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Jack White's Keyboard Player Isaiah Owens Dies At 38

Former The Mars Volta keyboardist Isaiah 'ikey' Owens has died at the age of 38.Owens was reportedly found dead in a hotel room in Puebla, Mexico on Tuesday (14Oct14). A cause of death...

Flea Clarifies Supergroup Rumours

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea has dismissed speculation he has created a new supergroup with former members of now defunct cult rock band The Mars Volta.The bassist was rumoured to have joined Omar Rodriguez-Lopez...

Rockers Mars Volta Split

Cult rockers The Mars Volta are splitting up after the departure of singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala.The frontman took to his Twitter.com page to break the news, and appeared to blame his bandmate Omar Rodriguez-Lopez for neglecting...

Bitter Twitter Rant Confirms Mars Volta Break-up

The Mars Volta have been fair-to-middling for a while now, so we shouldn’t be too surprised that they’ve called it a day. What is surprising though is the amount of vitriol that Cedric Bixler-Zavala had...

At The Drive-in Set To Reform In 2012

At The Drive-IN, one of the most influential bands of the past 15 years, have announced their reformation today, January 9th 2012, confirming rumours that have been building persistently in recent weeks despite previous news...

Super Furry Animals' Sign Language

Super Furry Animals used signs to communicate with their fans.The 'Demons' rockers - whose first language is Welsh - took to the stage at London's Somerset House on Saturday (18.07.09) and promptly triggered a rapturous...

Mars Volta Guitarist Slams Media Over 'Terrorist' Reports

THE MARS VOLTA guitarist OMAR RODRIGUEZ-LOPEZ has slammed the media for drumming up mass hysteria during the swine flu outbreak, insisting the exaggerated reports are "an act of terrorism" against Mexico. The recent medical crisis is...

Rage Star's New Band

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE star ZACH DE LA ROCHA has started a new band with former THE MARS VOLTA rocker JON THEODORE. The duo is known collectively as One Day As A Lion and features...

Mars Volta's New Album Spooked By Evil Vibes

Cult rockers THE MARS VOLTA were haunted by dark forces during the recording of new album THE BEDLAM IN GOLIATH - the band blames a Ouija board for causing power outages and floods. Guitarist Omar...

Timberlake Makes It A Double With First Us Album Chart Topper

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has scored a major double in the US charts - hitting number one with both his single and album. The pop superstar has spent three weeks at the top of the Billboard singles...

Mars Volta Lose Drummer

THE MARS VOLTA have mysteriously parted company with drummer-of-five-years JON THEODORE. No explanation was offered for the split but the American rockers have confirmed to MTV he will be replaced by BLAKE FLEMING, who recorded...

The Mars Volta Cancel Tour

Cult rockers THE MARS VOLTA have cancelled the remaining dates of their latest tour because lead singer OMAR RODRIGUEZ-LOPEZ is suffering from severe abdominal pains. The band had a number of dates planned including...

50 Cent Back On Top With Record-breaking Massacre

Rapper 50 CENT is back on the top of the US album charts after selling 1.14 million copies of his new CD THE MASSACRE in just four days. The sales mark the biggest debut...

Outkast Honoured As Best Act Of 2003

Pioneering hip-hop duo OUTKAST were yesterday (1JAN04) named the best musical act of 2003 in a huge British poll. Music retailers HMV created the 'poll of polls' by compiling charts and reviews from newspapers...

The White Stripes Make Album Of The Year

THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT has been named best album of 2003 by Britain's influential Q magazine. BLUR'S THINK TANK and THE MARS VOLTA's album DE-LOUSED IN THE COMATORIUM came second and third respectively....

The Darkness Triumph In Kerrang! Nominations

Jumpsuited rockers THE DARKNESS have received three nominations in Britain's KERRANG! magazine's annual awards. The eccentric band have been put up for Best British Newcomer, Best Album and Best Live Act. ELECTRIC 6...

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