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30 Seconds to Mars MVP, Shannon Leto, tells us what its like to be him
Is it true? Are you the talented one? "Yes," he says emphatically, smiling and nodding slowly. And, modest. "Yes," he continues. "That, too." Shannon "plays drums" he says. "I do. I play drums." I roll my eyes trying to think of ways to draw the truth out of him. Isnt it true that youre actually the mastermind behind everything? "Me? No. Im not the mastermind. I play drums," he say with a diabolical smile.
Shannon Leto (//; born March 9, 1970) is an American musician and songwriter best known as the drummer of rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars. He co-founded the group in 1998 in Los Angeles, California, with his younger brother Jared. Their debut album, 30 Seconds to Mars (2002), was released to positive reviews but only to limited success. The band achieved worldwide fame with the release of their second album A Beautiful Lie (2005). Their following releases, This Is War (2009) and Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams (2013), received further critical and commercial success. As of September 2014, the band has sold over 15 million albums worldwide.
Leto has worked on several side projects during his career, including a collaboration with Antoine Becks, a recording with the short-lived supergroup The Wondergirls, and performing on occasional dates with Street Drum Corps. His creative contribution to music has received praise from musicians and critics. He is noted for his dynamic drumming style and his energetic live performances.
- So sayeth Wikipedia, 02/23/2019 23:16:55
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