Matt wrote : "reading, holland, ireland and leeds... leeds was our last gig in UK untill next year, as was the holland gig for holland. leeds was really amazing for me, a realisation of a large mileage, so.. who got my 600 pound guitar then? i meant for it to float around the crowd for a bit to getsomeintereseting sounds (ahem)." "the website is being re-designed - will be up within a few weeks hopefully...". "nice... well, reading was wierd, all sorts of technical problems.. but we had a laugh including a surprise visit from 2 old friends dressed as coppers with MUSE gaffa taped to their arse! that was funny, thanx to everyone in the crowd, sorry if you got crushed or couldn`t see very well, but that is usually the way in that tent."
Matthew gave the program of the the new album recording :
september with Dave Bottril (producer of deus and tool)
november: band in studio with John Leckie (Showbiz producer),
january: a little with Paul Reeve
Matt wrote : "thanks alot to all the people who turned up to see us in the last few german festivals.. we had a great time, ... rock am see will be our last gig in germany this year"
All gigs from 24th september to 9th october have been cancelled due to extended recording studio time...
Muse live at "The Barfly Sessions" will be show on Channel 4 on 27th September.
Muse are not expected to go into the studio to start work on the follow-up to ‘Showbiz’ until the end of the year. Matthew gave some info about the new album: it will include "Apolitical", "Bliss", "Policing the jackson funk".
Matthew Bellamy wrote : "w at is the pu se of . what is of my existence . what i the purpose of . is the purpose of my existence . what is the purpose of my purpose existence . the purpose of my e tence . what is of m existence . what is the purpose of my existence . iamunabletofindone . . . .". (Matt drunk or depressive?)
Matt wrote : "wow! that was fucked... we just did that ONE BIG SUNDAY thing for radio one... what a farce! we turned up only to be told we had to mime, so we said no...then they said that mansun and JJ72 were miming, so we had to... well, i said, at least let me do the vocal live and they said ok... but! when we went onstage there was none (i mean absolute zero) vocal monitor, and it was so sudden we didn`t even have our instruments, so dom ended up on some strangers bass whilst chris decided to batter texas` drums and i had no guitar at all! and to top it off, when i battered one of their mikes they cut off the backing track and then started it again... basically it couldn`t have been more comical and disastrous, so we said fuck that and left before we were supposed to play another song... apologies to anyone who was expecting more than one song! cheers".
"we are working on new website with nonplane that will be vastly better than the current site, it will be up within the next month i hope. it will be updated on a regular basis." - "hello, this is matthew bellamy... i will be using this space to do basic updates untill our new website appears. we have just got back from 2 amazing gigs in japan (summersonic festival) and it was strange to see twelve thousand people going mental at 10:30 am !!!"
The new Mushroom site is online. There is a page about Muse (Artist / L-P / Muse). Then check out the feature section (Features / Museaftershow party) there's a feature on muse gig at the barfly (don't forget to click on the pics).
The new single Muscle Museum US mix will be released on October the 2nd :
1 Muscle Museum (Remix Radio Edit)
2. Sober (The Saint Remix)
3. Sunburn (Timo Maas Sunstroke Remix)
Some updates have been made by matt on the official site. "THIS IS THE SECTION TO LOOK OUT FOR IF YOU WANT THE LATEST ON THE ROAD NEWS AS IT HAPPENS LIVE FROM THE LAPTOP OF MUSE...THIS SECTION SHALL BE UPDATED BY MATT EVERY TIME THERE IS SOMETHING TO TELL THE FANS."
WDR (German television) will broadcast the gig of the Bizarre festival on August the 18th at 0:00.