Muse Wembley Stadium mega gig begins

Dirty Pretty Things help kick things off

The first of Muse‘s mega gigs at Wembley Stadium has kicked off today (June 16) with their early support bands to taking the stage.

Despite their basic set up – just guitars and vocals – acoustic duo Rodrigo y Gabriella they quickly won over the crowd who have been filing into the stadium since the mid afternoon.

They were followed by Dirty Pretty Things, who took time out from sessions for their second album to play and included several new songs in their set including ‘Suits Punks Military’ and ‘Plastic Hearts’.

They also played The Libertines track ‘France’.

Dirty Pretty Things played:

‘Deadwood’

‘Chinese Dogs’

‘The Gentry Cove’

‘Doctors And The Dealers’

‘Suits Punks Military’

‘Wondering’

‘Come Closer’

‘Bloodthirsty Barstards’

‘You Fucking Love It’

‘Plastic Hearts’

‘The Enemy’

‘France’

‘Gin & Milk’

‘Bang, Bang You’re Dead’

Coming next are The Streets, and afterwards Muse are due to take the stage themselves around 8.30pm.

Meanwhile My Chemical Romance have denied rumours they might pull their support slot appearence tomorrow (June 17) following damage to their equipment during the storm at Venice’s Heineken Jammin’ Festival yesterday (June 15), with a spokesperson for the band confirming to NME.COM they would play.

Stay tuned to NME.COM for a full report plus a live blog straight from Wembley Stadium.

For a full interview spanning Muse‘s career get this week’s NME which is out now.

Not only that, but the magazine comes free with a special CD hand-picked by the band themselves and featuring brand new Muse track – ’Man Of Mystery’.

In the meantime you can look back at Muse‘s career in pictures here on NME.COM.

So make sure you stay with NME and NME.COM for the ultimate coverage of Muse‘s Wembley shows and check back on June 18 to hear an exclusive version of Muse’s new single, ’Map Of The Problematique’, which will be recorded live at Wembley over the weekend.