Cedric Bixler-Zavala

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    The Best Concerts in OC This Weekend

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Friday, August 8 Fartbarf Alex's Bar Fartbarf's name rules and everything about them rules- wanna know why? This Los Angeles trio, who call themselves post-neanderthal analogue synthesists, deliver gripping beats and mesmerizing ... More >>

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    August 8, 2014

    Teri Gender Bender is Trying Hard Not To Believe in Curses Anymore

    We're used to hearing musicians talk about improving their ability to lose themselves on stage in an effort to slash, burn and entertain. It's rare to hear one say they think they might be overdoing it a bit, especially when it's someone whose nihilism fans have grown to love. Since she was a teena ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Frustrated Frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala Dissolves The Mars Volta

    The ethereal experimental sounds of prog-rock band the Mars Volta are no more. Loyal fans are awakening to the depressing news after vocalist Cedric Bixler-Zavala aired out all his frustrations on Twitter last night. "I can't sit here and pretend any more. I no longer am a member of Mars Volta," he ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    25 gorgeous GIFs From Lollapalooza 2012

     BY REED FISCHER See Also*Ten Things Your Lollapalooza Outfit Says About You*Top Five Memorable Bands From This Year's Lollapalooza*Lollapalooza Suspended, Resumed After Dangerous Weather ConditionsReady for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't fucking hear you!" I said, ARE YOU READY FO ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Local Record Review: 'Anything, Alone' by Moostache

    Huntington Beach four-piece Moostache have just released their anticipated album entitled, Anything, Alone. Featuring 11 tracks produced locally by Jon O'Brien (including 2 bonus tracks produced by Billy Mohler and Jimmy Messer), the album is nothing short of exuberant. Right out of the gate, th ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    [Sprawl of Sound] All Excess Pass

    The problem with hipster dance DJs, plus a Mars Volta member's solo album

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008

    Live Review: The Mars Volta at UCI on 01/30

    Fighting your way into the center of the pit at a Mars Volta show is no easy task. Hoards of O.C. hipsters and prog-rock junkies found that out the hard way as the L.A.-based eight piece thrashed and howled on a stage erected atop a basketball court (of all places) at the UCI Bren Events Center on W ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2008

    High Concept, Dude

    Arena prog-rockers the Mars Volta demand so much of you

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2007

    The Mars Volta Announce New Game, Album

    Pretentious (but in a good way) purveyors of grandiose, prog-rock concept albums the Mars Volta return to the fray Jan. 29 with The Bedlam in Goliath. An online game based upon that album—called Goliath the Soothsayer—can be accessed at from Jan. 2-29. You don't need to order t ... More >>

  • Music

    October 5, 2000
  • Unknown

    July 20, 2000