Cedric Bixler-Zavala performs during 2012.

Antemasque and Cedric Bixler-Zavala Pelt New Zealand Crowd with Boiling Water, Microphone, Instrument Cases

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Alternative rock band Antemasque may have taken a stab at the "world's most dangerous band" title after frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala seemingly made an attempt to throw everything onstage at a recent festival stop at the crowd, including boiling water. The band was playing at the Westfest Rock Festival in New Zealand, a gig that apparently was one constant bout of chaos.READ MORE

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Coachella 2015 VS Governors Ball 2015: Music Times Veers Between AC/DC, Deadmau5, East and West Coast for Festival Season

Buzz 14:58PM EDT

Is there any reason to compare the Coachella 2015 and Governors Ball 2015 lineups? Not really...they're months and thousands of miles apart. They're not competing for attendees. Yet we can't help but feel the two were locked in a battle for best lineup after releasing their respective offerings only a day apart. We compare and declare a victor.READ MORE

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Antemasque: Mars Volta & At The Drive-In Veterans Begin First Tour

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Antemasque kicked off their U.S. tour with Interpol last night in San Antonio. This tour is the first time the band will play together under the new moniker. Omar Rodríguez-López and Cedric Bixler-Zavala are the two main forces behind the group, and they have played together extensively in The Mars Volta and At the Drive-In.READ MORE


Antemasque clarifies that Flea is not actually a member of the band, gives details on upcoming album

Trending News 12:18PM EDT

Last week, we reported on the new band Antemasque, helmed by Mars Volta frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala, guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López and drummer Dave Elitch. According to Rolling Stone, the band's label, Nadie, has clarified Flea's involvement in the project: he did play on some of Antemasque's recordings but is not actually a member of Antemasque. They included him in last week's teaser video only as a "thank you" for letting the group use his studio.READ MORE

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