Thirty Seconds To Mars capture 2013 MTV VMA for Best Rock Video

30 secs to mars VMASLast night in Brooklyn, NY, Thirty Seconds To Mars took home the coveted Moonman for Best Rock Video at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. The band’s single “Up In The Air” beat out some heavy competition in Imagine Dragons, Mumford & Sons, Vampire Weekend, and Fallout Boy. This year’s win marks the band’s third VMA win. Throughout their career, Thirty Seconds To Mars have been nominated for twelve Video Music Awards. The band recently completed production on a new music video for the song “City of Angels”, off their latest album Love, Lust, Faith + Dreams. The record debuted at #6 on the Billboard Top 200, and sold over 52,000 copies in it’s first week of sales.

Thirty Seconds To Mars formed in Los Angeles, CA in 1998. Since then,30 Secs to Mars Love Dreams album they have released four studio albums and three EPs that have sold over 10 million copies combined. The band’s 2002 self-titled debut LP hit #107 on the Billboard Top 200, and supported bands like Incubus, Chevelle, Sevendust, and Puddle of Mudd on tour. Their sophomore effort, 2006’s A Beautiful Liehit #36 on the Billboard Top 200. The album produced four singles, including the smash-hit “The Kill”. The album went on to be certified platinum. They supported the album by touring with The Used and Linkin Park, and playing several festivals including Rock am Ring, Pinkpop, Download Festival, and more. In 2009, the band re-grouped in the studio and released their third album, This Is WarThe album hit #18 on the Billboard Top 200, and featured another smash single, “Kings and Queens”. The band toured relentlessly in support of the album, and set a Guinness World Record for “Longest Concert Tour by a Rock Band”, playing 309 shows in just over two years. In May 2013, Thirty Seconds to Mars released their much-anticipated fourth studio album, Love Lust Faith + Dreams. The disc debuted at #6 on the Billboard Top 200, giving the band it’s first Top 10 hit record. Throughout their decorated career, Thirty Seconds To Mars have garnered 6 Kerrang! Awards, 1 Billboard Music Award, 1 NME Award, and 11 MTV Awards in 4 countries. – by Matt Bishop

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2013 World Tour

North American Dates
9/27 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
9/29 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
10/1 Montreal, QC Metropolis
10/3 Toronto, ON The Sound Academy
10/4 Columbus, OH The LC Pavilion
10/8 Denver, CO The Fillmore
10/9 Magna, UT The Great Saltair
10/11 San Jose, CA Event Center at San Jose State
10/12 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl

UK & Ireland Dates
14/11/2013 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
15/11/2013 Birmingham NIA
16/11/2013 Manchester Arena
18/11/2013 Newcastle Arena
19/11/2013 Glasgow Hydro
21/11/2013 Nottingham Arena
23/11/2013 London o2 Arena
25/11/2013 Dublin o2 Arena
26/11/2013 Belfast Odyssey

About Matt Bishop

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