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10-14 Ikey Owens found dead
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The Mars Volta

Formed in 2001 after the demise of the Post Hardcore whirlwind At The Drive-In by ex-members Cedric Bixler-Zavala(vocals) andOmarRodriguez-Lopez (guitar), who then recruited Juan Alderete on bass, Ikey Owens on keyboard, andJonTheodore on drums, as well asJeremyWard, who contributed sound effects. Whilst other ex-members of At The Drive-Incontinued on the path of the former band with punk/Emogroup Sparta, The Mars Volta expanded their sonic pallette,oftenventuring into extended free jazz and psychedelic jamming throughout their songs.Unfortunately as of now theyhavedisbanded. :(

Similar Bands: At The Drive-In, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, De Facto, AnteMasque, RX Bandits

LPs
Noctourniquet
03/27/2012

3.5
862 Votes
Octahedron
2009

3.5
1,447 Votes
The Bedlam in Goliath
2008

3.8
2,058 Votes
Amputechture
2006

3.6
1,917 Votes
Frances the Mute
2005

4.1
3,015 Votes
De-Loused in the Comatorium
2003

4.4
3,784 Votes
EPs
Live
2003

3.7
79 Votes
Tremulant
2002

3.7
565 Votes
Live Albums
Scab Dates
2005

3.1
421 Votes
Compilations
B-Sides
08/16/2013

3.5
28 Votes

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