened one and half the records were defective. Terrible! Fair warning!
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cooked71

cooked71

April 22, 2021
edited about 1 year ago
Why isn't anyone posting the box set on here? Plenty of people have already received it.
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testspiel_de

testspiel_de

March 5, 2021
Here we go: https://cloudshillshop.com/collections/the-mars-volta

„The Mars Volta - "La Realidad De Los Sueños" - 18 LP Box-Set.

"La Realidad De Los Sueños" is literally "the reality of dreams" for the numerous The Mars Volta fans all around the world. It not only contains the band's whole studio discography but also some true treasures like "Landscape Tantrums", unreleased material from the De-Loused In The Comatorium Sessions and a photo-book with exclusive behind-the-scenes shots. The 18 LP set is limited to 5.000 copies, pressed on 180 gram black vinyl and comes with a characteristic and The Mars Volta-esque designed box. Rack included and ready-made for a perfect presentation. Including the studio EPs / albums:

Tremulant
De-Loused In The Comatorium
Frances The Mute
Amputechture
The Bedlam In Goliath
Octahedron
Noctourniquet
Plus unreleased material from the De-Loused In The Comatorium Sessions:

Landscape Tantrums
Plus the unreleased versions from the De-Loused In The Comatorium session:

A Plague Upon Your Hissing Children
Eunuch Provocateur
And:

Photo book of exclusive behind-the-scenes photography
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Product Details:
Formats: LP Box Set
Released: April 23rd 2021
Catalogue #: CH180
Label: Clouds Hill“
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bungus

bungus

January 29, 2013
Wondering why their live promo "Is Anybody There?" isn't on this page. The record is listed but just doesn't show up here.
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hobbesdream

hobbesdream

September 12, 2008
The Mars Volta is a creative force to be reckoned with. One of the best live bands in the past few years, and musical talent up there with the greats from the annals of history, The Mars Volta is a gift to those who love the joys of psychedelic and progressive rock. I half-jokingly refer to them as the "Gods of Music" and must say the more they release, the more i believe it.

i first got hooked, as many did, on De-Loused In The Comatorium. Ever since that album guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez has produced every subsequent release and they have been less and less "over produced" and more and more "raw and visceral."

Their most recent endeavor, The Bedlam In Goliath was an epoch in my musical life, and it will join their others in superb greatness.

Fans of The Mars Volta seem divided, some only love De-Loused and hate everything released prior, some love all the later released records more than De-Loused. Now i must say De-Loused is a completely amazing record, but i must say they have really been able to grow into their own musical skin moreso in their subsequent releases and i could be nothing but pleased.

Until they release something they didn't put their hearts into (which i never see coming) i can definitely say I will forever be a fan of The Mars Volta.
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