The epic trio Muse will be coming to Nashville to play Bridgestone Arena on September 6th. Lightning 100 wants to know #WhatIsYourNashvilleMuse on Instagram or Twitter. Take a photo of your Nashville Muse and upload it to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #WhatisYourNashvilleMuse and you could win a backstage experience with the band and tickets to the show. Make sure to tag @Lightning100 so we can see it! Submissions are due by Friday, April 26th at 10am (CST).
Muse is an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The band consists of school friends Matthew Bellamy (lead vocals, lead guitar, piano, keyboards, keytar), Christopher Wolstenholme (bass, vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar, harmonica) and Dominic Howard (drums, percussion, synthesisers, sampling). Since the release of their 2006 album Black Holes and Revelations, keyboardist and percussionist Morgan Nicholls has performed live with the band. Muse is known for their energetic and extravagant live performances and their fusion of many music genres, including space rock, progressive rock,alternative rock, heavy metal, classical music and electronica.
Muse have released six studio albums: Showbiz (1999), Origin of Symmetry (2001), Absolution (2003), Black Holes and Revelations (2006), The Resistance(2009) and The 2nd Law (2012). They have also issued three live albums, Hullabaloo Soundtrack (2002), which is also a compilation of B-sides, Absolution Tour(2005), and HAARP (2008), which documents the band’s performance at Wembley Stadium in 2007.
Black Holes and 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 also won a collection of music awards throughout their history, including five MTV Europe Music Awards, six Q Awards, eight NME Awards, two Brit Awards—winning “Best British Live Act” twice, an MTV Video Music Award, four Kerrang! Awards and an American Music Award. They were also nominated for three Grammy Awards, of which they won Best Rock Album, for their fifth studio album The Resistance. Muse have sold over 15 million albums worldwide.
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Indie Underground Hour 10-08-12
Muse – Madness (The 2nd Law, Warner Bros)
The Joy Formidable – This Ladder Is Ours (Wolf’s Law, Atlantic)
Tame Impala – Apocalypse Dreams (Lonerism, Modular Recordings)
Melody’s Echo Chamber – Endless Shore (Melody’s Echo Chamber, Fat Possum)
Beth Orton – Magpie (Sugaring Season, Anti-)
Mumford & Sons – Babel (Babel, Glassnote)
Tift Merritt – Sweet Spot (Traveling Alone, YepRoc)
Wanda Jackson – California Stars (Unfinished Business, Sugar Hill)
Bill Fay w/ Jeff Tweedy – This World (Life Is People, Dead Oceans)
Ultraista – Smalltalk (Ultraista, Temporary Residence)
Moon Duo – Circles (Circles, Sacred Bones Records)
Bobbie Gentry – He Made A Woman Out Of Me (Country Funk 1969-75, Light In The Attic)