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These Songs Were Made With The Cemetery In Mind

8/28/2015 3:24pm EDT
10 Songs About Death And Burial
Death is an eerie thing – understatement to the nth degree. Still, it’s real-life and as uncomfortable a topic it may be, it must be discussed. In the context of this article, death is approached from the postmortem practice of burial. There are no references to embalming, mummification or cremation. Who in their right mind would write a song about those things anyways? Well maybe somebody, but it doesn’t happen here! Still, these joints have the cemetery in mind.

1) Rick Ross featuring T.I., “Bury Me A G” (Self Made Volume 2, 2012)

On “Bury Me A G,” Rick Ross doesn’t seem to care a...

30 Seconds To Mars Launch Single From Space

3/19/2013 9:27am EDT
30 Seconds to Mars
30 Seconds to Mars broadcast their new single 'Up In The Air' from space at midnight this morning with the help of NASA. 

The rockers - comprised of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Mili?evi? - announced their fourth album, Love Lust + Faith Dreams, will be released on May 20, following the inter-galactic launch of their aptly-named first single, Up In The Air, last night.

The band teamed up with NASA to premiere their new track from space and a copy of the single was launched via a SpaceX cargo mission on March 1. It was given its first ever play by astronauts orbiting 230 miles above E...

30 Seconds To Mars Break World Record

12/13/2011 11:33am EST
30 Seconds to Mars
Rockers 30 Seconds To Mars are celebrating after setting a new world record for performing the most shows during a single album cycle.

The group, fronted by Jared Leto, have played 309 concerts in just over two years while promoting This Is War, which was first released in December, 2009.

The band performed its 300th show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on December 7th, followed by a week of special gigs to celebrate the milestone - and Leto has thanked fans for their support during the mammoth trek.

In a post on his blog, he writes, "For over two years we have traveled (...

Jared Leto Makes Odd Fashion Statement In Red Suit, Black Gloves

10/29/2011 5:15pm EDT
Jared Leto
Jared Leto attended the GQ Men Of The Year 2011 awards at Komische Oper. in Berlin, Germany, Friday wearing a bright red suit and black leather gloves. Per usual, his hair was teased up high above his forehead.

The actor is known for his unconventional fashion. Earlier this month at the Chanel fashion show during Paris fashion week he wore a skirt. The previous day he wore a mesh tanktop to the Yves Saint Laurent show.

Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars will perform its 300th show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on December 7, making history for performing the most shows during a...

30 Seconds To Mars To Make Music History

10/17/2011 8:46pm EDT
30 Seconds to Mars
Rockers 30 Seconds to Mars are set to make history in December for performing the most shows during a single album cycle.

The group has been promoting its latest record "This Is War" since its release in December, 2009, and now the band's hard work has paid off.

The hitmakers will perform their 300th show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on December 7 and then kick-off a week of special shows to celebrate the milestone.

Frontman Jared Leto says, "We have been on the road for an incredible and insane two years and thought what better way to celebrate the end of this phenomenal...

30 Seconds to Mars Show Canceled After Another Stage Collapse Kills Two In Belgium

8/18/2011 9:30pm EDT
30 Seconds to Mars
A third stage collapse at a major festival in a month has claimed the lives of two music fans.

Rockers Smith Westerns were performing at the Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium on Thursday when the stage gave way beneath them.

Reports suggest severe rain storms and winds weakened the structure and it collapsed so quickly that not all fans were able to get out of the way.

Frontman Cullen Omori took to to comment on the stage collapse before he was aware fans had died.

He wrote, "Stage collapsed (guitarist) max almost got crushed... I hope pukkelpop has insurance bc (because) all ou...

Def Leppard Honored At Kerrang! Awards For Their Inspiration (Full List Of Winners)

6/10/2011 12:02am EDT
Def Leppard
British rockers Def Leppard were honored Thursday night at the annual Kerrang! awards in London with this year's Inspiration Award. Thursday's even marked the 30th anniversary of the annual hard rock & heavy metal awards, put on by the British metal magazine.

But it was actor/rocker Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds to Mars who were the toast of the British rock scene after picking up two trophies.

The rockers beat out competition from frontrunners My Chemical Romance by winning awards for Best International Band and Best Single for their hit "Hurricane."

Leto took to to announce...

My Chemical Romance Lead 2011 Kerrang! Awards

5/4/2011 8:29am EDT
My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance are leading this year's Kerrang! Awards with nominations in five categories, including best band.

Readers of the British magazine voted the group's record Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys for Best Album, while the rockers are also nominated in categories for Best International Band, Best Live, Best Single for Planetary (GO!), and Best Video (Na Na Na).

Frontman Gerard Way says in a statement, "The U.K. has always been one of our favorite places to play as band, and we are so grateful for these nominations and the continued support from Kerrang!, i...

EMI's Family Of Artists And Songwriters Raise $940,000 To Support Japanese Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts

4/26/2011 2:43pm EDT
30 Seconds To Mars
An auction of exclusive personal items and memorabilia donated by EMI’s family of artists and songwriters has raised $940,000 in funds to help the Red Cross support people affected by last month’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

The charity auction, which launched on eBay’s worldwide sites on April 5, attracted bids totaling $470,000 from music fans around the world. All the money from winning bidders will be doubled through a donation by EMI.

EMI Group CEO Roger Faxon commented: “What a wonderful result!! It was made possible by the extraordinary generosity of so many members of the EMI...

Watch Jared Leto's Eerie Kurt Cobain Tribute

4/7/2011 9:18am EDT
Jared Leto
30 Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto has filmed an eerie tribute to his musical hero Kurt Cobain to mark the 17th anniversary of the late Nirvana star's death.

The rocker/actor has posted a video online of him performing Nirvana's "Pennyroyal Tea" and "Rape Me," dressed like Cobain.

Leto has also posted a tribute on his blog, explaining the bizarre video.

He writes, "I heard today (April 5) was the day Kurt passed away 17 years ago. Can't believe it's been that long. So grateful for his contribution and inspiration. Not sure I'd be doing this if it weren't for him.

"I shot a short pie...

Dillinger Escape Plan Frontman Slams 'Poser' Jared Leto

3/7/2011 12:26pm EST
Dillinger Escape
Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato has aimed a scathing internet rant at 30 Seconds To Mars star Jared Leto, branding the rocker "a poser" and urging him to go "back to acting."

Puciato took to his page and fired off a number of angry messages aimed at the Chapter 27 star, ranting about Leto's former career as an actor and even his outlandish hairstyles.

He writes, "How much of a f**king dork is Jared Leto? That guy's shtick is revolting. Biggest f**king poser. Makes Fred Durst seem like Jim Morrison. Anyone in this industry who has any pride should be ashamed if th...

Actors Who Can Actually Sing

1/19/2011 11:00am EST
Gwyneth Paltrow Country Strong
Who knew they could sing? There are a few actors who are carving out second careers by moonlighting part-time as singers, and others, just by finding ways to exploit their hidden given talents singing on film or television.

Gwyneth Paltrow

She may have raised some eyebrows, but actress Gwyneth Paltrow sure can sing Country music. The Oscar winning actress put her veiled singing talents up front and center for the new film Country Strong.

Jamie Foxx

Actor Jamie Foxx may have won an Oscar award for his performance in the biographic film Ray, but this actor's main passion is music. Fox...

Jared Leto Fuming Over Music Video Ban

11/30/2010 8:30am EST
Jared Leto
Jared Leto is furious about the negative reaction to 30 Seconds To Mars' latest music video, insisting TV bosses promote a "double standard" over sexual images onscreen.

The band's promo for new single Hurricane has been banned from TV after censors deemed it too explicit to broadcast because of raunchy bondage shots and violent fight scenes. Leto admits he knew the footage would cause controversy, but he never expected the video to be so widely shunned.

He tells, "We always knew there would be some images that would have a tough time getting through. But we didn't expect this k...

30 Seconds To Mars' Video Banned From TV

11/29/2010 3:19pm EST
30 Seconds to Mars
Jared Leto's latest 30 Seconds To Mars music video has been banned from TV after censors deemed it too explicit to broadcast.

The 20-minute promo for Hurricane, which Leto recently described as "a meditation on the violence of sex and the sex of violence," has caused a stir among TV executives in the U.S.

In a posting on his website on Sunday, the frontman listed a series of broadcasting issues he received from network bosses regarding sexually explicit bondage shots and violent fight scenes. And he revealed he's working on a "creative" editing solution to ensure the video...

Spotted: Katy Perry In Tight Bike Pants Riding In New York City

11/10/2010 6:00pm EST
Katy Perry
Newlywed Katy Perry bundled up against the cold to take a ride on her bike by the Hudson river in New York City this morning.

The singer is performing at the Victoria's Secret fashion show tonight.

Katy extended her October wedding celebrations at the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday after winning the night's top prize.

With new husband Russell Brand cheering her on, Perry turned the air blue thanking the "best f**king crowd in Europe" while picking up the Best Video trophy for "California Gurls," beating the likes of Lady Gaga, 30 Seconds to Mars and Eminem.

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Katy Perry & Lady Gaga Are Big Winners At MTV Europe Music Awards

11/8/2010 8:36am EST
Lady Gaga
Newlywed Katy Perry extended her October wedding celebrations at the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday after winning the night's top prize.

With new husband Russell Brand cheering her on, Perry turned the air blue thanking the "best f**king crowd in Europe" while picking up the Best Video trophy for "California Gurls," beating the likes of Lady Gaga, 30 Seconds to Mars and Eminem.

The singer, who joined her new husband for their first public appearance since becoming man and wife, shared her joy with pal Rihanna, who was forced to miss the pop star's wedding in India last month.

The "Umb...

Lady Gaga And Katy Perry Lead MTV EMAs

9/20/2010 9:13am EDT
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga and Katy Perry are set to go head-to-head at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) with five nominations apiece.

The pop stars are leading the field ahead of the awards show in November with nods in categories including Best Pop, Best Female and Best Song - and they will compete against Rihanna in all three categories. Miley Cyrus and Usher join the trio in the Best Pop category, while Shakira and Cyrus are also up for Best Female.

The Best Song prize will be a competition between Gaga's Bad Romance, Perry's California Gurls and Usher's OMG, while Rihanna features twice w...

Animal Rights Activists Upset With Lady Gaga's Latest Meat Dress

9/13/2010 12:03pm EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga has angered animal rights activists after posing in meat-style clothes for the second time in a week.

The hitmaker attracted criticism earlier this month when she posed in a bikini made from slabs of beef for the cover of Japan's Hommes Vogue magazine.

But she was unrepentant at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, repeating the stomach-churning stunt in a dress apparently fashioned from strips of red meat - and with a steak balanced on her head.

Animal rights workers have blasted Gaga yet again, urging her to ditch the meat-based clothing before she alienates all her ve...

Lady Gaga Wins A Record Eight MTV VMAs (Full List Of Winners)

9/13/2010 12:02am EDT
Lady Gaga
La La Land went Gaga on Sunday night when pop's leading Lady took the MTV Video Music Awards by storm and picked up a staggering eight awards.

Lady Gaga won her first two awards - for Best Dance Video and Best Collaboration - before the show even started. They were presented to her on the red carpet outside the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

She then claimed the event's first honour for Best Female Video ("Bad Romance") and appeared overcome with emotion as she stepped up to the stage in a gown designed for her by late style icon Alexander McQueen.

Gaga first addressed her fans, stating, ...

Jared Leto With Blond Spiky Hair - Hot Or Not?

9/1/2010 3:50pm EDT
Jared Leto
Yesterday, 30 Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto biked around New York City with a grocery bag full of food from Olive's in Soho. What do you think of his dyed locks? We wouldn't kick him out of bed.

Earlier this year Jared defended teen heartthrob Justin Bieber. Both were performing at a British music festival when the crowd booed the young popstar.

Jared quickly ordered them to stop, reported He told the audience, "He's a young kid. He'll be able to charm the crowd."

See more photos of Jared here!

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Lady Gaga Receives Record-Breaking 13 'MTV Video Music Awards' Nominations

8/3/2010 12:47pm EDT
Lady Gaga
MTV just announced the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards" nominees with Lady Gaga leading the way with an incredible 13 nods including "Best Pop Video," "Best Female Video" and "Best Dance Music Video" for her global chart-topping hit "Bad Romance."

No stranger to breaking records, Gaga can now boast having the most nominations ever in a single VMA as well as being the first female artist nominated for two different videos in the "Video of the Year" category for "Bad Romance" and "Telephone" featuring Beyoncé.

"I'm so honored for all the little monsters and self-professed freaks of the unive...

Jared Leto Defends Justin Bieber

5/24/2010 8:55am EDT
Jared Leto
Rocker Jared Leto came to Justin Bieber's rescue on Saturday by defending the teen heart-throb after he was booed at a British music festival.

Leto was performing on stage with his band 30 Seconds To Mars at Radio 1's Big Weekend event in Bangor, Wales, when Bieber's name was announced over a speaker ahead of his performance.

The crowd proceeded to boo the 16 year old but Leto quickly ordered them to stop, reports

He told the audience, "He's a young kid. He'll be able to charm the crowd."

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Jared Leto's Crazy Hair: Caught In A Windstorm? Bed Head?

12/22/2009 11:46am EST
Jared Leto
Jared Leto visited MuchOnDemand in Toronto, Canada, yesterday with a hair raising look. The typical grunge-like star looks more cleaned up than usual, but perhaps he should tone it down a bit. What do you think? See more photos after the jump.

Jared reportedly lost out on the coveted role of "Green Lantern" in Warner Bros.' live-action film based on the DC Comics hero to Ryan Reynolds.

The actor most recently starred in "Mr. Nobody" about a man close to death who ponders the many lives he might have led. As Nemo considers the many different paths his life could have taken, his memory ...

'Sci-Fi Crimes' Can Be a Good Thing Too: A Conversation with Pete Loeffler from Chevelle

9/17/2009 2:16pm EDT
Throughout their near 15 year existence, Chevelle has yet to release a bad album. After streeting their fifth, and latest, 'Sci-Fi Crimes,' why would you think they would start now? There are those that thought once bassist, and brother, Joe Loeffler, left the groups fold, they would see a sudden decline, but just the opposite is true. Since Joe departed, Chevelle has released back-to-back amazing records in 'Vena Sera' and now 'Sci-Fi Crimes.'

'Sci-Fi Crimes' finds the Chicago band at the best they have been in years. The boys brought in Brian Virtue to handle the producing duties, and...

Fashion WTFs: Jared Leto & Mickey Rourke

12/17/2008 3:00pm EST
Jared Leto Mickey Rourke Wrestler Premiere
While we questioned Ciara's high-waisted pants at 'The Wrestler' movie premiere, nothing prepared us for Jared Leto and Mickey Rourke. The hairy and greasy Leto had on a ridiculous pair of glove/mittens and looked like he just came from a homeless shelter, Phish show or both. And Mickey Apparently there's a store that sells circus ringleader clothes? Even T-Pain wouldn't wear that.

What do you think of the guys' outfits? Leave a comment below!

Jared Leto:

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Slideshow: Male Musicians Who Look Like Girls

8/31/2008 9:30am EDT
Guys who look like girls
We've noticed an abundance of male singers and musicians who look remarkably like women. Take a look at some of the most girly men in music. Are these guys hot or not?

Who did we forget? Leave a comment when you're done!

Davey Havok from AFI
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Bill Kaulitz of Tokio Hotel
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Varisty Fanclub
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Bret Michaels of Poison
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'The Very Best Of Billy Idol: Idolize Yourself,' Due June 24

6/19/2008 7:00pm EDT
Billy Idol
Billy Idol has recorded two brand new songs for The Very Best Of Billy Idol: Idolize Yourself, a new career-spanning CD, Deluxe Edition CD/DVD and digital collection to be released June 24 by Capitol/EMI. The two songs, "John Wayne" and "New Future Weapon," will be exclusively available on the new release, which features all seven of Idol's Top 10 hits among its 18 tracks, including two #1s. The Deluxe Edition adds 13 music videos making their DVD release debuts, including two alternate video edits that have never before been released in any format. The CD and CD/DVD packages are both des...

Most Popular Rock Bands of The 21st Century. . . So Far

2/26/2008 10:32am EST
There are many rock bands out there that have evolved over the past eight years, but only a few of them have really made a difference in the music world today. Of course, everyone has different tastes when it comes to rock music, but when researching to see which bands really made an impact on the 21st Century, these five bands seemed to appear wherever I looked.

1. Audioslave: Audioslave caused quite a hype when they first came together. The band consisted of former Soundgarden frontman, Chris Cornell, and former Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Tom Morello, so for anyone who was a...

Guyliner: Hot Or Not? You Decide

2/21/2008 12:00pm EST
Marilyn Manson
It may be an anomaly, but there are some men in the entertainment biz today who won't go anywhere without their guyliner. We can't help but notice that out of the few to publicly don make-up, the ones who wear it so well make the guyliner quotient go up big time! There are also some guyliner looks that are just not making the grade. Let us know what you think!

Jared Leto

Leto, who graduated straight from his acting stint on "My So-Called Life" to lead band man for alternative rockers 30 Second To Mars, looks as if he never leaves home without his guyliner on.


30 Seconds To Mars' Short Film Is First Music Video Ever Shot In Greenland

1/30/2008 8:30pm EST
30 Seconds to Mars
"A Beautiful Lie," the title track and current single from 30 Seconds to Mars' platinum album, marks the first music video ever shot 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Greenland. It is the third in a series of short films featuring songs from the band's 2005 album (The previous two were "The Kill" and "From Yesterday," which was the first American music video shot in the People's Republic of China; both were directed by Bartholomew Cubbins). "A Beautiful Lie" directed by Angakok Panipaq premieres January 30th in an array of countries including the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ja...