(Yahoo!) - Not many actors can make the transition from the screen to the studio, but Jared Leto, frontman for grandioserock band Thirty Seconds to Mars, has succeeded where other thespians like Russell Crowe have failed. The guys just won an MTV Video Music Awards and picked up nominations for three MTV Europe Music Awards, and their performance at this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival was one of the highlights of the entire Vegas weekend.
But of course, Jared is still an acclaimed actor, with massive Oscar buzz for his role in this year's Dallas Buyers Club, for which he lost 40 pounds to play a transgender junkie living with HIV.
Yahoo Music caught up with Thirty Seconds to Mars at the iHeartRadio fest to talk about their amazing career and Jared's Oscar chances...check out the convo in the video above, and check their tour dates (including a big show at the famous Hollywood Bowl) below:
9/27 - The Tabernacle, Atlanta
9/28 - Verizon Wireless; Charlotte, NC
9/29 - Susquehanna Bank Center; Camden, NJ
10/1 - Metropolis, Montreal
10/3 - The Sound Academy, Toronto
10/4 - LC Pavilion; Columbus, OH
10/8 - The Fillmore, Denver
10/9 - The Great Salt Air; Magna, UT
10/11 - Event Center at San Jose State, San Jose
10/12 - Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles
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