30 Seconds To Mars' new video banned from television
The video that accompanies 30 Seconds To Mars’ new single, ‘Hurricane’, has been banned from television.
The 20-minute cinematic endeavor has been labelled too explicit by censors and front man Jared Leto took to his personal blog to explain the case:
“Here is one letter out of several we received about the inability for networks to broadcast HURRICANE as is. I am looking to find a creative solution that works for all.”
Leto proceeded to publish correspondence explaining why the video was inappropriate, and reasons covered included:
“The violence in the film is not graphic and would warrant a POST 7pm restriction. But the overall sexual content does push the restriction up.”
'Hurricane' is set for a January 10 release and an the uncut version of the video is reported to be made available online later this week.
Watch the band's current video for 'Closer To The Edge' here:
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