30 Seconds to Mars to perform at MTV World Stage Mexico
HollywoodNews.com: MTV Latin America has just announced the 30 Seconds to Mars will be performing at the MTV World Stage Mexico. The international event will also include performances by rock icons The Smashing Pumpkins.
“We’re very excited to have Thirty Seconds to Mars join us for MTV World Stage Mexico,” commented Marc Zimet, Vice President Music Programming and Talent Relations, MTV Networks and Tr3s. “Having witnessed firsthand how audiences in Mexico, and all over the world, respond to their music is a testament to why they are the perfect band to celebrate this special moment in history with us.”
Founded in 1998, Thirty Seconds to Mars reached mainstream fame with their 2002 self-titled album. Their international breakthrough release, A Beautiful Lie (2005) reached multi-platinum status around the world and spawned the hit singles “The Kill”, “From Yesterday” and the title track. Their latest release, This is War (2009) features such hits as “Kings and Queens”, “This is War”, and “Closer to the Edge”. Currently, Thirty Seconds to Mars is preparing for a Latin American tour, scheduled for fall 2010.
Band members include Jared Leto (guitar and vocals), Shannon Leto (drums) and Tomo Milicevic (guitar). The band has been nominated for various MTV awards around the world, including a win for “Best International Rock Band” at the 2007 Los Premios MTV. That same year, the band took home a Moonman for “MTV2 Video of the Year” at the MTV VMAs and two MTV Australia VMAs, as well as the “Rock Out” award at the 2007 MTV EMAs.
The show will be taped on August 26th at the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City and will air Friday, September 24th on MTV Latin America during Mexico’s month-long Bicentennial celebration.
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