The Mars Volta to release new album in March [News]

Fresh off the back of last weeks At the Drive-In reunion news, The Mars Volta have announced that their sixth studio album Noctourniquet will be released on March 27th.

The album, the bands first new release since Octahedron in 2009 will tell the story of a character inspired by the Superman villain Solomon Grundy and the Greek myth of Hyacinthus. The press release issued by the band describes “hypnotic melodies and borderline electro-ambient washes”. The track listing for Noctourniquet is as follows:

‘The Whip Hand’
‘Empty Vessels Make the Loudest Sound’
‘The Malkin Jewel’
‘In Absentia’
‘Trinkets Pale of Moon’
‘Zed and Two Naughts’

Band Website


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