Mars Volta Looking For Fans To Host Listening Parties

In another innovative marketing move of today. The Mars Volta is looking for fans to host listening parties to promote their new record. So far, from the songs leaked on YouTube the songs sound real strong so this seems like a great way to get the word out that they have made a great new record. Below is the presser:

Host Your Own “Octahedron” Listening Party

This summer, The Mars Volta is giving a handful of lucky fans the
chance to check out Octahedron before it is released on June 23rd! We
are looking for 10-15 of their biggest fans to host advance listenings
in their homes for their new album, Octahedron. Fans must submit why
they deserve to host a party. Submissions are open to interpretation:
anything from youtube videos, illustrations, writings, etc. Any way to
best translate why you deserve to be a “Host”. “Official Hosts” will
have their party pics posted on The Mars Volta’s website
( We will also select one host and guest of their choice
to see The Mars Volta perform anywhere in the US. Submit your entries
by June 3rd to Make sure and include all
your info (name, city, state), so we can get in touch with you. Good

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