The Mars Volta Break Up
Zavala posted a series of messages on his Twitter accounting announcing that he has parted ways with the group and calling the band's hiatus an insult to fans.
Here are some of the postings he made: "Thank u 2 all VOLTA fans u deserved more especially after the way u rooted for us on this album. I tried my hardest to keep it going …
"But Bosnian Rainbows was what we all got instead. I can't sit here and pretend any more. I no longer am a member of Mars Volta. …
"I honestly thank all of you for buying our records and coming to our shows. You guys were a blast to play in front of"
He later added, "We could never had done it with out you. My dream was to get us to the point were Jon Theodore and Ikey Owens came back but sadly it's over
"For the record I tried my hardest to get a full scale North American tour going for Noctourniquet but Omar did not want to.
"I just feel really guilty for not even really saying the truth because a hiatus is just an insult to the fans."
Zavala reference Bosnian Rainbows, which is the new group formed by Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez and Deantoni Parks.
You can read his full stream of postings here.