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Thirty Seconds To Mars, "The Monolith Tour " at The Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin

A still from the performance ‘Thirty Seconds To Mars ’
(Courtesy:The Mercedes-Benz Arena)

The Mercedes-Benz Arena will be hosting "Thirty Seconds To Mars," as part of their Monolith Tour. Formed in 1998, Thirty Seconds to Mars is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band comprises of Jared Leto, the lead vocalist, who also plays the guitar, bass, keyboards), Shannon Leto who does the drums and percussion and Tomo Milicevic taking helm of the lead guitar, violin, bass, keyboards and other instruments. Stlylishly known as 30 Seconds to Mars, the album released in 2002, and was produced by Bob Ezrin. Though it released to positive reviews it could garner very limite commercial success. It was with their second album titled "A Beautiful Lie," which released in 2005 that fetched the band worldwide recognition and multiple certifications all across the globe, emerging as a platinum winner in the United States.

Their next album came in 2009 titled "This Is War," brought about a drastic change in the band's style of music as they created a unique amalgam eclectic influences and experimental music. The recording process of the album got into trouble and was hit by a legal dispute with record label EMI. The topic eventually became the subject of a documentary film called Artifact. The band then decided to move to Universal Music and in 2013 released their fourth album titled "Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams," which enjoyed both critical and commercial success. Since then the band has been consistently enjoying sold out tours and a gamut of headline making festival slots.

The band is most noted for its energetic live performances in which they seamlessly fuse music genres of music. Their music has been compared the likes of greats like U2,Pink Floyd, The Cure and Tool, as their lyrics are spiritual and philosophical and do not fret from the using experimental music. Thirty Seconds to Mars has received numerous awards and accolades throughout their career, that includes a Guinness World Record, and an inclusion in the Kerrang list of best artists of the 2000s.

The show is on May 3, 2018 at Mercedes-Platz 1, 10243 Berlin

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