Multi-platinum rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars just finished the European leg of their Into The Wild tour where they headlined arenas including sold-out shows at London’s Wembley Arena and Paris’ Bercy stadium. They will return to the U.S. to kick off the American leg of the tour beginning April 9th at the Pearl in Las Vegas; Mute Math and Neon Trees will open. The band will circle back to Europe in June to play the summer festival circuit.
Before leaving the UK, the guys stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge on March 29th where they performed “This Is War” and a cover or Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance.” Check out the video below or at this location. They were also awarded the Ultimate Live Lounge cover for their version of Kanye West’s “Stronger” during a previous visit.
Thirty Seconds to Mars have partnered with MTV for a special multi-platform promotion that will bring fans close to the band throughout the tour. Exclusive behind the scenes and performance footage will air on MTV, MTV2, MTVU, MTV Hits throughout the tour. The band will also host an episode of MTV2’s “Rock N Jock” at one of their stops. MTV.com will also host “30 Seconds With 30 Seconds To Mars,” allowing fans to submit questions for the band that will be answered at each tour date. Sirius-XM Satellite Radio is also running an exclusive promotion where they will give away a pair of tickets to each date of the tour and 1 grand prize winner will receive a trip to Thirty Seconds To Mars’ show at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles on May 15 to meet the band.
The band is also currently featured on iTunes for its “Celebrity Playlist Podcast.” Jared, Shannon & Tomo share a goofy side of themselves with fans as they discuss childhood memories, spin their favorite tunes and more. Check out the podcast on iTunes for free!
Into The Wild is the band’s first tour in 3 years and is in support of their new album This Is War which was released in December, 2009 and debuted at #2. In just a few weeks of airplay, the album’s current single is at #25 on the chart and climbing steadily. Be sure to grab your copy of the album on iTunes and in stores!
Formed by brothers Jared Leto and Shannon Leto, Thirty Seconds to Mars have over 100 million views on YouTube, 48 million plays on MySpace and more than one million fans on iLike/Facebook. The band has won numerous awards and accolades, including an MTV Video Music Award, three MTV EMAs, an MTV Latin and Asia Award, a Fuse Award, and three Kerrang! Awards. Thirty Seconds to Mars’ sophomore record, A Beautiful Lie, hit multi-platinum status after two years of heavy touring and winning fans over, one-by-one, garnering the band a growing and loyal fan base.
Into The Wild U.S. Tour Dates are as follows:
* Indicates Radio Show
4/9 – Las Vegas, NV – The Pearl Theatre
4/11 – Tucson, AZ – Pima County Fair
4/13 – Tulsa, OK – Brady Theatre
4/15 – Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
4/16 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
4/17 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
4/18 – Toronto, ON – The Sound Academy
4/20 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
4/21 – NYC, NY – Roseland
4/23 – Washington DC – Bender Arena
4/24 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
4/25 – Charlotte, NC – Uptown Amphitheatre
4/27 – Miami, FL – The Fillmore
4/28 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
4/29 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
*5/1 – Frisco, TX – Pizza Hut Park
5/4 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
5/6 – Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium
5/7 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
5/8 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Rail Event Center
5/10 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
5/11 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
5/13 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
5/14 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
5/15 – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theater
5/16 – Mesa, AZ – Mesa Amphitheatre