THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS AND FRONTMAN JARED LETO HAVE ANNOUNCED A NEW PROJECT CALLED A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AMERICA, A FILMED PORTRAIT OF THE COUNTRY THAT WILL CAPTURE 24 HOURS IN THE LIFE OF THE USA ON INDEPENDENCE DAY (JULY 4TH). THE BAND WILL HAVE CREWS FILMING IN ALL 50 STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND PUERTO RICO ON JULY 4TH, AND ARE ALSO INVITING FANS, FILMMAKERS AND EVERYONE ELSE IN THE COUNTRY TO SUBMIT CROWDSOURCED FOOTAGE THEY SHOOT THAT DAY. LETO SAID ABOUT THE PROJECT, “IT’S AN INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT TIME IN OUR COUNTRY AND WE ARE EXCITED FOR PEOPLE TO FILM WHAT THEY FEEL IS IMPORTANT, IMPACTFUL, CHALLENGING OR INSPIRING. WHETHER IT’S A SINGLE SHOT, A PERSON, AN EVENT, OR A STORY — WE WANT TO SEE YOUR AMERICA . . . THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS IS LOOKING FORWARD TO YOU HELPING US CAPTURE AMERICA IN ALL ITS IMPERFECT GLORY AND EPIC BEAUTY AND TO CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF THIS GREAT NATION IN AN UNFORGETTABLE WAY.” THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS HAS BEEN WORKING ON ITS FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM, WHICH WILL FOLLOW UP 2013’S LOVE, LUST, FAITH + DREAMS. THE DISC IS DUE OUT LATER THIS YEAR.