Review: Muse Strikes Perfect Balance On Grand ‘Simulation Theory’

After a year and a half of singles and hype, today Muse released their 8th studio album, Simulation Theory. In an interview with Rolling Stone earlier this year, frontman Matt Bellamy stated that by releasing singles as they recorded them, he felt their album would be stronger in the long run. "I think it’ll be…

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Muse Shares Live Acoustic Teaser Of New Single, “Something Human”

Following 2017's "Dig Down" and, earlier this year, "Thought Contagion," Muse is gearing up to release the third single from their upcoming album. We won't get to hear "Something Human" until next week, but frontman Matt Bellamy decided to treat fans to a sneak preview. He performed a partial live acoustic version of "Something Human"…

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Muse Announces New Single “Thought Contagion,” Out February 15th

Two months ago, Muse frontman Matt Bellamy promised a new single would be out by February. Today, the band officially announced "Thought Contagion" will be available on February 15th! Following "Dig Down" last May, this will be the second single from Muse's upcoming 8th album. Matt previously described "Thought Contagion" as a heavy, rocking track…

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Muse’s Matt Bellamy Promises More New Music Early In 2018

Earlier this year, Muse kicked off album #8 with their single, "Dig Down." The band say the upcoming record will be diverse, and though "Dig Down" has a "Madness" vibe, other songs may be more stripped down, or hip-hop, or heavy. It will be a mixed bag, much in the way The 2nd Law was eclectic.…

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Muse Shares Music Video For New Single, “Dig Down”

After a bit of teasing, last week Muse announced their new single "Dig Down." Today, we get to hear the new song and watch its music video. "Dig Down" is an inspirational slow jam, taking the vibe of "Madness" and the effortless cool of Queen, and throwing in some lines about believing in yourself. The…

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Muse Tease New Music And Video “Coming Soon”

Last month, Muse frontman Matt Bellamy posted a short video declaring that a new song was coming soon. Now, a full month later, and the message has been repeated and expanded. Muse just shared a short teaser video for this upcoming music, still "coming soon." But the teaser clip also shows brief shots of a video…

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Throwback To Muse’s Best Song, “Starlight”

In 2006, alternative rock band Muse released their fourth studio album. The band had been steadily rising in popularity, both in their native United Kingdom and abroad. After starting with "Supermassive Black Hole," "Starlight" was released as the second single from Black Holes & Revelations. The ballad, which gave the album its name, is perhaps the most…

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Muse Are Back In The Studio And Promise A “New Song Coming Soon”

Over the last few months, Muse has been quietly recording new material. Between December and March, frontman Matt Bellamy and drummer Dom Howard have shared a handful of behind-the-scenes looks at them in the studio, busy writing songs and tracking drums. Now it looks like some of those new tunes will reach fans' ears very soon!…

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Muse Have Been Recording New Songs In The Studio

Muse have been up to something lately. About once per month for the last four months, frontman Matt Bellamy and drummer Dom Howard have shared some sneak peeks of them in the studio. Matt mentioned writing new songs (on acoustic guitar, matching his desire to strip it down for the next album). Meanwhile, Dom shared…

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Muse’s Next Album May Be More Stripped Down… Or Hip-Hop?

Muse is already talking about their next album. The followup to 2015's Drones, album #8 could come as early as 2017, though 2018 may be more likely. Here's a roundup of all Muse has said about their next album so far, starting with recent interviews after an award win. Muse was just at the Q…

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Muse’s First Week In The Studio: Sneak Peeks From Album #7

After months of teasing fans with hints about their next album (it will be heavy), Muse has finally started actually recording it. And although the band is usually fairly quiet about the process, this time around they seem to want to share the whole experience with their fans. Since they began recording earlier this month,…

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Matt Bellamy Says Muse Will “Get Heavy” On Next Album

Last week, Muse's Matt Bellamy revealed some exciting information about Muse's next album. In a brief Twitter Q&A, Matt confirmed that the new album will be out by summer 2015 and that it will "get heavy." That's great news for fans that love their heavier songs, like "Stockholm Syndrome" from their third album, Absolution. Here's…

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