New Single “Closer To The Edge” Climbs To #23 At Alternative Radio

“Closer To The Edge” Video Added To MTV, MTV2, MTVU, MTV Hits, MTV Tr3s, Vh1 And Music Choice

Deluxe Edition Of Album This Is War To Be Released November 9th

Following their win for Best Rock Video at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards and Best International Group at the 2010 Kerrang! Awards, it was announced yesterday that Thirty Seconds To Mars have been nominated for 3 MTV EMA’s including Best Video and Best Rock for “Kings & Queens” and Best World Stage Performance. The EMA’s will be handed out on November 7th in Madrid, Spain. Fans can vote for Thirty Seconds To Mars in the Best Rock and Best World Stage Performance categories at The band previously announced that they are releasing a deluxe edition of the album This Is War which features a new version of the single “Hurricane” featuring Kanye West, their live versions of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance and Kanye West’s “Stronger” for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge and bonus DVD content (full track listing below). Following 2-consecutive #1 singles at alternative radio with “Kings & Queens” and “This Is War,” the album’s third single “Closer to the Edge” is currently climbing the charts and is at #23 this week. The video was added to Vh1 this week, joining previous adds at MTV, MTV2, mtvU, MTV Tr3s and Music Choice.

Following their appearance at the VMA’s, frontman Jared Leto was the #1 top trending topic on twitter for 15-hours. He was the top trending top again last Thursday after appearing on the talk show “Chelsea Lately.” Sales also spiked on both the album and “Kings & Queens” single following the VMA win. “Kings & Queens” is currently featured in the promo spots for the new ABC show “My Generation” and is also being used in the trailer for the new Warner Bros. film “Legend of the Guardians.”

Thirty Seconds To Mars is currently on the 2nd U.S. leg of their massively successful “Into The Wild” world tour with Neon Trees, Violent Soho and New Politics (full Schedule below). The first leg of the tour took them to 89 cities in 27 countries where they played in front of over 1.3 million ecstatic fans. The European leg of the tour was the band’s first arena headline tour and they sold out shows around the globe including gigs at London’s Wembley Arena and Paris’ Bercy Arena. They return to Europe in November where they will play arena dates, including a sold-out show at London’s famed 02 Arena on November 30th.

Since the December 9th, 2009 release of This Is War, Thirty Seconds To Mars have been experiencing several career highs. They recently celebrated their third #1 single at alternative radio with “This Is War.” “Kings & Queens” hit #1 in January and the platinum-selling A Beautiful Lie’s “From Yesterday” reached #1 in 2007. A Beautiful Lie’s “The Kill” was voted the #1 alternative song of the decade by AOL Radio listeners. In addition to their MTV 2010 VMA win and EMA nominations, Thirty Seconds To Mars was the most nominated band at the 2010 Kerrang Awards with 4 nominations, winning the award for Best International Band. They have won 3 previous Kerrang Awards, an MTV Video Music Award, three MTV EMA’s, an MTV Latin and Asia Award and a Fuse Award.

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This Is War Deluxe Edition Tracklisting
1. Escape
2. Night of the Hunter
3. Kings and Queens
4. This is War
5. 100 Suns
6. Hurricane
7. Closer to the Edge
8. Vox Populi
9. Search and Destroy
10. Alibi
11. Strnager in a Strange Land
12. L490

Bonus Audio Content on CD:
Hurricane feat. Kanye West
Bad Romance – Live BBC Version
Stronger – Live BBC Version

Closer To The Edge
Kings & Queens
Making of Kings and Queens
Into the Wild EPK
Behind the Summit
War is Coming spots
Photo Gallery

“Into The Wild” Fall U.S. Tour Dates
Sep 21 Calgary, AB MacEwan Hall
Sep 22 Vancouver, BC Queen Elizabeth Theater
Sep 23 Medford, OR Medford Academy
Sep 25 Oreum, UT Utah Valley College
Sep 26 Fontana, CA Auto Club Speedway SOCAL
Sep 29 Kingsville, TX Texas A&M University
Sep 30 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
Oct 2 Clive, IA 7 Flags Event Center
Oct 3 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian
Oct 4 Murray, KY Curris Ctr at Murray St
Oct 6 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
Oct 7 Columbus, OH LC Pavilion
Oct 8 Kent, OH Kent State
Oct 9 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
Oct 11 Louisville, KY Expo Five
Oct 12 Nashville, TN Rocketown
Oct 13 Charlotte, NC Fillmore
Oct 15 Tampa, FL USF Outdoors
Oct 16 Pensacola, FL DeLuna Festival

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