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Muse

From their start as a goth/metal band to their evolution to their genre-fusing music, we can't stop listening to Muse.

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    Muse is an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon. They first started playing together in 1994.

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    Muse headlined at Coachella in 2010.

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    The band performed live in London at the World Premiere of World War Z.

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    The band met at Teignmouth Community College in 1990s.

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    Muse's singer, Matthew Bellamy originally had auditioned for the drummer position for (current drummer) Dominic Howard's band.

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    Muse's released their first studio album, Showbiz, in 1999 through Mushroom records.
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    The band's original name was Gothic Plague, which they changed to "Rocket Baby Dolls" for their first gig - a battle of the bands. Shortly after winning, Bellamy was inspired by his art teacher, Samuel Theoun to change it to "Muse".

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    Dominic Howard's trademark is his black/surf pink converse Chuck Taylor All Stars Baseball shoes.

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    Chris Westenholme is the bassist of the band Muse.

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    Here's Matt Bellamy rocking the stage at Glastonbury Festival in England, 2010.

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    Muse won MTV Europe Music Awards in 2004 (Best Alternative Act, Best UK + Irish Act), 2006 (Best Alternative Act) and 2007 (Best UK + Irish Act, Headliner).

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    Matt Bellamy strumming his guitar with his tongue.

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    Chris Wolstenholme broke his wrist while Muse was touring with The Cure on the Curiosa festival in the USA in 2004. (August 2004)

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    According to his fan website, musedrums.co.uk, Domic Howard has suffered a few stage injuries from guitars being hurled at him. Hopefully it was accidental!

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    Muse performs at L.A. Rising at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum on July 30, 2011

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    Muse won a Grammy Award in 2011 for their album "The Resistance".

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    Muse performing at KROQ's Almost Acoustic XMas in 2007.

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    Muse playing a show in Bologna, Italy.

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    Chris has six children named Alfie, Ava-Jo, Frankie, Ernie, Buster and Teddi.

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    Before quitting school to pursue music full time with Muse, Dominic Howard also worked as a factory worker packing Spice Girls t-shirts. (source: Muse wiki)

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    Matt Bellamy has a son, Bingham, with actress Kate Hudson, whom he is engaged to (as of July 2013)

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    Muse won the "Best Live Act" award at the Brit Awards 2005.

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    Chris Westenholme has over 130 guitars at last count, according to the Muse fan wiki.

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    Muse played ping pong with fans with special paddles at the SiriusXM "Alt National Ping-Pong Throwdown" in April 2013.

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