TDEP, Mastodon, Mars Volta side project begin writing


After the announcement of a side-project hit music news sites back in June, it now appears work has finally begun on the intriguing and anticipated ‘supergroup’ that features members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon, the Mars Volta and Jane’s Addiction.

Killyourstereo reported in mid-June the formation of the group, which boasts Brent Hinds (Mastodon), Ben Weinman (The Dillinger Escape Plan), Thomas Pridgen (ex-Mars Volta) and Eric Avery (ex-Jane’s Addiction).

As Metal Injection observes, both Weinman and Avery are currently jamming on new and potential tunes.

"Weinman seems to be taking the lead on the project, as he and bassist Eric Avery have been jamming in his house and both he and Avery have been tweeting about the events…Weinman has hinted that they are planning to release snippets as the project progresses," the music site writes.

Weinman wrote the following via Twitter: "Fuelled by cereal it’s getting experiMental up in hear."


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