Muse are an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devonformed in The band consists of Matt Bellamy lead vocals, guitar, keyboardsChris Wolstenholme bass guitar, backing Girls Of The World - Various - True Brits 2and Dominic Howard drums. Muse signed to Maverick Records and released their debut album, Showbizinshowcasing Bellamy's falsetto and a melancholic alternative rock style.
Their second album, Origin of Symmetryincorporated wider instrumentation and romantic classical influences, and earned them a reputation Car Car - Donovan - Whats Bin Did And Whats Bin Hid energetic live performances. Black Holes and Revelations incorporated electronic and pop elements, displayed in singles such as " Supermassive Black Hole ".
The Resistance and The 2nd Law explored themes of government oppression and civil uprising and cemented Muse as one of the world's major stadium acts. Their seventh album, Droneswas a concept album about drone warfare and Celestial Sphere - Kyler - Magiske Rør (File, Album, MP3) to a harder rock sound. Their eighth album, Simulation Theoryprominently featured synthesisers and was influenced by science fiction and the simulation hypothesis.
The members of Muse played in separate school bands during their stay at Teignmouth Community College in the early s. Guitarist Matt Bellamy successfully auditioned for drummer Dominic Howard 's band, Carnage Mayhem, becoming its singer and songwriter. They renamed the band Gothic Plague. They asked Chris Wolstenholme —at that time the drummer for Fixed Penalty—to join as bassist; he agreed and took up bass lessons. InRocket Baby Dolls won a local battle of the bandssmashing their equipment in the process.
After that, we started taking ourselves seriously. After a few years building a fanbase, Muse played their first gigs in London and Manchester supporting Skunk Anansie on tour. They had a significant meeting with Dennis Smith, the owner of Sawmills Studiosituated in a converted water mill in Cornwall.
He had seen the three boys grow up as he knew their parents, and had a production company with their future manager Safta Jafferywith whom he had recently started the record label Taste Media.
It reached number 3 in the indie singles chart and attracted the attention of British radio broadcaster Steve Lamacq and the weekly British music publication NME.
Despite the success of their second EP, British record companies were reluctant to sign Muse. During this trip, on 24 DecemberMuse signed a deal with American record label Maverick Records. The album showcased Muse's aggressive yet melancholic musical style, with lyrics about relationships and their difficulties New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits to establish themselves in their hometown. During the Jimmy London - I Am ( Falling Love With You) of their second album, Origin of SymmetryMuse experimented with instrumentation such as a church organMellotronanimal bones, and an expanded drum kit.
There was more of Bellamy's falsetto, arpeggiated guitar, and piano playing. Bellamy cites guitar influences such as Jimi Hendrix and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machinethe latter evident in the more riff -based songs in Origin of Symmetry and in Bellamy's use of guitar pitch-shifting effects. Origin of Symmetry has made appearances on lists of the greatest rock albums of the s, both poll-based and on publication lists.
Init placed at number 74 on Q magazine's list of the Greatest Albums of All-Time,  while in Februarythe album New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits at number 28 on a list of the Best British Albums of All Time determined by the magazine's readers.
List and at number 13 on its 50 Best Albums of the 21st Century list. InMuse released the first live DVD, Hullabaloofeaturing footage recorded during Muse's two gigs at Le Zenith in Paris inand a documentary film of the band on tour.
A double New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits , Hullabaloo Soundtrackwas released at the same time, containing a compilation Cada Lugar Na Sua Coisa - Sérgio Sampaio - Sérgio Sampaio B-sides and a disc of recordings of songs from the Le Zenith performances.
InMuse threatened Celine Dion with legal action when she planned to name her Las Vegas show "Muse", as Muse have worldwide performing rights to the name. Bellamy said: "We don't want to turn up there with people thinking we're Celine Dion's backing band.
Absolution was eventually certified gold in the US. On the US leg of the tour, Bellamy injured himself onstage during the opening show in Atlanta;  the tour resumed after Bellamy received stitches. In JuneMuse headlined the Glastonbury Festivalwhich they later described as "the best gig of our lives". Bellamy said: "It was the New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits feeling of achievement we've ever had after coming offstage.
It was almost surreal that an hour later his dad died. It was almost not believable. We spent about a week sort of just with Dom trying to support him. I think he was happy that at least his dad got to see him at probably what was the finest moment so far of the band's life.
During the Absolution tour, Bellamy smashed guitars, a world record for the most guitars smashed in a tour. The album's title and themes reflect the band's interest in science fiction.
The Black Holes and Revelations Tour started before the release of their album and initially consisted mostly of festival appearances, including a headline slot at the Reading and Leeds Festivals in August After the last of New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits summer festivals, a tour of Europe began, including a large arena tour of the UK.
The second single, " Starlight ", was released in September The fourth single, " Invincible ", was released in April Muse spent November and much of December touring Europe with British band Noisettes as the supporting act. The tour continued in Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia in early before returning to England for the summer. During the recording of Muse's fifth studio album The Resistance, Wolstenholme checked into rehab to deal with his alcoholismwhich was threatening the band's future.
Howard said: "I've New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits believed in band integrity and sticking together. There's something about the fact we all grew up together. We've been together for 18 years now, which is over half our lives. The Resistance was released in Septemberthe first Muse album produced by the band,  with engineering by Adrian Bushby and mixing by Mark Stent. Based on having the largest airplay and sales in the US, Muse were named the Billboard Roses Ardentes - Gabriel Faure* ; Sofie-Christine Süssmann, Ludovic de San, Dominique Cornil, Dalton Songs and Rock Songs artist for with "Uprising", "Resistance" and "Undisclosed Desires" achieving 1st, 6th and 49th on the year end Alternative Song chart New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits . Rising festival.
The trailer, which included dubstep elements, was met with mixed reactions. The leg included dates in France, Spain and the UK. Muse revealed the 2nd Law tracklist on 13 July Muse played at the Roundhouse on 30 September as part of the iTunes Festival. The band performed the album's opening song, " Supremacy ", with an orchestra at the Brit Awards on 20 February The song "Madness" was also nominated for Best Rock Song. In Novemberthe film had theatrical screenings in 20 cities worldwide.
The album contains the band's performance at Rome 's Stadio Olimpico on 6 Julyin front of over 60, people; it was the first concert filmed in 4K format.
Muse began writing their seventh album soon after the Rome concert. The band felt that the electronic side of their music was becoming too dominant, and wanted to return to a simpler rock sound. Muse announced their seventh album, Droneson 11 March The following day, they released a lyric video for " Psycho " on their YouTube channel,  and made the song available for instant download with the album pre-order.
Another single, " Dead Inside ", was released on 23 March. Drones was released on 8 June Muse headlined Lollapalooza Berlin on 13 September On 19 JulyMuse released the third single from their upcoming album, "Something Human".
The announcement was accompanied by another single and Aztec Camera and Mick Jones - Good Morning Britain, "The Dark Side".
On 6 December New Born - Muse - Greatest HitsMuse released Origin of Musea box set comprising remastered versions of Showbiz and Origin of Symmetry plus demos, B-sides, and live performances including 40 previously unreleased tracksplus a book of setlists, posters, photos, original artwork and an interview.
Described as an alternative rock   space rock  Todo Fresco - Labiba - Todo Fresco  and progressive rock band,   Muse mix sounds from genres such as electronic musicprogressive metal  and art rock  and forms such as classical musicrock opera and many others.
A lot of bands are quite ambitious with their music, mixing lots of different styles — and when I see that I think it's great. I've noticed that kind of thing becoming a bit more mainstream. For their second album, Origin of SymmetryMuse wanted to craft a more aggressive sound.
InWolstenholme said: "Looking back, there isn't much difference sonically between New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits mellow stuff and the heavier tracks [on Showbiz ].
The heavy stuff really could have been a lot heavier and that's what we want to do with [ Origin of Symmetry ]. The band listened to radio stations from the Middle East during New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits album's recording sessions.
New Born - Muse - Greatest Hits sixth album, The 2nd Law has a broader range of influences, ranging from funk and film scores to electronica and dubstep. Many Muse songs are recognizable by vocalist Matt Bellamy's use of vibratofalsettoand melismatic phrasinginfluenced by Jeff Buckley. It has so much feel and flair to it. So maybe that rubbed off somewhere. Wolstenholme's basslines are a central motif of many Muse songs; the band combines bass guitar with effects and synthesisers to create overdriven fuzz bass tones.
Most earlier Muse songs lyrically dealt with introspective themes, including relationships, social alienation, and difficulties they had encountered while trying to establish themselves in their hometown. However, with the band's progress, their song concepts have become more ambitious, addressing issues such as the fear of the evolution of technology in their Origin of Symmetry album. They deal mainly with the apocalypse in Absolution and with catastrophic war in Black Holes and Revelations The Resistance focused on themes of government oppression, uprising, love, and panspermia.
Their sixth studio album, The 2nd Law relates to economics, thermodynamics, and apocalyptic themes. Their album Dronesis a concept album that uses autonomous killing drones as a metaphor for brainwashing and loss of empathy. Touring member: Morgan Nicholls.
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Main articles: Origin of Symmetry and Hullabaloo Soundtrack. Main article: Absolution Muse album. See also: Black Holes and Revelations Tour.
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