Thirty Seconds To Mars today announced their 2011 U.S. tour, presented by HP. Tickets go on sale on November 19 at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.
Thirty Seconds To Mars will end 2010 playing sold-out arena shows throughout Europe, including London ‘s legendary O2, and will play a very special New Year’s Eve show at the Pearl Theater in the Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas .
This has been a big year for Thirty Seconds To Mars as the band experienced several career highs in 2010.This Is War (Virgin Records) reached No. 1 on the alternative album airplay charts.single “Closer To The Edge” is currently on its way up the modern rock chart, sitting at No. 11 this week and will impact Top 40 radio in January. They also performed their new single “Hurricane” featuring Kanye West for the first time on television and were joined on stage by Kanye himself for a surprise show-stopping performance. They also won their fourth Kerrang! Award as winner of the 2010 Best International Band.
This Is War was originally released in December 2009 and has been certified gold in six different countries around the world including Germany , South Africa , Austria , Belgium , Australia and a double gold award in the U.K.Last week, Thirty Seconds To Mars released a deluxe edition of The new edition of the album also has four different covers and an entire new look and design.
The album’s next single will be “Hurricane” feat. Kanye West. The band released a sneak peak trailer from the video on their website last week and the full video is expected to premiere soon..
HP will play a central role in enhancing music fans’ live music experience by enabling them to print from their mobile devices to an HP ePrint–enabled printer from anywhere in the world through the simplicity of email. To illustrate how easy it is to connect with Thirty Seconds To Mars, HP will launch two fan-driven promotions, “HP ePrint Conest,” and “ePrint Your HP Entry.”
“HP ePrint Contest” enables fans to print a photo depicting why they are the biggest Thirty Seconds To Mars fan directly to the band’s HP printer. The biggest fan, selected by the band, will win a trip to see the show and meet the band in person during the tour’s Atlanta , GA stop. The photos printed using HP e Pr int will be a special addition to the band’s tour, giving Thirty Seconds To Mars a unique way to connect and engage with their fans.
“ePrint Your HP Entry” is an opportunity for ticket holders to print to their venue box office and receive $15 Live Nation ® Concert Cash ® or an opportunity to meet the band in person at the show.
Details on the HP e Pr int fan promotions can be found at www.livenation.com/HPthirtysecondstomars.
“Our relationship with Thirty Seconds To Mars enables HP to introduce live music fans to our amazing new e Pr int technology that is revolutionizing “HP wants fans to engage with the music they love in innovative ways and learn how they can use this technology in their everyday lives.”
“We are bringing together one of the most well-known brands in printing and one of today’s coolest artists to illustrate the benefits of HP ePrint’s cutting edge technology,” said Russell Wallach, president of the Live Nation Network. “We hope to creatively engage Thirty Seconds To Mars fans with HP ePrint technology.”