Sparta

Jim Ward Doesn’t Care If You Only Like Him in At the Drive-In or Sparta, He’ll Keep Rocking For Himself

It’s hard to form a band that’s going to stand the test of time. Having a big hit is one thing, but launching an act…
Josh Chesler / June 10, 2021

Gone Is Gone Is No Mere ‘Supergroup’ on If Everything Happens For A Reason… Then Nothing Really Matters At All

Gone Is Gone may be billed as a "supergroup" of sorts, but the Los Angeles-based quartet sure doesn’t want the negative connotations that go along…
Josh Chesler / November 25, 2020

Sparta’s ‘Miracle’ Will Inspire You to Live in the Present

People can't help but fall into a routine. However, Sparta want to help you out with their new video for "Miracle."
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2020

Cedric Bixler-Zavala Talks At the Drive-In Reissues, His Real Mars Volta Role

At the Drive-In's 2001 breakup was as abrupt and tense as the band's music — the El Paso, Texas, five-piece, valorized for their volatile post-hardcore sound,…
Bryan Hood / April 24, 2013