With 30 Seconds to Mars’ brand-new single, “Up in the Air,” whetting fans’ appetites for the band’s upcoming fourth album, Love, Lust, Faith & Dreams, we thought it would be a good time to revisit drummer Shannon Leto’s Gimme 10! article from the May 2010 issue of Modern Drummer magazine.
1. Be inspired by the experiences you’ve had in life—the good, the bad, and the ugly. I never want to be trapped into doing the same thing. So I try to remain open-minded. If I’m not open to new ideas, then I’m limiting my creative process.