Muse

Track of the Day: The Jaded Hearts Club “This Love Starved Heart of Mine (It’s Killing Me)” (2020)

April 22, 2020

Who doesn’t love a supergroup? They don’t come any more turbocharged than this. The Jaded Hearts Club is comprised of Matt Bellamy (Muse), Graham Coxon (Blur), Miles Kane (Last Shadow Puppets), Nic Cester (Jet), Sean Payne (The Zutons) and Jamie Davis, a totally mind-blowing array of talent. They’ve recorded a lesser-known Marvin Gaye song, “This […]

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Live Review: Muse deliver unrivalled rock spectacle in Toronto

March 29, 2019

In a spontaneous, last minute decision, tonight I attended the latest arena spectacular by rock legends Muse in Toronto, Canada. The show comes off the back of their latest record Simulation Theory, with the tour in question given the same name. Hype articles have been floating around over the last few weeks talking about how the current arena show […]

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Album Review: Muse’s Simulation Theory (2018 LP) is a masterful sensory sledgehammer

November 11, 2018

There’s an indescribable level of anxiety that comes with being a Muse fan any time a new album is announced. It’s the heady mixture of excitement, overwhelmingly peppered with fear of the unknown. It’s been a divided fandom for as far back as I can recall, with old-school versus the progressives, and there’s no shortage […]

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Muse bring stadium rock to Tennessee for Bonnaroo’s epic Friday

June 10, 2018

2018’s Bonnaroo kicked into full gear Friday and as is the custom for this Summer Midwestern festival it was a hot one. But the sweltering sun and lack of clouds didn’t keep the bands and fans from having an incredibly packed fun filled day.  Muse Muse was Friday’s big headliner and in their first ever trip […]

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10 surefire highlights of Bonnaroo’s 16th anniversary this weekend

June 7, 2018

The 2018 edition of Bonnaroo is about to kick off with a lot of fresh new faces, big names and a huge dose of early 2000’s nostalgia. Muse, Eminem and The Killers were three of the biggest bands in the world 10 years ago and a decade later they will be headlining one of the […]

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Muse to team up with NIN and Jet at SXSW to take on The Beatles with Dr Pepper’s Jaded Hearts Club Band

March 9, 2018

Once again, Rachael Ray will be hosting her annual Feedback party at SXSW, set to take over Stubb’s BBQ on Saturday 17th March from 10am to 4pm. It’s going to be a packed, incredibly diverse line up of big acts throughout the day, including hip hop veterans Salt-n-Pepa, masterful party starter Girl Talk, and the […]

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Alison Wonderland, Tash Sultana, Alex Lahey join Eminem and The Killers at Bonnaroo in June

January 16, 2018

After the dates were secured for Bonnaroo in June 2017, we’ve all been itching to check out the lineup. Some of the festival headliners include massive names such as Eminem, The Killers, and Muse – but what’s really got our attention are the massively anticipated Australian artists who are making huge names for themselves. Featured […]

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Live Review: Muse return to Australia with a scaled back production, but same high octane live show in Sydney

December 18, 2017

After four very long years, Muse made an extremely welcome return to Australian shores at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney on Saturday night for their first of only two shows in the country this year.  Having skipped Australia on the recent Drones World Tour, it was wonderful to get the opportunity to see them on this […]

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Lollapalooza succumbs to heavy rain and winds as Lorde, Muse and Liam Gallagher cut sets short in Chicago

August 4, 2017

The 13th edition of Lollapalooza kicked off with a bang Thursday night before ending on a slight sour note. Over 100 thousand people braved the rain and cold temperatures to catch the many highlights of Thursday. The day was filled with great sets and the threat of major storms almost held off until after the […]

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Six unmissable performances set to come out of Lollapalooza 2017

August 1, 2017

The biggest names in rock, hip-hop, pop and more will take over Grant Park for the 13th edition of Lollapalooza in Chicago next weekend. The four-day festival is headlined by Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire, The Killers and Muse, but that is just the start of the packed lineup. Australia and New Zealand will have a […]

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Digging Deep or Digging Down? A Muse fan’s first impression of the band’s new single, “Dig Down”

May 19, 2017

Muse dropped their brand new single, “Dig Down”, overnight and the reaction has been varied. Sounding a lot like “Madness” from The 2nd Law it has a slow, pulsating bassline – possibly from Chris Wolstenholme‘s Kitara, an assumption based purely on the similarity to “Madness” – and Matt Bellamy delivers the vocals in breathy crooner […]

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Five Albums You Must Listen To This Week (#004)

March 23, 2017

This week, we’ve got albums that are now considered classics by diehard fanbases as well as sonic shifts and hot new collections from the likes of Kingswood and Spoon. Take a walk back down through the early 2000’s as Chris tells us about Anthony Hamilton‘s Comin’ From Where I’m From, while Ayden lands in the UK with The Streets‘ A Grand […]

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Vance Joy & Alison Wonderland to join Arcade Fire, Muse and The Killers at Lollapalooza in August

March 22, 2017

Lollapalooza has come on through this year, as the line up for the festival’s flagship event in Chicago has finally made its way online. The three dayer is set for August 3rd – 6th at Grant Park and will be headlined by Muse, Arcade Fire, Chance The Rapper and The Killers, while the rest of the festival is coming packing some […]

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The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part One – 101 to 76

May 17, 2016

What makes a good song great? What is it about that one song from the 80’s that still resonates with you now, in 2016? What was it about that artist’s debut single that still stacks up with material they’re releasing now, four or five albums deep? These are the sorts of questions we’ve been asking ourselves recently in […]

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Full Glastonbury line up announced; Muse, Adele and Coldplay top 2016 bill!

March 29, 2016

Arguably the mother of all European music festivals, Glastonbury, has announced its full line up for 2016 – the Worthy Farm event priming itself to host the likes of Muse, Adele, Coldplay and many, many more this June 22nd-26th. Newly confirmed acts for Glasto this year have included Beck, Foals, LCD Soundsystem, CHVRCHES, ZZ Top and Bring Me the Horizon, while many acts and performers are […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2015: Part Three – 20 to 11

December 21, 2015

Today we continue our top 40 albums countdown, kicking off with an artist who’s just about to hit our shores for Falls Festival and some anticipated sideshows… If you’d like to look back on part one of our countdown, head HERE, and part two is HERE. 20. Leon Bridges – Coming Home “Leon Bridges has […]

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Live Review: Muse – The O2 Arena London (27.10.12)

November 1, 2012

If there’s one word that does not fall into the vocabulary for the band Muse, it would be ‘subtle’. This band was always destined for enormous stadium extravaganzas and now “The 2nd Law” tour has exploded onto stages to prove that this trio from Teignmouth are ready to take on the mantle of ‘bigger and […]

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