NEW YORK (Dec. 7, 2009) — Rock music giant Thirty Seconds to Mars and Virgin Records have chosen Livestream to broadcast an exclusive live Q&A with the band in support of their new album, This is War on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST.
This is War is the follow-up to their multi-platinum second album, A Beautiful Lie, and is set for release on Dec. 8. The album’s first single “Kings & Queens” soared to the top of the alternative radio charts where it is currently #3 and was lauded by Billboard Magazine, which proclaimed: “Kings & Queens” is epic rock at its most affecting.”
During the broadcast, the band will answer questions from a host as well as fans who have submitted questions to their local radio stations. Fans will be able to watch the live broadcast on the band’s Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/thirtysecondstomars), Web site (http://www.thirtysecondstomars.com), and at Livestream.com (http://www.livestream.com/thirtysecondstomars).
The performance will also be encoded for the iPhone, making the broadcast accessible to over a million iPhone users with a 3G wireless connection at http://iphone.livestream.com.
With Livestream as the exclusive streaming provider, the player widget for the webcast can be embedded anywhere. Integration with Facebook and Twitter allows viewers to engage in an online conversation with others fans and the band.