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30 Seconds to Mars releases documentary

30 Seconds to Mars releases documentary

'30 SECONDS' DOCUMENTARY: Guitarist Tomo Milicevic, singer Jared Leto and drummer Shannon Leto seen on top of the O2 Arena in London on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. 30 Seconds To Mars are scaling the O2 Arena to announce their new tour in November. Photo: Associated Press/Mark Allan/Invision

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most bands who fight with their record label prefer to keep it quiet.

30 Seconds To Mars made a film about it.

The documentary “Artifact” was meant to follow the band as they made a record in 2008.

It changed into a chronicle of the band’s attempts to get out of their record contract and EMI responding by suing them for $30 million.

The documentary won awards on the film festival circuit. It’s out this week on iTunes.

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