Muse are confirmed to perform at this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals. The band is also said to perform at the Solidays Festival this summer in Paris.
The band moved from London for 6 months and settled in Brighton, southern England, to write new songs in larger and more private surroundings. They will not be back in recording studios before next summer. They are currently mixing audio and DVD tracks (in Dolby Surround) at Sawmills Studios.
On may the 28th 2002 the DVD and the album recorded live in Paris (on the 29/10/01 and 28/10/01), at the Zénith (France) will be released.
Muse is said to have written 10 new songs and to be planning the recording of the 3rd album which should then be released in the course of the year 2002. In the meantime, Matthew Bellamy and his fellows are putting the finishing touches to a DVD that will include the concert recorded last october in Paris , Zénith.
Chris just had a daughter : "Just wanted to let you all know that the baby was born born on new years eve at 1130pm. Tried to post a message that night but this message board was down as usual. She weighed 8lbs and had loads loads of dark brown hair. Despite all of your wonderful suggestions we have decided to call her ava joe.Mother and baby are doing fine".