Artist 101: 30 Seconds to Mars

Your go-to-guide for everything you need to know about the American band 30 Seconds to Mars

Who are the members of 30 Seconds to Mars?

  • Jared Leto (lead singer)

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  • Shannon Leto (drummer)

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  • Tomo Milicevic (lead guitarist)

When and where were they born?

  • Jared Leto – 1971 December 26,
    Bossier City, Louisiana, U.S
  • Shannon Leto – 1970 March 9,
    Bossier City, Louisiana, U.S
  • Tomo Milicevic – 1979 September 3,
    Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia

What is their most popular song?

5. facts about 30 Seconds to Mars

  1.  Jared’s favourite drink is hot chocolate!
  2.  The band played its first concerts under different names before they finally settled on the name “Thirty Seconds to Mars”
  3.  A $30 million lawsuit was filed against the band in August 2008 by Virgin Records.
  4. The music video for their song, “The Hurricane”, was banned from many popular Television stations due to mature content.
  5.  The band’s musical inspirations include The Cure, Metallica, Pink Floyd, and Led Zeppelin.

What else do I need to know about the band?

Alternative rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars has released four studio albums, three extended plays, thirteen singles, three promotional singles, one video album and thirteen music videos. The band was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1998 by brothers Jared Leto and Shannon Leto, with Tomo Milicevic joining the band later. The band’s debut album, 30 Seconds to Mars, was released through Immortal and Virgin Records in August 2002 and peaked at number 107 on the US Billboard 200 and number one on the US Top Heatseekers, selling more than two million copies worldwide as of March 2011.

What are their social media links?

Twitter: (Jared Leto) @JaredLeto , (Shannon Leto) @ShannonLeto , (Tomo Milicevic) @tomofromearth, (30 Seconds to Mars) @30SECONDSTOMARS

Facebook: Jared Leto, Shannon Leto, Tomo Milicevic, 30 Seconds to Mars

Instagram: (Jared Leto) @jaredleto, (Shannon Leto) @shannonleto, (30 Seconds to Mars) @30secondstomars

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