All three Muse band members are planning to move to London to make their sixth album there.
The band, who won the Shockwaves NME Awards Best British Band trophy last Wednesday (February 23), have also said they hope to have their new album out next year.
Speaking to BBC 6Music, bassist Chris Wolstenholme said: “We’re all moving to London soon, which will be the first time we’ve all lived in the same place for about 12 years.”
Frontman Matt Bellamy added: “We’ve never made a full album in London, we’ve just done a few bits, so it’ll be great to do it there. It also means we can do it over a longer period as we’ll be based there.”
He added that the band would start recording the follow up to 2009’s fifth album ‘The Resistance’ “towards the end of the year”.
“I’d like it [the new album] to be out in 2012,” he said, “but it’ll definitely be out by 2013.”
The band’s fifth album was recorded in Lake Como in Italy, where Bellamy has lived for the past few years. The band also stated in the interview that they hoped to do “two or three gigs a month” throughout 2011 – although they don’t have any shows confirmed yet.