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Muse Experiments on “Simulation Theory”
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Muse Experiments on “Simulation Theory”

Muse’s latest album, Simulation Theory, explores the idea of living in a simulated existence while steeped in ’80s culture references. The album artwork was designed by “Stranger Things” artist Kyle Lambert, and all the music videos reference film like Back to the Future, Thriller, and Teen Wolf. Muse also dig into the sounds of the era. As opposed to the...

Muse Unveils 2017 North American Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Muse Unveils 2017 North American Tour Dates

Bassist Chris Wolstenholme and Muse will be hitting the road this year for an 18-date tour of North America. Beginning May 20th in West Palm Beach, Florida, the trek will take them across the U.S. and Canada with performances scheduled out as far as September 20th. Tour support will be provided by 30 Seconds To Mars, who is joined by...

Bass Players To Know: Chris Wolstenholme
Bass Players To Know

Bass Players To Know: Chris Wolstenholme

Again spotlighting the anchor of a power trio, this Bass Players To Know features Chris Wolstenholme, bassist for Muse. Since the mid-90’s, Muse has released innovative and intelligent music that continues to push the boundaries of rock. Their larger-than-life stage presence, persistence in the industry, and brilliant multi-instrumentalism continues to result in hit records and sold out performances. Wolstenholme brings...

Muse Releases “Live at Rome Olympic Stadium” CD/DVD
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Muse Releases “Live at Rome Olympic Stadium” CD/DVD

Muse has followed up the success of last year’s The 2nd Law with a new live album and DVD. presents the band’s Italian performance on July 6th in front of over 60,000 fans as part of their Unsustainable Tour. It also acts as a musical snapshot of the band’s increasingly electronic sound, which lead singer Matt Bellamy says will be...

Status Graphite Announces Chris Wolstenholme Signature Bass
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Status Graphite Announces Chris Wolstenholme Signature Bass

Status Graphite has introduced the Chris Wolstenholme Signature Bass, which the company says retains most of the classic Status design with a few features tailored to the Muse bassist’s tastes. The bass is built around an alder body with a graphite shell on the front and back faces, which is matched with a woven graphite through-neck topped with a phenolic...

Muse Announces More World Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Muse Announces More World Tour Dates

After being nominated for two Grammy awards earlier this month, Muse has announced further tour dates for the remainder of 2012 and a good portion of 2013. The band released The 2nd Law in October and has concerts lined up across the globe through July of next year in support of the album. Newly announced shows include a third night...

Muse Releases “The 2nd Law”
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Muse Releases “The 2nd Law”

English alternative rock trio Muse have returned with their sixth studio album entitled The 2nd Law. With its title referring to the second law of thermodynamics, the new effort shows the band stretching their sound with obvious influences from Queen, Stevie Wonder and even some dubstep from Skrillex. It’s also the first to feature bassist Chris Wolstenholme as lead singer...

Muse Bassist Speaks on Band’s Future
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Muse Bassist Speaks on Band’s Future

Muse has announced they will be beginning work on new album early next year. The band, which has put out five CDs so far, will begin after finishing their current tour schedule and after a break. Bassist Chris Wolstenholme explains, “We’ll definitely start working on a new album next year. I think the most time we’ve had off is about...

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Muse Bassist Reschedules USA Tour Dates

Muse has cancelled two shows and rescheduled two others for the North American tour in the late fall of this year. The changes are being made to accommodate bassist Chris Wolstenholme so he can be present for the birth of his fifth child. Muse has made refunds available for the changed shows and has assured fans they “haven’t forgotten them.”...

New Albums

New Release from Muse: The Resistance

Muse is preparing for the release for their newest album, The Resistance, on the Warner Bros label, to be available September 15th. Bassist Chris Wolstenholme gives his thoughts on TripleJ radio about the new album, the secret codes, involving the fans and the massive scale of some of the songs. You can get a first look at their single “Uprising”...