It marks the band’s first live performances in a decade

The Mars Volta have announced a string of 2022 tour dates. The trek kicks off on September 23 at The Factory in Deep Vellum in Dallas, TX and wraps up on October 21 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, CA. Presale starts this Wednesday June 22 at 10am local time. Public on sale begins this Friday, June 24 at 10am local time. For all ticket information, visit

Additionally, The Mars Volta has released the new song “Blacklight Shine.” It is the band’s first piece of new material in a decade. Stream the official music video below.

The band returns to touring after a 10-year absence. In September 2012, The Mars Volta announced a hiatus. Four months later, the group formally disbanded.

The Mars Volta’s last studio album was 2012’s Noctourniquet released via Warner Bros.

Friday, September 23 – The Factory in Deep Vellum [Dallas, TX]
Sunday, September 25 – Tabernacle [Atlanta, GA]
Tuesday, September 27 – The Met [Philadelphia, PA]
Thursday, September 29 – Terminal 5 [New York, NY]
Saturday, October 1 – MGM Music Hall at Fenway [Boston, MA]
Monday, October 3 – The Anthem [Washington, DC]
Wednesday, October 5 – Massey Hall [Toronto, ON]
Thursday, October 6 – Royal Oak Music Theatre [Royal Oak, MI]
Saturday, October 8 – Aragon Ballroom [Chicago, IL]
Tuesday, October 11 – Mission Ballroom [Denver, CO]
Friday, October 14 – Moore Theatre [Seattle, WA]
Tuesday, October 18 – The Warfield [San Francisco, CA]
Friday, October 21 – Hollywood Palladium [Los Angeles, CA]