What is the story of Frances the Mute?

What is the story of Frances the Mute?

What is the story of Frances the Mute?

While De-Loused’s spiraling story line centered on the fictionalized dreams spawned by tormented childhood friend Julio Venegas’s time in a coma, Frances the Mute is purportedly based on a diary discovered and then continued in a similarly troubled vein by Jeremy Ward, the former Mars Volta bandmember who died of a …

Is Frances the Mute a concept album?

It’s a concept album of sorts, but since nothing with the Mars Volta is ever simple, Frances the Mute isn’t a concept easily explained.

Why did the Mars Volta break up?

After six albums and more than 10 years, the Mars Volta have split. Singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala announced on Twitter that he is dissolving the band, blaming a lack of interest from guitarist and co-founder Omar Rodríguez-López. “I can’t sit here and pretend any more,” Bixler-Zavala said.

Was John Frusciante in The Mars Volta?

Cedric Bixler-Zavala fell ill and could not perform, so The Mars Volta played with John Frusciante on third guitar. The set consisted of over 47 minutes of instrumental material, including a lengthy cover of the Pink Floyd composition “Interstellar Overdrive”.

Who is the singer for Mars Volta?

Cedric Bixler-Zavala
Cedric Bixler-Zavala (born November 4, 1974) is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead singer and lyricist of the progressive rock band The Mars Volta and the only constant member of the post-hardcore group At the Drive-In, for which he is the lead singer and occasional guitarist.

Who was The Mars Volta before?

In October 2014, Isaiah “Ikey” Owens, former bandmate and keyboardist for Bixler-Zavala’s previous bands De Facto and the Mars Volta (the latter from 2001 to 2010), was found dead in Puebla, Mexico, while on tour with Jack White. Owens was 39 years old and his cause of death was later confirmed to be a heart attack.

How tall is Cedric Zavala?

5′ 8″Cedric Bixler-Zavala / Height

What is Cedric Bixler doing now?

Cedric has been back into the studio after reuniting with Omar Rodríguez-López due to Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist, Flea, wanting them to reunite. They have now formed a supergroup together called Antemasque with ex-Mars Volta drummer Dave Elitch.

Where is Mars Volta from?

El Paso, TXThe Mars Volta / Origin

Is the Mars Volta coming back?

However, the tease says “Coming Soon”, so it’s likely that whatever is brewing is not that release. In 2019, Bixler-Zavala hinted at a Mars Volta reunion, suggesting that he and Rodríguez-López were in the studio. “We are in the kitchen finding new ways to through curve balls,” he said at the time.