De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2003 Ratings: #118 / 237
User Score
Based on 115 ratings
2003 Ratings: #17
June 24, 2003 / Release Date
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Apr 23, 2018*
Absolute masterpiece

Personal track ranking:
10. Tira Me A Las Arañas
9. Son Et Lumière
8. Drunkenship Of Lanterns
7. This Apparatus Must Be Unearthed
6. Cicratez ESP
5. Televators
4. Eriatarka
3. Take The Veil Cerpin Taxt
2. Intertiac ESP
1. Roulette Dares (The Haunt Of)

Honestly all these tracks come very close because I'd give nearly all of them a perfect 10.
You can really hear The Mars Volta put their heart and soul into this album, which is dedicated to their close friend ... read more
Dec 3, 2016
If I didn't go past my first listen, I'd give this a 10/100 because there was only likable song to me. The rest was pointless noise, annoying babbling and shitty lyricism.
But then I started listening more carefully and that pointless noise became an eye-opening complex, psychedelic musical journey.
Dec 12, 2017
Mar 14, 2017
El rock progresivo no había experimentado tanta fuerza, atmósferas sonoras, ritmos complejos y melodías intensas llenas de ritmos potentes a la vez como lo hizo The Mars Volta en De-Loused in the Comatorium. Omar Rodríguez-López había concebido a At The Drive-In como una maqueta previa a lo que sería The Mars volta, con su sello característico de mucha energía y riffs agresivos que sirvieron para dar paso a una nueva etapa creativa ... read more
Sep 10, 2018
De-Loused in the Comatorium is a variety of things. An intensely dark and skin-crawlingly amazing concept, an inventive prog rock album with a lot of unique instrumentation, an incredibly impressive debut, an emotional and psychedelic journey, a series of melodic hits, a long album that somehow never gets tired or boring, and an overall phenomenal musical composition. I love it. It's just a shame that The Mars Volta never reached these heights again.

Fav Tracks: All of them are fantastic, but ... read more
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Track List
  1. Son et lumière
  2. Inertiatic ESP
  3. Roulette Dares (The Haunt Of)
  4. Tira me a las arañas
  5. Drunkship of Lanterns
  6. Eriatarka
  7. Cicatriz ESP
  8. This Apparatus Must Be Unearthed
  9. Televators
  10. Take the Veil Cerpin Taxt