The Mars Volta, New Tour Dates

Psych-poppers The Mars Volta, who kicked off their spring 2008 headline tour last week in Florida, have confirmed that they will be bringing their “thrilling Zeppelin-esque mojo” to additional cities from Denver to the Pacific Rim (full dates below).

The Mars Volta formed in 2001 by Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala. The band has released four albums to date: The gold-certified De-Loused In The Comatorium, Frances The Mute, Amputechture and the just-released The Bedlam In Goliath, which entered the U.S. album chart at a career high of #3.

The new album and tour have been generating the most enthusiastic reviews of the band’s career, with The New York Times describing a recent New York City performance as “a mixture of rigorous virtuosity, psychedelic euphoria and punk intensity” and praising them as “rock’s finest avatar of excess.”

Tour Dates:
Apr 10 – Austin Music Hall
Apr 12 Mexico City Zero Festival
Apr 14 Houston Verizon Wireless Arena
Apr 15 Tulsa Cain’ Ballroom
Apr 17 St Louis The Pageant
Apr 18 Columbus Newport Music Hall
Apr 20 Chicago Aragon Ballroom
Apr 21 St Paul Roy Wilkins Auditorium
Apr 26 Guadalajara Zero Festival
May 12 Toronto Sound Academy
May 14 Cleveland Agora
May 15 Detroit Fillmore
May 18 Denver Fillmore
May 21 Calgary McEwen Hall
May 22 Edmonton Events Center
May 24 Vancouver PNE
May 26 George, WA SASQUATCH
Jun 10 Osaka Hatch
Jun 11 Nagoya Diamond Hall
Jun 13 Tokyo Studio Coast
Jul 12 Leige (Belgium) Les Ardentes (festival)
Jul 19 Southwold Latitude (festival)
Jul 23 Vienna Arena
Jul 25 Warsaw Stodola
Aug 2 Lisbon Parades de Coura (festival)

The Mars Volta: website | myspace

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