2013 Press Releases
2013 Press & Reviews
SECONDS TO MARS PICKED UP THEIR 3RD CAREER VMA LAST NIGHT WITH THE WIN
FOR BEST ROCK VIDEO FOR THEIR
VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE “CITY OF ANGELS” OUT NOW
U.S. TOUR KICKS OFF SEPT 27TH AFTER MAJOR FESTIVAL SHOWS AT ROCK IN RIO, ITUNES FESTIVAL AND IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL
(Los Angeles, CA – Aug 26th, 2013) – THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS won the 2013 Best Rock Video award at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards for “Up In The Air.” The epic short film directed by Bartholomew Cubbins was up for three awards including Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography. This marks the band’s third career VMA win. They also won Best Rock video in 2010 for the short film for “Kings & Queens” entitled the “The Ride” and they won the MTV2 award in 2006 for “The Kill.”
The “Up In The Air” short film premiered in April and is nearing 11 million views. It stars a colorful array of characters, all of who take the viewer on an hallucinogenic journey through an incredibly surreal landscape. View video here: http://smarturl.it/UITA
It was the first single from the band’s 4th studio album LUST LOVE FAITH + DREAMS (Virgin Records) which debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 in May. The second single “City Of Angels” is currently climbing the modern rock charts and a lyric video for the song premiered last week: http://smarturl.it/COAlyric.
Thirty Seconds To Mars will kick off their first U.S. tour in support of LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS on Sept. 27th in Atlanta, GA and will play a very special homecoming show at the Hollywood Bowl in the City of Angels on Oct. 12th (full schedule below). Fans can purchase VIP tickets that include a meet and greet with the band and side of stage access during their performance at AdventuresInWonderland.com.
You can join the band online for a special screening of their award-winning documentary, ‘Artifact,’ which will be featured on VyRT on August 31st.
The band will first play Rock In Rio on Sept. 14th in Rio De Janeiro, headline the London iTunes Festival on Sept. 18th and play the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Sept. 21st.
THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS – comprising Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Milicevic – has sold over five million albums worldwide and the band’s videos have more than 300 million views on YouTube. The group has received numerous awards, including a dozen MTV awards worldwide, a Billboard Music award and honors from NME, Kerrang! and Fuse.
THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS – North American Fall Tour:
“Up In The Air” short film: http://smarturl.it/UITA
“City Of Angels” lyric video: http://smarturl.it/COAlyric
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THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS
Written and recorded around
the world from Europe, to India, to the band’s studio in California,
LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS was produced by Jared Leto with previous collaborator
Steve Lillywhite (U2, The Rolling Stones, Peter Gabriel) coproducing
four of the twelve tracks. Jared says that “this is more than
an evolution, its a brand new beginning. Creatively, we've gone to an
Not content with stopping
there, the artwork for the album was created by worldrenowned artist
Damien Hirst. ‘Isonicotinic Acid Ethyl Ester’ (2010 - 2011
Household gloss on canvas 99 x 147 in)’ graces the cover of LOVE
LUST FAITH + DREAMS, with another Hirst piece titled ‘Monochromatic
Sectors from Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Colour Ring, Dark Centre’
(2012, Signwriting paint on
LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS
is the band’s fourth studio record. It follows This Is War, which
was hailed as “an artistic triumph” by Alternative Press,
“a shimmering epic” by MTV.com, and contained the No. 1
Modern Rock radio hits “This Is War” and “Kings and
Queens.” During its two-year tour in support of This Is War, the
band sold out arenas around the globe, playing over 311 shows in
THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS – comprising Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Milicevic – has sold over 5 million albums worldwide and the band’s videos have more than 300 million views on YouTube. The group has received numerous awards, including a dozen MTV awards worldwide, a Billboard Music award and honors from NME, Kerrang! and Fuse.
Artifact, a documentary about the band’s battle with its record label, has won the People’s Choice documentary award at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, the Audience Award at the 2012 Gotham Independent Film Awards and it was also an official selection of the 2013 SXSW film festival.
LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS will be released by Virgin Records on May 21.