30 Seconds to Mars

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    The Big Fish Pub in Tempe is Closing on June 30

    Tempe's increasingly barren live music scene is about to get even more desolate as another landmark venue is about to go out of business. The Big Fish Pub, the infamous University Drive rock bar that's been featuring local and touring bands for nearly 20 years, will close its doors and unplug it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Title Fight, Balance and Composure - Nile Theater, Mesa - 9/23/2013

    Title Fight, Balance and Composure, Cruel Hand, Slingshot DakotaNile Theater, MesaMonday, September 23 I hesitate to use the word "emo" because of its semantics. For a lot of people, it means a specific time and place--D.C. in the '80s, the Midwest in the '90s--and use of the label outside of that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    Without using a time-turner--and those things are dangerous--it's impossible to see every show in Phoenix every week. It's not even possible to see all five shows in this list. But I really don't think you should resort to time-travel. There'll be five more must-see shows this weekend, after all. ... More >>

  • Music

    July 25, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Our 10 Favorite Martian Songs in Honor of Curiosity

    Ever since Curiosity survived the seven minutes of terror and landed on Mars last Sunday, we continue to be fascinated by the rover's pictures. Last week the device, which looks like it could be Wall-E's cousin, took a cool black and white panoramic shot of the red planet. The environment kind of lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Puscifer's Matt McJunkin Says The Band is Working on a New Project (Plus, He's Working with Katy Perry)

    It's hard to keep up with Maynard James Keenan's Puscifer, let alone predict where he's taking the project next. The music melds the masculinity of industrial, comedic and experimental rock with the feminine side of ambient, trippy instrumentals. After all, Keenan, the only permanent member of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    The Kooks Attribute Inspiration for New Album to Cocaine Use

    ​The Kooks' frontman Luke Pritchard has revealed that at least a portion of the band's upcoming third album, Junk of the Heart, was inspired by cocaine use, according to NME."I was getting a bit rampant generally," Pritchard told the Daily Star in a recent interview. "I slowly realized I was going ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    X Japan Leader Yoshiki Launches Celebrity Auction to Benefit Japan's Earthquake Recovery

    Photo by NishiokaYoshiki​To a music fan, there's nothing like having a unique piece of memorabilia from their favorite artist -- for example, an autographed guitar, or maybe the mandolin that Ministry used on three world tours, or Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis' MTV Europe Award. To a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Jared Leto Proves That Yes, You Can Rock a Pink Mohawk and Still Be Hot at Marquee Theatre

    In case you happened to miss Jared Leto in all his gorgeous glory (pink mohawk, what?!) last night at the Marquee Theatre with his band 30 Seconds to Mars, Up on the Sun presents a collection of reviews by the fans, all in 140 characters or less. @sammiXvicious- best part of the 30 Seconds To Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    March 30 In Blogs: Barack Obama, Wrestlemania, Bacon, and John McCain

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Barack Obama's Quota on Non-Criminal Aliens: 400,000 Per Year, Get Them Where You Can Up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    30 Seconds to Mars May Be Short on Eyeliner, Not on Talent

    Mmmm, Jared Leto​OK, I'm going to say this, and it's not just because Jared Leto is freaking hott: 30 Seconds to Mars put on one of the best band performances on network television when they performed last week on Conan O'Brien, and my YouTube browser can't refresh quickly enough.The rock b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Street Sweeper Social Club Urges Everyone To "Go Apeshit" At Third Thursday

    Adriane GoetzStreet Sweeper Social Club guitarist Tom Morello​By Adriane Goetz"We're not just a band...we're a social club!"Boots Riley repeated this phrase several times throughout Street Sweeper Social Club's performance on Thursday night, and while the largely high school aged crowd didn't seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Tom Morello's Street Sweeper Social Club to Play FM 103.9's Third Thursday This Month

    ​Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave's Tom Morello will bring his new band, Street Sweeper Social Club, to downtown Scottsdale Thursday, Aug. 20. The band will perform during FM 103.9's monthly 3rd Thursday Block Party on Craftsman Court, across from Dos Gringos. The group, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    You Asked For It: Sketching in Stereo

    Submissions to our weekly You Asked For It local CD review column come in all kinds of packaging. We've received everything from CDRs with the title scrawled on the disc in barely-legible Sharpie to thoughtful, handwritten notes with handmade custom art. We've never had anything quite as polished as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Violet Wild at Last Exit

    It's nearly 1 a.m. and I'm a few drinks into the night. I'm at Tempe's Last Exit Bar & Grill to watch Violet Wild, one of my favorite local pop-rock bands who used to play anywhere and everywhere a year ago and pretty much whored themselves out in the local music scene - playing gigs almost ever ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 27, 2007


    Rockin' and rollin' ´til the cows come home

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    Space Case

    Letos entertain you

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Gas Bag Man

    The winged wonder rags on dead Republi-con Jeff Groscost, Tempe's "PG clause," and Dr. Sketchy's anti-art lameness

  • Music

    September 28, 2006


    Still hot