Muse to appear on NME Radio tonight (August 20)

Tune in to hear bassist Chris Wolstenholme talk about their new album 'The 2nd Law'

A brand new interview with Muse will air on NME Radio tonight (August 20).

Bassist Chris Wolstenholme will chat to presenter Michelle Owen about performing at the closing ceremony of the London Olympics 2012 and their anthem for the sporting event ‘Survival’. He also discusses the band’s forthcoming new LP ‘The 2nd Law’ and the dubstep effects on the the record along with their future tour plans.

Tune into NME Radio at 9.15pm (BST) to listen to the interview.

Meanwhile, frontman Matt Bellamy has also revealled that spending time with U2 on a South American tour last year influenced their new LP, which is set for release on October 1.

He added:

We toured with U2 last year in South America. And there’s definitely a little bit of influence come on to this album, a little bit of [1991 U2 album] ‘Achtung Baby’ here and there.

‘The 2nd Law’ is the follow-up to 2009’s ‘The Resistance’ and has been recorded in London. It contains a total of 13 tracks. The album includes recent single ‘Survival’ and dubstep-influenced track ‘Unsustainable’.