Fans everywhere may be reveling in the news that 30 Seconds To Mars finally confirmed their US tour dates, presented by the folks at Hewlett Packard (HP), on November 15, 2010. The tour will officially kick off on January 11, 2011 in San Diego at the House of Blues.
30 Seconds To Mars had a busy 2010 over in the UK performing to sold out arena shows to include London's Legendary O2 arena, located in South East London, filling almost all 23,000 seats! Also, it has been a big year for the band. Their first two singles off the This Is War 2009 album — "Kings & Queens" and "This Is War" — reached #1 on Billboard's Alternative songs charts. "Closer to the Edge" is quickly rising on the Modern Rock charts and is currently at the #11 spot. At the November 7th EMA awards, 30 Seconds To Mars won the award for the Best Rock Band and won Best Rock Video at the 2010 MTV's VMA's.
HP's promotional role in the 2011 tour will enhance the 30 Second to Mars experience by enabling fans to print from their own mobile devices from anywhere in the world, to a HP ePrint--enabled printer anywhere in the world by using email!* The soon to be launched promotions are the "HP ePrint Contest" and will enable fans to print photos depicting why they are the biggest 30 Seconds To Mars fan — directly to the band's HP ePrint enabled printer! The biggest fan will be selected by the band and will meet 30 Seconds To Mars during the Atlanta, Ga tour stop.This offers the band and fans a new and unique way to communicate.
The "ePrint your HP Entry" will be an opportunity for ticket holders to print to their venue box office and receive "$15 Live Nation Contest Cash" or an opportunity to meet 30 Seconds To Mars in person at the show. More details on the HP ePrint fan promotions can be found at LiveNation.com.
"We are bringing together one of the most well-known brands in printing and one of today's coolest artists to illustrate the benefits of HP ePrint's cutting edge technology," said Russell Wallach, president of the Live Nation Network. "We hope to creatively engage 30 Seconds To Mars fans with HP ePrint technology."