Oscar winner Leto takes 30 Seconds and Linkin Park to The Gorge

Staff writerMarch 4, 2014 

Two days after his win as Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars, Jared Leto announced on Tuesday a music tour with Linkin Park. "The Carnivores Tour" includes a stop at The Gorge Amphitheatre on Sept. 13.

Leto, an accompished actor, has a successful music career as part of Thirty Seconds to Mars with his older brother, Shannon.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

At a Los Angeles press conference Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park and Leto announced they will join forces this summer with special guest AFI.
 
The Carnivores Tour kicks off on Aug. 8 in West Palm Beach, Flo. and will hit 25 cities in the U.S. along with three shows in Canada.

Here's more from the announcement:
 
Tickets for The Carnivores Tour will go on sale beginning Friday, March 7 at www.livenation.com and the band's websites. Members of the LINKIN PARK and THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS fan clubs can take part in exclusive presales TODAY at 3:00 PM PST and 5:00 PM PST respectively. More information available at www.lpunderground.com and www.thirtysecondstomars.com.
 
LINKIN PARK is a Grammy-Award-winning, multi-platinum alternative rock band comprised of co-lead vocalist Chester Bennington, drummer/percussionist Rob Bourdon, guitarist Brad Delson, bassist Dave 'Phoenix' Farrell, DJ programmer Joe Hahn and  Mike Shinoda - co-lead vocals, keyboards, guitar. The band has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, and is the biggest band on Facebook - with over 60 million fans and counting. In the span of time since 2000, when LINKIN PARK debuted on the Billboard 200 – no other artist has had more top 10 singles on the Alternative chart and, with the release of their latest album, LIVING THINGS (Machine Shop Recordings /Warner Bros), which reached #1 in over 20 countries, no other band has achieved more #1 albums this century. On their most recent touring cycle, the band played to over a million people, in 79 shows, on six continents. In 2005, LINKIN PARK founded Music For Relief, a 501 © (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing aid to victims of natural disasters and the prevention of such disasters. Since its inception, Music For Relief has raised over 5 million dollars for victims of multiple disasters across four continents. The organization was recognized by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the Download to Donate program to raise funds and awareness in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake. In recognition of its humanitarian work, LINKIN PARK received a 2011 Global Leadership Award from the United Nations Foundation. www.linkinpark.com
 
 
THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS – comprising of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Milicevic – has sold over five million albums worldwide and the band’s videos have more than 300 million views on YouTube. The group has received numerous awards, including a dozen MTV awards worldwide, a Billboard Music award and honors from NME, Kerrang! and Fuse. The band released their 4th studio album LUST LOVE FAITH + DREAMS (Virgin Records) on March 18th, 2013, which debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 in May. Their latest single, “City Of Angels,” went top 10 and continues to grow on the alternative radio airplay charts. A short film inspired by the single was released on October 29th, 2013 which tells the story about Los Angeles and features an eclectic cast of characters including Kanye West, Steve Nash, Alan Cumming, Lindsay Lohan, Juliette Lewis, Selena Gomez, Shaun White, Ashley Olsen and more. Last December, the band released their critically acclaimed music documentary ARTIFACT on iTunes worldwide which chronicles the band’s legal battles with record label EMI. For more information please visit www.thirtysecondstomars.com.

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