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The Mars Volta have announced their sixth album, Noctourniquet, which should be hitting stores on March 27th. This endeavor is the newest set of tracks released from the band since they released their last album, Octahedron, in 2009. As with previous Mars Volta albums, the music was composed by Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and is very dramatic and is very much a musical journey. Apparently, this new album is inspired by many different elements including ’80s UK alt-rockers The Godfathers, Superman comic nemesis Solomon Grundy, and the Greek myth of Hyacinthus.

Right now, it is not very clear how this announcement fits into the commitments made by Bixler-Zavala and Rodiquez-Lopez. Their previous band, At The Drive-In, recently announced that they are reuniting after a 11 year hiatus to play Coachella and more.

The track listing for Noctourniquet is as follows:

  1. The Whip Hand
  2. Aegis
  3. Dyslexicon
  4. Empty Vessels Make the Loudest Sound
  5. The Malkin Jewel
  6. Lapochka
  7. In Absentia
  8. Imago
  9. Molochwalker
  10. Trinkets Pale of Moon
  11. Vedamalady
  12. Noctourniquet
  13. Zed and Two Naughts
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At The Drive-In have reunited to release This Station Is Non-Operational

At The Drive-In surprised us today with an out-of-the-blue tweet announcing their reunion in 2012. It simply read: “¡ ATTENTION ! To whom it may concern: AT THE DRIVE-IN will be breaking their 11 year silence THIS STATION IS …NOW…OPERATIONAL”

After the news broke, ATDI’s official site broke under heavy traffic, but Fearless records reveals some information about their return. On May 24th, 2012, the band will release This Station Is Non-Operational, an 18-song compilation bundled with covers, BBC sessions, B-sides and a DVD of music videos and other footage compiled over the band’s 9-year history. 30-second clips and a promo landing page are on display at Fearless’ website.

ATDI have not yet announced tour plans, but with Coachella rolling out its lineup announcement, it’s fun to speculate they may show up at the festival this year. Coachella has a reputation for prompting major reunions on an annual…

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