are an English rock band that was formed in Teignmouth, Devon, England in 1994. Since their inception, the band has comprised Matthew Bellamy (vocals, guitar, piano), Christopher Wolstenholme (bass guitar, vocals, keyboards) and Dominic Howard (drums, percussion). Muse are known best for their energetic and visually dazzling live performances and on June 16 and 17, 2007 became the first band to sell out the newly built Wembley Stadium in London. Muse have released four studio albums. Their most recent, Black Holes & Revelations earned the band a Mercury Prize nomination and a third place finish in the NME Albums of the Year list for 2006. Muse have won many other music awards throughout their career, including five MTV Europe Music Awards, five Q Awards, six NME Awards, two BRIT awards and four Kerrang! Awards.
“Most bands release a live album when they become old and fat. We wanted to be different.”
(Matt on the release of live album Hullabaloo.)