Mars and The Massacre (MATM) is an LA-based Psychedelic/Garage Rock band originally hailing from Indianapolis, IN. Formed in early 2013, the group of martians has already gained a strong following in Los Angeles, being known particularly for their entrancing and unpredictable live shows. A mere year after their formation, MATM was selected as LA Weekly's Best Live Band In Los Angeles"
Their debut album, "Basset Case" was recorded at Indianapolis' legendary PopMachine with producer Eric Johnson with mastering by the famed, Andy VanDette. This pyschedelic LP is an album of sick dogs, sleepwalkers, sinners, spelunkers and little green ghouls.
"Mars and the Massacre has a live show that is so explosive and so much fun, there was really no contest." -LA Weekly
"...these guys are a trio of energetic, fired up badassery. I recently caught their live show and there is no lacking in loudness, energy or fun. They are infectious." -Badass Bands Blog