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Muse review – sublimely ridiculous rock’n’roll camp
With pyrotechnics that might tire a pyromaniac and a giant blow-up Satan the Devonian stadium-fillers have lost none of their thrilling pomp

Matt Mills

16, Jun, 2023 @11:48 AM

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UK’s top 10 singles of 2022 were all by British artists
A clean sweep led by Harry Styles was an ‘astonishing’ high note for the music industry – but the domination of older songs reflected the impact of streaming

Laura Snapes

04, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Muse: Will of the People review – powerful angst undermined by bombast
Amid an OTT blizzard of musical styles, the English rockers meet doom head on, from the climate crisis to Liz Truss

Phil Mongredien

28, Aug, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Muse’s Matt Bellamy: ‘I’ve got to an age where I’m not so titillated by disaster’
As Muse prepare to release their ninth album, frontman Bellamy talks about the return of his dystopian preoccupations, being a reformed conspiracy theorist and looking for hope while living on the edge in LA

Dorian Lynskey

05, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Sales from the crypto: Muse NFT album to become first new chart-eligible format in seven years
Industry figures hail ‘the future of music’ as rock band announce first album of its kind to qualify for official UK charts

Eamonn Forde

01, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Royal Albert Hall at 150: 'It's the Holy Grail for musicians'
It’s hosted opera greats, suffragette rallies, Hitchcock films, sports events, sci-fi conventions – and, of course, the Proms and countless rock gigs. Artists from Led Zeppelin to Abba recall their moments on the hallowed stage

Interviews by Michael Segalov

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age
Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian stadium romp

Mark Beaumont

02, Jun, 2019 @12:41 PM

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Experience: I was a stadium-filling pop star for one night
It had started out as an ordinary week, and now I was about to open for Muse, Dizzee Rascal and Biffy Clyro

Polly Money

12, Apr, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Muse: Simulation Theory review – riffing hard on the 80s

Kitty Empire

11, Nov, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Muse: Simulation Theory review – bring back the alien overlords, please
The band seems to have swapped overblown conspiracy theories about the tech takeover for rock-star gripes: it’s a lot less fun

Michael Hann

09, Nov, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Bringing Sexy back: how porn bots co-opted Kings of Leon’s biggest hit
A decade after its release, Sex on Fire’s legacy seems to be a slew of NSFW Twitter sex bots

Leonie Cooper

31, Aug, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Shaggy and Sting, Janet and Cliff: the eight weirdest collaborations in pop
From Janet Jackson and Cliff Richard’s Two to the Power of Love, to Shaggy and Sting’s new record, here’s a rundown of the oddest musical melanges

Michael Cragg

05, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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