|30 Seconds to Mars|
|Origin||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Associated acts||Angels & Airwaves|
30 Seconds to Mars (or Thirty Seconds to Mars) is a rock band from Los Angeles, California, featuring actor Jared Leto as the lead vocalist, guitarist & songwriter. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of Post-grunge is a subgenre of Alternative rock that emerged in the early 1990s as a derivative of Grunge music. Progressive rock (often shortened to " progressive " " prog " or " prog rock " is a form of Rock music that evolved Post-hardcore evolved from Hardcore punk, itself an offshoot of the broader Punk rock movement In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Immortal Records was an Independent record label out of Los Angeles, California. Virgin Records is a British Record label founded by English entrepreneur Richard Branson, Simon Draper, and Nik Powell Angels & Airwaves (also known as "AVA" is an Alternative rock group fronted by former Blink-182 and Box Car Racer guitarist/vocalist Great Northern is an Indie pop group from Los Angeles comprising vocalist/guitarist Solon Bixler (formerly of 30 Seconds to Mars) vocalist/keyboardist Jared Joseph Leto (born December 26, 1971) is an American Actor and Musician. Shannon Christopher Leto (born March 9 1970) is an American Drummer and an occasional Actor. Matthew Walter Wachter (born January 5, 1976) is the bassist, Keyboardist, and the Backing vocalist in the rock band Angels & Solon Bixler (b January 4, 1977) is a rock&ndashindie musician from Fresno California. Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Jared Joseph Leto (born December 26, 1971) is an American Actor and Musician.
Created in 1998 by Jared Leto and his brother, Shannon, 30 Seconds to Mars began as a small family project. Things began to speed up quickly, and Matt Wachter later joined the band as bassist and keyboard player. After working with small revolving door of guitarists (as the band's first two guitarists, Kevin Drake and Solon Bixler, left the band due to issues primarily related to touring), the three auditioned Tomo Miličević to round out the band's roster.
According to an interview from Virgin Records, the band's name
"actually comes from a thesis that the band found online that was written by a former Harvard professor. Virgin Records is a British Record label founded by English entrepreneur Richard Branson, Simon Draper, and Nik Powell And one of the subsections of the thesis was titled 'thirty seconds to mars[sic] ' and he goes on to talk about the expediential growth of technology that relates to humans and saying that we are quite literally thirty seconds to mars. Sic is a Latin word meaning "thus" "so" "as such" or "just as that" What it means to us is, we thought it best described our music, in short. "
The band's debut album 30 Seconds to Mars, produced by Bob Ezrin, was released in 2002 to mixed reviews and achieved sales of just over 100,000. 30 Seconds to Mars is the Debut album of Alternative rock band 30 Seconds to Mars and can best be described as a Concept album Bob Ezrin (born 1949 in Toronto Ontario) is a Musician and Record producer. Their sophomore album, A Beautiful Lie, was released on August 30, 2005. A Beautiful Lie is the second Studio album by Alternative rock band 30 Seconds to Mars. Events 1363 - Beginning date of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leaders— Chen Youliang and Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. For this effort, the band traveled (during the course of three years) to four continents, to perfect their sound and also to allow for Jared's film career. The album was produced by Josh Abraham, whose producing credits also include Orgy, Velvet Revolver, and Linkin Park. Josh Abraham is a record producer who has worked with many leading bands including Velvet Revolver, Staind, Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Orgy is a electronic/synth/rock band from Los Angeles, California. Velvet Revolver is a Hard rock supergroup consisting of former Guns N' Roses members Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.
Because A Beautiful Lie was leaked five months before its release, the band decided to include two bonus tracks: "Battle of One" (an original song that was also set to be the album's title track when it was first announced) and "Hunter" (a cover of the Björk song). Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965 is an Icelandic Singer-songwriter, Composer, actress and music producer. To further promote the album, the band also enclosed "golden tickets" in 12 copies, which granted their owners access to any 30 Seconds to Mars concert free of charge, along with backstage access.
On August 31, 2006, the band won the MTV2 Award for "The Kill" at the MTV Video Music Awards, one of their two nominations. Events 1056 - Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill dying suddenly a few days later without children to succeed the Throne Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The following is a list of MTV Video Music Awards winners of the MTV2 Award. " The Kill " (subtitled in its single release in America as "Bury Me" and in the UK as "Rebirth") is the second single The MTV Video Music Awards were established in the end of the summer of 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top Music videos of the year The second nomination was for Best Rock Video; however, they lost to AFI's "Miss Murder". The following is a list of the MTV Video Music Awards winners for Best Rock Video. AFI (abbreviated from A F ire I nside and formerly A sking F or i t A bunch of F ucking I " Miss Murder " is the first single from American rock band AFI 's seventh studio Album, Decemberunderground In the video members of the band reenact scenes from The Shining. The Shining is a 1980 horror Film directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Stephen King 's novel of the same name A Beautiful Lie was certified platinum by the RIAA in January for distribution of over 1,000,000 albums.
In October, the band began their "Welcome to the Universe" tour, sponsored by MTV2. MTV2 is a cable network that is widely available in the United States on Digital cable and Satellite television, and is progressively being They were supported on this tour by Head Automatica, The Receiving End of Sirens, Cobra Starship, and several other bands including Street Drum Corps. Head Automatica is a Powerpop band formed by Glassjaw frontman Daryl Palumbo. The Receiving End of Sirens (often abbreviated TREOS) was a rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, formed in 2003 Cobra Starship is a band created by former Midtown bassist/lead vocalist Gabe Saporta. Street Drum Corps is a punk rock percussion group that was started in April 2004 by Bobby Alt (S The tour was "environmentally sound" according to a 2006 interview with then-bassist Matt Wachter. "Jared and Shannon put together this thing called Environmentour which is illustrating ways—alternatives—to kind of clean up some of the mess we leave behind. We fueled the bus with vegetable oil," he explains.  On November 20, MTV2 premiered the video for "From Yesterday"; the video is the first American rock video ever shot in its entirety in the People's Republic of China. Events 284 - Diocletian was chosen as Roman Emperor. 762 - Bögü Khan of the Uyghurs, " From Yesterday " is the third single released from 30 Seconds to Mars 's second album A Beautiful Lie. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums. A music video is a Short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music most commonly a Song with lyrics Talk People's Republic of China) PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARTICLE GUIDELINES  The music video is loosely based on the film The Last Emperor. The Last Emperor is a Biopic about the life of Puyi, the last Emperor of China, whose autobiography was the basis for the screenplay
On April 29, 2007, the band performed at the Australian MTV Australia Video Music Awards, where they were nominated for three awards, winning "Best Rock Video" and "Video of the Year" for "The Kill". Events 1429 - Joan of Arc arrives to relieve the Siege of Orleans. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The MTV Australia Awards (previously known as the MTV Australia Video Music Awards or AVMA's started in 2005 and is Australia's first awards show to celebrate both local and international
As of Spring 2007, the band is supporting The Used as a part of the "Taste of Chaos" tour and have scheduled a string of dates in Europe supporting Linkin Park. The Used is a rock band from Orem Utah, USA. Their sound has been classified under many genres and subgenres of rock The Rockstar Taste Of Chaos Tour (or "TOC" is a Post-hardcore tour that was started in the winter of 2005 by Kevin Lyman, the creator of the successful Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California. They are also scheduled to play Roskilde, Rock am Ring, Pinkpop, Give It A Name Festival and Download. Roskilde Festival is held south of Roskilde in Denmark and is one of the four biggest annual rock music festivals in Europe (the other three being The Rock am Ring ( Rock at the Ring) and Rock im Park ( Rock in the Park) festivals are two simultaneous Rock music festivals held annually in Pinkpop Festival, or Pinkpop for short is an annual Rock festival held at Landgraaf, Netherlands Give it a Name, sometimes abbreviated to GIAN and named after an At the Drive-In song is an annual British rock music concert held on the weekend nearest to the end The Download Festival is a three day Music festival held annually at Donington Park (which hosted the Monsters of Rock Festivals between 1980 and 1996 Following other commitments, they will begin working on their third album. The band should start work on their third album on the summer of 2008 according to interviews of band members.
Following the release of "From Yesterday" as a single, the band posted a link on their MySpace blog to vote for the next single from A Beautiful Lie. MySpace is a popular social networking Website offering an interactive user-submitted network of friends personal profiles blogs groups photos music and The choices available were "A Beautiful Lie", "The Fantasy", "Savior", and "The Story". Another vote was done later between the top two songs, "A Beautiful Lie" and "The Fantasy". On May 2, 2007, the band announced that "A Beautiful Lie" had won and would be the next single. Events 1194 - King Richard I of England gives Portsmouth its first Royal Charter. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
On August 8, 2007, Kerrang! announced that 30 Seconds to Mars has been nominated for two categories of the Kerrang! Awards 2007 - Best International Newcomer and Best Single - The Kill. Events 1220 - Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Kerrang! is a weekly rock Magazine published by Bauer Consumer Media in the United Kingdom. On August 24 they had only won the award for 'Best Single,' which was The Kill. Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar 's General Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River The other award was lost to Madina Lake. Madina Lake is an American rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois in 2005 On November 1, 2007, the band won the MTV Europe Music Award for "Rock Out", one of the two catorgories they were nominated in. Events 996 - Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk Bishop of Freising which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The MTV Europe Music Awards were established in 1994 by MTV Europe to celebrate the most popular Music videos in Europe
On December 21st, 2007, 30 Seconds to Mars won Fuse's Best of 2007 Award. Events 69 - The end of the Year of the four emperors: Following Galba, Otho and Vitellius, Vespasian They beat out Korn and had amassed over 7 million votes. Korn, occasionally typeset as KoЯn or KoRn, is an American Nu metal band from Bakersfield California, and is often credited with popularizing 31 other bands and artists such as Evanescence, Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, Linkin Park and Avenged Sevenfold were also included in the contest. Evanescence is an American Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31 1981 He has English ancestry although he has also claimed some American Indian ancestry probably through unconfirmed Gwen Renée Stefani (born October 3 1969 (ˈgwɛn stɛˈfɑːni is an American recording artist and Fashion designer Stefani fronts the rock band No Doubt Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California. Avenged Sevenfold is an American Hard rock band formed in 1999 in Huntington Beach California. On March 22, 2008, the band was voted the 2nd greatest band in Kerrang!s 100 Best Rock Bands Ever. Events 238 - Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman emperor. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common
A Kind of Homecoming: On 21 March 2008 30 Seconds to Mars performed at ‘My Coke Fest’ in South Africa, which saw the band back on South African soil since the inception and recording of ‘A Beautiful Lie’. Events 630 - Byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the True Cross to Jerusalem. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common At a Press Conference Jared describe the experience as deeply personal, with the added hope that some new material may see the light of day on African Soil. The band played to a sold-out crowd in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
The band's phoenix logo (which the band named "Mithra") bears the phrase "Provehito in Altum", the band's motto. The phoenix ( Ancient Greek: Φοῖνιξ phoínix is a mythical sacred firebird in ancient mythologies starting with the Greek and later the A logo ( Greek el λογότυπος = el-Latn logotypos is a graphical element ( Ideogram, Symbol, Emblem, Icon, Sign) This article is about the Zoroastrian Yazata Mithra (Miθra For other divinities with related names see the general article Mitra. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group Roughly translated from Latin, this means "Launch forth into the deep"; but a more stylized version would be "Rocket in(to) High(ness)". Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. The logo was primarily used for promotion of the band's debut, whereas for A Beautiful Lie, the new Trinity logo was created consisting of three skulls, along with the band's name and motto.
The Echelon is a publicity street team for the band 30 Seconds to Mars, which helps in bringing friends to the shows, phoning local radio stations to request the band's songs, putting up posters, posting to band forums or related bulletin boards online, and maintaining magazines or websites dedicated to the band. It is also the name of one of their songs in the album 30 Seconds to Mars.
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The band made acoustic versions of songs from their second album A Beautiful Lie. A Beautiful Lie is the second Studio album by Alternative rock band 30 Seconds to Mars. Some of the acoustics have been included in some versions of the album.
In addition to the tracks on their two full-length releases thus far, the band has also recorded a few other tracks. Jared Joseph Leto (born December 26, 1971) is an American Actor and Musician. Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with Speech. See also Acoustic Guitar (magazine An acoustic guitar is a Guitar that uses only acoustic methods to project the sound produced by its strings The acoustic bass guitar (also called ABG or acoustic bass) is a bass instrument with a hollow wooden body similar to though usually somewhat larger than a steel-string See also Acoustic Guitar (magazine An acoustic guitar is a Guitar that uses only acoustic methods to project the sound produced by its strings The violin is a bowed String instrument with four strings usually tuned in Perfect fifths It is the smallest and highest-pitched member Among these tracks are "Phase 1: Fortification" and "Valhalla", the latter of which was present on an early demo. "Phase 1: Fortification" was released on an overseas single for "Capricorn (A Brand New Name)". Another track featured on certain imported 30 Seconds to Mars titles is "Anarchy in Tokyo", a song that was recorded during the process of their self-titled debut. "Revolution" was also recorded for the self-titled album, but wasn't included because it didn't fit the theme of the album, and because of fear that listeners would take the lyrics too literally, especially after the September 11, 2001 attacks.  "Occam's Razor" was also recorded, but was never included on any of the band's releases. As a result, it is considered the most difficult to locate of the five unreleased tracks.
Demo versions of songs on the band's self-titled debut were also slightly different, along with different names. For example, "Fallen" was previously called "Jupiter", and "Year Zero" was previously called "Hero". Also made available are the demo versions of "Buddha for Mary" and "93 Million Miles"; the latter originally had lyrics referring to the band Deadsy, whose members Dr. Nner and P. Exeter Blue I provided extra instrumentation on several tracks, but the lyrics were changed after the two bands were involved in a small feud. Deadsy is an American rock band from California. They have played many shows in California but have also toured nationally multiple times as Renn Hawkey (born March 29 1974) also known by the Stage name Dr Elijah Blue Allman, also known by his stage name P Exeter Blue I, was born July 10, 1976.
During recent live shows, the band has premiered two new songs, one of which may end up on the new album: "Some Other Sun" and "The Believer", which were initially written for the self-titled album but was scrapped during recording, as well as live songs such as "Sisters of Heresy" and "Under Pressure / Pressure" (Name of song unsure, name based on lyrics). They also have a song called "Time to Wake Up. "
On December 11, 2006, the band sent their fans a "stocking stuffer" in the form of a holiday song called "Santa Through the Back Door". Events 359 - Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. It was featured on a KROQ (Los Angeles) compilation which coincided with the station's annual "Almost Acoustic Christmas" festival. KROQ-FM is a commercial Radio station located in Los Angeles California, broadcasting on 106 The song also featured a spoken word intro performed by the band's roadie Mike "Colonel Buck" Bobroff who also performed the intro prior to the band's set at the radio fest on December 9, 2006. Events 536 - Byzantine General Belisarius enters Rome while the Ostrogothic garrison peacefully leaves the city Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.
In September 2007, the band also recorded a cover of Kanye West's "Stronger" for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. Kanye Omari West (ˈkɑnjɛj born June 8 1977 is a ten-time Grammy Award -winning American Rapper, Record producer and Singer. " Stronger " is the second single from Kanye West 's album Graduation. The Live Lounge is a segment of The Jo Whiley Show, on the British radio station BBC Radio 1.
In February 2008, the band had premiered a song during the first european blood ball in Milan, Italy. As Jared Leto said the song is called "Old Blues Song".