“Closer to the Edge” is a song by American rock band 30 Seconds to Mars which was released last August 2010. This is the seventh track and the third single from their third studio album, This Is War which was released on December 4, 2009. This song was written by Jared Leto and produced by 30 Seconds to Mars and British post punk/alternative rock band, Flood. 30 Seconds to Mars is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1998. The band has been composed of actor Jared Leto (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, songwriter), Shannon Leto (drums, percussion) and Tomo Miličević (lead guitar, keyboards).