THE MARS VOLTA’S BITS ON THE SIDE

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez has almost finished his first album...

Mars Volta are to pursue solo projects.

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez is on the verge of completing his first solo album, but it does not affect the future of the band he formed with Cedric Bixler Zavala from the ashes of At The Drive-In.

According to the band’s official website, Rodriguez-Lopez is working on ‘A Manual Dexterity – Soundtrack Volume 1’. The tracks on the 60-minute album form the first half of a series of recordings created to accompany his ongoing film project of the same name.

The album has a tentative release date of July this year. [a][/a]’s new single ‘Televators’ is out now.