It’s not exactly a Mars Volta reunion, but Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López are making music together again, as a new group called Antemasque.
This video was posted to ESPN (of all places), apparently a rehearsal video from the new band, rounded out by drummer Dave Elitch, and none other than Flea on bass. It might not be martian butt noise.
UPDATE: Here’s another video, featuring the recording of debut track 4AM:
A couple of short trailers for the project were also posted online: