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I remember hearing 30 Seconds to Mars (Jared Leto's alternative rock band) back around 2001 and 2002. They sounded kinda like a mix of alternative rock, progressive rock, and space rock with some metal thrown in. I remember liking the two radio hits they had (Capricorn and Edge of the Earth). I never heard anything after their first album, but I just stumbled across this BBC radio session of them doing a cover of Lady Gaga's Bad Romance. Kinda reminds me of how Faith No More did a cover of Poker Face, but this cover here actually works pretty well. :yesway:

 

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That's quite an awesome version of that song. I had their first album and really loved a few of the tracks, but they got more boring to me as they "matured" as a band. Nevertheless, I still really love some of the stuff from the first record.

 

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I really dug that first album. Bob Ezrin produced that one and I love everything that guy's worked on. I wonder if the band never took off the way they did, if they'd still be doing that kind of music that's on the first album.

Dude's a great actor, great songwriter, killer singer....and chick's love the fuck out of him. Fucking asshole. I get a kick out of him saying in the past that he got into the acting business so he could pay the bills while working on music.

I'm sure he made some entertainment connections along the road while acting, but to become as successful as he has in two industries where failure is greater than success, that's pretty damn cool.
 

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A friend of mine saw him at Download, apparently people were giving him shit before they even started. But he turned out to be a funny likeable guy and from all accounts put on a killer show. I don't like his band but as others have said he seems talented.
 

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I really like him as an actor and I think he has a great voice. I did end up checking out the music they released after their first album and I have to say that 90% of it was really boring... which I find really weird, considering how interesting the music on their debut album was. :lol:

I don't see myself buying any of their albums, but the dude is really talented. I think I prefer him as an actor, though.

I do really like this song by them:

 

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I still really love some of the stuff from the first record.
Never been much of a fan of this band but I liked that and will check out the first album. Artifact was on Palladia the other night. I recorded it because the little bits I saw about major labels seemed pretty interesting. Haven't watched it yet though.
 

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That's quite an awesome version of that song. I had their first album and really loved a few of the tracks, but they got more boring to me as they "matured" as a band. Nevertheless, I still really love some of the stuff from the first record.

30 Seconds To Mars-The Mission [Lyrics] - YouTube
Their first album is great! Everything I've heard after that is unfortunately as you say, quite boring to my ears.
 

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I saw them open for Sevendust at the Hampton Beach Casino back on that first tour, they were getting a LOT of shit from the audience. Some guy had his middle finger pointed at Jared the entire set, towards the end Jared thanked him for his persistence then stage dived right over the guy where his genitals were fondled by every chick who touched him. Then he got in his tour bus and went off to sell a few million records.....Jared won.

I'd imagine they got a lot of shit on those first few tours, just because he was the guy from My So Called Life.
 

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I really liked their first album, like many others have said. Hopefully their music will turn back in that direction. But, cool version on that video.
 
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