Muse Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

7th February 2017

Fact: Rockers Muse are hitting the road with Oscar winner Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds to Mars. The British group has announced plans to tour North America this summer (17), and they'll be joined on the trek by Leto's band. The gigs begin in West Palm Beach, Florida on 20 May (17).

26th June 2016

Fact: Rockers Muse completed a rare hat-trick at the Glastonbury festival in England on Friday night (24Jun16) by headlining all three nights of the event. The trio closed out the first night of this year's festival after headlining Saturday and Sunday in 2004 and 2010.

28th February 2016

Fact: Rockers Muse have been unveiled as the Friday night headliners for this year's (16) Glastonbury music festival in the U.K. The billing makes the band the first act to have headlined each night of the three-day annual event, after previously performing on Saturday in 2010 and Sunday in 2004. They join Coldplay on the Glastonbury bill; they will close the 2016 festivities on 26 June (16).

21st April 2015

Quote: "He came backstage at one of our shows (in America). He was checking out our T-shirts, all he wanted to talk about was T-shirts." Muse frontman Matt Bellamy recalls a fashion-orientated meeting with Kanye West.

18th November 2014

Fact: Muse and Slipknot have signed up to headline the 2015 Download Festival in the U.K. Veterans rockers Kiss are rumoured to be the yet-to-be-announced third headliner.

11th June 2013

Quote: "I can certainly see us in a band like Muse, for instance - they're doing exactly what we did in the '70s but with new technologies. They're great musicians and they perform brilliantly." The Who star Roger Daltrey is a big fan of rock trio Muse.

24th May 2013

Fact: British rockers Muse will play a special free gig at London's Horse Guards Parade Ground on 2 June (13) to celebrate the premiere of Brad Pitt's new zombie movie World War Z. The group feature on the horror movie's soundtrack.

21st February 2013

Fact: Hollywood actress Kate Hudson and her Muse rocker fiance Matt Bellamy were photographed dancing on a sofa together during the Warner Music Group BRIT Awards afterparty at London's swanky Savoy Hotel on Wednesday night (20Feb13).

17th February 2013

Fact: Beck's father David Campbell conducted the strings, brass and choir on Muse's album The 2nd Law.

12th February 2013

Fact: Muse have broken Foo Fighters' chart record in America for the longest number run on Billboard's alternative countdown. The trio's single Madness has just notched up a 19th week at the top of the chart - one week longer than the Foo Fighters' The Pretender, which has held the record since 2007.

11th February 2013

Fact: Rockers Muse will give fans a chance to watch their upcoming charity show without a ticket - it will be streamed live online. The Supermassive Black Hole hitmakers will play at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire in aid of U.K. charity War Child on 18 February (13).

7th December 2012

Fact: Muse have announced they'll be headlining the massive Rock in Rio festival in Brazil next year (Sep13). The British rockers will join Alice in Chains, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen and Iron Maiden among the confirmed acts on the bill.

13th November 2012

Quote: "We've become good friends with Muse. We get along so well, so I'd never rule out working together. We would be trying to outdo each other. It would be spectacular, the choruses would be huge." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers is eager to work on a rock anthem with British trio Muse.

12th November 2012

Fact: Muse rocker Matt Bellamy embraced technology during his performance at the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday (11Nov12) by donning a pair of futuristic spectacles which displayed the lyrics to the band's new track Madness.

29th October 2012

Fact: Rockers Muse reportedly rented a paddle steamer for a cruise down the River Thames in London to mark the end of the London leg of their U.K. tour. The Madness hitmakers invited along friends and family, including singer Matt Bellamy's actress fiancee Kate Hudson.

26th September 2012

Quote: "It's got a little bit of a Bond vibe - it all goes a bit crazy Live And Let Die in the middle. My view is they should use it for the next James Bond film, but I don't know what's going on with that. I heard Adele was doing it." Muse drummer Dominic Howard would love the band's new track Supremacy to be the theme for the latest James Bond movie Skyfall.

13th August 2012

Tweet: "Matt Bellamy and the Muse (sic) are Brilliant musicians, they make music that inspires and ignites the soul." Goldie Hawn was impressed by her daughter's fiance Matt Bellamy's performance with his band Muse at the closing ceremony on the London Olympics on Sunday night (12Aug12).

29th May 2012

Fact: Welsh opera singer Bryn Terfel has become the latest celebrity to carry the Olympic torch. He took charge of the famed flame in Bangor, Wales on Monday (28May12), following in the footsteps of Black Eyed Peas rapper, rockers Muse and British actor Matt Smith, who have all had the honour of running with the torch ahead of the London 2012 Games this summer (12).

20th April 2012

Quote: "There's no prepping for a wedding. She's very happy. She's a great mom, the baby's beautiful, and they'll get married when they're ready." Goldie Hawn insists her actress daughter Kate Hudson is in no rush to walk down the aisle with Muse rocker fiance Matt Bellamy.

15th July 2011

Tweet: "For those wondering, Bingham is my mum's maiden name (and) Bing Russell was also Kurt's dad. Family connections all around!" Muse rocker Matt Bellamy explains his baby son, Bingham, has name ties to his mother and fiancee Kate Hudson's father figure Kurt Russell.

30th June 2011

Quote: "Muse f**king scares me. People like 'em (them). They at least play guitars, but when I hear his voice I'm like, 'Ah, f**k him.'" Liam Gallagher is as as outspoken as ever about Matt Bellamy's band Muse.

11th May 2011

Fact: Muse and Rage Against The Machine are set to team up for a one-off show in Los Angeles at the city's Memorial Coliseum on 30 July (11).

26th April 2011

Fact: Foo Fighters, Muse, Coldplay and Eminem are all on the bill for this year's (11) Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, Illinois. The event, which runs from 5 - 7 August (11), will also feature Arctic Monkeys, Big Audio Dynamite and Cee Lo Green. This year's (11) festival marks the event's 20th anniversary.

17th March 2011

Fact: Pregnant Kate Hudson and her boyfriend, Muse star Matt Bellamy, thrilled the wannabes on American Idol on Wednesday night (16Mar11) by popping backstage for a chat.

14th February 2011

Quote: "I'd love to give a special shout out to my beautiful, pregnant girlfriend over there." Muse frontman Matt Bellamy sends his love to actress Kate Hudson from the stage at the Grammys after collecting the award for Best Rock Album for The Resistance.

14th February 2011

Quote: "I'd love to give a special shout out to my beautiful, pregnant girlfriend over there." Muse frontman Matt Bellamy sends his love to actress Kate Hudson from the stage at the Grammys after collecting the award for Best Rock Album for The Resistance.

9th February 2011

Fact: Eminem, Muse and the Foo Fighters have been confirmed as the headliners at this summer's (11) Lollapalooza music festival. Lollapalooza 2011 will take place in Chicago, Illinois from 5-7 August (11).

28th June 2010

Fact: Kate Hudson turned out to support her rumoured new boyfriend Matt Bellamy during his show with Muse at Britain's legendary Glastonbury festival. The actress stood in the wings and took photographs during the rockers' set on Saturday (26Jun10).

8th May 2010

Fact: British rockers Muse's new song, Neutron Star Collision (Love is Forever), has been selected as the first single from the soundtrack of the upcoming THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE movie. The trio also appeared on the soundtracks of the previous two Twilight films. Muse are Twilight author Stephenie Meyer's favourite band.

7th May 2010

Fact: Muse's track NEUTRON STAR COLLISION (LOVE IS FOREVER) has been revealed as the first single to be released off THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE soundtrack. The song is scheduled for a worldwide release on 17 May (10).

21st March 2010

Fact: British group Muse stunned music fans at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Friday night (19Mar10) with a surprise show at the industry event. The band hit the MySpace Music stage at the outdoor amphitheater of Stubb’s BBQ for an unannounced hour-long showcase.

12th February 2010

Fact: Soul legend Stevie Wonder has been confirmed to close England's Glastonbury Festival this summer (10). Irish rockers U2 will headline the opening night on 25 June (10), while British rockers Muse will be the big draw on 26 June (10), before Wonder brings the annual event to an end on 27 June (10).

16th November 2009

Quote: "When I was a teenager, I tried busking. I thought that was what I was going to do for the rest of my life - busking and selling The Big Issue (homeless charity magazine)." Muse star Matt Bellamy never had big ambitions.

16th October 2009

Fact: Pamela Anderson squeezed back into her famous red Baywatch swimming costume to walk the runway at the A*Muse by Richie Rich show during the Funkshion Fashion Week in Miami Beach, Florida on Wednesday (14Oct09).

5th October 2009

Quote: "(My girlfriend is) a fully qualified psychologist. She tells me I do have slight paranoid tendencies." Muse star Matt Bellamy.

5th October 2009

Quote: "(People think) we're these serious dudes who think the world's gonna end in the next 10 minutes." Muse star CHRIS WOLSTENHOLME on the leading misconception about his band.

17th September 2009

Quote: "We're planning to create a group of utilitarian-style buildings, like prisons, one for each of us, that we're going to be locked in. They'll look like little skyscrapers... We can travel through them and stand on top of them, but we can't escape them." Rockers Muse are lining up a spectacular live show.

28th August 2009

Fact: Beyonce Knowles will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) next month (Sept09). The star, who has received nine VMA nominations, is set to play single SWEET DREAMS. She will join Green Day, Muse, Pink and JAY-Z who are also signed up to sing at the event on September 13 (09).

20th August 2009

Fact: Muse star DOMINIC HOWARD's father suffered a heart attack and died an hour after watching his son perform at the Glastonbury festival in 2004.

13th August 2009

Fact: JAY-Z and Lady GaGa are the latest stars announced to sing at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York on 13 September (09). The show will also feature performances from Green Day, Taylor Swift, Pink and Muse.

22nd October 2008

Fact: Rockers Muse have released a live track for free. Fans can download FURY, first played at a charity concert in 2003, from their website.

12th March 2008

Quote: "I think on the next album I'd like to do at least one 15-minute space-rock solo." Muse frontman Matt Bellamy reveals his big plans for the rockers' next LP.

12th March 2008

Quote: "In the old days we would have an orgy with about seven women. Those days have been left behind. They're firmly in the past now." Muse rocker Matt Bellamy insists middle age is forcing him to quit the rock 'n' roll lifestyle.

4th March 2008

Fact: British singer Amy Winehouse is to perform at this summer's (08) V Festival in Britain - alongside the Kaiser Chiefs, Kings Of Leon and previously announced headliners Muse. The Verve are the other headline act at the two-day event to take place on 16 and 17 August at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, England, and Weston Park in Staffordshire, England.

12th September 2007

Fact: British rockers Muse will replace THE White Stripes on two of the duo's cancelled U.S. tour dates: Saturday's (15Sep07) show at the Austin City Limits festival and Sunday's (16Sep07) slot at the Stubbs Bar-B-Q, both of which are in Texas. The White Stripes were forced to cancel their concert dates because drummer Meg White is suffering from "acute anxiety".

23rd November 2006

Quote: "One of my childhood best friends went to prison for drug dealing. Another one because a drug dealer. Another one became a drug addict. So I think I've done alright really." Muse frontman Matt Bellamy assesses his career.