New Mars Volta album plus ATD-I reform

The Mars Volta will release a new album this year.

Frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala said in a recent interview that the vocals are finished and he’s working on finishing the guitar parts, adding: “The sonogram of the little beast is looking very good.”

As if that wasn’t enough, Bixler-Zavala and his former bandmates in At The Drive-In have announced they are reforming for Coachella festival having written:

“To whom it may concern: AT THE DRIVE-IN will be breaking their 11 year silence THIS STATION IS …NOW…OPERATIONAL.”