Omar Rodríguez-López

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Birthday
1, 1975
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
1, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Puerto Rico

About

Guitarist and frontman for the progressive rock group The Mars Volta. He also plays guitar for the bands Antemasque Bosnian Rainbows.

Before Fame

Learning guitar and bass in his teenage years, at 17 he decided to hitchhike around the country and then joined the the group At the Drive-In.

Trivia

Expanding his dub-reggae outfit into the Mars Volta, he released several well-received albums, on the side working on experimental sounds of his own.

Family Life

Born in Puerto Rico, he came, by way of South Carolina, to be raised in El Paso, Texas.

Associated With

Jon Theodore was his bandmate and the drummer for The Mars Volta.