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Former RHCP & Mars Volta Members Form Kimono Kult, Hear Their First Single, "Todo Menos El Dolor"

Image courtesy of Courtesy of Kimono Kult (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Courtesy of Kimono Kult (via ABC News Radio)

Former Red Hold Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante and former Mars Volta multi-instrumentalist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez have joined forces to form a new band: Kimono Kult .

The group -- whose lineup also includes Le Butcherettes / Bosnian Rainbows singer Teri Gender Bender , Swahili Blonde drummer Nicole Turley , and Dante White and Laena Geronimo of Dante Vs. Zombies -- is ready to give us a taste of their first single, "Todo Menos El Dolor," which translates into English as “Everything, Anything but the Pain."

Gender Bender says she hopes the Spanish-language cut, currently streaming at RollingStone.com , will resonate with listeners and stoke the fires of their imaginations. “Spanish speaking or not, it goes way beyond language and [is] more about atmosphere,” she tells Rolling Stone . “To me it could be a story about an alien that wanted to eat cats but it caused the critter so much pain [that] he became a vegetarian. Every interpretation is valid. "

Kimono Kult will release their debut EP , Hiding in the Light, on March 4.

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