THE MARS VOLTA to Release Octahedron on June 23rd

THE MARS VOLTA will be releasing their fifth album, Octahedron, on June 23rd via Warner Bros. Records in the U.S. (June 22nd via Mercury Records elsewhere).

The follow-up to last year’s The Bedlam in Goliath will feature an appearance by John Frusciante of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS. Frusciante has collaborated with THE MARS VOLTA in the past.

The first single from the album in North America will be “Since We’ve Been Wrong” while overseas it will be “Cotopaxi“.

A tour supporting the new effort is expected but as of now, only European dates and one U.S. performance at Bonaroo, are announced.

06/13 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
06/20 – Scheessel, DE @ Hurricane Festival
06/21 – Tuttlingen, DE @ Southside Festival
06/23 – Zurich, CH @ Volkshaus
06/26 – Milan, IT @ Idroscalo Festival
06/28 – Paris, FR @ Olympia
06/29 – Dusseldorf, De @ Stahlwerk
07/02 – Arvika, SE @ Arvika Festival
07/03 – Roskilde, DK @ Roskilde Festival
07/05 – Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter
07/06 – Luxembourg @ Den Atelier
07/08 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
07/10 – Kinross, IE @ T in the Park
07/11 – Dublin, IE @ Oxegen

In other news, guitarist and main songwriter Omar Rodríguez-López his third solo album this year entitled, Cryptomnesia, on May 5th.

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