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    Tue, 14 Apr 2009 11:30:56

    The Mars Volta Reveal Fifth Studio Record - Interestingly enough, it's just under 50 minutes long

    The Mars Volta Photos

    • The Mars Volta - LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 13:  Cedric Bixler-Zavala of The Mars Volta performs live on stage during the first day of Hard Rock Calling, at Hyde Park on July 13, 2012 in London, England.
    • The Mars Volta - BELFORT, FRANCE - JUNE 29: Cedric Bixler-Zavala from The Mars Volta performs at Eurockeennes Music Festival on June 29, 2012 in Belfort, France.
    • The Mars Volta - WOODFORD, AUSTRALIA - JULY 30:  Cedric Bixler-Zavala of The Mars Volta performs on stage on day two of the Splendour in the Grass music festival on July 30, 2011 in Woodford, Australia.

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    Warner Bros. has set June 23 as the release date of Octahedron, the Mars Volta's fifth proper full-length. The eight-track album features leadoff single "Since We've Been Wrong" and yet another round of riffs from Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante.

    In semi-related news, the Mars Volta's main guitarist, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, will unveil his other band, El Grupo Nuevo de Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, on May 5. It features the vocals of Mars Volta frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala and the dexterous drum work of Hella's Zach Hill.

    1. Since We've Been Wrong
    2. Teflon
    3. Halo of Nembutals
    4. With Twilight as My Guide
    5. Cotopaxi
    6. Desperate Graves
    7. Copernicus
    8. Luciforms

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff

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