Many people all over the world know of the Guinness Book Of World Records, but they mostly know of the absurd ones like the woman with the longest finger nails, or the world's tallest man. What you may not know if there are many world records involving music as well.
One of which, 30 Seconds To Mars will be breaking on December 17 in New York City. That date marks the 300th show in support of their third studio album, This Is War. That date also marks the date that 30 Seconds To Mars breaks the world record for the Most Ammount of Shows Performed During a Single Album Cycle. This is crazy, espeically since it hasn't even been two years yet since the release of This Is War.
I can not find who currently holds the record, unfortunately.
"“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 journey than with a week of special shows in New York City. We thought documenting this for posterity with the Guiness Book of World Records would be fun especially as we aren’t any good at growing our fingernails very long or cultivating the world’s largest squash,” said frontman Jared Leto. (This quote was from the 30 Seconds To Mars website.
If you want to be there, live in person for a moment in history pre-sale tickets are now on sale, as are golden tickets (Starting at 10 am EST), and general tickets will be going on sale October 22 at 10 Am. This event will be happening at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC.
30 Seconds To Mars has been known for quite some time as one of the biggest rock bands out there, espeically with their multi platinum albums, and sold out shows world wide. Just in support of This Is War, they played in over 60 cities in six continents. That's a huge deal, especially considering there are only seven continents in the world.
They are currently on their "Closer To The Edge" tour, and will be in Mexico on October 22, at the EXA FM Radio Event in Palacio de los Deportes. Leading up to the final date of the tour, which is the New York show, they will hit countries like Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Poland, France, Austria, Belguim, and Germany.
Clearly, 30 Seconds To Mars is one hell of a band, playing litterally all over the world, and selling millions upon millions of albums. Its guarenteed, especially now that their name will be in the Guinness Book Of Worldf
These are just some of the happenings in the music world. There will always be something that Immortal Music did not cover, but here are just some events.