The unstoppable rise of Thirty Seconds To Mars continues with the confirmation that they will play their biggest UK tour to date in February 2010. The tour heralds the band’s ascension into British arenas and includes a major show at London’s Wembley Arena. Thirty Seconds To Mars previewed the December 7th release of their highly anticipated new album ‘THIS IS WAR’ with an intimate low-key show at London’s Koko on November 16th. The band will then return to these shores for the following shows in support of the album’s release:
Friday 19th – Nottingham Trent FM Arena – 0844 4124 624
Saturday 20th – Manchester Evening News Arena – 0844 847 8000
Sunday 21st – Cardiff International Arena – 029 2022 4488
Tuesday 23rd – London, Wembley Arena – 0844 815 0815
Saturday 27th – Glasgow, SECC – 0844 4999 990
Priced at £22.50 for London and £20 for all regional dates, tickets will initially be available through an exclusive pre-sale to fan club members that commences at 9am on Wednesday 18th November. Tickets will go on general sale at 9.30am on Saturday 21st November available at http://www.gigsandtours.com / 24 hr cc hotline 0871 2200 260 and http://www.gigsinscotland.com for the Glasgow date.
The follow-up to their incredibly successful multi-Platinum album release ‘A Beautiful Lie’, ‘THIS IS WAR’ was produced by Flood (U2, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails), Steve Lillywhite (The Rolling Stones, U2) and Thirty Seconds To Mars. The first single will be the RADIO ONE and XFM playlisted ‘KINGS AND QUEENS’ which is set for November 29th release.
Formed by brothers Jared and Shannon Leto, Thirty Seconds to Mars have won numerous awards and accolades, including an MTV Video Music Award, three MTV EMA’s, an MTV Latin and Asia Award, a Fuse Award, and three Kerrang! Awards. Thirty Seconds to Mars’ second album, ‘A Beautiful Lie’ hit platinum status after almost two years of heavy touring and winning fans over, one by one.
Thirty Seconds To Mars have over 500 live performances under their belts since the release of ‘A Beautiful Lie,’ including major festival shows like Lollapalooza in the United States, Holland’s Pinkpop Festival and Japan’s Summer Sonic, which has earned them a growing, loyal, global fan base.