Muse treat Royal Albert Hall to ’15 minutes of metal’ and debut new material

Supermassive setlist

Last night saw Muse play a special charity show at London’s Royal Albert Hall, performing songs from new album ‘Simulation Theory‘ live for the first time as well as a medley consisting of ’15 minutes of metal’. Check out photos, footage and the setlist below.

The show was in aid of the Prince’s Trust, with frontman Matt Bellamy informing the crowd that the gig had raised over half a million pounds. Streamed via the band’s Instagram, the show saw the audience invited to sing Happy Birthday to bassist Chris Wolstenholme, who was also married at the weekend.

Opening with the live debut of ‘Algorithm’, Muse also aired the titular ‘Showbiz’ from their debut album, as well as playing the-funk metal new song ‘Break It To Me’ live for the first time, along with a medley of “15 minutes of metal” consisting of sections from some of their heavier material, with ‘Stockholm Syndrome’, ‘Assassin’, ‘Reapers’, ‘The Handler’, ‘Dead Star’, ‘Micro Cuts’, ‘New Born’ and ‘Ashamed’.

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Muse’s setlist was:

Algorithm (Live Debut)
Psycho
Showbiz
Break It to Me (Live Debut)
The Dark Side
Uprising
The 2nd Law: Unsustainable
Pressure
Plug In Baby
Supermassive Black Hole
The 2nd Law: Isolated System
Thought Contagion
Time Is Running Out
Medley : “Fifteen minutes of metal” (Stockholm Syndrome, Assassin, Reapers, The Handler, Dead Star, Micro Cuts, New Born, Ashamed)
Encore:
Starlight
Knights of Cydonia

Following disappointment from fans when the gig initially appeared to be scrapped, Muse this week added a huge Bristol show to their upcoming 2019 UK tour.

Muse’s upcoming UK tour dates are below. Tickets are available here.

Saturday June 1 2019 – LONDON Stadium Olympic Park
Wednesday June 5 2019 – BRISTOL Ashton Gate
Saturday June 8 2019 – MANCHESTER Manchester Etihad Stadium