Muse in Hot Press

Muse are featured in this month's issue of Hot Press magazine. It's a long article, so get yourself a nice cup of tea and enjoy the read

Starship Troopers
Peter Murphy discusses the bewildering breathtaking orchestral manoeuvres of Muse’s latest opus with their drummer Dominic Howard.

Origin of Symmetry? Freak of Evolution more like. The common response to Muse’s ‘Showbiz’ debut in 1999 was akin to a primitive people’s first glimpse of a spacecraft over the prehistorical landscape. Here was an unlikely but hugely accomplished hybrid of prog-rock flash, quasi-symphonic attack and ferocious virtuosity, spearheaded by Matt Bellamy’s soaring tenor and Dick-ian vocals. An impressive sound, even if you didn’t know what the hell it was.