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[LISTEN] THE MARS VOLTA: ‘Zed And Two Naughts’

The Mars Volta leaked a second Noctourniquet track today, following last month’s lurching psych-jam ‘The Malkin Jewel’. ‘Zed and Two Naughts’ has shadings of their thrilling debut LP De-Loused in the Comatorium, not to mention some monstrous drumming from Deantoni Parks who joined the revolving line-up in late 2010. Omar Rodríguez-López and Cedric Bixler-Zavala recently answered some fan-submitted questions, discussing some pretty weird influences (Javier Bardem, the Constitution and the Bible for Omar; Summer Heights High for Cedric), Noctourniquet‘s different artwork, and describing the album as “our Krautrock record… only in spirit”.

Noctourniquet is due March 27. Listen to ‘Zed and Two Naughts’ below (via Stereogum).

Watch Omar and Cedric answer some fan questions below.

For previous posts on The Mars Volta, hit the links below:

[Listen] THE MARS VOLTA – ‘The Malkin Jewel’

AT THE DRIVE-IN reunite, confirmed to play Coachella 2012

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  1. [LISTEN] THE MARS VOLTA: ‘Noctourniquet’ | A FISTFUL OF CULTURE

    […] single, ‘The Malkin Jewel’, as well as the De-Loused in the Comatorium-esque album closer ‘Zed and Two Naughts’, and now you can stream the entire LP courtesy of Rolling Stone. It’s been three years since […]

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