British rock band Muse achieves its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as its seventh studio effort, Drones, bows atop the list. The set -- which was released on June 8 through Helium-3/Warner Bros. Records -- moved 84,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 14, according to Nielsen Music.
Louis XIV frontman Jason Hill formed a new project dubbed Vicky Cryer. He collaborated with members of Muse, The Killers, The Mars Volta, Jamiroquai and more on the debut album, The Synthetic Love of Emotional Engineering, which is due out April 16th. Details are in the replies.
3. Krokodil Tears
4. Touch You
5. The Synthetic Love of Emotional Engineering
6. Expensive Love
7. Lady and the Tramp
8. Young Love
9. I'll Take the Pain
10. A Single Cut (Is Worth A Thousand Words)
So, the iTunes festival asked Muse to not curse during their set since it was a charity event. Muse, being Muse, found a way to add an F-bomb in their song anyway ... you can watch the video in the replies, around the 43:20 mark.
Muse has released their second single "Madness," from their upcoming album The 2nd Law. The song impacts radio today and is available for purchase digitally. The 2nd Law arrives Oct. 2. Head here to listen to it.
Muse have released the tracklisting for their 6th album, The 2nd Law.
3) Panic Station
6) Follow Me
9) Big Freeze
10) Save Me
11) Liquid State
12) The 2nd Law: Unsustainable
13) The 2nd Law: Isolated System
Muse says that its new album, The 2nd Law, will be "very diverse." There is a jazzy song with brass instruments and a song with dubstep influences, which you can hear a clip of in the album trailer in the replies. The dubstep is limited to that song only, though.
A new album trailer for Muse's The 2nd Law, which will be hitting shelves in September later this year, can be seen in the replies. Seems like a foray into dubstep for the theatrical British rockers, no?
The Vaccines' debut album has been announced as the Xfm "New Music Award" winner. The award was decided by a panel of judges featuring Peter Hook (Joy Division/New Order), Dom Howard and Chris Wolstenholme (Muse), Tom Smith (Editors), Tim Burgess (The Charlatans), Charlie Fink (Noah and The Whale), Craig Potter (Elbow) as well Xfm radio hosts. Check out the full shortlist of albums who were in the running and more details of the ceremony here.
Museconfirmed that they will play their 2001 album, Origin Of Symmetry, in full for their forthcoming Reading and Leeds festival headline slots. The band will play other material through their set as well, but this will be the last time they will play some of these earlier songs.