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lien Muse to play at Rock Am Ring

28.02.2006 - 17:29 UTC+0 // Source : Microcuts.net - Rock am Ring // Thanks : Janina, Franck

Muse is announced to play at the Rock Am Ring festival taking place from the 2nd to the 4th of June.

lien Message from the band on album progress

23.02.2006 - 18:43 UTC+0 // Source : Microcuts.net - Tom Kirk - Thanks : Shizza

Hello, long time no see.

We are now currently mixing the new album and hopefully should be finished over the next few weeks. We'll announce the release and touring plans soon. About the album, some new songs deal with awol soldiers, Zeta Reticulans, the sound of Joe Meek's tape machine being thrown down the stairs, the private thoughts of General Zhu Chenghu, feeling strangely comfortable collecting fire wood whilst wielding an axe and of course, how to store Pasta for 12 years using nitrogen flushing. We have also obtained a Buchla. Our very own Marvin sat in the corner depressed too complex to be fun and too unreliable to be a friend. It may have been close to getting blood from a stone but in the end we did get some earnest synth dreams out of him. The 6/8 cycling monster has turned out truly gargantuan, it will have to end the album (a few beserkers may recognize the chordal structure from piano doodlings on previous tours). Also, a sinister presence at the center of our Galaxy has inspired what could be described as a surprisingly casual manage-a-trois involving Prince, R2-D2 and the Queen when she was hot. Oh, by the way "Crying Shame" isn't going to be the first single! So that's it for now, see you all soon we hope.

Take care, Muse

Zeta Reticulans - Aliens watching Humanity evolve. They use it as a study. They are waiting to document the fall of the current world and the birth of the one to follow.

Joe Meek - Producer of The Tornado's hit 'Telstar'.

General Zhu Chenghu - Chinese General who threated to nuke over 100 cities in the USA in 2005 if America was to get involved between China and Taiwan.

lien Muse to play in Norway

22.02.2006 - 22:16 UTC+0 // Source : Microcuts.net - Quart festival // Thanks : Marius Robech

Muse is announced to play at the Quart Festival on saturday 8th of July.

lien First single (?), Leeds

10.02.2006 - 18:20 UTC+0 // Source : Rollingstone - Microcuts.net // Thanks : A., Fabien

From rollingstone: "Muse Break Out the Kleenex - British rockers MUSE will release their first album since 2003's Absolution on May 16th. "A Crying Shame" will be the as-yet-untitled album's first single." Hmv announce the release of the first single on May the first.

According to NME, relayed by leeds-festival-2006.com and reading-festival.org.uk, Muse will headline the Leeds festival with Pearl Jam and Franz Ferdinand.

lien More DVD release dates

10.02.2006 - 16:34 UTC+0 // Source : Microcuts.net - Muse official

Japan will release the DVD "Absolution Tour" on 22 February and Brazil on 23 February. Argentina and Chile have stock on order and will release before the end of February. The DVD is now available in Australia and New Zealand.