Mars Volta and Flea's New Band Antemasque Announce Debut Album

Also stream new song "Drown All Your Witches."

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Over the last week, we've been introduced Antemasque, the new project from Mars Volta co-founders Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala, along with Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and drummer Dave Elitch. Now, the band has announced its self-titled debut LP, which will be released on July 15th.

In addition, the band has previewed yet another new cut entitled "Drown All Your Witches." It soundtracks a behind the scenes video of Antemasque in the studio. Watch it below (via Rolling Stone).

In an issued statement, Antemasque explained that originally planned to only release "4AM," but decided to offer up more material "because of the amazing response from our fans." They continued, "If the whole thing looked unplanned, that's because it was. The anticipation of what the reaction from fans and critics would be was very real for us with every new song we put out."

"4AM" will be available for digital purchase tomorrow via Omar Rodriguez-Lopez's label Nadie. The first 10,000 orders will receive "Drown All Your Witches" as a free download.

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    Cedric sounds great, Omar's having fun, Flea's there, it doesn't get better than this.
    I don't see the big deal about Mars Volta. Sure, they're good, but I didn't hear all the genre-switching everyone talks about. go listen to Mr Bungle