Mars Transmission – Newsletter n° 34

Transmission: The Official Thirty Seconds to Mars Newsletter

Jared during Into The Wild Photo credit: PhotographyOnTheRoad

This Week – 05/12/2010

After venturing through Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Washington, and Oregon, Thirty Seconds To Mars prepares for the final stretch of the Into The Wild North American tour. The long journey brings them full circle and back to their homestate of California with dates not only in Los Angeles, but Oakland and Santa Barbara as well.

Before finally concluding Into The Wild, Mars will also be playing a previously rescheduled show on Sunday, May 16 in Tempe, AZ. Tickets for this, and all remaining shows, can be found on the Official Tour Page.

Don’t miss your last chance to see supporting acts Neon Trees, Mutemath, Shiny Toy Guns, and Street Drum Corps with Mars! Get YOUR tickets now!

Just announced: In celebration of their homecoming, Thirty Seconds To Mars would like to invite fans attending the Greek show on Saturday May 15 to bring their LA tickets to Santa Barbara on May 14 and get in for $10!

Thurs, May 13 – Oakland, CA (Fox Theater)
Friday, May 14 – Santa Barbara, CA (Santa Barbara Bowl)
Sat, May 15 – Los Angeles, CA (Greek Theatre)
Sun, May 16 – Tempe, AZ (Marquee Theatre)
See below for details regarding dates, tickets, and other tour-related information. 
- Purchase Merchandise at MusicToday
- Ticket Buy Links can be found on the Tour Page
- Read Jared’s tour blog available by clicking here.
- Click here for printable flyers for International Tour Dates. 

MTV Buzzworthy Blog: Jared Leto’s Tour Diary

Jared Leto's Tour Diary
Thirty Seconds To Mars hits the south, Jared takes home Courtney Love’s lipstick as a souvenir, and more. View the full blog entry by clicking here.
New Into The Wild Videos
A series of new Into The Wild videos have hit Check out Mars as they go Grocery Shopping, pay a visit to the Horseshoe Tavern of Toronto, play a sold out show in NYC, NY, take a ride around Washington, DC, and run wild through Chicago, IL.
The Making Of This Is War
ANTEBELLUM: The Making of The War photo book features a series of photographs taken during the making of This Is War. You can now order the newly released book by clicking here.
Win in the MARS Sweepstakes!
Thirty Seconds to Mars fans have a chance to win 1 of 8 framed video stills from the short film, « The Ride », inspired by the song Kings and Queens. Read the official rules here, and check out the full details here. The contest ends May 30, so enter while there’s still time.
The MarsHawk
Jessica sent us this picture of her high-flying hawk. Are you sporting a MarsHawk? Send your photo, name, and location to for a chance to be featured in the next installment of Transmission!
Don’t forget about the Triad Global Assault Mission!
Triad Global Assault
Featured this week are the Echelon of Estonia who proudly gathered to hit the streets of their cities with their own promo team.
Echelon Estonia
Learn more about the Mission by clicking here, or submit YOUR photos by visiting the Official Triad Global Assault Flickr pool by clicking here.
12 Steps to Mars
Help us spread the word about Thirty Seconds To Mars and the new album, This Is War. Below are the 12 Steps to Mars which you can use on a daily basis to help. Click Here to Read NOW!
Here are some tools you can print out on your own!
Flyers •  Mars StencilFull Size Poster
Echelon Estonia
Echelon Estonia also printed their own flyers to help them spread the word around town, displaying the information as well as handing them out to locals who hadn’t yet heard about Mars.

If you have pictures or video from your own street team missions, please send links to

Weekly Picks From the Band

Book of the Week

A World Without Ice - Henry Pollack, Ph. D.A World Without Ice by Henry Pollack, Ph. D. answers many questions about the pending crisis of a planet without ice due to rapid population growth and the rise of industrial economies that have pushed the relationship between ice and people to a tipping point.

Movie of the Week

KluteKlute is a 1971 film which tells the story of a prostitute who assists a detective in solving a mystery. Starring Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, Dorothy Tristan, Vivian Nathan, and Roy Scheider, the movie was written by Andy Lewis and Dave Lewis and directed by Alan J. Pakula.

Album of the Week

Incubus - Make YourselfIncubus – Make Yourself is the third album by the American rock band and features three charting singles, « Pardon Me », « Stellar », and « Drive ».  The album itself is featured in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

Website of the Week

Books For AfricaBooks For Africa
Books For Africa is the world’s largest shipper of donated books to the African continent. Since 1988, Books For Africa has shipped over 22 million high-quality text and library books to children and adults in 45 African countries. Millions more are needed.