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30 Seconds To Mars Biography

30 Seconds To Mars (formed 1998)
30 Seconds To Mars is an American rock band.

30 Seconds To Mars: Formation
30 Seconds To Mars were founded by Shannon Leto and Jared Leto and began as a family project. Matt Wachter then joined as a bassist and keyboardist and Tomo Milicevic became a guitarist.
The name came from a thesis written by a Harvard professor that had a subsection entitled 30 Seconds To Mars.

30 Seconds To Mars: Musical career
30 Seconds To Mars released their self-titled debut album in 2002.
Their second album 'A Beautiful Lie' brought them more success when it charted worldwide and went platinum. As part of the promotion, they enclosed a golden ticket in 12 copies that would allow the owner into any concert of theirs for free plus backstage access.
In 2006, they won an MTV2 Award for 'The Kill'. That year MTV2 sponsored them on their 'Welcome to the Universe' tour which had an eco-friendly atmosphere with the tour bus being fuelled with vegetable oil.
They unveiled the video for 'From Yesterday' in the People's Republic of China and based it on The Last Emperor.
In 2008, they co-hosted the MTV Europe Music Awards. In the same year they performed at 'My Coke Fest' in South Africa.
In 2008, Virgin Records attempted to sue them for $30 million for not fulfilling their contract with them. It was, however, later annulled.
In 2009 they released their third album 'This Is War' and Jared also recorded the song 'Hurricane' with Kanye West.
To support the album they went on their 'Into the Wild' worldwide Tour and subsequently appeared in the Guinness World Records for the 'Longest Concert Tour by a Rock Band' after playing 309 shows in two years.
In 2012, it was announced they would release a fourth album called 'Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams'. On the record they worked with producer Steve Lillywhite (U2, The Killers).
The first single was 'Up In The Air' which was sent to NASA and SpaceX and launched on the Dragon spacecraft on SpaceX CRS-2. It landed at the International Space Station in 2013 to be played by the crew.

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30 seconds to mars kick off their australian tour i 250314
30 seconds to mars kick off their australian tour i 250314
30 seconds to mars kick off their australian tour i 250314
30 seconds to mars kick off their australian tour i 250314
30 seconds to mars kick off their australian tour i 250314

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The Latest 30 Seconds To Mars News

Jared Leto Found Hometown 'oppressive'

12th April 2014

Jared Leto doesn't feel connected to where he grew up.The Oscar-winning actor admits he is glad he ''escaped'' from his...

Jared Leto's Quiet Tours

5th March 2014

Jared Leto insists his tours aren't filed with ''sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll.''The Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman -...

Miley Cyrus Is Hooking Up With Jared Leto?

19th February 2014

Miley Cyrus is reportedly ''hooking up'' with Jared Leto.The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker, who split from her 'The Hunger Games' star...

Jared Leto Inspired By Grandma

4th February 2014

Jared Leto's 'Dallas Buyers Club' role was partly inspired by his grandma.The 30 Seconds to Mars frontman portrays transgendered AIDS...

Jared Leto Felt Condemned For Dallas Buyers Club Role

31st January 2014

Jared Leto felt judged by people while filming 'Dallas Buyers Club'.The 'Requiem For A Dream' actor donned full drag attire...

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30 Seconds To Mars Reviews

Thirty Seconds To Mars - Love Lust Faith + Dreams Album Review Album Review

28th May 2013

When Thirty Seconds To Mars' second album, 2005's 'A Beautiful Lie', saw them earn mainstream...

30 Seconds to Mars - Manchester MEN Arena, February 20th, 2010 Live Review

23rd February 2010

Review of 30 Seconds To Mars live at Manchester MEN Arena on February 20, 2010Though...

30 Seconds to Mars - This Is War Album Review

16th December 2009

Review of 30 Seconds To Mars album This Is WarWhile their self-titled debut in 2002...

30 Seconds to Mars - Kings And Queens Single Review

2nd November 2009

Review of ‘Kings And Queens’ a single from 30 Seconds To Mars.Formed in 1998, 30...

30 Seconds to Mars, Hammersmith Apollo London Live Review Live Review

12th February 2008

30 Seconds to Mars Hammersmith Apollo, London 07.02.08 Live Review Tonight there was no stopping...

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30 Seconds To Mars Festivals

iHeartRadio Music Festival

20th September 2013

iTunes Festival

1st September 2013

Leeds & Reading Festival

22nd August 2014

Rock Werchter

3rd July 2014

Pinkpop

7th June 2014

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The Latest 30 Seconds To Mars Press Releases

Thirty Seconds To Mars Announce New Single 'Do Or Die' Released September 9th 2013

23rd July 2013

Following their gravity-defying, Radio 1 A-listed single 'Up In The Air' Thirty Seconds...

Thirty Seconds To Mars Announce Fall 2013 North American Tour

9th July 2013

Thirty Seconds To Mars announce today their fall North American tour...

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