Creating and participants
Group B “30 seconds to MarsV» has been established in 1998 in Los Angeles Summer brothers. It started as a small family project. Jared Leto is already at that time was a successful actor in Hollywood. But he did not use his name for the promotion of the group. Jared refuses to play at venues that use his name to attract the public.
Later, he joined the project Matt Wachter (2001-2007) as the bassist and keyboardist. But in 2007 he left the band.
Before the collective group came Tomo Milicevic (2003 to present) and finally was working with Jared and Shannon Leto, sB The “ 30 seconds to Mars The “In play Kevin Drake (rhythm guitar, 2001-2002) and Solon Bixler (guitar, backing vocals, 2001-2003), who left the band mainly because of tight tour schedule. Also on the tour participated Tim Kelleher (bass guitar, keyboards, 2007-2010).
Currently, the group three members. Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Milicevic, as well as members of the tour: Braxton Olita strong> (rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals, 2009 to the present) and Matt MakDzhankins ( Bass, 2011 to the present).
About the group name
During the first album the band called itself 30 seconds to Mars, but with the release of their second album in «A Beautiful LieV” name was The «Thirty seconds to MarsV».
In an interview Jared Leto told:
The “For us in the name of”30 seconds before the Marsala”has little to do with space, the universe or anything like that. This is the name that works on several levels. Most importantly, it gives a good idea of our sound. This is a lyrical phrase suggestive of something cinematic, and filled with immediacy. This gives some sense of otherness. The concept of space is so vast and all-encompassing, and I doubt that I wrote the song is not included in negoV ».
Shannon Leto said next to the name of the group:
The “This represents a lot of things. This thesis professor. He talked about the development of technology; the evolution of mankind and about what role it plays. Subcategory of thirty seconds to Mars. It was similar to the exponential growth of the person. We are literally thirty seconds away from Mars! And all this right here, right now, and it’s so crazy and fast ».
A former member of the Matt Wachter in an interview with Virgin Records on the name of the group:
In the “Name of the group comes from a thesis that we found on the Internet. It was written by a former Harvard professor. And one of the subsections in his dissertation called “Thirty seconds to Marsala.” In it, he went on to talk about the exponential growth of technology that relates to humans and saying that we are literally thirty seconds to Mars. We decided that it most accurately describes our music, one frazoyV ».
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The first band logo â € “Phoenix. Participants themselves call it Mitra – Mithra (MithrasvЂ “god Mithra â €”is the god of the sun in drevnevostonyh religions). Phoenix carries the phrase, motto groups in Latin The «Provehito in AltumV». which literally means The”Climb in vysotuV.” This logo was used on the debut album of 30 seconds to Mars.
The second album in «A Beautiful LieV”to use the new logo â €”Triple Badge – together with the name and the motto of the group: three skulls and three arrows pointing inwards, and in the middle of one of the glyphs.
With the release of the third album, «This Is WarV.”Group introduced a new logo, known as Triad. which refers to the”Group of trёhV”, so three sides of a triangle.
Though the band members were never told what the glyphs mean, however, there is reason to believe that the glyphs are graphical representation of the group’s name in the «Thirty seconds to MarsV».
The first glyph represents the number of thirty (30) â € “two intertwined with each other triples.
The second â € “second. Symbol projects the image of the external clock.
The third glyph â € “three bands â €”form a background promezhutkamiV Roman numeral two. The play on words in English: The”toV» (preposition in “Dove”in”kV”) and The “twoV» (In the “two) sounds the same.
And the fourth glyph is a symbol of the planet Mars along with its satellites, Deimos and Phobos.
30 seconds to Mars sold more than 3.5 million albums worldwide.
The fourth single, «A Beautiful LieV” was filmed in the 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
In «The KillV” set absolute record radio Modern Rock, where he remained in a national chart more than fifty weeks.
The site was created as a www.abeautifullie.org board to educate the public environmental problems and the ways of their solutions.
December 7, 2011 a group of Thirty Seconds To Mars will set a new record, which can get into the Guinness Book of Records: the concert in New York City at the Hammerstein BallroomV will be a jubilee 300th concert in support of their latest album “This Is War” ( 2009) .. The