Omar Alfredo Rodr guez-L pez (born September 1, 1975) is a Puerto Rican guitarist, songwriter, producer and filmmaker. He is known for being the guitarist, song writer and band-leader of the Mars Volta from 2001 until their breakup in 2012, and is the guitarist for the alternative rock groups At the Drive-In, Antemasque and Bosnian Rainbows. He was also the bassist for the dub band De Facto. He has embarked on a solo career, both in studio and in concert, frequently described as experimental, avant-garde and/or progressive. He has collaborated with numerous artists spanning from John Frusciante to El-P.
At the Drive-In Antemasque Bosnian Rainbows Crystal Fairy the Mars Volta Omar Rodriguez Lopez Group Red Hot Chili Peppers Zach Hill
Omar Alfredo Rodr guez-L pez
Progressive rock post-hardcore
El Paso, Texas, U.S.