Muse are to play a London show before the July release of new album ‘Black Holes And Revelations’.
The band told NME that there will be a one-off show announced soon. Then, after a summer of playing festivals, including The Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds, they will go on a winter arena tour of the UK.
Frontman Matt Bellamy said: “Before the album comes out we’ll do some kind of gig in London. But we’re basically set for years ouf touring!”
Drummer Dominic Howard added: “Around October, November, December we’ll be doing some indoor shows.”
The band recently confirmed the tracklisting for ‘Black Holes And Revelations’.
The follow-up to 2003’s ‘Absolution’ is released on July 3. A single, ‘Supermassive Black Hole’, is released a week earlier (June 27) but is currently available as a download via online music shops.
The tracklisting for the album is:
‘Take A Bow’
‘Supermassive Black Hole’
‘Map Of The Problematique’
‘City Of Delusion’
‘Knights Of Cydonia’
Muse played three of the tracks – ‘Supermassive Black Hole’, ‘Starlight’ and ‘Knights Of Cydonia’ – at Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Dundee last Saturday (May 13). For a full report on the band’s big comeback, including our verdict on the new songs, get this week’s NME, dated May 20, on sale now from all good newsagents.