Omar Rodríguez-López

ANTEMASQUE (Former Members of Mars Volta) Release Live Video for “In The Lurch”

This past April, after the dissolution of The Mars Volta, leading members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala announced their latest project- ANTEMASQUE. With the release of the group’s self-titled album on July 1, the new low-fi punk-inspired quartet has been busy stringing together dates around the world. Currently, the group is set to perform a […]

Antemasque Release Two New Tracks

In what has become a week of new material exploding onto the internet, Antemasque, The Mars Volta and Red Hot Chili Peppers supergroup, have released two new songs to add onto their continuing newly released material. Featuring Omar Rodríguez-López, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, Dave Elitch, and Flea, the band has been consistently releasing their erratic material all […]

Supergroup Kimono Kult Stream Debut EP

Kimono Kult, featuring former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, ex-Mars Volta and At The Drive-In guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Bosnian Rainbows’ Teri Gender-Bender, and more, have made their debut EP, Hiding in the Light, available to stream. The EP itself is as diverse as the musicians who partake in it, and the music certainly […]

DAMMIT: The Mars Volta Aren’t On Hiatus… They Broke Up

The Mars Volta frontman Cedric Bixler Zavala had quite a night on Twitter. His ramblings focused mainly on the truth about The Mars Volta, who are apparently not on hiatus, but instead are no longer a band at all. Omar Rodriguez will focus on Bosnian Rainbows, while Cedric is apparently going to start a new […]

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Releases ‘Octopus Kool Aid’ Album

The Mars Volta‘s very own Omar Rodriguez-Lopez has released his new album called Octopus Kool Aid and is available to purchase over on Bandcamp. The UTG staff cannot wait to take this album for a couple spins and get lost in the sounds. In true psychedelic fashion, Rodriguez-Lopez’s cover artwork for this project is anything […]

MUSIC VIDEO: The Mars Volta – The Malkin Jewel

The Mars Volta have released the visuals for their single “The Malkin Jewel” and it is fifteen minutes of glorious live performance footage from the band. This video was edited by guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez. The group definitely throws the focus on the musical aspect of the video and not as much on the crowd’s involvement. […]

At The Drive-In Will Not Be Making An Album

In a recent interview with Kerrang!, At The Drive-In’s own Omar Rodriguez-Lopez has revealed to fans that the band will not be making a new album in the future. The official statement from Omar can be viewed below. Please comment with your thoughts on the band’s decision! “Will there be a new album? No, no, […]

Omar Does More Than Shred

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