PICS: At the Drive-In at SOMA

Despite some interpersonal issues over the years, At the Drive-In reunited yet again to release a new album. They played SOMA on Tuesday, May 9.

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Formed in 1994 in El Paso, Texas, At the Drive-In quickly became the face of post-hardcore.
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First formed by guitarist Jim Ward and vocalist Cedric Bixler-Zavala, the band played its first show at Loretto High School.
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By playing basements and intimate venues, they quickly developed a cult following.
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In 1996, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez transitioned from bass to guitar.
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And he kind of stole the show with Bixler-Zavala.
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In 2001, when they broke up for the first time, Bixler-Zavala and Rodriguez-Lopez formed the Mars Volta.
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The three other members -- Ward, Hinojos and Hajjar -- formed the band Sparta.
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While the Mars Volta became known for their experimental, progressive sound, Sparta went in a more alternative rock direction.
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In 2009, At the Drive-In reformed before breaking up again in 2012.
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Their second reunion in 2015 produced the album "in•ter a•li•a," which was released this month.
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Le Butcherettes also put on a stellar performance that evening.
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The band was formed in Guadalajara, Mexico, by Teri Gender Bender.
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Rodriguez-Lopez produced two of their albums.
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And it's no wonder.
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