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Muse is a British alternative rock band formed in Teignmouth, Devon, England. The trio is comprised of Matthew Bellamy (vocals, guitar, piano), Wolstenholme (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Dominic Howard (drums, percussion). They are noted for their lyrical focus on sociopolitical and introspective themes, and for their eclectic mix of musical styles that include hard rock, heavy metal, progressive rock, electronic music and opera. As of 2016, they have released seven studio albums and have sold over 20 million albums worldwide.

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Trade Mark (5)

Frequently reference literature related to political, economic and war-related themes.
Elaborate live stages and performances.
Use of wide ranging musical influences including electronic, dance, classical, hard opera, heavy metal and progressive rock.
Incorporation of classical and Romantic era composers in their live performances.
Heavily distorted guitar and bass sounds.

Trivia (13)

Many of their albums contains cryptic messages.
English rock band.
One of five musical artists to win the Grammy Award for Best Rock Album multiple times, after Sheryl Crowe, Foo Fighters, U2 and Green Day.
As of 2016, they are ranked 5th place in having the must cumulative weeks at number one on the US Billboard Alternative Songs chart with 45 weeks total.
Some songs from their first album, released in 1999, date as far back as 1996.
Singer Matt Bellamy's father, George Bellamy, was rhythm guitarist in the 1960s pop group The Tornados, who were the first British band to have a United States number one song, with "Telstar.".
Their song "Survival" served as the official song for the London 2012 Olympics.
Their song "Exogenesis: Part I" from The Resistance (2009) was used by director Guy Ritchie in the Jude Law advert for Dior Homme, "A Rendezvous.".
Their song "Madness" was written by Matthew Bellamy as a personal reflection after a fight with girlfriend and actress Kate Hudson.
The instrumental song "The 2nd Law: Isolated System" from The 2nd Law is prominently featured in the opening credits of the 2013 film World War Z.
As a band, they received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from the University of Plymouth for their contributions to music.
In their native UK, they have 5 consecutive #1 albums. Their first #1 album in the United States was Drones (2015).

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