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The Mars Volta Deloused In The Comatorium CERPIN TAXT Story

Tweet The first album recorded and released by The Mars Volta, a progressive electronic group, was entitled De-Loused in the Comatorium, with lyrics by JM Ward. It was a concept album, a series of songs and compositions that formed an artistic whole by having a narrative structure. The story told on this recording concerned a central figure given the name of Cerpin Taxt. This character takes an overdose of morphine and finds himself conscious in a disembodied form in the nightmarish dream world of a coma. After much tribulation and suffering he found a way to bring himself out of … Continue reading

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