The American band 30 Seconds to Mars, founded by Jared and Shannon Leto in 1998, plays in the genre of alternative rock. By that time, Jared was a recognizable actor in Hollywood, and the band was conceived as a small family project. It unexpectedly turned out to be very successful, and the team became famous all over the world.
Thirty Seconds to Mars has sold more than 3.5 million albums during its musical activity. The band recorded five studio albums, hits from which invariably topped the popular American charts. The cult song The Kill became an absolute record holder, having stayed on the national Modern Rock radio chart for 50 weeks. From 2006 to 2018, the band conducted seven large-scale concert tours.