Muse chat about new album and live plans - video

Matt Bellamy and Dom Howard want to hit the studio soon

Video: Muse Backstage At The Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 - Video

Muse are planning to begin work on a new album later this year, frontman Matt Bellamy has said.

The singer gave a video interview to NME, which you can watch by clicking above, after collecting the Best British Band trophy at the Shockwaves NME Awards last night (February 23).

Asked about a new album, Bellamy said he wants the band to start recording "later in the year", before revealing he's already played some new material to drummer Dom Howard.

He also said he wants Muse to gear up live action again later this year, stating that Moscow is on his list of preferred locations.

Belamy was also named Hottest Man at the awards.

Watch more video interviews from last night's ceremony at NME.COM/awards/video

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