The Mars Volta broke up back in 2013 after frontman Bixler-Zavala and guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez had a falling out. More recently (and after making up), the two musicians have been working on the resurrected At The Drive-In, their previous project before The Mars Volta formed.
Now that At The Drive In's In·ter a·li·a has been released, Bixler-Zavala has been hinting at the return of the Mars Volta. The singer recently replied to a tweet from an adoring Volta fan, commenting: “Thank you for the kind words. We will be back soon.”
Damn. I wish I had half the confidence your proclamation has! Thank you for the kind words. We will be back soon
— CEDRIC BIXLER ZAVALA (@cedricbixler_) February 10, 2018
It looks like we just have to wait for the official details now, concerning the where, when and how.
At the time of the original breakup, Bixler-Zavala said in an official statement: “What am I suppose to do be some progressive house wife that’s cool with watching their partner go fuck other bands? The falling out had been four years in the making, so the final announcement on my part was really just to let the children know that Mom and Dad were splitting up.”
That being said, soon after the musicians were working together on another new project.
Back in 2016, Rodríguez-López told Rolling Stone he'd love a Mars Volta reunion: “At some point, we’d love to do [Mars Volta] again too. There’s so much to do there as well. Obviously now we’re focused on At the Drive-In and making this record great and touring.”
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