Confirm biggest ever UK tour which includes London O2 Arena date;
3 dates added due to popular demand
new single ‘Closer To The Edge’ out now
Fast on their way to becoming one of the world’s biggest bands, Thirty Seconds To Mars’ status in the UK has already been proven with shows this year that include a sold-out arena tour as well as a headline slot on the second stage at Download Festival plus appearances at Oxegen and T in the Park.
Their undeniable success continues with the confirmation of their biggest UK tour to date which commences at the end of November and due to phenomenal demand three new dates have been added in Cardiff and Newcastle and a second date in Brighton. These go onsale Friday 30th July @ 9am. The tour, including a show at London’s 02 Arena on November 30th, will see the band play to a combined audience of over 50,000 people (support provided by Enter Shikari).
25th – Brighton Centre
26th – Cardiff CIA
27th – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
29th – The Brighton Centre
30th – London, The O2 Arena
1st – Birmingham, NIA
3rd – Aberdeen, AECC
4th – Manchester, Central
Tickets for the new shows go on sale at 9am on Friday 30th July at a price of and £22
If you missed it; Jared Leto appeared on Alan Carr ‘Chatty Man’ last week, check out his memorable interview here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gd4TZLpDj34_
Thirty Seconds To Mars follow their triumphant Download set with the release of the new single ‘Closer To The Edge’. Co-produced by Flood (U2, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails), Steve Lillywhite (The Rolling Stones, Talking Heads, Peter Gabriel) and Thirty Seconds To Mars, the uplifting ‘Close To The Edge’ is led by Jared Leto’s soaring vocals and backed with an undercurrent of electronic flourishes.
Taken from the global hit album ‘This is War’, ‘Close to The Edge’ features backing vocals courtesy of the band’s dedicated fans The Echelon, who contributed to the album’s recording during sessions in nine different countries stretching from America to Australia.
Formed by brothers Jared and Shannon Leto and completed by Tomo Milicevic, Thirty Seconds To Mars have 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. Thirsty Second To Mars have been nominated for four Kerrang! Awards this year; for more information go to www.kerrang.com
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