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Earlier today, as Muse drummer Dom Howard excitedly snapped Instagram pics side-of-stage, Mike Patton of reunited alt-metal legends Faith No More wiggled his hips, pouted his lips and strutted down…

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Skimming through the rock stratosphere carrying a riff payload capable of levelling entire districts, Muse drift further off radar. Down on earth, the stage is set for the uprising they…

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The one that starts with the sound of Matt Bellamy’s baby’s heartbeat, recorded on his iPhone. The one produced by chart-dubstep trio Nero. The one that ends with Chris the…

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The Olympic and Paralympic Games turned out brilliantly in the end, but you can’t blame people for being cynical as they approached. Londoners were narked about the potential transport chaos…

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So is this the much-touted new dubstep sound then? It begins with a “wub wub wub” sound, so it must be, but this isn’t the kind of wub-machine gun employed…

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Cossack barbershop Blur. Finger-clicks. Jaunty pianos. Male choirs hoofing around. And Matt delivering the central Olympic-themed conceit: “[i]Life’s a race/I’m gonna win/I’ll light the fuse/And I’ll never lose[/i]”. Pretty crude,…

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It’s frustrating that an event as epochal (to those of us that care) as the release of a new Muse track has been assimilated into something as annoying (to those…

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Greetings, citizen of Eurasia, resident of colony GBv6.0. Please state serial code and expiry date to any hovering micromonitor and proceed to Aquadome for daily cleansing. The State reminds all…

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Low-key? Pah! Even without their pyro and stage tricks Matt Bellamy and co are unbeatable Kiss without the make-up. Brandon Flowers without the moustache. Iggy without the waggled wanger. Panic…

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Rejoice, for Muse have finally seen fit to release last summer’s Wembley Stadium spectaculars in full sound and vision! First, though, with bruising inevitability, here’s the science bit. No conventional…

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And still they come. Having delivered the greatest acceptance speech in history at the NME Awards the Teignmouth startroopers unleash yet another single from rock’n’roll death star ‘Black Holes &…

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So you’ve cornered the intergalactic stadium-prog market, proved you can bash out falsetto sex-funk hits at the drop of a hat and sold enough records to buy yourself a new…

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So, just how bombastic, overblown, wilfully obscure, magnificent, portentous, histrionic, eccentric and mental is Muse’s new record? Well, there’s a moment, as ‘Hoodoo’ morphs into epic finale ‘Knights Of Cydonia’,…

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So you’ve broken free of the globally-warmed tatters of Earth’s atmosphere, leaving the sinners below to be burnt alive in an apocalyptic alien death-ray firestorm (co-ordinated by the Pentagon, obviously).…

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In our green, moneyed corner of Planet Earth, possibility is being pissed up the wall. For the vast majority of human beings, at the age of about 21, the sparkle…

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